KEY Activities

Law and Environment Ontology

United Nations Information Portal on Multilateral Environment Agreements

African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) Countries  to Implement MEAs

Biosafety Clearing House - Phase 2 Project

ABOUT Law Division

The Law Division is the lead Division charged with carrying out the functions of UN Environment that involve the development and facilitation of international environmental law, governance and policy. To fulfill its mandate, the Law Division work focuses on:

  • Leading the international community in the progressive development of environmental law
  • Supporting States in the development and implementation of legal and policy measures that address emerging environmental challenges
  • Facilitating harmony and inter-linkages among environmental conventions
  • Working with MEA Secretariats to support States in implementing their treaty obligations
  • Enhancing States’ participation in regional and global environmental forum

        Law Division Team

CONTACTS Law Division

Law Division
P.O Box 30552, 00100
Nairobi, Kenya 
Tel: +254 20 7624011
Fax: +254 20 7624300
E-mail Address: delc@unep.org

HIGHLIGHTS

 
COP-MOP 8 
4 Dec - 17 Dec 2016

Webpage | Documents

THE FUTURE OF WETLANDS

Cancun, 3 December 2016 - Wetlands are among the most diverse and productive ecosystems on the planet, and also among the most threatened. It is estimated that over the last 100 years wetlands have declined by 64 to 71%, leaving millions of people deprived of essential ecosystem services such as water supply and purification, food supply; climate and flood.. More 


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Publications        

UNEP GUIDE FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY
AND RENEWABLE ENERGY LAWS

 
ENVIRONMENTAL COURTS & TRIBUNALS:
A GUIDE FOR POLICY MAKERS



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