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20th International Wildlife Law Conference


20th International Wildlife Law Conference

20th International Wildlife Law Conference

The 20th International Wildlife Law Conference (IWLC-20) will be held on April 1-2, 2020, at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, USA. IWLC-20 will be held in conjunction with the International Finals of the 24th Annual Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition.

19th International Wildlife Law Conference

The 19th International Wildlife Law Conference (IWLC-19) was held on June 3-4, 2019, in Barcelona, Spain. The conference was hosted by the University of Barcelona Faculty of Law in partnership with Stetson’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy. IWLC-19 brought together a variety of professionals involved in wildlife conservation, including lawyers, policymakers, and scientists. The event included presentations on a range of legal and policy frameworks related to wildlife protection and conservation, including the following:

  • Coastal and near-shore biodiversity
  • UNCLOS and the conservation of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction
  • Ethical and legal issues related to trophy hunting
  • International scientific assessments and their implementation into international and domestic legal regimes
  • Increasing the effectiveness of protected areas

The Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy welcomes the submission of manuscripts based on IWLC-19 presentations.

IWLC-19 was organized by:

  • Universitat de Barcelona, Facultat de Dret
  • Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy, Stetson University College of Law
  • Proyecto DER2017-85406: “Diversidad biológica y derecho Internacional: Nuevos problemas y tendencias,” Gobierno de España, Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades
  • Jean Monnet Chair on EU Environmental Law (Universitat de Barcelona)
  • Centre d’Estudis de Dret Ambiental de Tarragona (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)