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
Climate Change Litigation Scholarship Workshop (CALL FOR PAPERS)

Date: 7-8 June 2018, Thursday & Friday
Venue: Lee Sheridan Conference Room, Eu Tong Sen Building, Faculty of Law, NUS (Bukit Timah Campus)


News and Announcements
Beatriz Garcia and Jolene Lin in The Conversation about the climate deal for the global shipping sector:  


The Environmental Law Students Association (ELSA) at NUS Law and their partners have published “The Pathway to Paris: A Commentary on the Carbon Pricing Bill”. This commentary provides an in-depth study of the Carbon Pricing (Draft) Bill which provides the legal framework for the carbon tax that will be implemented in Singapore next year. The paper advances 14 recommendations including safeguards and a carbon price escalator. The commentary can be downloaded here: http://bit.ly/esicpb18

Assoc Prof Burton Ong gave a public talk on 13 April 2018 at the Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL) on “Access and Benefit-Sharing principles under the CBD and Nagoya Protocol”.


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