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June 03 2022

2022 Declaration: a Chance to Enhance Environmental Rule of Law in the Process of Achieving Sustainable Development Objectives and Goals

Environmental rule of law and sustainable development are undoubtedly the two most significant terms...

June 02 2022

The Failure of Climate Change Multilateralism and its Urgent Reboot

Why is humanity still losing the war against the climate crisis despite five decades worth of intern...

March 02 2022

The High-level Declaration for Stockholm+50: A Renewal of Past Commitments and Creation of New Commitments to Mother Earth 50 Years On

As we return to Stockholm on 2 June 2022 to commemorate 50 years since the 1972 United Nations Confe...

February 28 2022

An Emerging Principle: Weighing Effective Implementation of Environmental Law via Legal Indicators

Environmental law, despite its amazing growth for about half a century, has yet to be fully implemen...

January 26 2022

2022 Declaration: Enhancing the Implementation of International Environmental Law

The 2022 Declaration resulting from the UNEP@50 international conference could be a strong document....

October 14 2021

Three states of mind needed to solve today’s environmental crises

Consciousness, imagination and thoughtfulness. Three states of mind needed to tackle today’s envir...

September 28 2021

Should the 2022 Declaration recognize rights of nature?

The UN General Assembly has decided to organize an international conference in 2022 to celebrate the...

July 07 2021

Principle 10: what can we learn from its regional implementation through the Escazú Agreement?

The Escazú Agreement implements Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration, adapting it to the regional ci...

June 29 2021

Enhancing International Rule of Law through a Global Pact for the Environment

Central to the states’ survival in the face of the accelerating climate crisis will be their enhan...

May 10 2021

Towards more ambition for the 2022 High-Level Declaration

Law is a driving force that makes it possible to protect the environment while maintaining the econo...

May 05 2021

Juridical Principles to Sustain Planetary Health

2022 is the year States must find consensus about what norms are needed to attain the UN Sustainable...

May 04 2021

A Plea for a Principled Approach to International Environmental Governance

A principled approach to environmental governance can provide the cement for a new and more united w...

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