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CEL Side Event at World Forestry Congress, 19 October 2009

World Forestry Congress - BSAS

The World Forestry Congress was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from October 18th to October 23rd. The IUCN Commission on Environmental Law was involved in a side event addressing Forestry Law in Argentina which took place on October 19th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Argentinean Rural Society’s Calden Hall.
This side event was co-organized by the Political and Social Studies Institute (IEPS) and the Federal Forestry and Environmental Law Institute from the Catholic University of Santa Fe’s Law School and Political Science Department with the support of IUCN and CEL.
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27 Oct 2009 | News story

Soils conference participants: University of Buenos Aires School of Law, 28 September 2009

Current Situation of the Law on the Conservation of Soil as a Resource: Strategies and Vision

On Monday, September 28 the “Current Situation of the Law on the Conservation of Soil as a Resource: Strategies and Vision” conference took place in the School of Law of the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event was organized by IUCN’s Commission on Environmental Law, the University of Buenos Aires School of Law , the Argentinean Ministry of the Environment, the Law for a Green Planet Institute and IDEA (Institute of Environmental Law and Economics). Distinguished authorities such as Justice Ricardo Lorenzetti, Justice Antonio Herman Benjamín and world specialists on Soils and Desertification participated in the conference. …  

09 Oct 2009 | News story

CEL Chair appointed to Executive Planning Committee of INECE

 Dear CEL Members,
We are glad to share with you the recent appointment of Ms. Sheila Abed as part of the Executive Planning Committee (EPC) of the International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (INECE). …  

29 Jul 2009 | News story

Coral reef

The Environmental Information Revolution - A Forum

Climate change has spurred an unprecedented demand for information about our changing planet. Decision makers need timely, accurate, scientifically sound and relevant information. IUCN CEC Chair Keith Wheeler will moderate one of several high-powered panels on this issue at a Washington D.C. forum on July 30, 2009. Panel topics include private sector opportunity; Earth Observations and how to deliver information about carbon and oceans;  managing risk and guiding climate change adaptation; and financing the environmental information revolution.
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16 Jul 2009 | News story

Bruno Monteferri

Bruno Monteferri is the new Chair of the Group of Young Professionals

The Group of Young Professionals is an initiative of CEL´s Steering Committee as a response to the Resolution WCC3.029 and was established with the objective of providing a space for young leaders who are interested in the field of Environmental Law. Although the group is fairly new, it is growing at a rapid rate. …  

01 Jul 2009 | News story
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Environmental Law conference in Tucumán

Poder Judicial de Tucumán

 INFORME DE PRENSA
Tucumán, sede de la I Jornada Tucumana Internacional de Derecho Ambiental.
Durante los días 18 y 19 de junio Tucumán ha sido sede de la I Jornada Tucumana Internacional de Derecho Ambiental. Estas se realizaron con el objetivo de analizar el rol que el Derecho cumple en la protección del ambiente, e instalar en los poderes judiciales la reflexión y el debate sobre la crisis ambiental y la responsabilidad de los jueces ante los planteos jurisdiccionales que se generan. …  

26 Jun 2009 | News story

CEL SC meeting in Brazil 2009

First Steering Committee Meeting, 2009-2012 Mandate

The Commission on Environmental Law held the first meeting of its new Steering Committee from April 29th to May 1st, 2009 in Porto de Galinhas, Brazil. The meeting was co-hosted by the Brazilian Association of Environmental District Attorneys (Associação Brasileira do Ministério Publico de Meio Ambiente—ABRAMPA). …  

08 May 2009 | News story
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Marine Protected Areas: Legislative and Policy Gap Analysis for Fiji Islands

IUCN is pleased to announce the release of a policy and legislation gap analysis for marine protected areas in the Fiji Islands. The paper was prepared on behalf of the IUCN Regional Office for Oceania, at the request of the WWF South Pacific Programme, and was co-authored by IUCN Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) member, Ms Erika Techera, and IUCN Legal Research Intern, Ms Shauna Troniak. …  

30 Apr 2009 | News story
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Rizwana Hasan - Goldman Environmental Prize winner 2009

Rizwana Hasan awarded Goldman Environmental Prize 2009

Ms. Rizwana Hasan, Executive Director of the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association, an IUCN member, and a member of IUCN’s Commission on Environmental Law, has been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for 2009. …  

20 Apr 2009 | News story
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Report of the CEL Chair to the 5th IUCN World Conservation Congress, Jeju, South Korea 2012