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|December 16, 2010||U.S. endorses UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples|
|December 13, 2010||Cancun resurrects multilateral process, says CIEL; UN Climate negotiations catalyze new process forward for Climate agreement.|
|December 2010||CIEL Presents 2010 Inaugural Recipient of the Frederick R. Anderson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Addressing Climate Change: Alliance of Small Island States.|
|November 22, 2010||CIEL and the European Environmental Bureau lead international NGO coalition to define nanomaterials.|
|November 12, 2010||CIEL to host United Nations Environment Programme North American NGO mercury consultation, Tuesday, November 30.|
|November 2010||UNEP releases key draft text for mercury treaty negotiations.|
|October 25, 2010||Environmental Defenders describe human rights abuses linked with the mining industry at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights|
|October 10, 2010||CIEL is organizing and co-organizing several panel sessions during the World Bank Annual Meetings the week of October 4th, 2010|
|September 2010:||Civil society organizations demand reform of World Bank Group lending to private corporations|
|September 20, 2010||CIEL Announces Carroll Muffett as New President and CEO|
|August 31, 2010||CIEL submits Palm Oil Strategy Review Comments to the World Bank Group|
|July 2010||CIEL publishes Climate Change in the Work of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
|June 24, 2010||Guatemala Suspends Marlin Mine: Human rights and environmental organizations applaud the decision, urge President Colom's government to protect communities against retaliation.|
|June 6, 2010|| CIEL serves on secretariat at successful opening session of global mercury treaty negotiations
|June 1, 2010||International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes Hearing to be Webcast for First Time.|
|May 18, 2010||CIEL analyzes POPs provisions of twin chemical reform proposals in Congress.
|May 18, 2010||CIEL and partner organizations fight to stop human rights abuses by Canadian mining companies operating in Guatemala.|
|May 1, 2010|| CIEL organizes a side-event on human rights, Climate change and technology transfer.
|April 15, 2010||CIEL applauds proposed overhaul of U.S. law on Chem.|
|April 2, 2010||CIEL discusses the Proposed Trans-PacIntl_Finanical_Instc Partnership Agreement in a panel briefing for the environmental community.|
|March 2010||CIEL participates in conference on Combating Maritime Piracy with the Rule of Law.|
|March 29, 2010||Canadian Government Accepts Complaint Against Goldcorp; Affected Communities Urge Investigation.|
|March 11, 2010||Civil Society organizations from around the world call on the IFC to strengthen its environmental and social standards to ensure that its loans to private corporations benefit local communities and do not adversely impact the environment and human rights.|
|March 2, 2010||The Center for International Environmental Law is celebrating the 20-year anniversary of its founding with a gala to commemorate our efforts to protect the environment and human health around the globe, and to honor CIEL's family of friends, supporters, staff, interns, founders, trustees and advisors.|
|March 2, 2010||CIEL is pleased to grant its International Environmental Law Award for 2009 to the Co-Founders of the organization, and a special award to the United Nations Environment Programme.
|February 16, 2010||CIEL submits brief to the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights on Access to Information regarding Genetically ModIntl_Finanical_Insted Organisms.|
|January 28, 2010|| CIEL welcomes and supports African resolution on nanomaterials.
|January 22, 2010||CIEL discusses Climate change and the right to development at the sixth session of the High-Level Task Force on the Implementation on the Right to Development.|
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international environmental law through the
conservation of biological diversity, mitigation of climate
change, protection of endangered species, and the control
and elimination of toxic chemicals.
We seek to advance a responsible international framework for regulating nanotechnologies as well as to protect our oceans and the marine life they harbor.