About Us

THE ELA IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANISATION WITH ITS MAIN OBJECTIVE TO PROMOTE AND ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN SOUTH AFRICA.

Membership

The ELA is not an exclusive organisation, so anyone is eligible to become a member who has an active interest in the development and application of environmental law. 

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Directory

THE ELA SPECIALISTS DIRECTORY LISTS AND PROVIDES CONTACT DETAILS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS, LEGAL SPECIALISTS AND ACADEMICS IN SOUTH AFRICA.

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About the ELA

The Environmental Law Association of South Africa (ELA) is a non-profit organisation aiming to promote and assist in the development and application of environmental law and governance in South Africa. Members of the ELA include legal practitioners, environmental management consultants, government officials, academics, students and environmental activists. Anyone with an interest in understanding the dynamics between law, governance and the state of the environment is welcome to join our organisation.

Who may join the ELA?

The ELA is not an exclusive organisation, so anyone is eligible to become a member who has an active interest in the development and application of environmental law. Environmental law students and academics, environmental consultants and assessment practitioners, government officials and lawyers generally will benefit from ELA activities.
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ELA Newsletter

All ELA members receive regular newsletters, which include updates on recent legal developments and upcoming environmental law events.

Streaming Club

Reclaim the City - Street Talk

Reclaim the City - Street Talk

Listening to the voices of people affected by spatial injustice and environmental racism in Cape Town.

27 May 2021 : 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Student Essay Competition

Student Essay Competition

Our essay competition is open to any student who is enrolled at a South African higher education institution (including undergraduate...

31 May 2021 : 5:00 pm