Story | 12 May, 2022
WCEL members and other leading sustainability experts have called for the urgent development of clear and comprehensive policies on inclusive green growth, in order to ensure progress in advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria and beyond.
Story | 05 May, 2022
WCEL will cooperate with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the webinar "Governing Sustainable Agri-Food Systems: Strengthening Legislation and Building Capacity to Support Implementation, Compliance and Enforcement". The event will be held on 14 July 2022 from…
Story | 04 Apr, 2022
In the context of the 9th World Water Forum (Dakar, Senegal 21-26 March 2022), the International Association for Water Law (AIDA), in collaboration with the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), has developed and launched a Manifesto for National Integrated Legal Frameworks for Water Resources…
Story | 15 Feb, 2022
By Michel Prieur and Mohamed Ali Mekouar (President and Vice-President of the International Centre for Comparative Environmental Law / Members of IUCN WCEL)
Story | 11 Feb, 2022
The negotiation process counted with the contribution from IUCN WCEL.
DG Statement | 21 May, 2021
We mark this year's International Day for Biological Diversity at a time of upheaval, in the midst of a continuing pandemic, a fast-changing climate, with biodiversity in steep decline. At the same time, we know that halting biodiversity loss is possible, and that it can open the way to a more…
Press release | 28 Apr, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 28 April 2021 (IUCN) – Countries where natural resources such as agricultural land and water become scarce or degraded tend to be more conflict-prone, a new IUCN report finds. The report concludes that conserving and sustainably managing natural resources…
Story | 11 Jul, 2018
Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland hosted the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium from 4-6 July 2018. Many WCEL Members presented and participated in the event.
Story | 22 Apr, 2018
IUCN Indigenous Peoples Member Organisation representative Yeshing Juliana Upún Yos delivered the following statement to the Seventeenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in New York City last week.
Press release | 22 Jun, 2017
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific and technical advisory panel on the restoration of the Rio Doce watershed in Brazil, following the 2015 collapse of the Fundão tailings dam at the…