WCC 2016 Res 071 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
No other Members are/have been involved
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law 2017-2020 (WCEL)
IUCN Secretariat: 
No
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
UN Environment, Organisation of American States
Implementation
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Convene stakeholders/Networking
Policy influencing/advocacy
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
The WCEL has been spearheading the development of the Global Judicial Institute on the Environment (GJIE). The statute of the GJIE was approved by founding members in May 2017. GJIE was promoted at various events across the world. A dedicated webpage on GJIE was also created on the IUCN website.
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
The secretariat focal point is not aware of any major issues.
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Official registration and operation of the Institute.
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
Underway: implementation well-advanced
Additional information
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Yes