The Development Law Service


On 28 July 2022, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution A/RES/76/300, recognizing that everyone has the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment. This recognition is particularly relevant considering global issues such as environmental degradation, loss of...
Manta, Ecuador 8–11 May 2023 Over the last decade, an increasing number of commercially exploited aquatic species is being included in the Appendix II[1] of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). These species...
Uganda takes stock of progress towards the implementation of the right to food Rome/Kampala – “Every man, woman, and child has the inalienable right to be free from hunger and malnutrition to develop fully and maintain their physical and mental faculties”. This...
Georgetown, Guyana 11-14/04/2023  The Development Law Service (LEGN) of the Legal Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Sustainable Wildlife Programme, has been assisting the Guyana Ministry of Agriculture’s Fisheries Department to develop new...
Kampala, Uganda 18/04/2023  19/04/2023 The Second National Conference on the Right to Adequate Food in Uganda will be held in Kampala, Uganda, from 18 to 19 April 2023. The Conference is organized by the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) and the Makerere University...
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