Environmental Law

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Environmental Law” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The Seventh Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment took place from 17-21 September 2018 in Nairobi at UN...
The Maputo African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, adopted in 2003, became effective in 2016. However, the first Conference of the Parties, essential to...
Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase capacity to optimize planning to support biodiversity and...
Lake Tanganyika Tanzania Most of Tanzania’s threats to biodiversity and the environment are an outcome of land use practices. Tanzania is positively contributing to the implementation of the CBD,...
Mekong Delta Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and climate change increasingly gained recognition as two priority policy issues in many national strategies and other policy documents...
San Juan de Nepomuceno and Santa Rosa Cauca Municipality Mainstreaming biodiversity, ecosystem services and climate change considerations and decisions in spatial planning is an ongoing task in...
WCEL announces a new national report by Ezequiel Santagada, Deforestación: Los bancos como “actores olvidados” pero determinantes para prevenir la...
With many thanks to Ezequiel Santagada, WCEL now has a national report on banks and their role in preventing environmental crime and contributing to sustainable development in Paraguay. The report is...
The Steering Committee governs the activities of WCEL. It is composed of the Chair, the Deputy Chair, Members, and the Director of the ELC (on an ex officio basis). In accordance with the WCEL By-...
The IUCN WCEL Ethics Specialist Group (ESG) is a global network of practitioners and scholars from across disciplines seeking to (1) highlight the...
Klaus Bosselmann, Chair Bio note Photo: WCEL             Specialist Group Update (June 2018) Goals: The ESG seeks to be the hub for ethical...
WCEL Chair Antonio Benjamin, CEESP Chair Kristen Walker-Painemilla, and CEC Chair Sean Southey attended the Communities, Conservation &...
Attended by over 400 participants, the “Communities, Conservation & Livelihoods Conference”, organized by the Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy − CEESP, provided...
The Climate Change Specialist Group (CCSG) of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law seeks to give policy and legal input to the IUCN and its...
Christina Voigt, Chair Bio note Photo: Christina Voigt             The CCSG is a global network of lawyers, practitioners, judges, scholars, and...
The National Technical Committee on Land Use Planning (NTCLUP) was re-launched during a 2.5 day capacity building workshop held on 5th to 7th...
The workshop to re-launch and build capacity of the NTCLUP was officially opened by the Director General of the National Land Use Planning Commission, Dr. Stephen Nindi.  It was attended by...
A one-day National Workshop on Lessons Learned for Integrated Planning was held on 9th August, 2018, at Chrismar Hotel, Livingstone, Zambia. The...
The workshop was organized in collaboration with the Zambia Institute of Planners (ZIP) as part of the National Planning Conference 2018 that was officially opened by Hon. Dr. Edify Hamukabe,...

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