We explore the rise in environmental public interest litigation in China
Prosecutor cases are urgently needed to ensure that local governments abide by their legal environmental responsibilities.
ClientEarth and the Supreme People’s Court in China have this week coordinated an unprecedented training programme for judges on environment cases.
China’s Climate Envoy, the First Vice-President of the European Commission, the UN Environment Executive Director and the Canadian Minister of the Environment and Climate Change were among the speakers at an environmental roundtable last week.
The EU-China Environment and Green Economy Programme aims to reinforce EU-China cooperation on environment and green economy, supporting the EU-China environmental policy dialogue and helping to achieve higher environmental protection standards.
The Chinese National People’s Congress recently announced its long-awaited institutional restructuring plan. Will this be good news for the environment?
ClientEarth has today signed an agreement with China’s Supreme People’s Court which is designed to help the Chinese authorities overcome environmental challenges, like pollution.
ClientEarth has become one of the first foreign NGOs to receive an official registration in China, demonstrating the contribution it is making to environmental protection there.
ClientEarth has organised a two-month fellowship in the United States for Chinese judges specialising in environmental law. This is the first such long-term overseas fellowship in environmental law for Chinese judges.
ClientEarth has organized a nine-person delegation of China Supreme Court judges visiting the UK and Sweden, as part of a wider series of cooperation activities to strengthen environmental rule of law in China.
Since 2015, nearly 100 environmental lawsuits have been filed by NGOs and public prosecutors as public interest law has gained a stronger grounding in China.
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