Environmental Law

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Stefano Burchi was recently appointed Chair of the WCEL Water and Wetlands Specialist Group, with Professor Owen McIntyre becoming Chair Emeritus.
Stefano Burchi has been appointed Chair of the WCEL Water and Wetlands Specialist Group. He inherits the position from Professor Owen McIntyre, whose served a four-year term as the first Chair....
Distinguished state supreme court justices from several U.S. States, and international jurists from OAS and UN member States, as well as selected...
Held in the beautiful ceremonial hall of OAS, the Symposium provided judges from the United States, Argentina, Norway, China, Brazil, El Salvador, the European Union, Mexico, Rwanda, Hungary, Chile,...
WCEL joins historic effort to protect environmental defenders through the Environmental Rights Initiative led by UN Environment on 3 September 2018...
UN Environment, in partnership with the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL), the Global Judicial Institute on the Environment (GJIE), the Organisation of American States (OAS), Global...
The first Judicial Conference on Environmental Justice was organized by the Environmental Protection Agency the ‘First Judicial Conference on...
The renowned Environmental Jurists and Environmentalist were invited from all over Pakistan in this conference as resource persons to deliberate on the current state of environment and challenges in...
On 22 September 2018, the world lost an environmental stalwart, Bomo Edna Edith Molewa, the South African Minister of Environmental Affairs.
Minister Molewa served in the Government of the Republic of South Africa in various capacities, including as member of parliament, member of the executive council of the North West Province and the...
To address possible gaps in international environmental law and environmental related instruments, the United Nations General Assembly adopted...
Resolution 72/277 established an Ad hoc Open‑ended Working Group (OWG) to consider a technical and evidence-based report to be prepared by the Secretary General (SG) that identifies and assesses...
MODULO -- INTRODUCCIÓN AL DERECHO   VÍDEOS 1.1    Introducción 1.2    Que es el derecho 1.3    Derecho y conservación 1.4    Derecho y Gobernanza 1.5    Derechos 1.6    Instituciones 1.7   ...
MODULE 1 – LE CONTEXTE DES LOIS   VIDEOS 1.1     Intro du module 1.2     Qu’est-ce que la loi 1.3     Loi et conservation 1.4     Loi et gouvernance 1.5     Droits 1.6     Institutions 1.7...
MODULE 1 -- INTRODUCTION TO LAW   VIDEOS 1.1    Introduction 1.2    What is law? 1.3     Law and conservation 1.4     Law and governance 1.5     Rights 1.6     Institutions 1.7    ...
>> WEBINARS Shared Resources – Joint Solutions (SRJS) is a 5-year strategic partnership between IUCN NL, WWF Netherlands and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Together with over 50...
IUCN and WCEL Members participated in the first United Nations session of the intergovernmental conference working toward an international binding...
Days two and three of the intergovernmental conference for a new treaty to protect marine biological diversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (“BBNJ”) continued with the informal working group...
The last five decades have seen a proliferation of legal instruments related to the environment, ranging from treaties to national legislation to...
As part of the Natural Resources Governance Framework, IUCN has developed a set of tools and resources for assessing and improving legal aspects of natural resources governance.  These tools include...

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