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16 - 18 Dec 2018
ASEAN Animal Law Conference

The inaugural ASEAN Animal Law Conference will commence the discussions about the ethical treatment of animals in ASEAN member countries. The Conference will examine the ethics, law and policy on animals in ASEAN, and also look to international comparisons to develop laws and regulations on best practices for animal welfare.

 
13 - 16 Nov 2018
The 1st International Conference on Law, Environment and Society (ICLES 2018) Nature and the Law

The 1st International Conference on Law, Environment and Society (ICLES 2018) will be held at the Faculty of Law, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, from 13 to 16 November 2018. This conference offers a unique opportunity to researchers, academicians and students to present and share their research work through an online platform.

 
28 May - 1 Jun 2018
Colombo, Sri Lanka In-Country Training

Law professors representing institutions from Sri Lanka and India were trained at the 8th In-Country TTT workshop.

 
12 - 16 Mar 2018
Yangon, Myanmar In-Country Training

Law professors representing institutions from Myanmar were trained at the 7th In-Country TTT workshop.

 
25 Jan 2018
Country Focal Points Roundtable

Country focal points gather to discuss the requirements and next steps for the State of Environmental Law Report and the next phase of the Developing Environment Law Champions Project.

 
27 Nov - 1 Dec 2017
Siem Reap, Cambodia and Lao PDR In-Country Training

Law professors representing institutions from Cambodia and Lao PDR were trained at the 6th In-Country TTT workshop.

 
28 - 29 Sep 2017
1st International Conference for Environmental Researchers and Teachers (ICERT2017)

The Centre for Environmental Law, Governance and Policy (CELGoP) under the Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), cordially invites you to the 1st International Conference for Environmental Researchers and Teachers (ICERT2017). This event will be held in the Faculty of Law, UiTM, Shah Alam, Selangor, MALAYSIA.

 
19 - 23 Jun 2017
Chiang Mai, Thailand In-Country Training

Law professors representing 18 institutions from 10 different provinces across Thailand were trained at the 5th In Country TTT workshop. 

 
31 May - 3 Jun 2017
15th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law

The University of Cebu hosted the 15th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, a global gathering of legal scholars, environmental experts, and policy makers to address the most urgent issues related to environmental law, policy and governance. 

 
29 - 30 May 2017
Second Regional Roundtable of Asian Environmental Law Champions - Cebu, Philippines

Participants and trainers from the 1st Roundtable and previous TTT Programs gathered to reinforce the learnings and commitments from the TTT Programs.

 
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.