Regional Work

The role of the judiciary is pivotal to accomplishing the Environmental Law Institute's goal of making the law work for people, places, and the environment. Development of environmental laws and government institutions is a first step. But laws must be enforced, and citizens must have access to judicial remedies to make sure the laws are effective in protecting the environment and advancing sustainable development. Lack of capacity to implement laws on the books continues to be a major weakness of environmental programs worldwide. Judges with the knowledge and skill to help ensure that laws are carried are critical to the effectiveness of the legal protections


We invite you to explore ELI's work in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe.