The 1st International Conference on Law, Environment and Society (ICLES 2018) Nature and the Law

13 - 16 November 2018

It is our pleasure to announce the 1st International Conference on Law, Environment and Society (ICLES 2018), to be held at the Faculty of Law, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, from 13 to 16 November 2018. This conference offers a unique opportunity to researchers, academicians and students to present and share their research work through an online platform. For the first time, the inaugural ICLES 2018 will be jointly organized by the Faculty of Law, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and Future Academy, UK.  
We welcome the submission of research and conceptual papers to ICLES 2018 where participants from diverse academic backgrounds will be able to exchange knowledge and ideas and create new networks using a virtual platform.  The theme of the conference is Environmental Law – Nature and the Law. 

As this conference aims to highlight environmental issues and the law, areas of interest include but are not limited to: 

  • Access to information and justice 
  • Air quality management 
  • Biodiversity and Nature management 
  • Climate change and sustainability  
  • Community engagement 
  • Eco tourism sustainability 
  • Ecological restoration  
  • Economic development, globalization and environment 
  • E-green Innovation and Sustainable Technologies 
  • Emissions trading 
  • Environmental and public participation 
  • Environmental crimes 
  • Environmental disaster management 
  • Environmental Impact Assessment 
  • Environmental incentives and taxes 
  • Environmental law and entrepreneurship and business 
  • Environmental Law and Ethics 
  • Environmental law research methods and teaching related issues 
  • Environmental limits to Economic development 
  • Environmental Policies, Public Administration and Local Government 
  • Flora and fauna protection 
  • Food security and natural resource sustainability 
  • Forests and deforestation 
  • Global Governance 
  • Hazardous Waste Management 
  • Human Rights and Environment 
  • International environmental principles 
  • Judicial and administrative remedies 
  • Marine and habitat protection 
  • Nature conservation 
  • National and international peace and security 
  • Raw materials and waste management 
  • Regional environmental Issues 
  • Role of public authorities, NGO’s and private sectors 
  • Rural development, agriculture and plantation 
  • Transboundary pollution and sovereignty of State 
  • Water pollution and management 
  • Sustainable Development and Growth 

All authors will be offered the opportunity to publish their full text conference papers in the Thomson Reuters ISI indexed European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences (EpSBS) e-ISSN: 2421-826X. Selected papers may be published in the peer reviewed European Journal of Social and Behavioural Sciences (EJSBS) (in the review process for Scopus and SSCI indexing), Jurnal Undang-undang dan Masyarakat (Journal of Law and Society) ISSN 1394 - 7729 or the Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law ISSN 0126-6322.  Abstracts of all papers will be published in the Conference Book Abstract. 

Further information can be obtained from the following website:


Please submit abstracts and full papers right to the Conference website address  

Please follow template and guidelines when preparing your paper at