News | 20 Oct, 2022
Plastic waste and pollution affect every part of the globe and every ecosystem. Innovative solutions that use recycled plastic material for reusable food containers, construction materials, furniture, and partnerships for bottle-to-bottle recycling are highlighted in the eight business plans and…
WCEL successfully hosted its 3rd International Environmental Law Conference at the University of Oslo. The conference focused on the Transformative Power of Law: Addressing Global Environmental Challenges.
Story | 09 Nov, 2018
By Stefano Burchi - The High Court of Bombay at Goa refers to and relies upon the Brasília Declaration of Judges on Water Justice in litigation disputing a land use planning administrative decision.
Story | 20 Apr, 2017
India’s National Green Tribunal convened the “World Environment Congress” from 25-26 March, 2017 in New Delhi where judges, lawyers, scientists, and civil society joined to advance dialogue on environmental challenges and the legal community’s capacity to tackle them. Throughout six interactive…
Story | 08 Feb, 2017
In January 2017, WCEL Chair Antonio Benjamin made a 10-day visit to India. With the support of the Brazilian Mission to India, Justice Benjamin met with leading judicial and environmental institutes, and individuals in three cities: Mumbai, New Delhi, and Chennai. India is one of 17 megadiverse…