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  • NGT World Environment Congress 2017, New Delhi

    India’s NGT Looks at the Global Level


    India’s National Green Tribunal convened the “World Environment Congress” from 25-26 March, 2017 in New Delhi where judges, lawyers, scientists, and civil society joined to advance dialogue on environmental challenges and the legal community’s capacity to...

  • Waterfalls Parque Nacional Chapada dos Veadeiros

    Steering Committee charts course for next 4 years


    The WCEL Steering Committee met from 10-13 February in Brazil for their first in-person meeting of 2017 hosted at the National High Court of Brazil (STJ) in Brasilia. The meeting agenda consisted of a “high-level preparatory segment”, consultations with...

  • Just released: International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy


    The first volume of the International Yearbook of Soil Law and Policy (2016) has recently been published. The intention of this first volume is to establish a platform for discussion among legislators, lawyers and policymakers regarding regulatory concepts...

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