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About IUCN AEL Annual Colloquium


The website of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law can be found at The University of Groningen will host the 18th Annual Colloquium. There were 17 previous editions. We collected them all in this overview:

  • 17th Colloquium – Universiti Teknologi Mara Centre for Environmental Law, Governance and Policy, Achieving the Sustainability Goals: Law as Part of the Solution (August 5-9, 2019)
  • 16th Colloquium - University of Strathclyde Law School, through its Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance, The Transformation of Environmental Law and Governance: Innovation, Risk and Resilience (July 2-6, 2018)
  • 15th Colloquium – University of Cebu, Cebu City, Philippines, Stories of the World We Want and the Law as its Pathway (May 29 - June 2, 2017).
  • 14th Colloquium, PluriCourts, Center of Excellence for the Study of the Legitimacy of International Courts and Tribunals at the University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, The Environment in Court: Environmental protection in national and international courts, tribunals, and compliance mechanisms (June 20-25, 2016)
  • 13th Colloquium, Atmajaya Indonesia Catholic University, Jakarta, Indonesia, Forest and Marine Biodiversity, (September 7-12, 2015)
  • 12th Colloquium, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, Energy for a Fair Society on a Safe planet (June 30-July 5, 2014)
  • 11th Colloquium, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, He Tapuwae: key emerging themes of international, comparative and domestic environmental law and our journey in responding to them (June 24-28, 2013)
  • 10th Colloquium, University of Maryland Francis King Carey school of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, Global Environmental Law at a Crossroads (July 2012)
  • 9th Colloquium, North-West University, University of Cape Town, University of the Witwatersrand and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Water and the Law: Towards Sustainability (July 2011)
  • 8th Colloquium, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, Linkages Between Biodiversity and Climate Change (September 2010)
  • 7th Colloquium, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, Environmental Governance and Sustainability (November 2009)
  • 6th Colloquium, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico, Poverty Alleviation and Environmental Protection (November 2008)
  • 5th Colloquium, Rio de Janeiro and Parati, Brazil, Rio+15: A Legal Critique of Ecologically Sustainable Development (June 2007)
  • 4th Colloquium, Pace University, White Plains, NY, USA, Compliance and Enforcement of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (October 2006)
  • 3rd Colloquium, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, Biodiversity: Bridging the Divide (July 2005)
  • 2nd Colloquium, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya, Human Habitats and Land Stewardship (October 2004)
  • 1st Colloquium, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development (November 2003)
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