Developing countries seeking to gain access to the billions of dollars in climate aid must first resolve critical legal issues concerning land rights, anti-corruption, compliance and enforcement of laws and contracts, and adherence to human rights, particularly for indigenous and minority communities.
IDLO and the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CIDSL) will be hosting a joint program of events on International Law and Policy for a Low-Carbon Economy, at the UNFCCC Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. The events include a Seminar
, a Course
, and a Conference Side Event
on 'Developing Sustainable & Equitable Legal Frameworks for the Global Low-Carbon Economy'. IDLO and CIDSL will also hold a Book Launch reception
in which IDLO will launch its publication on REDD Tenure and Local Communities.
The above events will bring together government, civil society and private sector delegates, leading experts and negotiators from developing and developed countries in order to identify key priorities for the emerging global law on sustainable development of the low-carbon economy.