October 6, 2017
by Yu Zhuang

Guiyang Public Environmental Education Center (贵阳公众环境教育中心) – A Father’s Promise of “A Hometown of Green Hills and Clear Waters (绿水青山)” to His Daughter

In an interview with PEL, the Director of Guiyang Public Environmental Education Center (GPEEC), Mr. Huang Chengde (黄成德), said that his dedication to environmental protection was rooted in a promise he had made to his dear daughter that when she grows … Continue reading

September 25, 2017
by Yu Zhuang

Multi-Governance and Society-Shared Benefits (多元共治,社会共享) Story Series of Chinese Environmental Civil Society Organizations – Green Jiangnan (绿色江南)

According to the Director of Green Jiangnan, Mr. Fang Yingjun (方应君), over the past 5 years, the role of Chinese environmental civil society organizations (ECSO) in China’s environmental governance has undergone revolutionary changes. Previously, Chinese ECSOs helped promote environmental protection … Continue reading

June 8, 2017
by Yanmei Lin

Updates from the Field: Exploring Co-Learning with China’s Supreme People’s Court

In the last three years, China’s judiciary has made significant progress in strengthening its capacity to adjudicate environmental cases. The Supreme People’ Court in China (SPC) established a specialized environmental and resources division in June, 2014 proliferating more than 600 specialized … Continue reading

May 15, 2017
by Yu Zhuang

The Challenge of Litigation Costs and Damage Assessment Fees in Environmental Public Interest Litigation in China

From January 2015 when the new Environmental Protection Law (EPL) took effect to the end of 2016, courts in China have accepted 112 environmental public interest litigation (EPIL) cases filed by non-governmental organizations (NGOs). But, as of November 2016, only … Continue reading

December 21, 2016
by Yu Zhuang

环境司法公益培训 招募通知

环境司法公益培训(以下简称“培训”)是由佛蒙特法学院(VLS),佛蒙特大学(UVM),和欧盟环境保护协会(ClientEarth)联合主办,在佛蒙特法学院举行的关于美国环境法和环境司法的培训。培训时间为2017年1月9日至2月27日。 培训将招收3至5名致力于中国环境保护事业的环保社会公益组织的法律工作者或合作公益律师参与1至2周的培训课程。佛蒙特法学院将为学员提供部分或全额奖学金用于支付学费、国际和国内交通费用和在佛蒙特学习期间的住宿费用。

December 8, 2016
by Yu Zhuang

Environmental Public Interest Litigation (EPIL) in China – Background and Overview

Introduction of EPIL Environmental Public Interest Litigation (EPIL) in China permits qualified environmental non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to file litigation to protect the public interest in safeguarding the environment and natural resources from pollution and ecological destruction. It took China almost … Continue reading

June 21, 2016
by William Schulte

Environmental Public Interest Litigation Training Workshop

On June 6-7, 2016, the US-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law, the Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims  (CLAPV) at China University of Politics and Law, and the Beijing Huanzhu Law Firm jointly held a training workshop on environmental public … Continue reading

Vermont Law Partners with Yunnan University in China

October 20, 2015 by Nicholas Bihun | 0 comments


Members of the delegation from Yunnan University Law School join Vermont Law School President and Dean Marc Mihaly and members of the U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law for the signing

A delegation from Law School of Yunnan University in China visited Vermont Law School today, signing an agreement with VLS to collaborate on programs that will expand educational opportunities for students from both schools and promote exchange between faculty members. Continue Reading →