Designing Future Just Laws on Biodiversity

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Future Just laws must embody the highest standard of sustainability, respect for human rights, and respect for the environment. This training material for government officials and parliamentarians presents an approach to drafting and preparing a Future Just biodiversity law for a technical audience, with the aim of supporting national focal point officials or other government officials tasked with preparing biodiversity legislation.

Survey of Future Just Biodiversity Laws & Policies

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This paper, written by the WFC and CISDL, surveys the world’s best national biodiversity laws and sectoral policies highlighting exceptional provisions as examples of Future-Justice.

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Crafting Future Just Biodiversity Laws and Policies

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This paper applies the seven principles of future just law making to biodiversity laws and policies to help explain to decision-makers how to develop visionary biodiversity laws and the key elements to those laws. It also surveys the world‘s best national biodiversity laws and sectoral policies highlighting exceptional provisions as examples of Future Justice in law.

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Future Policy Award 2011: Celebrating the World’s best Forest Policies

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On the occasion of the UN International Year of Forests, the WFC chose forests as the topic for the Future Policy Award 2011 to highlight challenges faced by many of the world’s forests and the solutions in place for people who depend on them. To ensure that forests can still provide their multitude of services in the future, decision-makers urgently need to spread policies for the sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of forests.

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Future Policy Award 2010: Celebrating the World’s best Biodiversity Policies

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The World Future Council chose the topic of biodiversity for the Future Policy Award 2010 to raise awareness about its acute loss, which threatens wildlife, the environment and our common future. In the face of the looming biodiversity crisis, policy-makers must work urgently towards ambitious and comprehensive biodiversity policies.

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