Environmental Law

We live in a world where we are subject to environmental and economic effects that transcend national boundaries. Increasing globalisation has led to a greater recognition of the need to address these issues.



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  • Judicial Protection of Biodiversity in China


    From 14 to 15 September, 2017, the IUCN Environmental Law Programme, represented by Justice Antonio Benjamin, Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law and Ms. Ning Li, Programme Officer of the Environmental Law Centre, attended the...

  • INC Working Group at Decision Meeting in Bonn

    Launch of the IUCN Incubator for Nature Conservation


    Everyone agrees that protected areas are valuable, but can they make money?  Can they achieve full financial stability, and even provide a return on private investment?  A new IUCN initiative aims to find out.

  • IUCN President Zhang Xinsheng meets President Emmanuel Macron and Ban Ki-moon

    IUCN experts provide input into draft treaty recognising fundamental environmental rights


    A preliminary draft of a “Global Pact for the Environment” – which aims to serve as a basis for a new UN treaty to define fundamental environmental rights – was recently launched at a high-level event in Paris, with the backing of French President Emmanuel...

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