Submit a technical legal assistance request

Countries can complete this form to make a technical legal assistance request under the Fifth Montevideo Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law (Montevideo Programme V) directly to the UNEP Secretariat. Please attach any relevant supporting documents. 

Countries can also fill out the offline version of the form and submit it by e-mail with the supporting documents to Please click here for the template.


Online submission form:

The fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.

Information about you:
Please refer to the United Nations Regional Groups of Members States (link).
Information about the request:
Category of the request
Please select which category/categories of assistance your request comes under.
Please reflect the objective of the assistance requested in the title (max. 100 characters including spaces).
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Please provide more information on the assistance you require, including the relevant background information. Please be as detailed as possible to facilitate your request’s review (min. of 500 characters).
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Please provide more information about your request’s expected outputs (results). “Output” can be defined as the availability (for intended beneficiaries/users) of new products and services and/or gains in knowledge, abilities, and awareness of individuals or within institutions.
Topics relating to the request
Please select all that apply.
Please provide more information about the estimated budget to implement your request.
Are you able to fund or co-finance this support request?
If you answered ‘yes’ to the previous question, please provide more information on the source and amount of funding or co-financing available.
Please attach any documents that can assist the secretariat in better appreciating your request. This could, for example, include a concept note on the request, a proposed budget, or any previous studies done in relation to your request.
Unlimited number of files can be uploaded to this field.
32 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf doc docx rtf xls xlsx odt odp ppt ods.
Contact preferences
The Secretariat of the Montevideo Programme V will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you, connect you to possible partners, and update the Law and Environment Assistance Platform’s activity tracker with basic information about your request. Please let us know all the ways you would like to hear from us below. You can change your mind at any time by contacting us at