Droit environnemental

Klaus Toepfer Fellows at ELC, 15.11.12

Klaus Toepfer Fellows at the IUCN Environmental Law Centre

On 15 November 2012, 20 environmental young professionals from Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia visited the IUCN Environmental Law Centre in the context of the Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme sponsored by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN). …  

03 Dec 2012 | News story

IUCN Water and Climate Change workshop participants, Bonn, 1-2 November 2012

Reunión sobre las Guías para el desarrollo de políticas sobre cambio climático y gobernanza del agua: adaptación basada en ecosistemas en Mesoamérica

El Centro de Derecho Ambiental de la UICN y un grupo de expertos en materia de aguas, compuesto por el Dr. Alistair Rieu-Clarke (Universidad de Dundee y miembro de la Comisión de Derecho Ambiental de la UICN (CDA)), Ruby Moynihan (Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ), Bjørn-Oliver Magsig (UFZ y UICN-CDA) y Josh Roberts (ClientEarth), se reunieron los días 1 y 2 de noviembre, en las instalaciones del Gustav-Stresemann-Institut en Bonn, Alemania, para discutir el documento denominado “Climate Change and Water Governance Capacity Policy Guidelines: Ecosystem based Adaptation in Mesoamérica” (Guías para el desarrollo de políticas sobre cambio climático y gobernanza del agua: adaptación basada en ecosistemas en Mesoamérica).  

20 Nov 2012 | News story

Warren

A tribute to Warren Waetford, ELC Legal Officer

Following a tragic accident last weekend, on 3 November 2012, we have lost a dear colleague. …  

06 Nov 2012 | News story
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The Mekong river at the border tripoint of Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos

Hydro-diplomacy: Bridging the gap between science, policy and action

How we use and share water is a complex issue. It involves diverse groups of people such as farmers and fishermen, energy suppliers and developers, all who are competing for a limited and precious resource. Water use issues typically cross natural, social and political boundaries and can be local, national, regional and global in nature. …  

01 Nov 2012 | News story

BRIDGE: Building River Dialogue and Governance

BRIDGE 'Building River Dialogue and Governance': Plans towards 2013

Cross-border water management not only benefits regional water security, but also promotes dialogue, peace and cooperation. IUCN BRIDGE project colleagues met in Chiangrai to discuss progress on the transboundary initiative since it's inception in May 2011, and in particular to put in place plans for BRIDGE into 2013 and beyond. …  

29 Oct 2012 | News story

Launch of the ABS Guide at CBD COP 11 in Hyderabad, 10 October 2012

Launch of the IUCN Explanatory Guide to the Nagoya Protocol on ABS

On 10 October 2012, the IUCN Explanatory Guide to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of the Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity was launched. At the 11th meeting of the CBD Conference of the Parties, the final English version of the Guide was presented by the IUCN Environmental Law Centre and the IUCN Global Policy Unit. This Guide will facilitate a clear understanding of the text of the Nagoya Protocol on ABS and the resulting obligations for the Parties to the Protocol. …  

12 Oct 2012 | News story

Trabajo en grupos durante la capacitación

La Comisión Binacional de la Cuenca del Río Sixaola (Panamá-Costa Rica) avanza hacia su consolidación

Los miembros de la Comisión Binacional del Río Sixaola se reunieron entre el 14 y 17 de mayo de 2012 en Bocas del Toro, Panamá para trabajar en el fortalecimiento de sus capacidades en gobernanza de aguas compartidas y definir sus próximos pasos como Comisión  …   | English

28 Sep 2012 | News story

CC100, Jeju, Korea

How can law support effective benefit sharing and participation in REDD+?

The IUCN Environmental Law Centre held an all day conservation campus event on 'Law and governance for REDD+' on Saturday, 8 September at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Korea. Co-organizers and partners included ClientEarth, the World Resources Institute, the International Development Law Organization, Conservation International-Peru, the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law, the IUCN Mesoamerica Office (ORMA), and the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law. …  

26 Sep 2012 | News story
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CC99 Adaptation Law and Governance

What is the role of law in climate change adaptation?

Does the law help or impede adaptation efforts? How can we resolve the tension between law, which is "stationary", and adapting to a changing climate, which is a dynamic, constantly evolving process? These were some of the questions being addressed at an all day conservation campus event on 'Law, good governance and climate change adaptation' held on Friday, 7 September at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Korea. The event was organized by the IUCN Environmental Law Centre and the Environmental Law Institute. Co-organizers and partners included the World Resources Institute, the International Development Law Organization, the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law, the IUCN Eastern & Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO), and the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law.   …  

26 Sep 2012 | News story
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COVER CONNECTIVITY PAPER

The Legal Aspects of Connectivity Conservation

Connectivity is the dynamic paradigm for conservation and land use. The IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC), in collaboration with the Protected Areas Programme (PAP), the Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) and World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), have produced a draft concept paper, “The Legal Aspects of Connectivity Conservation” , which reviews and analyzes the range of legal mechanisms that currently exist to support connectivity conservation and draws out key messages for the future of connectivity conservation law. …  

25 Sep 2012 | News story
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