Durwood J. Zaelke

Durwood J. Zaelke
  • President
    Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD)

1969, graduate, UCLA; 1971, graduate, Duke Law School. Former: Co-Founder, Policy, Legislation & Special Litigation Section, and Founder, Energy Conservation Section, Environmental Division, Justice Dept; Director, Alaska and DC office, Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund; Founder and Director, Int'l Program, Earth Justice; Co-Founder and President, Center for Int'l Environmental Law, Washington, DC and Geneva; Co-Founder and Board Member, Foundation for Int'l Environmental Law & Dev., London; Founder and Director, Int'l & Comparative Environmental Law Program, American Univ. Law School. Founder and President, Institute for Governance & Sustainable Dev., Washington, DC and Geneva; Director, Secretariat for the Int'l Network for Environmental Compliance & Enforcement (INECE), Washington, DC and Geneva; Co-Director and Co-Founder, Program on Governance for Sustainable Dev., Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara. Has taught at Yale Law School, Duke Law School and Johns Hopkins. Author. Recipient of awards and honours.