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The 18th Law Talk: Contemporary Environmental Law in Cambodia and Future Perspectives

Exploring the Contemporary Environmental Laws, regulations, their implementation and recommendations as well as the nexus between challenges and solutions for the better of Environmental Law/Education in Cambodia and beyond

 
IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium 2019

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Law as Part of the Solution is a theme designed to enable both established and emerging scholars in environmental law to contribute, and which meets their common and different needs. This program will certainly stimulate and enables creative interaction among diverse scholars. Thus, this Annual Distinguished Scholar Oration will be prestigious, informative, and interesting for the diverse scholars who make up the Academy.

 
ASEAN Animal Law Conference 2018

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.

 
Kathmandu, Nepal In-Country Training

Law professionals representing institutions from Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan will be trained at the 9th In-Country TTT workshop.

 
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.

 
The war against wildlife is a war against ourselves

The war on wildlife started when we lost our deep connection to nature. When humans moved from a nomadic existence of hunters-gatherers to an agricultural life, we lost our dependence on the healthy ecosystems we once needed to survive. Wild animals were seen as pests that could destroy crops or threaten livestock. Forests were cut down to make space for plantations and grazing areas.

 
Strong institutions can nourish inclusive, sustainable green growth

Just as strong roots are the foundation of strong trees, strong institutions are the foundation of strong and sustainable economies. Strong institutions—such as a transparent judiciary, a robust constitution, and explicit rules and regulations—are at the heart of all of the world’s most vibrant economies.

 
Pacific needs a voice in international arbitration

The Pacific is one of the few places without a legal framework to resolve cross-border commercial disputes through international arbitration. This stifles the growth of its economies, as a credible dispute resolution and enforcement regime is fundamental to their ability to attract foreign direct investment and trade with countries in other parts of the world.

 
BRI must embrace international arbitration to succeed - Christina Pak

The gigantic Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has profound implications, and not just for the economies it will encompass. It will also transform legal systems, as participating countries work out how to ensure contracts to build huge infrastructure projects are implemented and completed on time and without dispute.

 
Declining Natural Capital: High Stakes for Asia and the Pacific

The widespread loss of natural ecosystems and biodiversity is much more than a conservation issue; countless lives and livelihoods depend on them.

 
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.

Call for experts: assessment of legal frameworks related to marine plastic pollution

IUCN is seeking legal experts from Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam to undertake an assessment of legal and policy frameworks related to addressing plastic pollution affecting the marine environment. 

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.