The IUCN Academy of Environmental Law is uniquely positioned in building environmental law education capacity and promoting the conceptual development of environmental law.

The Academy recognizes that environmental legal education is a vital contributor to the rule of law and to robust environmental governance essential for sustainable development and can be achieved through:

As countries seek to achieve global environmental sustainability and to increase their capacity for the development and implementation of international and national environmental law, the IUCN Academy can draw on its international resources to help achieve the following: