Droit environnemental

High seas

The high seas call for more transparency

At the United Nations Headquarters on Friday, governments agreed to start scoping the content and feasibility of a new international legal agreement to conserve marine biodiversity in the two-thirds of the ocean that lies beyond the jurisdiction of individual States. This signals a strong shift in political opinion in favour of a new agreement, though the final outcome of these talks remains unclear. …  

25 Aug 2013 | News story

Ríos que Unen Fronteras

Proyecto BRIDGE en Mesoamérica: Ríos que Unen Fronteras

El video “Ríos que Unen Fronteras” resume el trabajo y principales logros del proyecto BRIDGE: Construyendo Diálogos y Buena Gobernanza del Agua en los Ríos en Mesoamérica  …   | English

17 Jul 2013 | News story
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The Legal Aspects of Connectivity Conservation - IUCN EPLP No. 85

ELC participates in 2013 BfN/ENCA Conference: Climate Change and Nature Conservation in Europe

The IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) participated in the 2013 Joint European Conference on Climate Change and Nature Conservation in Europe convened by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) and the European Network of Heads of Nature Conservation Agencies (ENCA), 25-27 June, Bonn, Germany. The conference brought together experts from science, policy and practice to highlight and debate the importance of adapting to climate change in conservation from an ecological, policy and economic perspective. It also showcased successful conservation partnerships across Europe. …  

09 Jul 2013 | News story

Guía Explicativa de la UICN sobre el Protocolo de Nagoya sobre Acceso y Participación en los Beneficios (EPLP No. 83)

La Guía Explicativa de la UICN sobre el Protocolo de Nagoya sobre Acceso y Participación en los Beneficios disponible ahora en español

27 de Junio, 2013. En octubre 10 de 2012, durante la 11° reunión de la Conferencia de las Partes del Convenio de la Diversidad Biológica que tuvo lugar en Hyderabad, India, se llevó a cabo el lanzamiento de la Guía explicativa del Protocolo de Nagoya sobre acceso a los recursos genéticos y participación justa y equitativa en los beneficios derivados de su utilización en su versión en ingles. Desde hoy dicha Guía Explicativa está disponible en su versión final en español.  …  

27 Jun 2013 | News story

ELC Legal Officer - Santiago Martinez

ELC welcomes climate change expert

Please join us in welcoming our new colleague Santiago Martínez Ochoa, who joined the ELC as Legal Officer at the end of May.   …  

24 Jun 2013 | News story

Octopus

Atelier sur les Aires Marines Protégées en Croatie

Le 14 juin 2013, un atelier national sur les Aires Marines Protégées a été organisé à Zagreb (Croatie) par le Centre d'Activités Régionales pour les Aires Spécialement Protégées (PNUE/AMP - CAR/ASP), le Centre de Coopération pour la Méditerranée de l’UICN (UICN-Med) et le Centre du droit de l’environnement de l’UICN (UICN ELC). …   | English | Spanish

18 Jun 2013 | News story

ABNJ

IUCN at the United Nations Intersessional Workshops on Biodiversity beyond National Jurisdiction

According to UNGA Resolution 67/78, two intersessional workshops were organized from 2-3 and 6-7 May 2013 in New York as part of the work undertaken by the UN Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction (UN BBNJ). …  

17 May 2013 | News story

Group of fishes

Marine biodiversity legal profiles for the Mediterranean!

On 30 April 2013, the Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation (IUCN-Med) and the Environmental Law Centre (ELC) of IUCN organized an Editorial Board meeting in Malaga, Spain in the context of the NEREUS project (Towards a Representative Network of Mediterranean Marine Managed Areas) related to the preparation of strategic documents for marine conservation in the Mediterranean. …   | English

02 May 2013 | News story

Nino Konis Santana, National Park, Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste: Protected Areas workshop on the draft decree law

Representatives from Ministries and civil society met on 19 March 2013 in Timor-Leste, Dili to bring together ideas and inputs for finalizing the draft decree law on protected areas. …  

25 Mar 2013 | News story

Sarah Lucas and Dr Marcelina Tilman

Timor-Leste: Visit to the Legal Training Centre

On March 18th, the ELC was invited to visit the Legal Training Centre (LTC) in Dili, Timor-Leste. Dr Marcelina Tilman, Director of the LTC, presented the work of the Centre and it was an opportunity for the ELC to offer complimentary copies of EPLP publications, and contribute in this way to the environmental law section of the LTC library. …  

25 Mar 2013 | News story

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