‘Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Law as Part of the Solution’ is a theme designed to enable both established and emerging scholars in environmental law and other related disciplines to contribute in addressing the common and different needs of societies. This colloquium aims to stimulate and catalyse creative interaction among diverse scholars. Thus, this Annual Distinguished Scholar Oration will be prestigious, informative, and interesting platform for the distinguished scholars to attend, share and contribute ideas in the 17th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium 2019.



The 17th International Union for Conservation of Nature, Academy of Environmental Law (IUCNAEL) Colloquium will identify the work, planning and research that has been and will be carried out in achieving the United Nations (UN) 17 Goals (SDGs) with Law as an integral part of the solution.

GOAL 1: No Poverty

GOAL 2: Zero Hunger

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

GOAL 4: Quality Education

GOAL 5: Gender Equality

GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

GOAL 13: Climate Action

GOAL 14: Life Below Water

GOAL 15: Life on Land

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal


The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are calls to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. These goals are interconnected where the key success of one goal is associated with the success of the other goals. Hence, the key areas of concern are grouped together for ease of reference. For the purpose of this 17th Colloquium, the areas of environmental law and issues are as follows:

  1. Environmental Justice
  2. Clean Water Infrastructure
  3. Climate Change Energy Nexus
  4. Deforestation
  5. Food Production and Security
  6. Sustainable Waste Management
  7. Crisis Response



Registration and submission are to be submitted through Confbay ONLY.

Registration is open from 30 November 2018 – 15 July 2019

Submission of abstracts is extended to 31 March 2019

For those who are interested to publish, submission of full papers is acceptable until 30 November 2019 for publication under IUCN, please refer to the following link:;  for further  information.



Abstracts must be written in English, with title, author(s)’s name(s) and institutional affiliation. 

Abstracts should contain a description of its aim, method, essential results and a brief conclusion of not more than 400 words. 

Abstracts should include between 3 – 5 keywords.

Abstracts are to be submitted to: 

The subject of the email should be written as ‘Abstract – 2019 Colloquium’. 

Abstracts will be reviewed as received until the final extended deadline on Sunday, 31 March 2019. 

Please use the template provided for submitting your abstract. 

Full papers must be in English. For further information on publication, please refer to IUCN websites as follows:; 



Registration to attend the Colloquium is through Confbay at the following link :


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