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  • 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...

  • Preparations for PrepCom III: Developing a legally binding instrument on marine biological diversity in ABNJ


    In an invitation dated 1 February, 2017, Gabriele Goettsche-Wanli (Director, UN/DOALOS) calls for delegations to communicate the names of their representatives for the 3rd Session of the Preparatory Committee established by General Assembly resolution 69/292...

  • WCEL Chair meeting Deputy Chief Justice Dr. Nguyen Thuy Hien at the Supreme People’s Court

    Chair’s Mission to Vietnam


    In January 2017, Antonio H. Benjamin became the first Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law to ever visit Vietnam. WCEL membership has great potential to grow and the IUCN Vietnam Country Office in Hanoi provides great opportunities for...

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