News Archive

Nawzat Ali

IUCN CEL Steering Committee member to take senior position in Jordan

IUCN CEL Vice Chair Ms. AL-Sharifeh Nawzat bint Ali has been appointed by the Minister of Environment of Jordan to be his Legal Adviser on International Environmental Law issues, in Amman, starting end of July 2007. …  

22 Jun 2007 | News story

Alexandre Kiss Environmental Law Papers Award

Last year the Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) launched a Call for Papers, aiming mainly at encouraging the work of young environmental lawyers. …   | Spanish

19 Jun 2007 | News story

IUCN Director General visits ELC

On June 14 Julia Marton-Lefèvre, the IUCN Director General, visited the IUCN Environmental Law Centre in Bonn, Germany. …  

15 Jun 2007 | News story

Transboundary EIA in Central America

Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental Transfronteriza en Centroamérica - Lineamientos generales is the name of a new book of the EPLP Series, produced by the IUCN Regional Office for Mesoamerica (ORMA) and the IUCN
Environmental Law Centre (ELC). …   | Spanish

08 Jun 2007 | News story

Protection of the Mediterranean-Black Sea Ecosystem

The Chair of CEL gave a presentation at the international conference “The Protection and Sustainable Development of the Mediterranean-Black Sea Ecosystem" on May 24-26 2007, organised by ICEF (International Court of the Environment Foundation), by invitation of its Director, CEL Honorary Member Prof. Amedeo Postiglione. …  

06 Jun 2007 | News story

Droit de l’environnement en Afrique centrale et de l'ouest

Les aspects contemporains du droit de l’environnement en Afrique centrale et de l’ouest sont l’objet d’un projet conjoint du Centre du droit de l’environnement de l’UICN et du PNUE. …  

01 Jun 2007 | News story

Michel Prieur à l'honneur

Michel Prieur, Président adjoint de la Commission du droit de l’environnement de l’UICN, vient de recevoir la croix de Commandeur de l’ordre des palmes académiques, et celle de Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, à une cérémonie émouvante en son honneur, tenue à la Faculté de Droit et de Sciences Economiques de l’Université de Limoges, le 25 mai dernier. …  

01 Jun 2007 | News story

Parliamentarians and Implementation of Environmental Law

Within the framework of the UNEP Programme for Environmental Citizenship, members of the Parlatino's (Latin American Parliament) Environmental Commission met in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to discuss the feasibility of establishing a regional environmental court in Latin America to resolve cases of non compliance with environmental legislation. …  

23 May 2007 | News story

CEL Steering Committee meeting, 2007, Brazil

Moving the CEL agenda ahead

The IUCN-Commission on Environmental Law Steering Committee had its annual meeting in the Parque Estadual Intervales in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. …  

22 May 2007 | News story

Innovative solution for shared waters

During the 7th Water and Nature (WANI) Coordination team meeting in Burkina Faso, the WANI team focused on the project for improving water governance in the Volta Basin (known as PAGEV by its French acronym), implemented by IUCN and the Directorate of Water Resources (DGRE) of Burkina Faso and the Water Resources Commission (WRC) of Ghana. …  

04 May 2007 | News story

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