Environmental Law

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Environmental Law” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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>> 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...
Strong and well-implemented legal frameworks are critical to creating and maintaining effective and sustainable protected areas, which provide fundamental infrastructure for conservation of...
The Water Law and Governance Support Platform offers legal expertise and support on water governance issues in transboundary contexts whenever...
Photo: IUCN ELC Photo: IUCN Photo: SDC The WLGSP The Water Law and...
By Stefano Burchi, Chair, WCEL Water & Wetlands Specialist Group - WCEL took part in the 13th OECD WGI meeting (Paris, 9-10 January 2020), and...
In its capacity as a member of the OECD Water Governance Initiative (WGI), WCEL joined the 13th meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative held at OECD Headquarters in Paris, 9-10 January 2020....
Can a protected area be a good business? Protected areas generate billions of dollars worth of goods and services but frequently struggle to cover...
High Value Parks, reserves and other protected areas are some of the most valuable places on the planet.  Protected ecosystems help clean the water we drink and the air we breathe, maintain the soil...
Business plan (Sinal do Vale) Prototype management agreement (Cavernas do Peruaçu) Standard form concession agreement (Cavernas do Peruaçu)
IUCN continues to provide technical and scientific support to the European Commission in the implementation of the Invasive Alien Species regulation...
The project objectives are to provide technical input to the European Commission: 1) for any guidance documents, interpretation notes and communication material required for the application of the...
  Guidelines for Protected Areas Legislation IUCN Environmental Policy and Law Paper No. 81 Barbara Lausche (Author), Francoise Burhenne (Project Coordinator) The Guidelines for Protected Areas...
Protected Area (PA) systems, as well as individual PAs, must be supported by a firm legal infrastructure.
Protected Areas (PAs) are one of the oldest techniques used to protect places and resources for achieving conservation-related goals, and are widely recognized as a cornerstone of conservation policy...
The earth’s ecosystems provide various services which are crucial for human well-being and economic development (e.g., supporting soil formation;...
As the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment has shown, ecosystems have seriously been changed in the past century. Although these changes have led to net gains in human well-being and economic development...
Environmental Governance is the means by which society determines and acts on goals and priorities related to the management of natural resources.
  Environmental Governance includes the rules, both formal and informal, that govern human behavior in decision-making processes as well as the decisions themselves. Appropriate legal frameworks on...
IUCN aims to transform the way business values, manages and invests in nature, highlighting the opportunities and benefits of a more sustainable...
  The ELC assists Global Business and Biodiversity Programme in influencing and supporting private partners in addressing social and environmental issues. For example, the ELC has worked on legal...

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