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 Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference convened from 18-20 July 2017 in Honolulu (USA). Meeting at the same venue that hosted the 2016 IUCN World...
Denise Antolini, WCEL Deputy Chair, participated in the 24th Annual Hawai’i Conservation Conference in Honolulu on 18-20 July where she was a panelist is a discussion on the Hawai’i Commitments...
Adoption of the Statute of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment 
The last day of the 2nd International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment opened with rays of morning sun dispersing the cooling rains. Final drafts of the Statute and “Call for...
GJIE Statute, membership, and hosting options on agenda
The Second International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment continued deliberations at Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Participants undertook a...
Opening of the 2nd International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment   Judges make progress shaping the Global Judicial...
Preliminary discussions continued at the 2nd International Meeting of the Global Judicial Institute on Environment in Brasilia as judges from around the world worked diligently through an agenda...
WCEL Chair Justice Antonio Benjamin and Steering Committee Member Justice Ragnhild Noer (Supreme Court of Norway) met with the IUCN Regional Office,...
Justice Antonio Benjamin (WCEL Chair) and Ragnhild Noer (Member of the Steering Committee) were in Nairobi, Kenya on 4-6 July for a number of meetings to further engagement with partners. Continuing...
Access and Benefit-SharingClimate ChangeEcosystem ServicesEnvironmental GovernanceProtected Areas (PA)Water Access and Benefit-SharingAn explanatory guide to the Nagoya Protocol on access and...
Justice Antonio Benjamin travelled to Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, on 6-8 July meeting with representatives of the Supreme Court, Environment...
Accompanied by the Ambassador of Brazil, Ana Maria Morales, Justice Benjamin met high-level officials in Zambia on 6-8 July to increase cooperation with, and membership in, the World Commission on...
La UICN tiene un largo historial de trabajo sobre las cuestiones relativas a la gobernanza, incluidos los vínculos entre los derechos humanos y la conservación. Algunas de las principales iniciativas...
Providing students and young lawyers with opportunities to learn and advance environmental law and policy.
* Please note that no applications can be accepted currently due to operational restructuring. * Dr Françoise Burhenne-Guilmin (1943-2013) Françoise dedicated and devoted her life to advancing the...
Montreux, 20-22 June 2017. The MEA Information and Knowledge Management (IKM) Initiative Steering Committee met for the 8th time to present further...
IUCN participated in this meeting in its capacity as longstanding observer to the initiative, as ECOLEX partner and as project consultant. Having developed the Thesaurus on Environmental Law and...
The Sio-Malaba-Malakisi (SMM) basin, shared between Kenya and Uganda, faces constraints from reduced water quality and quantity in large parts of the...
The cooperation among the two riparian countries has over the years evolved to a formal establishment of a Project Management Unit and a Regional Project Steering Committee under the Nile Basin...
The World Water Forum, as the world’s largest water-related event, will feature a sub-process to engage judges and prosecutors in discussing and...
The 8th World Water Forum is being jointly organized by Brazil and the World Water Council (WWC) to take place from 19-23 March 2018 in Brasilia. The IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL...

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