What is the Law and Environment Assistance Platform (UNEP-LEAP)?

UNEP's Law and Environment Assistance Platform (UNEP-LEAP) is the digital backbone of the Fifth Montevideo Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law (Montevideo Programme V or Programme). Read more about the Programme here

UNEP-LEAP was officially launched on 02 June 2021 during the online segment of the First Global Meeting of National Focal Points. It supports the delivery of the Programme's objectives and strategic activities by providing a platform to exchange information and knowledge on environmental rule of law. This coordination and delivery platform allows countries to directly request support from UNEP and partners. Moreover, it provides a comprehensive and searchable knowledge base of relevant environmental legislation and other guidance products.The platform has three main sections:

UNEP-LEAP also provides supporting information on the Montevideo Programme V, including meeting documents and contact details for all National Focal Points, the Steering Committee for Implementation, and details of partners and donors to the Programme. 

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