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



The Division of Environmental Law & Conventions (DELC) is the lead Division charged with carrying out the functions of UNEP that involve the development and facilitation of international environmental law, governance and policy.  To fulfill its mandate, DELC’s 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

        DELC Team



Division of Environmental Law and Conventions 
PO Box 305521 
Nairobi, Kenya 
Tel: +254 20 7624011
Fax: +254 20 7624300
E-Mail Address:


Land degradation – a security issue


CBD Online Forum on Public Participation Concerning Living Modified Organisms

28 April – 9 May 2014
   Online Forum

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 DELC  Publications
  UNEP Compendium On Human
Rights and the Environment

Selected international
legal materials and cases

Advanced Version
    Patents and Clean Energy 
Technologies in Africa

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