The Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL) is a charitable international legal research centre with offices at the Faculty of Law of McGill University in Montreal, Canada; the University of Cambridge, UK; the University of Chile in Santiago, Chile; and the University of Nairobi, Kenya. CISDL works to integrate environment, human rights and economy through leading international legal research and scholarship on international sustainable development law, and legal empowerment by organizing and contributing to courses, conferences, lectures, roundtables, and capacity building courses to promote new ideas, dialogue and collaboration on law for sustainable development

Our Partners

Our Core Partners

  • Lauterpacht Centre
  • CIGI

Our IGO Partners

  • UN Environment DELC
  • IDLO
  • World Bank Group
  • EBRD
  • UNDP

Our university partners

  • University of South Pacific
  • Universidade Eduardo Mondlane
  • United Nations University
  • Universität Bonn
  • Panthéon-Sorbonne University
  • Columbia Law School
  • Université Cadi Ayyad
  • Université Privée de Marrakech
  • Yale University
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Nairobi
  • University of Oslo
  • McGill University

Law Firms and Associations

  • International Law Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Baker McKenzie

CLGD Session Hosts

  • Greentrack Strategies
  • Greenhouse Gas Management Institute
  • investing
  • khata
  • cjb
  • legal
  • track
  • cemda
  • cjp
  • mjsdl