Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

International Soil Law and Governance Conference

4 people standing in front of a video conferencing device.

The conference was organized by:Institute of Law of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)Research Center on Climate Change Law (ClimLaw: Graz), Faculty of Law of the University of GrazGerman Environment Agency (UBA)Cooperation partners:United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)The Conference was intended t... read more


Webinar “Soil Governance: Southeast Asia in Focus”

Webinar auf Bildschirm zu sehen

The webinar has been prepared and conducted by the Asian Research Institute for Environmental Law in cooperation with the German Environment Agency (UBA) and IUCN. 100 persons attended the webinar. It was intended to raise awareness on the importance of sustainable soil management and its governance in the region. read more

Soil | Land

Soil protection law


Regulations in soil protection law exist at both national and European level. The numerous EU provisions must be implemented into national law. Relevant soil protection provisions could in particular be found in EU chemical law, waste law and in legislation on facilities and industrial installations. International law also contains important provisions on soil protection. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment