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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.

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

The TTT Regional Network is invited to participate in the 1st International Conference on Law, Environment and Society -  Nature and the Law that will be held in the Faculty of Law, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia on 13-16 November 2018. This conference offers a unique opportunity to researchers, academicians and students to present and share their research work through an online platform.

 
Train-the-Trainers Regional Roundtable and Judicial Conference on Environment & Climate Change

This year, our TTT country focal points have been selected to attend the Asia-Pacific Judicial Conference on Environment and Climate Change Adjudication that will merge annual roundtables of Southeast and South Asian judiciaries and include judiciaries from the Pacific.  After which we will hold our own half-day TTT roundtable.

 
Colombo, Sri Lanka In-Country Training

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

 
Yangon, Myanmar In-Country Training

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

 
Putting waste to work for green and resilient cities

Urban waste can be an asset. Not making the most of it is a missed opportunity for Asian cities.

 
Blue finance: The Philippines declares war on waste

In April Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte took a characteristically drastic step. He closed Boracay. It is an indication of the environmental threat from marine pollution. Can the private sector help clean up the seas?

 
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.

 
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. 

 
Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Study (JNIAS) - Invitation for Researchers

Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Study (JNIAS) invites researchers from all over the world to share their research in natural sciences, social sciences and humanities as a JNIAS fellows. They are invited for minimum two months and maximum one year as they are provided free of cost hosting facilities at JNIAS. Foreign researchers must submit a project on which they intend to visit JNU, along with an application and timeline of their study. The selection for the fellows is done by a professional committee appointed by the University.

Postdoctoral fellows (3-5) with orientation toward environmental research in human science (humanities, law, social science)

This call is part of Stockholm University’s strategic inter-disciplinary initiative in environmental research in human science, which comprises environmental humanities, law and social science. In a broad sense, this research aims to understand and explain the relationship between human beings, society, environment and nature from a range of theoretical, empirical and methodological traditions and perspectives.

Policy, Law and Capacity Development to Address Illegal Wildlife Trade

Interested in helping shape and reform law and policy to address Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) in the Philippines? ADB is seeking international and local firms/groups to work on amendments to the Wildlife Act, and support implementation of the Wildlife Law Enforcement Action Plan (WildLEAP) lead by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The deadline for expressions of Interest is 13 July 2018.

15 Postdoctorate Positions on Utrecht University’s Strategic Theme Pathways to Sustainability

Pathways to Sustainability is a new programme aimed to stimulate innovative research into sustainability issues at Utrecht University. Pathways to Sustainability adopts “rigor meets relevance” as its guiding principle – aiming at promoting interdisciplinary research and transdisciplinary collaboration with stakeholders. Our aim is to reposition the University in its endeavour to facilitate the transition towards a sustainable society.

Green Talents 2018

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas.