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Publications

Geneva Green Guide 

The Geneva Environment Network's practical reference guide for Geneva-based organizations involved in environment and sustainable development issues. The handbook profiles each institution by distilling the nature of its work into short paragraph listings and offering detailed contact information. The Green Guide online is updated regularly; the print version is updated and published every two years.

The Geneva Environment Network Newsletter

The Geneva Environment Network Newsletter includes various articles on major environmental topics discussed in Geneva.

Roundtable Reports

Proceedings and short papers from selected GEN roundtables.

Human Rights and the Environment

Human Rights and the Environment

Human rights became a focus of international law long before environmental concerns did.

Despite their separate beginnings, human rights law and environmental law have an important element in common: they are both seen as a challenge to, or limitation on, the traditional understanding of state sovereignty as independence and autonomy.

PRECAUTION from Rio to Johannesburg

PRECAUTION from Rio to Johannesburg

Precaution underlies much of modern environmental policy-making. Its importance derives from the nature of science and how scientists struggle to understand the world around us.

In recent decades science has generated many answers – but it has produced even more questions.