Environmental Law Presentations from Past IUCN Academy Colloquia and Classified in over Fifty Fields.
This collection of about 45 reading lists consolidates recommendations from specialists and experts as guides to key literature and debates.
The Academy’s E-Journal is a particularly valuable source of “country reports” detailing recent developments in many jurisdictions around the world.
Titles include Global Environmental Governance at a Crossroads; Biodiversity and Climate Change; Local Climate Change Law; Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Law; Compliance and Enforcement in Environmental Law.
This website contains reports, news and extensive links to environmental agreements and organisations.
This website provides an overview of the projects they are undertaking and the numerous legal resources and guidelines they generate through these projects.
This article discusses the available liability and redress mechanism provided for in the Indonesian legal system, particularly under civil law as well as regulations on the environment, food, health, consumer protection, hazardous substances, and plantations.
This paper aims to seek the possibility to ratify and implement the Nagoya–Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress, and to explore whether the legal design could be adopted in several issues.
Can a tribunal deliver justice? By posing this rhetorical question we attempt to historically contextualize the introduction of the tribunal system of adjudication in India.
This article highlights some of these legal barriers and showcases examples from the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and the Republic of Fiji where the countries have embarked on legal modernisation.
Climate change is one of the most complicated and challenging problems the world has ever faced. This collection of courses and resources explores the many dimensions of the climate challenge and possible pathways for the future. You’ll also find resources that examine and celebrate the natural wonders of our planet.
The focus of this chapter is on the development and implementation of the international and regional instruments (multi-lateral environmental agreements, or MEAs) and policies concerning the environment and natural resources across the sub-regions of the Asia-Pacific, in the context of the continuing debate on ecological sustainability.
One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership (UN CC:Learn) is a collaborative initiative involving more than 30 multilateral organizations which supports countries in designing and implementing country-driven, results-oriented and sustainable learning to address climate change.
This website contains “official documents and other relevant documentation issued since 1991 as part of the process of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and of the Kyoto Protocol.”
UNITAR’s Green Development and Climate Change Programme develops the capacities of individuals and training institutions in developing countries to advance green and climate resilient development in support of Agenda 2030 and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The report examines the national legal foundations that are critical in the fight against illicit trade. The one-year research effort covers 17 range countries and resulted in the compilation and analysis of 40 international treaties applicable directly or indirectly to great apes and gibbons and more than 330 national laws and regulations. The results of this review are contained in this report.
The Ganges Treaty illustrates that a legally binding agreement is not the same as meaningful cooperation between the parties. The treaty favours the hydro-hegemonic state (India) and solidifies the status quo. It does not create a community of interest in the shared management of the river and has left Bangladesh with numerous concerns and unresolved issues.
The Mahakali Treaty basically aims at an integrated development of water resources in the Mahakali River and has been finalized on the basis of equal partnership. The Mahakali originates in Nepal and forms the border between the two countries for a considerable distance. The scope of the Treaty covers the Sarada Barrage, the Tanakpur Barrage and the proposed Pancheswar project. From the Sarada Barrage, the Treaty gives Nepal 28.3 cumec (1000 cusec) of water in the wet season and 4.25 cumec (150 cusec) in the dry season. This quantity is to be supplied from the Tanakpur Barrage if the Sarada Barrage turns non-functional.
This Synthesis Report is based on the reports of the three Working Groups of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), including relevant Special Reports. It provides an integrated view of climate change as the final part of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5).