World Commission on Environmental Law

Early Career Group

The Early Career Group (ECG) of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law provides a cross-cutting platform for early career environmental lawyers, policy-makers, and scholars to develop innovative and integrated solutions to the future challenges of our planet.
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IUCN WCEL Early Career Group


Michelle Lim, Co-Chair

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Michelle Lim Photo: WCEL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Bryner, Co-Chair

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Nicholas Bryner Photo: WCEL

 

 

 

 

 

 


Goals

  • Providing a cross-cutting platform for early career environmental lawyers, policy-makers, and scholars
  • Promoting inter-generational partnerships within the WCEL, the wider IUCN Environmental Law Programme, the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, and across IUCN Commissions through the Intergenerational Partnership for Sustainability (IPS).
  • Contributing to webinar series that stimulate dialogue on emerging environmental law concerns and innovative solutions by bringing together perspectives from across sectors and generations and providing a set of interdisciplinary methods and tools to affect change
  • Publication of "The Future of Environmental Law" consisting of a series of essays from ECG members and articulating an agenda for change in environmental law scholarship, as well as directions for institutional and legislative reform
  • Assisting with facilitating online engagement and social media within WCEL and with the wider public
  • Contributing to World Environmental Law Congresses and WCEL activities at IUCN World Conservation Congresses
  • Providing next generation perspectives on WCEL planning, strategies, and activities
  • Managing the “Future of Environmental Law” website
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