Environmental Law

Participants of the Asia Regional Conservation Forum

Asia Regional Conservation Forum

The Asia Regional Conservation Forum, the region’s biggest and most important conservation event, was held 10-13 September in Kathmandu, Nepal. …  

18 Sep 2007 | News story

Participants of the International Forum on Soil, Society and Global Change

International Forum on Soil, Society and Global Change in Iceland

Members of the Commission on Environmental Law  (CEL) participated in the International Forum on Soil, Society and Global Change at Selfoss in Iceland on 31 August-4 September 2007. …  

17 Sep 2007 | News story

EPLP 58: Gobernanza de aguas compartidas

Sharing experiences on shared waters

A number of representatives from local governments, NGOs, civil society, and IUCN partners have been trained recently in legal and institutional aspects relating to shared waters in Mesoamerica. …  

02 Aug 2007 | News story

CEL Specialist Group Chairs

Full of eastern promise - CEL Specialists meet on the Bosphorus

On 29-30 June, the Chairs of the 12 Specialist Groups of IUCN's Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) met in Istanbul to discuss how to coordinate their work, to ensure that the Specialist Groups complement each others' efforts and contribute to the work of IUCN. …  

05 Jul 2007 | News story

Melinda Janki

CEL Steering Committee Vice Chair visits ELC

Melinda Janki, Vice Chair of the CEL Steering Committee and Co-Chair of the Protected Areas Specialist Group, visited the Environmental Law Centre (ELC) this week. …  

05 Jul 2007 | News story

Nawzat Ali

IUCN CEL Steering Committee member to take senior position in Jordan

IUCN CEL Vice Chair Ms. AL-Sharifeh Nawzat bint Ali has been appointed by the Minister of Environment of Jordan to be his Legal Adviser on International Environmental Law issues, in Amman, starting end of July 2007. …  

22 Jun 2007 | News story

Alexandre Kiss Environmental Law Papers Award

Last year the Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) launched a Call for Papers, aiming mainly at encouraging the work of young environmental lawyers. …   | Spanish

19 Jun 2007 | News story

IUCN Director General visits ELC

On June 14 Julia Marton-Lefèvre, the IUCN Director General, visited the IUCN Environmental Law Centre in Bonn, Germany. …  

15 Jun 2007 | News story

Transboundary EIA in Central America

Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental Transfronteriza en Centroamérica - Lineamientos generales is the name of a new book of the EPLP Series, produced by the IUCN Regional Office for Mesoamerica (ORMA) and the IUCN
Environmental Law Centre (ELC). …   | Spanish

08 Jun 2007 | News story

Protection of the Mediterranean-Black Sea Ecosystem

The Chair of CEL gave a presentation at the international conference “The Protection and Sustainable Development of the Mediterranean-Black Sea Ecosystem" on May 24-26 2007, organised by ICEF (International Court of the Environment Foundation), by invitation of its Director, CEL Honorary Member Prof. Amedeo Postiglione. …  

06 Jun 2007 | News story

This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.
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