World Commission on Environmental Law

WCEL Online Papers

The following papers have been provided by members of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law.

The views expressed in these papers are the views of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of IUCN. 
 

Issues

Biodiversity, Climate Change, Ecosystem Services, Environmental Governance, Forests, Protected Areas, Soil, Water
 

Biodiversity

Jorge Cabrera Medaglia:
Biodiversity for (Bio)Technology under the Convention on Biological Diversity : Bioprospecting partnership in practice

Jorge Cabrera Medaglia:
Elementos basicos para la negociacion de contratos de bioprospeccion 

Jorge Cabrera Medaglia:
La propuesta Costarricense de sistema sui generis para la proteccion de los derechos del fitomejorador a la luz de la OMC y las negociaciones del CAFTA

Maria Julia Oliva and Simonetta Zarrilli:
WTO Panel Report on the "EC-Biotech" Case: Considerations for Trade and Development

Stephen Keim:
The Adventures of the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Stephen Keim:
The EPBC Act Ten Years On: the Gunns Method of Assessment Case as a Key Indicator: notes for a QELA Seminar held on Monday 29 June 2009


Ana Rachel Teixeira-Mazaudoux:
Protection des savoirs traditionnels associés aux ressources genetiques : cadre juridique international

Tran Thi Huong Trang:
Legislation on Genetic Resources Conservation in Vietnam 


Climate Change and Energy

M. Zafar Haider Jappa: 
Climate Change Monster - Calamitous situation in South Asia demands urgent action  

A. F. M. Maniruzzaman:
Climate Justice is What's Needed for Copenhagen Success
Published in: Amicus Curiae: Journal of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies (U.K.), (Editorial), issue 79, Autumn 2009, pp.1-2.
 

Ecosystem Services


Environmental Governance

Tatiana R. Zaharchenko:  
On the Way to Transparency: a Comparative Study on Post-Soviet States and the Aarhus Convention
Published by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

di Gianfranco Tamburelli:
International Cooperation for the protection of the environment and sustainable development: real or supposed innovations?
Published in: Gazzetta Ambiente (Italy), N6, 2016, pp. 127-141

Gitanjali Nain Gill:
Environmental Justice in India: The National Green Tribunal and Expert Members
Published in: Transnational Environmental Law, Available on CJO 2015 doi:10.1017/S2047 102515000278

Robert V. Percival:
The "Greening" of the Global Judiciary
Journal of Land Use, Vol. 32:2, 2017 pp. 333-358
 

Forests


Protected Areas


Soil

Ben Boer and Ian Hannam:
Developing a Global Soil Regime
Published in: International Journal of Rural Law and Policy, Soil Governance, Special edition 1, 2015


Water

Nicolas Boeglin:
Implicaciones jurídicas internacionales para Costa Rica de los recursos hidricos compartidos o transfronterizos

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