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2014 Events

Peer Review Meeting of Legal Experts

13 – 14 August 2014 Nairobi, Kenya, 

Draft Agenda  


A Global Symposium on Environmental Rule of Law  

24 June 2014, Nairobi,Kenya

 Summary and Key Messages


Agencies and partners join forces to promote the implementation of environmental law through enhanced knowledge sharing and new tools

3-6 June 2014 Montruex, Geneva


Africa Asia Inter-regional Meeting on Enforcement of Environmental Law
19 - 22 May 2014 Beijing, China

The meeting was organised by DELC in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment Protection of China through the China ASEAN Centre of Environmental Cooperation (CAEC) and involved selected countries from Africa and Asia (South-east Asia and Central Asia) for the purpose of strengthening compliance and enforcement of environmental law, including multilateral environmental agreements.


2014 International Day for Biological Diversity

May 22, 2014

Coincided with the designation by the UN General Assembly of 2014 as the International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity 2014 was 'Island Biodiversity'


World Migratory Bird Day 2014
10 - 11 May 2014


This year's theme was "Destination Flyways: Migratory Birds and Tourism" which highlights the links between migratory bird conservation, local community development and wildlife watching tourism around the world.

First meeting of the Open-Ended Committee of Permanent Representatives (OECPR) to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) 
24 - 28 March 2014 Daily web coverage (ENB)

Intro  -  24 March  -  25 March  - 26 March - 27 March - 28 March

Inception Workshop to quick-start the implementation of the ACP MEAs Phase II

11 - 13 February 2014 Brussels, Belgium

Consultation on Constitutional Rights to a Healthy Environment  

23 - 24 January 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa 

Convened by the United Nations Independent Expert on human rights and the environment, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and the Legal Resource Centre (LRC)


2013 Events

1st Asia and Pacific Colloquium on Environmental Rule of Law - Defining a New Future for Environmental Justice, Governance and Law

11 - 12 December 2013 in  Putrajaya, Malaysia.

A Transformative Post-2015 Human Rights Vision Requires Innovative Linkages with Environmental Issues 

- organized by Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and UNEP, 

12 December 2013 - UN Headquarters, New York

Climate Change Legal Preparedness Workshop

25 & 28 November 2013 ; 2 - 3 of December 2013, Bangkok, Thailand 

Training Seminar Human Rights and the Environment 

EIUC organized a Training Seminar on Human Rights and the Environment in collaboration with UNEP and the EU. 

21 - 23 November 2013 Venice, Italy

INTERPOL - UNEP International Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Conference

6 November 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

Preparatory Workshop for Climate Change Negotiators (Africa Group and the Least Developed Countries Group)

Offers opportunity for Negotiating Groups to formulate their policy positions on various aspects of the ongoing climate change negotiations. UNEP acts as a resource entity on the various thematic issues, and provides technical and logistic support to the negotiators.

30 September-2 October, Africa Group was from 3-4 October

Mbabane, Swaziland