World Commission on Environmental Law

A Volunteer Global Environmental Law Network



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  • Paricipants in Rio de Janeiro

    High-Level Preparatory Meetings for the 8th World Water Forum


    On 8 December 2017, the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) convened two high-level events in Rio de Janeiro in preparation for the “Judges and Prosecutors Subprocess” of the 8th World Water Forum. This is the first time that the Forum will be...

  • IUCN Council Expresses Support for WCEL's Work on the Global Pact for the Environment


    The IUCN Council has officially welcomed the initiative of WCEL to contribute to drafting and promoting the Global Pact for the Environment for eventual adoption by the United Nations General Assembly.

  • Royal High Court Bhutan

    WCEL Chair's Mission to Bhutan


    Upon invitation of the Supreme Court, Justice Antonio Benjamin travelled to the capital city of Thimpu (Bhutan) at the end of October 2017. This was the first visit ever to Bhutan by a WCEL Chair, and despite its great biodiversity, there were no members of...

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