Derecho ambiental

Convention on Biological Diversity

Workshop on traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources and the international regime on access and benefit sharing

In December, Jane Bulmer attended a workshop on traditional knowledge and the International ABS regime. The workshop was hosted by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management in Vienna  and brought together 25 participants, acting in their personal capacity to encourage an open exchange of views. …  

12 Jan 2009 | News story

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Assessing Countries' Legal and Institutional Frameworks Relating to PES

The IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) and the Katoomba Group are currently implementing a legal analysis initiative with the aim of better understanding the legal and institutional frameworks of water and carbon related Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) schemes. …  

16 Dec 2008 | News story

World Conservation Congress. Barcelona 2008

Post Law and Governance Journey news!

It is already two months since the L&G Journey took place during the WCC Forum in Barcelona.
The Journey went well and its events were extremely well attended. Highlights included the six workshops organized by Specialist Groups of CEL, and by the ELC. A small group of CEL volunteers helped the Journey Guide to keep track of as many events as possible – quite a task considering their sheer numbers. …  

10 Dec 2008 | News story

Elizabeth Haub Prize winners with Helga Haub (l.)

Elizabeth Haub Prize 2007

Françoise Burhenne-Guilmin and David Freestone were awarded the 2007 Elizabeth Haub Prize for Environmental Law. They received the Prize at a ceremony which took place at Stockholm University on November 17, 2008. The Prize is awarded each year for exceptional achievements in the field of environmental law, and is considered to be the most prestigious and renowned distinction that can be conferred upon an environmental lawyer. …  

09 Dec 2008 | News story

EPLP No. 70 Governance for Sustainability - Issues, Challenges, Successes

Governance for Sustainability - Issues, Challenges, Successes

‘Governance for Sustainability’ is the latest addition to the IUCN Environment Policy and Law Series. This book makes an important contribution to the on-going discussions on environmental governance, in particular by providing a thoughtful consideration of concepts that are critical to our understanding of how societies respond to environmental challenges. …  

01 Dec 2008 | News story

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Join the ELC at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

The IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) will take place from 5 to 14 October, 2008, in the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB) at Barcelona, Spain. More than 8,000 leaders from government, the public sector, non-governmental organizations, business, UN agencies and social organizations will discuss, debate and decide solutions for the world’s most pressing environment and development issues. …  

26 Sep 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Law and Governance Journey at the WCC Forum

Latest news about the WCC Forum in Barcelona: Information about the various thematic Journeys, leading participants to selections of Forum events, are now available on the Congress website! One of these Journeys is on Law and Governance.
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18 Sep 2008 | News story

Open seas near the Seychelles

“10 Principles” for improving governance of the high seas – have your say!

The Forum of the World Conservation Congress will host what promises to be an exciting and challenging debate on how to overcome barriers to effective governance of half the surface of our planet: the high seas. …  

15 Sep 2008 | News story

Windturbine and rapeseed

Alexandre Kiss Award 2008

Dear Friends,
It is a great pleasure to announce to you the winners of the Second Edition of our Alexandre Kiss Award for young professionals in Environmental Law, in order to increase their interest in research on environmental law and policy issues. …  

04 Sep 2008 | News story

Participants PES workshop Lima

Helping to make PES work

Since January 2008, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) and Tropical America Katoomba Group (TAKG) have been implementing a legal analysis initiative with the aim of understanding the legal underpinnings of water and carbon contracts for Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES). From 6 to 8 August, ELC and TAKG jointly organized a workshop in Lima, Peru, which brought together PES experts from Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Mexico and the United States. …  

01 Sep 2008 | News story


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