Teaching Resources

Browse other links and resources relevant to the teaching of environmental law.

Resource Description
UNEP Training Manual on International Environmental Law:

This text or manual prepared by UNEP with the assistance of IUCN Academy scholars provides basic guidance to numerous international treaty regimes of environmental importance. Academy member institutions are currently assisting with the preparation of French and Spanish translations of on-line teaching modules based on the manual.

UNESCO World Heritage Convention

The World Heritage Centre is “the focal point and coordinator within UNESCO for all matters related to World Heritage.” The web site has the text of the World Heritage Convention plus related documents and links.

United Nations

Website of the United Nations.

United Nations Economic and Social Development. Division for Sustainable Development

This site contains documents such as key conferences and resolutions plus links to major agreements and conventions relating to sustainable development.

United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values. It is through this dialogue that the world can achieve global visions of sustainable development encompassing observance of human rights, mutual respect and the alleviation of poverty, all of which are at the heart of UNESCO’S mission and activities.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - World Conservation Monitoring Centre

This website provides information on biodiversity and ecosystems as well analysis and reports.

United Nations Framework Convention on 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.”

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

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).

United Nations International Law Page

Includes links to international courts, treaties and the Division for Ocean Affairs and Law of the sea.

United Nations System of Organization: Links

Lists all UN organisations in alphabetical order or by theme.