Event: Fourth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable: The Role of the Judiciary in Environmental Protection | 12-14 December 2014 | Hanoi, Viet Nam Session 1: ASEAN Judiciaries’ Cooperation on the Environment: The Jakarta Common Vision and the Proposed Hanoi Plan of Action
Opening and Welcome remarks from Hon. Deputy Chief Justice Bui Ngoc Hoa, Hon. Chief Justice Truong Hoa Binh, and Mr. Christopher Stephens
Recap of The 2013 Third ASEAN Chief Justices Roundtable on Environment
04 Dec 13
MANILA, PHILIPPINES – An Asian Judges Network on Environment has been formally launched in Manila, marking a new stage of cooperation amongst justices cast with enforcing environmental laws and helping to preserve the region’s precious natural capital. “Chief Justices and their senior judiciary play a critical role in improving environmental enforcement and strengthening the rule… Read More…
13 Dec 14
PANO – The fourth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on the role of the judiciary in environmental protection opened on December 13th in Hanoi by the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam with the support of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
13 Dec 12
Hosted by the Federal Court of Malaysia and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the objectives of the 2-day roundtable were to share information on common environmental challenges, highlight their critical role as leaders in national legal communities and champions of the rule of law and environmental justice, develop environmental jurisprudence, and facilitate additional cooperation and engagement on environmental issues.
28 Nov 13
The Third Association of Southeast Asian Nations (“ASEAN”) Chief Justices Roundtable on the Environment (the “Third Roundtable”) convened on 15 – 18 November, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand to discuss the next steps for cooperation amongst the ASEAN judiciaries to enforce and shape effective environmental law for the region. The Third Roundtable brought together Chief Justices, or their representatives, from member countries of ASEAN, along with other environmental experts. It was jointly organized by the Asian Development Bank (“ADB”) and the Supreme Administrative Court of Thailand.