The International Joint Commission (IJC), an organization with an integral role in the management of waterways along the Canada-U.S. border, took centre stage in Ottawa this week at a conference that reflected on its first 100 years of existence.
In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, and leading up to National Wildlife Week (April 9 to15), the City invites residents to learn more about Canada’s iconic wildlife. This event includes displays by local organizations and a presentation by renowned naturalist Michael Runtz. Come celebrate our wild neighbours!
UN Environment invites you to a dialogue on the state of the environment in North America and pathways to sustainability. The event will highlight key findings from the sixth Global Environment Outlook: North American Assessment Report including progress, challenges, and proposed policy responses. The event will also include a discussion on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and reflect on effective action on climate change, renewable energy, and sustainable consumption and production.
The third edition of the CELGS Newsletter is now available. Please take a moment to read our latest achievements as well as upcoming events planned at the Centre for the 2016-2017 school year. Please download our newsletter here.
We are very pleased to announce that the CELGS independent jury has met, and determined that Ashley Naipaul is the winners of the 2015-2016 CELGS Essay Contest. The Winner is a JD Candidate at the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. Congratulations Ashley!
Congratulations to Thomas Burelli who will be joining the Faculty as an assistant professor in environmental law in the civil section at the university of Ottawa. He will be teaching international environmental law during the 2017 winter semester.
Essay Prize will be awarded to the best essay written on an environmental law topic. The contest is open to all students currently registered in a program leading to a J.D. at the University of Ottawa. The best essay will be awarded a $300 prize and published on the CELGS’s website. The deadline is May 19th. Contest rules are available here.
An open house for prospective students will take place at Fauteux this Saturday March 5th from 1:45 to 3pm. All of the Clinics, Centres, Labs will be present to promote and highlight their services and programs as well as answer any questions you might have. The CELGS will be there!