Environmental Law

Continuing preliminary discussions at the 2nd International Meeting of the GJIE in Brasilia, judges from around the world worked diligently through...
After a quick lunch and tour of the National High Court of Brazil, participants returned invigorated to further determine the shape and functions of the GJIE as an international association of judges... Read more
Opening of the 2nd International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute for the Environment
22.5.17 Judges from over 20 countries began consultations on 15 May in Brasilia to continue building momentum to operationalize objectives of the Global Judicial Institute for the Environment GJIE... Read more
Over 25 judges from across the world gathered for the Second International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute for the Environment from 19-21...
The Global Judicial Institute for the Environment (GJIE) was founded in April 2016 with the adoption of its Charter during the 1st World Environmental Law Congress in Rio de Janeiro. This second... Read more
The Regional Judicial Colloquium for Latin-America and the Caribbean: “Constitutions, Environment, and Human Rights: Practice and Implementation”...
This event is made possible by a number of strong supporters including the Environment Committee and the Joint Senate and House Permanent Committee on Climate Change of the Federal Senate of Brazil.... Read more
The Regional Judicial Colloquium for Latin-America and the Caribbean: “Constitutions, Environment, and Human Rights: Practice and Implementation”...
This event is made possible by a number of strong supporters including the Environment Committee and the Joint Senate and House Permanent Committee on Climate Change of the Federal Senate of Brazil.... Read more
Project title: Conservation of sea turtles and coastal habitats around Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort Location: Tangalle to Yala (southern coast) Duration: May 2017 to April 2020... Read more
Project title: Building River Dialogue and Governance for civil society organisations in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basins (BRIDGE GBM) Location: Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basins (... Read more
Environmental law is a core focus of the IUCN Pacific Centre for Environmental Governance. The Environmental Law Unit (ELU) works closely with all relevant stakeholders, including the Pacific Network... Read more
Enhancing the value of nature can play an important role in addressing some of the planet’s most pressing environmental challenges. Acknowledging...
Co-hosted by MEPs Pavel Poc, Vice-Chair of ENVI Committee; Benedek Jávor, Vice-Chair of ENVI Committee; and Marco Affronte, ENVI Committee Member, the event: “Nature’s Rights Conference : The... Read more
WCEL, in a joint submission with the Organization of American States,  presented its written response (see downloads) and made oral arguments (see...
In all, the commission joined 47 written submissions made by state agencies, national and international organizations, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, and private individuals.... Read more
Judges, practitioners, and academics gathered from 11 to 12 April in Auckland (New Zealand) to discuss and debate the challenges for environmental...
  The event was hosted by the International Forum for Environmental Judges, the Environment Court of New Zealand and the University of Otago, with generous support from the Royal... Read more
Natural resource economics (NRE) helps decision-makers better understand market and other values associated with resource and environment use and management decisions. It also assists in capacity... Read more

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