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22 - 26 Aug 2016
Cebu, Philippines In-Country Training

Law professors, deans and judges representing 25 law schools from 15 different provinces across the Philippines were trained at the 3rd In Country TTT workshop. 

 
9 - 10 Jun 2016
First Regional Roundtable of Asian Environmental Law Champions - Manila, Philippines

ADB General Counsel Christopher Stephens opened the first roundtable welcoming environmental law professors from 14 Developing Member Countries who are leading  in-country TTT programs. 

 
23 - 27 May 2016
Viet Nam In-Country Training

Viet Nam Justice Ministry's International Cooperation Department Deputy Head Nguyen Thien Huong, host institution Hanoi Law University Vice Rector Vu Thi Lan Anh, opened the second In Country TTT training workshop which involved 20 law schools from across Viet Nam. 

 
9 - 12 May 2016
Malaysia In-Country Training

Held at National University of Malaysia was the first ever in-country TTT program.

 
1 - 5 Jun 2015
Manila, Philippines: Second Regional Training

The second regional TTT program at ADB headquarters trained university professors and lecturers from the Greater Mekong Subregion countries, including Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and the Upper Mekong Region of PRC.   

 
23 - 27 Mar 2015
Manila, Philippines: First Regional Training

The first regional TTT program at ADB headquarters comprised of university professors and lecturers from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, and Sri Lanka an was delivered using various teaching methodologies, including lectures, case studies, role playing, small group interactions, guest lecturers, multi-media materials and on-the-ferry class room instruction down Pasig River to demonstrate the field trip as a teaching methodology and to discuss the local environmental issues.  Environmental lawyer and activist Tony Oposa was invited as a special guest speaker.

 
Legal Readiness to Attract Climate Finance: Towards a Low-Carbon Asia and the Pacific

This article highlights some of these legal barriers and showcases examples from the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and the Republic of Fiji where the countries have embarked on legal modernisation.

The architecture of resilience

A proper balance of grey and green infrastructure is crucial to make Asia’s cities more resilient.

"Study at Wuhan University Scholarship" for Doctoral Program (Year 2017) at the Research Institute of Environmental Law

Wuhan University is ranked among the top ten universities in China. Its Research Institute of Environmental Law is the foremost environmental law research institute in the country. The university’s high educational quality and beautiful campus on East Lake attract more than 2,000 international students a year to study in the university’s various disciplines.

Lawyers as Champions for the Environment

In addressing environmental degradation in Asia and the Pacific, nurturing future environmental law teachers is an urgent priority. They are vital to the region’s future because they are responsible for teaching environmental and climate change law to the thousands of law and science students who will eventually work in government, the judiciary, politics, NGOs, and the private sector.