Story | 31 Jul, 2022
Does the world acknowledge the contribution of mobile Indigenous communities to biodiversity conservation? The Dana Declaration 2002, unique for mobile Indigenous peoples, recognises them as custodians of Indigenous conservation knowledge. The Declaration will be revisited at the Dana+20 years…
Story | 16 Jul, 2022
Nature and conservation are inevitably harmed during armed conflict. The laws of armed conflict do provide some measure of legal protection for nature, but these rules are limited and vague. The recent adoption by the International Law Commission (a legal body within the United Nations) of a set…
Join FAO and IUCN WCEL on Friday 15 July 2022 for this webinar about the effective and sustainable governance of agrifood systems.
Blog | 04 Jul, 2022
As the second UN Ocean Conference draws to a close, I am delighted to see the many commitments, pledges and actions presented in Lisbon, from actions on blue carbon ecosystems to new financial instruments to pledges towards larger and more effective…
The IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law will host a conference at the University of Oslo to reflect on the importance of law for the critical decade.
Story | 15 Jun, 2022
Final Law and Nature Dialogues Webinar – “Legality, Life, and the Normativity of Nature”
Story | 20 May, 2022
On May 31 and June 1 WCEL will participate in the Symposium on Judges and the Environment: The Impact of the Stockholm Declaration in Shaping Global Environmental Law and Jurisprudence. The hybrid Conference will be held in Conjunction with the UN Stockholm+50 Conference.
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 | 09 May, 2022
Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics and data visualization technologies can help practitioners to access, utilize and disseminate information in a strategic and cost effective way for management and conservation in remote areas. The new report reviews the existing state-of-the-art on remote…