Environmental Law

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Environmental Law” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Environmental law and policy are topics garnering extensive coverage across diverse media. This webpage is regularly updated with the latest...
Updates 16 April 2018 The Trump administration has officially clipped the wings of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2018/04/13/the-trump-...
The ELC conducted a technical meeting at the IUCN-Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) in Nairobi, Kenya from the 26th-27th March 2018...
There were over 20 participants in attendance majority of them being legal experts in the field of wildlife crime from various countries in Africa including Namibia, Zambia, Malawi, Cameroon, Uganda...
by Nicholas Bryner The Supreme Court of Colombia (Corte Suprema de Justicia, Sala de Casación Civil) has issued a decision recognizing the Amazon...
The Supreme Court of Colombia, in its opinion on 5 April 2018, issued a pathbreaking decision for environmental law, human rights, and the rights of nature. A group of 25 young people, aged 7 to 25,...
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
As a global organization,IUCN is committed with excellence, transparency and accountability in the delivery of our work. Our reputation and credibility derive from the quality of our work, the...
Shared Resources – Joint Solutions (SRJS) is a 5-year strategic partnership between IUCN NL, WWF Netherlands and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Together with over 50 NGOs and civil...
Dentro del marco de la iniciativa: “Recursos Compartidos, Soluciones Conjuntas - SRJS", se han planificado medidas para fortalecer y promover la...
El Centro de Derecho Ambiental (por sus siglas en inglés ELC) de la UICN apoya esta iniciativa a través de una asesoría jurídica por medio de una combinación de herramientas, incluyendo ...
Dans le cadre de l'initiative du Comité néerlandais de l'Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN) et le Fonds mondial pour la...
Elles comprennent mieux les processus et les capacités de lobbying, de conseil et d'interaction avec les entreprises et les gouvernements pour la transparence et la conformité aux lois et aux...
Shared Resources – Joint Solutions (SRJS) is a 5-year strategic partnership between IUCN NL, WWF Netherlands and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign...
Enhance the capacity of civil society organizations with regards to monitoring compliance with the rule of law is one component of the SRJS. The IUCN Environmental Law Centre supports the design and...
The Regional Judicial Colloquium for Latin-America and the Caribbean - “Constitutions, Environment, and Human Rights: Practice and Implementation”...
This innovative Colloquium was initiated by the IUCN World Commision on Environmental Law and organized under the auspices of the Federal Senate of Brazil and the Global Judicial Institute on the...
The Global Judicial Institute on the Environment (GJIE) was founded on 29 April 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The first official meeting of the...
In recent decades, judiciaries throughout the world have begun organizing around the question of how to fulfill the responsibilities that constitutions and laws have afforded them in the field of...
The Global Judicial Institute on the Environment is intended as a forum to unify the ongoing efforts of various national and international...
The following events and activities are planned and/or have been undertaken in collaboration with WCEL and partners: Upcoming 23-24 August 2018: GJIE Conference following annual meeting of the...

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