[ + ]Commission for Environmental Cooperation of North America (CEC)
|Title||Commission for Environmental Cooperation of North America (CEC)|
|Description||CEC has three members: Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The CEC addresses regional environmental concerns and facilitates collaboration and public while increasing economic, trade, and social links among Canada, Mexico, and the United States. This site links to annual reports, project publications, background papers, news, and publications. The Virtual Library includes a large number of research reports and other publications.|
[ + ]ECOLEX
|Description||ECOLEX is a comprehensive database operated by various international entities, and is arguably “the most comprehensive, global source of information on environmental law.” You can filter resources by type, keyword, subject, country/territory, or geographical area. Resources on the site include treaties, COP decisions, legislation, court decisions, and secondaty literature.|
[ + ]Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW)
|Title||Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW)|
|Description||The core mission of ELAW, an alliance of attorneys, scientists and other advocates, is to help grassroots environmental lawyers in their home countries protect the environment and communities. Topic areas include access to justice, environmental justice, climate change, dams, oil & gas, mining, coastal and marine issues, renewable energy sources, food safety, etc. The site includes newsletters, a blog, documents, cases, statutes, regulations, and articles. “Resources” can be searched by country, region, or topic.|
[ + ]Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators (ENTRI)
|Title||Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators (ENTRI)|
|Description||ENTRI is a comprehensive database of international environmental treaties, operated by the Center for International Earth Science Information Network at Columbia University. Search for data by treaty, treaty subject, country, number of signatories/agreements/parties, or keyword. Click “FAQs” to learn how to make a Treaty Status Matrix through the database.
Resources: Treaties and related documents, and data.|
[ + ]IX. United Nations Environmental Programme: Division of Environmental Law and Conventions (DELC)
|Title||IX. United Nations Environmental Programme: Division of Environmental Law and Conventions (DELC)|
|Description||DELC promotes the development of environmental laws in countries around the globe, as well as the implementation of multilateral environmental agreements.
Resources: Links to the UNEP Environmental Law program, multilateral environmental conventions, and to an extensive list of related environmental law resources.