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Advisory Board




Antonio Benjamin

Judge of the High Court of Brazil, President of the IUCN Global Commission on Environmental Law, Brazil


Bharat Desai

Professor of international law, holder of the Jawaharlal Nehru Chair of International Environmental Law, President of the Center for International Environmental Law. Environmental Law, Chairman, Center for International Legal Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India.


Claudia De Windt

Executive Director of the Inter-American Institute for Justice and Sustainability (IIJS). Associate Professor, American University, Washington College of Law


Daniel Etsy

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Yale University, United States


Donald Kaniaru

Lawyer, Managing Partner of Kaniaru & Kaniaru Advocates, Nairobi, Former Director of Environmental Policy Implementation Division and Environmental Conventions Division at UNEP, Former Chairman of the National Environmental Tribunal of Kenya, Kenya


Erin Daly

Director of the Dignity Rights Clinic and US Representative to the CIDCE


Ginevra Le Moli

Professor at the European University Institute (EUI), Florence, and member of the Cambridge Center for Environment, Energy & Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG), University of Cambridge.


Jeffrey Sachs

University professor; director of the Center for Sustainable Development at the Earth Institute


John Knox

Lauerman Professor of International Law, Wake Forest University; former United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and the environment.


Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

Professor at the University of Geneva, Switzerland


Luc Lavrysen

Judge at the Constitutional Court of Belgium, President of the European Forum of Judges for the Environment, Professor of Environmental Law at the Center for Environmental and Energy Law, Ghent University, Belgium.


Margaret Young

Professor, Melbourne Law School, Australian Research Council Future Fellow


Nicholas Robinson

Professor at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University, Co-Director of the Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies (GCELS), Executive Governor of the International Council on Environmental Law (ICEL), United States


Paulo Magalhães

Founder and president of the Common Home of Humanity. Lawyer and researcher at the CIJE (Legal and Economic Research Center) of the University of Porto.


Philile Mbatha

Deputy Director of the One Ocean Hub, South Africa

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Tianbao Qin

Director of the Research Institute of Environmental Law (RIEL) of Wuhan University; Secretary General of the Chinese Society of Environment and Resources Law (CSERL), China

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Victor Tafur

Director of the United Nations Environmental Diplomacy Program and Assistant Professor of Law at Pace University.


Yann Aguila

President of the Environment Commission of the Club des juristes, Lawyer at the Paris Bar, Bredin Prat, France


Ben Boer

Emeritus Professor, University of Sydney, former Deputy Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (2012-2016), Australia


Christina Voigt

Professor at the University of Oslo, Chair of the IUCN Climate Change Specialist Group, Legal Advisor to the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment, Norway


Claudia Ituarte-Lima

Thematic Lead & Senior Researcher at Raoul Wallenberg Inst. (RWI), Lund, Sweden & Director of the Global Network of Human Rights & Environment (GNHRE)


David R. Boyd

Former UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment. Associate Professor, University of British Columbia


Edith Weiss

Professor Edith Brown Weiss, Francis Cabell Brown Professor of International Law, Georgetown University Law Center, United States


Geneviève Dufour

Professor at the University of Sherbrooke, president of the Société québécoise de droit international, president of the French-speaking Network of International Law, Canada


Jaap Spier

Global Justice Fellow at Yale University. Former advocate general at the Supreme Court.

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Jinfeng Zhou

Secretary General of the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation, China; vice-president of the World Green Design Organization, Belgium


Jorge Vinuales

Professor at the University of Cambridge (Harold Samuel Chair of Environmental Law and Policy), Director of the Cambridge Center for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG), Chairman of the UNECE/WHO Protocol Compliance Committee Europe on water and health, Argentina


Linda Wong

Deputy Secretary-General of China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF); member of the IUCN WCPA.


Makane Mbengue

Professor of international law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva, Affiliate Professor at Sciences Po Paris (Faculty of Law), Senegal

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Maria Antonia Tigre

Director of Global Climate Change Litigation at the Sabin Center, Columbia Law School.


Nilüfer Oral

Professor at the Faculty of Law of Istanbul Bilgi University, member of the United Nations International Law Commission, Turkey


Parvez Hassan

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of Pakistan, Chairman Emeritus, IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law, Pakistan


Sandrine Maljean-Dubois

Director of research at the CNRS, director of the joint research unit International, Comparative and European Law, professor of international law at the University of Aix-Marseille, France.


Tony Oposa

Creative lawyer, organizer and activist for environmental legislation in the Philippines

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Yacouba Savadogo

Legal expert in environmental law, IUCN, IUCN Regional Office for Central and West Africa, member of the World Commission on Environmental Law, coordinator of the French-speaking African Network of Environmental Lawyers (RAFJE ), Burkina Faso

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