27 Mar '12, 7am

UN Launches Initiative to Promote Role of Law in Advancing Sustainable Development

UN Launches Initiative to Promote Role of Law in Advancing Sustainable Development

The Future of Environmental Law The World Congress will focus on the role of environmental law in promoting the goals of a Green Economy. Other issues to be discussed may include the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources in the global commons such as the High Seas and combating transnational environmental crime and other illegal activities with transboundary effects. New Approaches to Social Justice and Environmental Sustainability The World Congress will discuss ways to further strengthen the operational links between social justice, equity, environment and development in the further development and implementation of international and national environmental law. New approaches could include: more effective tools to ensure access to information, public participation and access to justice and the legal dimensions of accounting for natural capital in the cont...

Full article: http://www.unep.org/NewsCentre/default.aspx?DocumentID=26...

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