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
26 Nov 13
MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Legal responses to cross border threats from climate change, pollution, deforestation and the illegal trade in wildlife and timber are at the top of the agenda at a meeting of Chief Justices from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Bangkok, Thailand. “Southeast Asia, one of the world’s most bio-diverse regions,… Read More…
03 Nov 14
HA NOI, VIET NAM – The ASEAN Judiciaries Working Group on Environment met here today for the first time to explore ways to deepen cooperation on the region’s environmental problems in advance of the fourth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on Environment taking place in Ha Noi in November.
15 Mar 14
The OGC’s Environmental Justice Program under its Law, Justice and Development (LJD) program is in line with ADB’s long-term strategic framework1 which aims to (i) strengthen environmental regulatory frameworks and enforcement capacities of public institutions, recognizing good governance and capacity development as drivers of change; and (ii) promote regional cooperation. The program is also in line with ADB’s strategy for operational work on the environment from 2013 to 2020,2 which identifies environmental governance and natural capital as two of ADB’s four operational directions to promote transition to green growth.
28 Nov 13
Established in October 1991, SAARCLAW is a regional apex body of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). It is composed of judges, lawyers, law academics, and other stakeholders in South Asia. It has an Honorary Secretary-General with an Executive Council and country chapters. According to its Charter, SAARCLAW was formed for the purposes of disseminating information, promoting cooperation and understanding of the legal developments in the region, and developing law as an instrument of social change.