Law Division of the United Nations Environment Programme

The Law Division of UNEP leads the international community in the progressive development of environmental law through the promotion of capacities, transparency and accountability in judiciaries, legislatures and policy making institutions. Working directly with countries to combat environmental crime and to meet international environmental commitments, the Law Division improves cooperation between law makers the world over who are seeking to safeguard the environment.  


The Secretariat participates in the following Law Division-led activities, among others: