Environmental Law

Internship Students and young lawyers from all over the world come to the ELC to participate in our volunteer internship program. Working at the ELC is an enlightening experience, providing an... Read more
The IUCN Environmental Law Programme (ELP) includes the World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) and the Environmental Law Centre (ELC), in collaboration, as appropriate, with... Read more
The ELC is a programme unit of the IUCN secretariat and an internationally recognized centre of excellence for the conceptual development and implementation of environmental law. It coordinates the... Read more
The IUCN Academy of Environmental Law is an international network of approximately 200 environmental law faculties and research centres from 60 countries. For information on the Academy’s conference... Read more
The World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) is a network of environmental law and policy experts from all regions of the world who volunteer their knowledge and services to IUCN... Read more
Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase...
The project results and demonstrations will provide illustrative recommendations for legal planning tools that meet development objectives and reinforce an ecosystem-based approach in the protected... Read more
Land is playing an increasingly important role to secure social, economic, environmental and even religious rights. Land will become the focus of intensified competition by several land users, which... Read more
IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower...
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"It is high time now that we come together and fight for this ... for ourselves and for our future .... it is upon us, the investigators, the...
Facing the most significant population decrease in some of its emblematic wild species in recent times, Tanzania has started to gather forces to reinforce protection of wildlife. It is in this... Read more
Despite a proliferation of legal instruments related to the environment, environmental challenges such as ecosystem degradation, climate change and...
The Framework for Assessing and Improving Law for Sustainability (2016), edited by Paul Martin, Ben Boer and Lydia Slobodian, represents a collaboration between the IUCN Environmental Law Centre, the... Read more
IUCN has launched a new tool to help negotiators, governments and other stakeholders understand their options for an international instrument for...
The matrix was developed by an international team of experts led by the IUCN Environmental Law Centre together with the Global Marine and Polar Programme.  It presents a variety of suggestions... Read more
La Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas puede ser flexible y algunas veces puede ser complementaria a la infraestructura gris y junto con la Reducción de...
Honolulu, Hawaii, 3 de Septiembre.  En el marco del Congreso Mundial de Conservación de la Naturaleza, se llevó a cabo un Campus de la Conservación llamado:  “Evidencia desde el Campo para... Read more

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