World Commission on Environmental Law


The Gateway to Environmental Law

ECOLEX - the gateway to environmental law is the most comprehensive global information platform on national and international environmental and natural resources law jointly operated by IUCN, FAO and UN Environment. As of March 2018, it includes extensive information on multilateral and bilateral environmental treaties (2,170), treaty decisions (11,674), national legislation (147,160), law & policy literature (39,383) and jurisprudence (2,356) freely accessible in three languages: English, French, and Spanish. In 2017, almost 800,000 sessions and 1.5 million page were viewed, indicating that ECOLEX is an attractive and useful knowledge tool which reaching a wide audience of students, lawyers, civil society and policy makers worldwide.


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