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The WCEL Chair, Justice Antonio Herman Benjamin, visited United Nations Headquarters to sign an MoU between WCEL and the Secretariat of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF).
The annual dinner, now hosted by the International Council of Environmental Law and WCEL, was held on 25 May in New York City to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the International Law Commission of the United Nations and its contributions to the field of...
The Ethics Specialist Group has published the first report in a series to highlight the ongoing efforts of WCEL Specialist Groups.
The Commission is excited to introduce a new section of its website to provide information and legal analysis from WCEL Members at country and regional level.
As part of the 8th World Water Forum, a Joint Session of Legislators, Judges, and Prosecutors convened on 20 March to exchange ideas for “Designing Better Environmental and Water Laws.”
A side event in observance of World Environment Day was hosted by the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations on 4 June 2018 as a panel discussion on the historic Advisory Opinion of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on "human rights and...
The 2018 Elisabeth Haub Award for Environmental Law and Diplomacy was conferred to Professor Stephen McCaffrey on 24 May during a ceremony in New York City presided over by Pace University President Marvin Krislov.
Senior Judges in the Asia Pacific region convened with eminent legal and policy experts from around the world on 26-27 February 2018 in Lahore, Pakistan to increase dialogue and build the capacity of judges to use constitutions to advance environmental rights...
WCEL Member Stefano Burchi spoke to the importance of the Brasília Declaration of Judges on Water Justice during the International Conference on Environmental Governance and Sustainable Cities at Rome City Hall on 20-21 April 2018.
WCEL presents its report highlighting activities during 2017 and early 2018.