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BRICS dialogue at the CEL Climate Change Law and Governance Conference, New Delhi

BRICs Law and Policy Dialogue at CEL Conference in New Delhi

IUCN Commission on Environmental Law Conference on Climate Change Law and Governance in South Asia - BRICs Law and Policy Dialogue on Climate Change, Sustainable Energy & Biodiversity’. Venue: Auditorium, India International Center Annex, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi.  Date: August 20-21, 2010.

Workshop Report by Prof Brendan Mackey, PhD, The Australian National University
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20 Sep 2010 | News story

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Non Regression Principle Knowledge Forum

As you already know, the Principle of Non-Regression is an International Law Principle known by Human Rights specialists requiring that norms which have already been adopted by States not be revised, if this implies going backwards on the subject of standards of protection of collective and individual rights.

The IUCN Commission on Environmental Law has established a Knowledge Forum on the matter to take concerted action against this considerable challenge faced by environmental law. …  

19 Aug 2010 | News story

RBA to Conservation logo

Join the Rights-Based Approach to Conservation Portal

On 4 August the Environmental Law Centre’s (ELC) Internet platform on Rights-based Approaches to Conservation (RBA) was launched amongst IUCN staff and members of IUCN Commissions (www.rights-based-approach.org). The aim is for this platform to become a central point for collecting and sharing relevant information and experience on the conceptualisation, development and implementation of RBAs to conservation and for building an interactive community of stakeholders, in order to ensure the integration of rights considerations into conservation practices. …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story
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Gustavo Alanis - CEL SC Member

Two new CEL Steering Committee members

Two new members: Mr. Gustavo Alanis, from Mexico, and Ms. Maguelonne Déjeant-Pons, from France, were accepted as members of the CEL Steering Committee in the 74th Council Meeting held this June in Gland. …  

22 Jun 2010 | News story

C. Ipenza, ELC staff

ELC hosts Alexandre Kiss Award winner

César Ipenza, recipient of the CEL Alexandre Kiss Award, was the guest of the IUCN ELC for one week. …  

17 Jun 2010 | News story

Roundtable, Univ Texas April 2010

Roundtable Colloquium on “Climate Change Law and Policy after Copenhagen”

The IUCN Commission on Environmental Law and the University of Texas School of Law presented a roundtable colloquium on “Climate Change Law and Policy after Copenhagen” on Thursday, April 1, 2010, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Eidman Courtroom in the University of Texas. …  

04 May 2010 | News story

Frog in a flower

International Year of Biodiversity: A wealth of information

The International Year of Biodiversity will be most effective if every single human being on this planet understands why biodiversity is important and has the tools to act upon saving the loss of biodiversity” says IUCN’s Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre. …   | French | Spanish

29 Mar 2010 | News story

El Salvador

IUCN and Members form a Conservation Initiative on Human Rights

IUCN and seven other major conservation organisations are collaborating to promote human rights in conservation …   | French | Spanish

23 Mar 2010 | News story

UNEP and CEL meet in Nairobi

Visit to Nairobi

The IUCN Commission on Environmental Law’s Chair and Deputy Chair, Ms. Sheila Abed and Prof. Antonio Benjamin, visited the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) regional office in Nairobi last month. During their stay, they had the opportunity to meet with Dr. Angela Cropper, UNEP Deputy Executive Director, Mr. Bakary Kante, Director of the Division of Environmental Law and Conventions, Ms. Elizabeth Mrema, Executive Secretary of UNEP/CMS Secretariat in Bonn, and also a member of CEL’s Steering Committee and Mr. John Scanlon, Principal Advisor to the Executive Director on Policy and Programme, and former Head of the IUCN Environmental Law Programme and Director of the IUCN Environmental Law Centre (Bonn, Germany). …  

04 Feb 2010 | News story

CEL SG Chairs meeting in Washington DC, 17-18 November 2009

CEL Specialist Group Meeting

The Commission on Environmental Law had its first Specialist Group meeting for the 2009-2012 mandate in Washington DC from November 17th - 18th. The event was hosted by the American University Washington College of Law (WCL). The main purpose of this meeting was to learn more about what each group is achieving in the field, and at the same time establish the goals that will help to achieve and promote the Commission’s and IUCN's objectives. …  

21 Dec 2009 | News story
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Report of the CEL Chair to the 5th IUCN World Conservation Congress, Jeju, South Korea 2012