Stetson University

14th International Wildlife Law Conference -
Call for Papers

Co-sponsored by Stetson University College of Law, University of Buea, and the International Environmental Law Committee, American Branch of the International Law Association

The 14th International Wildlife Law Conference, with the theme "Conserving Africa's Wild Fauna and Flora: The Role of International Agreements," will be in held in Buea, Cameroon, from Dec. 6-7, 2012. Organized by Stetson University College of Law's Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy and hosted by the University of Buea, the conference brings together wildlife law experts from the governmental, NGO, and academic sectors.

Papers are invited on the following aspects of wildlife law and policy:

  • Forest Conservation Regimes
  • CITES at 40
  • Challenges and Opportunities for Regional Agreements
  • The Role of Public Participation in MEA Implementation
  • Protected and Designated Areas and Ecotourism

Papers on other topics will also be considered. The best papers will be published in a special edition of the Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy.

The conference will be held in conjunction with a regional round of the 17th Annual Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition.

To receive priority consideration, please submit an abstract of your paper and a brief bio by Aug. 31, 2012 to either Dr. Wil Burns at williamcgburns@comcast.net, Professor Royal C. Gardner at gardner@law.stetson.edu, or John Manyitabot Takang at john.takang@uni-koeln.de.

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