SUBMISSIONS AND STATEMENTS
The second Substantive Session of the Ad Hoc Open Ended Working Group was drawn to a close Wednesday with the adoption of a provisional ag
The First Substantive Session on a Global Pact for the Environment took place at UN Headquarters in Nairobi in January 2019.
Nairobi, 24-01-2019 – The first-ever global assessment of environmental rule of law finds weak enforcement to be a global trend th
BARCELONA, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Environmentalists in France and Ireland are pushing forward with legal cases aimed at forcing thei
At a substantive session of the United Nations’ (UN) General Assembly ad hoc working group on the Global Pact for the Environment in Nairobi, Kenya
During the last day of the first substantive session of the Ad hoc Open-Ended Working Group (AHWG), discussion focused on the agenda for t
On Thursday, the first substantive session of the Ad hoc Open-Ended Working Group heard a brief report on the progress of deliberations th
The Ad hoc Open-ended Working Group (AHWG) opened on Wednesday with the observance of a minute of silence for the victims of Tuesday's sus
On the second day of the first substantive session of the Ad hoc Open-ended Working Group (AHWG) established by the UN General Assembly to
The first substantive session of the Ad Hoc Open Ended Working Group (AHWG) towards a Global Pact for the Environment (A/RES/72/277), conv
A court has ruled that companies must first seek permission from local communities if they plan
The second meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Expert Group was scheduled for 3-7 December 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.
6 December 2018 - As independent experts of the UN Human Rights Council*, we call on States to fully integrate human rights standards and principle
Entitled “Gaps in International Environmental Law and Environment-Related Instruments: Towards A Global Pact for the Environment” (Documen
The UN Biodiversity Conference was held from 13 - 29 November 2018 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
On 28 November 2018, a Sentencing Tribunal of the Honduran Judiciary in Tegucigalpa convicted seven men of the murder of the Lenca leader, an envir
Environmental rights are enshrined in over 100 constitutions yet
States exchanged their views on the project of a Global Pact for the Environment and a high level of support from States and NGOs has already emerg