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Fifth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment

Fifth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment was organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and hosted by the Supreme Court of Cambodia in Siem Reap on 4-5 December, 2015

2015 Fourth South Asia Judicial Roundtable

ADB co-hosts Fourth South Asia Judicial Roundtable in Nepal
28-29 November 2015 | Kathmandu, Nepal

Fourth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable: The Role of the Judiciary in Environmental Protection

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).

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How ADB got judiciary to lead work on the environment

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst, stated Aristotle on man’s potential to damage the planet. Realizing that judiciary plays a key role in … [Read More...]

Cambodia To Host the 5th ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment in Siem Reap

The 5th ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment will take place in the Cambodian cultural province of Siem Reap in November this year, said Mr. Chiv Keng, Vice President of the Supreme Court … [Read More...]

ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable successfully finished

The Hanoitimes – The fourth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on the Role of the Judiciary in Environmental Protection concluded in Hanoi on December 14 after two days of sitting. The event, … [Read More...]

ASEAN Chief Justices talk about environmental issues

HA NOI, Dec. 15 — Viet Nam hopes to learn from other countries' experiences in protecting the environment, President Truong Tan Sang said on Saturday to delegates attending the fourth ASEAN Chief … [Read More...]

Fourth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable opens

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 … [Read More...]

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Proceedings

Proceedings of the Third South Asia Judicial Roundtable on Environmental Justice for Sustainable Green Development

This publication documents the proceedings of the Third South Asia Judicial Roundtable on Environmental Justice for Sustainable Green Development, held on the 8th and 9th of August 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Symposium on Combating Wildlife Crime: Securing Enforcement, Ensuring Justice, and Upholding the Rule of Law – The Proceedings

Symposium on Combating Wildlife Crime: Securing Enforcement, Ensuring Justice, and Upholding the Rule of Law – The Proceedings Illegal wildlife trade is a growing global phenomenon that has serious ecological, economic, security, and social costs and often involves highly organized crime groups who exploit wild fauna and flora at unsustainable levels. From 10–12 March 2013,… Read More…

Third ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment: ASEAN’s Environmental Challenges and Legal Responses (The Proceedings)

This publication contains the proceedings of the Third ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment: ASEAN’s Environmental Challenges and Legal Responses, held in Bangkok on 15-18 November 2013.

Proceedings of the Second South Asia Judicial Roundtable on Environmental Justice

Adoption of the Thimphu Declaration on Enhancing Environmental Justice in South Asia highlights the Second South Asia Judicial Roundtable on Environmental Justice on 30–31 August 2013 in Thimphu, Bhutan.

Second ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment: The Proceedings

(English and Vietnamese versions available) From 7-10 December 2012, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) chief justices and their designees convened in Melaka, Malaysia for their second roundtable on environment. The roundtable provided a forum for experts to discuss common ASEAN environmental challenges and for ASEAN judges to share their experiences in handling environmental challenges.

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Asian judiciary: Emerging leaders in climate change action

In the flurry of reports and social media updates on the progress of COP21—and its historic success—there has been a major focus on the role of national governments working together to shape effective global climate change policy and regulatory reform.