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IUCN Academy of Environmental Law

William Piermattei, J.D.
IUCN Academy of Environmental Law
University of Maryland
Francis King Carey
School of Law
500 W. Baltimore St., Rm. 488
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Tel: 410-706-8157

The benefits of membership for your institution include:

  • Becoming part of a global environmental law education network, with access to leading scholars and experts in all regions of the world;
  • Invitations to participate in the annual Academy Colloquium and in regional conferences and seminars, as well as having full access and publications from these world-class sessions;
  • Sending a voting representative to the Academy Collegiums and a chance to provide input into direction of the IUCN Academy;
  • Opportunities to engage with the IUCN’s Environmental Law Programme, including collaboration in the work of the Environmental Law Centre and the IUCN World Commission of Environmental Law Specialist Groups and access to experts and resources of these groups;
  • Opportunities to participate in the research initiatives of the Academy members and to gain access to research summaries and reports;
  • Opportunities to participate in the Academy’s teaching and capacity-building programs in environmental law and to participate in the Academy’s exchange and visiting scholars program;
  • Access to regular Academy newsletters, featuring updates on initiatives from Academy members and a valuable resource on conferences and new research being produced in the area of environmental law;
  • Preferential rates to attend the IUCN Annual Colloquium and workshops;
  • Opportunity to contribute articles, country reports and book reviews to the IUCN Academy e-Journal;
  • Opportunity to contribute reading recommendations to the Academy's Essential Readings in Environmental Law;
  • Eligibility for nominations for the IUCN Academy’s Environmental Law Education and Scholarship Awards;
  • Opportunities for graduate students to become familiar with the Academy’s international network and to participate in the Academy's Annual Best Graduate Student Paper Award.