APCEL - Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law


APCEL was established on 1 July 1996 by the NUS Law Faculty in collaboration with the World Conservation Union-Commission on Environmental Law (IUCN-CEL) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). APCEL has since established itself as a centre of excellence in the region for research-based capacity building with a strong commitment to advancing innovative scholarship. [Read more]


Upcoming Events
APCEL-CIL Seminar – Slipping Through the Net: IUU Fishing and Exploited Fishers in Southeast Asia
By: Dr Mi Zhou, International Labour Organization (ILO)
Date: 3 May 2019, Friday
Time: 3.30 pm to 5.00 pm
Venue: NUS (Bukit Timah Campus), Block B Level 4, Seminar Room 4-3
APCEL Seminar Series: A Crisis or an Opportunity? The Trade War between the US and China in the Solar PV Sector
Dates: 23 May 2019, Thursday
Time: 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: NUS Law (Bukit Timah Campus), Eu Tong Sen Building Level 1, Lee Sheridan Conference Room
Climate Change Negotiations Training Workshop (co-organised with Energy Studies Institute, NUS)
Dates: 12,19,26 August & 2,9,16 Sep 2019, Mondays
Time: 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Venue: L2 Learning Hub, The Red Box

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Between 2nd and 14th December 2018, APCEL sent 4 students as part of the NUS student delegation to attend the COP24 held in Katowice, Poland as observers. This COP was regarded as crucial for setting in stone a rulebook to advance the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Carol Yuen (‘19), Eric Bea (‘19), Jamie Lee (‘20) and Sarah Lu (‘21) write about their experiences at COP24. Report



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