Since its inception in June 2007, the Research Committee has undertaken a wide range of activities to facilitate environmental law research among the Academy's members.

Conferences/Workshops

In 2014, the Committee organized a half-day workshop on Hydraulic Fracturing: A Comparative Assessment just prior to the 2014 Colloquium in Tarragona, Spain.

In 2013, the Committee worked with the IUCN Environmental Law Centre - Bonn organized a one-day workshop on Environmental Law: Scholarship on Effective Implementation just prior to the 2013 Colloquium in Hamilton, New Zealand.

In 2012, the Committee worked with the IUCN Environmental Law Centre - Bonn organized a one-day workshop on Ecosytem Services, Economic Valuation, and Environmental Equity: Complementary or Contradictory just prior to the 2012 Colloquium in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

In 2011, the Committee again worked with the IUCN Environmental Law Centre - Bonn and the Commission on Environmental Law to host a half-day workshop on Towards the Legal Recognition and Governance of Ecosystem Services just prior to the 2011 Colloquium in Eastern Cape, South Africa.

In 2010, the Committee worked with the IUCN Environmental Law Centre - Bonn and the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law to host a one-day workshop on Integrating Human Rights and Environmental Protection just prior to the 2010 Colloquium in Ghent, Belgium.

In 2009, the Committee organized a one-day workshop on Biofuels just prior to the 2009 Colloquium in Wuhan, China. The workshop brought together speakers from many regions of the world to examine this issue from a legal and policy perspective.

In 2008, the Committee helped organize a workshop and international conference on Climate Law in Developing Countries. Many of the papers and presentations delivered at this conference can be accessed here.

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