By Sheila Abed - On Monday, 18 May 2020, WCEL hosted the Webinar “A Fresh Look at Global Wildlife Trade Law: Can CITES Help Prevent Pandemics?” featuring a panel of global experts.
WCEL Chair Emeritus Professor Nicholas Robinson participated in the United Nations Knowledge Dialogue Series on 5 May 2020.
By Warren G. Lavey - Clients and societies require lawyers throughout practice areas, not just environmental specialists, to apply knowledge of climate conditions and legal frameworks. Law schools and bar associations should mainstream climate...
The WCEL video lecture series provides a valuable online resource for WCEL members and partners.
By Maria Antonia Tigre - For the first time in a contentious case, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights holds a country accountable for failing to respect the right to a healthy environment of indigenous communities.
On 24 April 2020, WCEL hosted the Webinar "Using Environmental Law Tools to Address Global Pandemics". The Webinar is the first in a series that WCEL will be hosting as a new way to engage WCEL membership and partners virtually in global conversations.
WCEL Steering Committee member, Claudia S. de Windt, analyzes relevant factors to the COVID-19 evolution, causality nexus and the junction between environmental change, security and rule of law prompted by the pandemic to inform ideas on a legal response...
In April 2020, the European Parliament published a study on biodiversity as a human right to inform the European Parliament’s work on how the European Union’s external action can best contribute to a holistic and human rights-based approach aimed at...
The IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law is launching a new webinar series featuring environmental law and policy experts from around the world.
In a trilogy of essays, WCEL Member, Justice Ricardo Lorenzetti addresses global pandemic (Covid-19) and the role of the legal system.