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    Environmental Adjudication in the 21st Century


    This symposium convened on 11-12 April in Auckland (New Zealand) gathering judges, practitioners, and academics to discuss and debate the challenges for environmental adjudication in the coming decades. 

  • NGT World Environment Congress 2017, New Delhi

    India’s NGT Looks at the Global Level


    India’s National Green Tribunal convened the “World Environment Congress” from 25-26 March, 2017 in New Delhi where judges, lawyers, scientists, and civil society joined to advance dialogue on environmental challenges and the legal community’s capacity to...

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    Steering Committee charts course for next 4 years


    The WCEL Steering Committee met from 10-13 February in Brazil for their first in-person meeting of 2017 hosted at the National High Court of Brazil (STJ) in Brasilia. The meeting agenda consisted of a “high-level preparatory segment”, consultations with...

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