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  • SRJS Webinar FR Photo: IUCN ELC

    Premier Webinaire sur le droit de l’environnement


    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 nature (WWF) des Pays-Bas : "Ressources Partagées, Solutions Communes" - selon son sigle en anglais SRJS, des...

  • SRJS webinar ES Photo: IUCN ELC

    Primer webinar sobre el derecho ambiental


    Dentro del marco de la iniciativa: “Recursos Compartidos, Soluciones Conjuntas - SRJS", se han planificado medidas para fortalecer y promover la participación de organizaciones de la sociedad civil, asesorar e interactuar con sector privado y gobiernos para...

  • A group photo of the workshop participants A group photo of the workshop participants Photo: IUCN

    Regional capacity building workshop on integrated planning in Mbeya, Tanzania


    Representatives from national and local government agencies and NGOs from Tanzania and Zambia convened from 20 to 23 March, 2018 in Mbeya, Tanzania for a regional capacity building workshop: ‘Exploring spatial and legal policy perspectives for integrated land...

  • IUCN and UNITAR launch a new e-learning course on land use planning Photo: IUCN

    E-learning course on integrated land use planning launched in Tanzania


    Under the leadership of the Environmental Law Centre, IUCN and UNITAR have jointly developed a new e-learning course on ‘Integrated planning for climate change and biodiversity’. The course was launched on 20 March 2018, in Mbeya, Tanzania, by Dr Anna Sabrina...

  • Wildlife in Nsumbu National Park, Zambia Photo: Kevin Emslie, C4ES

    Zambia endorses its first ever climate change framework and action plan for a protected area


    Nsumbu National Park is located across the districts of Mpulungu and Nsama in Zambia’s Northern Province and falls within the biodiverse Albertine Rift region of East-Central Africa, covering an area of approximately 2,020 km². Nsumbu NP hosts...

  • Wildlife crime training workshop in Mwanza, Tanzania, 16 -19 January 2018 Wildlife crime training workshop in Mwanza, Tanzania, 16 -19 January 2018 Photo: IUCN ELC

    Illegal Wildlife Trade


    The IUCN-ELC participated in a wildlife crime training workshop in Mwanza, Tanzania from the 16th to 19th January 2018 that was organised through the support of our major partners in the illegal wildlife trade initiative AWF, TRAFFIC, GIZ and USAID [PROTECT]....

  • Shared Resources -- Joint Governance Photo: IUCN, WWF

    1st Webinar on Environmental Law launched for Civil Society Organisations


    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 society organisations in 16 low- and middle-income countries and...

  • china tea at the elc Photo: IUCN ELP

    Chinese Climate Change Negotiators visiting ELC


    During the UNFCCC COP23, Director Qian Zhou and Deputy Director Zihua Gu of the Climate Change Office, Department of Treaty and Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China paid a courtesy call to the IUCN Environmental Law Centre. 

  • Juan Carlos Gonzalez Aybar, facilitating the Panel discussion Juan Carlos Gonzalez Aybar, facilitating the Panel discussion Photo: IUCN ELC

    Incubator for Nature Conservation at COP23


    IUCN launched the pilot phase of its new initiative, the Incubator for Nature Conservation (INC) at UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn. INC seeks to answer the question: can a protected area also be a good business?   Representatives from the Green Climate Fund,...

  • Dr. Alejandro Iza and others Dr. Alejandro Iza and others Photo: IUCN ELC

    Spatial Planning at the crossroads of climate resilience and nature conservation


    Land-use planning is not an alien term for the conservation community, especially in the context of species, protected areas and ecosystems management. Integration, linkage, synergy, and nexus are also buzzwords we encounter frequently. But how do we...


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