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  • Justice Antonio Benjamin and Madam Ambassador Ana Maria Morales with the Honorable Lady Chief Justice Irene Chirwa Mambilima and Deputy Chief Justice M.S. Mwanamwambwa

    WCEL Chair’s mission to Zambia


    Justice Antonio Benjamin travelled to Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, on 6-8 July meeting with representatives of the Supreme Court, Environment Ministry, and the Department of National Parks & Wildlife. Despite its rich biodiversity, the World Commission...

  • L-R: Justice Ragnhild Noer, Erik Solheim, Justice Antonio Benjamin and Arnold Kreilhuber

    July 2017: WCEL Mission to Nairobi


    WCEL Chair Justice Antonio Benjamin and Steering Committee Member Justice Ragnhild Noer (Supreme Court of Norway) met with the IUCN Regional Office, UN Environment, and the Ministry of Environment during a short yet fruitful trip to Nairobi.

  • IUCN President Zhang Xinsheng meets President Emmanuel Macron and Ban Ki-moon

    IUCN supports global treaty to recognise fundamental environmental rights


    A preliminary draft of a “Global Pact for the Environment” – which aims to serve as a basis for a new UN treaty to define fundamental environmental rights – was recently launched at a high-level event in Paris, with the backing of French President Emmanuel...

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