GROUPE DE COMMISSION DE L'UICN

IUCN WCEL Rights of Nature Task Force

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Vue d'ensemble et description

Description:

The Task Force on the rights of nature seeks to concretise IUCN’s engagement on the topic of rights of nature. It will engage, for instance, with some of the following questions:

  • The consequences ...

The Task Force on the rights of nature seeks to concretise IUCN’s engagement on the topic of rights of nature. It will engage, for instance, with some of the following questions:

<ul><li>The consequences of granting legal personality to ecosystems, species or natural spaces and discussions around some of the specific rights that this may entail, such as the right to exist, to thrive, to regenerate, and to play their role in the web of life’</li>
<li>Considering ways of rethinking the relationship of humans with the environment towards understanding nature as having entitlements of it own;</li>
<li>Examination of the way rights of nature help rethink the place and role of nature, society and economy.</li>
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Leadership de groupe

Prof Philippe CULLET

Commission Member

Dr Philippe Cullet is Professor of international and environmental law at SOAS University of London and a Visiting Professor at the National Law University Delhi. He received his doctoral degree in ...

Dr Philippe Cullet is Professor of international and environmental law at SOAS University of London and a Visiting Professor at the National Law University Delhi. He received his doctoral degree in law from Stanford University, an MA in Development Studies from SOAS University of London, an LLM from King’s College London and a law degree from the University of Geneva.

His publications reflect his engagement with international law and policy, the global South and India. He is an authority on law and policy related to water and sanitation, apart from his work on law and policy related to the environment, natural resources, climate change, development, justice and socio-economic rights.

His forthcoming books are the Oxford Handbook of Environmental and Natural Resources Law in India (OUP, forthcoming 2024) [co-edited with L. Bhullar & S. Koonan], and River Rejuvenation and River Rights: Evolving Debates in India (Orient BlackSwan, forthcoming 2024) [co-edited with Ruchi Shree].

En bref

Nom officiel :
IUCN WCEL Rights of Nature Task Force