Environmental Law

Protection of the Mediterranean-Black Sea Ecosystem

The Chair of CEL gave a presentation at the international conference “The Protection and Sustainable Development of the Mediterranean-Black Sea Ecosystem" on May 24-26 2007, organised by ICEF (International Court of the Environment Foundation), by invitation of its Director, CEL Honorary Member Prof. Amedeo Postiglione. …  

06 Jun 2007 | News story

Droit de l’environnement en Afrique centrale et de l'ouest

Les aspects contemporains du droit de l’environnement en Afrique centrale et de l’ouest sont l’objet d’un projet conjoint du Centre du droit de l’environnement de l’UICN et du PNUE. …  

01 Jun 2007 | News story

Michel Prieur à l'honneur

Michel Prieur, Président adjoint de la Commission du droit de l’environnement de l’UICN, vient de recevoir la croix de Commandeur de l’ordre des palmes académiques, et celle de Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, à une cérémonie émouvante en son honneur, tenue à la Faculté de Droit et de Sciences Economiques de l’Université de Limoges, le 25 mai dernier. …  

01 Jun 2007 | News story

Parliamentarians and Implementation of Environmental Law

Within the framework of the UNEP Programme for Environmental Citizenship, members of the Parlatino's (Latin American Parliament) Environmental Commission met in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to discuss the feasibility of establishing a regional environmental court in Latin America to resolve cases of non compliance with environmental legislation. …  

23 May 2007 | News story

CEL Steering Committee meeting, 2007, Brazil

Moving the CEL agenda ahead

The IUCN-Commission on Environmental Law Steering Committee had its annual meeting in the Parque Estadual Intervales in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. …  

22 May 2007 | News story

Innovative solution for shared waters

During the 7th Water and Nature (WANI) Coordination team meeting in Burkina Faso, the WANI team focused on the project for improving water governance in the Volta Basin (known as PAGEV by its French acronym), implemented by IUCN and the Directorate of Water Resources (DGRE) of Burkina Faso and the Water Resources Commission (WRC) of Ghana. …  

04 May 2007 | News story

Supporting the development of a new Nature Reserve Law in China

A new Nature Reserve Law is currently under development by the Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee (EPRCC) of the National People’s Congress in China. …  

30 Apr 2007 | News story

Congreso Académico sobre Derecho del Agua

El Programa de Derecho Ambiental de la UICN y la Oficina Regional para Mesoamérica (ORMA) participaron activamente en el Congreso Académico sobre Derecho del Agua. Este evento fue organizado por la Asociación Costarricense de Derecho Ambiental (ACDA) en San José y contó con el auspicio de UICN y otras varias organizaciones. …  

19 Apr 2007 | News story

The death of Professor Alexandre Kiss

The Commission on Environmental Law expresses its deep consternation on the death of Professor Alexandre Kiss. …  

26 Mar 2007 | News story

Governance of shared waters

El Centro de Derecho Ambiental y la Oficina Regional de UICN para Mesoamérica presentan el libro Gobernanza de aguas compartidas: aspectos jurídicos e institucionales, el cual es un esfuerzo conjunto que recoge los aportes del diálogo sobre gobernanza de cuencas compartidas celebrado en Ciudad de Guatemala en septiembre de 2004 y organizado por la Unidad de gestión del agua de la UICN-Mesoamérica. …   | Spanish

05 Mar 2007 | News story

This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.
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