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November 14 2022
Exploring Pathways to an International Agreement to Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground

Exploring Pathways to an International Agreement to Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground

It is increasingly recognised (even if not always in public) that the goals of the Paris Agreement w...

October 21 2022
The international recognition of environmental rights: companies’ obligations

The international recognition of environmental rights: companies’ obligations

Today's environmental and social challenges make it more necessary than ever to strengthen the envir...

October 14 2022
The Contribution of Transnational Environmental Rules and Standards to Realisation of the Human Right to a Healthy Environment

The Contribution of Transnational Environmental Rules and Standards to Realisation of the Human Right to a Healthy Environment

This essay analyses the adoption of Resolution 76/300 by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA),...

September 26 2022
At the confluence of environmental and human rights law

At the confluence of environmental and human rights law

The recent recognition of the human right to a healthy environment partakes of both international en...

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...

May 12 2022
Addressing the Triple Crisis (Climate, Biodiversity and Pollution): Non-regression and Harmony With Nature

Addressing the Triple Crisis (Climate, Biodiversity and Pollution): Non-regression and Harmony With Nature

The urgency of the situation needs not to be proven anymore. Stockholm +50 represents a once in a ge...

March 30 2022

The Long Path Towards “Environmental Democracy” and the Role of Public Participation

Sixty years ago, the bases for environmental protection were outlined, with the need to establish co...

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...

February 16 2022
Operationalizing “One Health” through a Pandemic Treaty

Operationalizing “One Health” through a Pandemic Treaty

The World Health Assembly has recently started a negotiation process for a convention or other inter...

February 01 2022
Can multilateralism rise to the moment for Stockholm +50?

Can multilateralism rise to the moment for Stockholm +50?

People worldwide have high hopes for the Stockholm+50 moment and the 2022 Declaration. Despite the h...

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