Browse conference proceedings, law resources, publications, and landmark cases. 

12 March 2019

Gender and Environment Statistics: Unlocking information for action and measuring SDGs

This report first considers the current landscape of data at the gender-environment nexus. This report then outlines the key issues and associated indicators used for tracking and analysing those issues, organized around four priority areas.

28 February 2019

Sixth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment: Forging the Sustainable Future of the ASEAN Region – The Proceedings

The ASEAN judiciaries reviewed their agreements on how they see, and aimed to fulfill, their role in protecting the environment, advancing environmental justice, and upholding the rule of law at the Sixth Roundtable held in the Philippines.

31 January 2019

Environmental Rule of Law: First Global Report

The report individuates the governance system of various countries and simultaneously presses upon the conditional differences in various aspects of Environmental Management.

23 November 2018

Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Change - Using Constitutions to Advance Environmental Rights and Achieve Climate Justice: Meeting Report and Materials

On 26 and 27 February 2018, the Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Change: Using Constitutions to advance Environmental Rights and Achieve Climate Justice was held in Lahore, Pakistan. The objective of this report is to give an overview of the colloquium and to provide training materials to help judges navigate through complex issues to achieve environmental, climate and social justice. The report includes the Lahore Action Plan, summaries of some speaker presentations, and provides a synopsis of environmental constitutionalism and selected landmark judicial decisions.

28 February 2018

Companion to Global Judicial Handbook on Environmental Constitutionalism: Selected Cases and Materials

This handbook on environmental constitutionalism contains selected case summaries, judicial opinions, reports, maps and constitional samples from Asia Pacific, Americas and the Caribbean, Africa and Europe.

31 January 2018

Framework Principles on Human Rights and the Environment: The main human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment

These framework principles set out the basic obligations of States under human rights law as they relate to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment.

4 January 2018

Legal Readiness to Attract Climate Finance: Towards a Low-Carbon Asia and the Pacific

The Parties to the Paris Agreement have made ambitious commitments to combat climate change - both in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and climate resilience targets as well as financial targets. In their Nationally Determined Contributions, most developing countries have made their commitments conditional on receiving international financial support.

11 July 2017

Shooting Stars and Dancing Fish: A Walk to the World We Want

The book tackles the crises of environment and climate in simple and understandable language and sees these challenges as opportunities for humankind to prove its wisdom. 

31 May 2017

New Frontiers in Environmental Constitutionalism

The book examines new frontiers in the implementation of constitutional, international, and regional rights-based approaches to promote environmental protection.

30 May 2017

The Status of Climate Change Litigation: A Global Review

This report provides judges, advocates, researchers, and the international community with an of-the-moment survey of global climate change litigation, an overview of litigation trends, and descriptions of key issues that courts must resolve in the course of climate change cases.