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ADB Co-Hosts Knowledge Sharing Dialogue with Uzbekistan and International Judges on Insolvency Law and Practice

This online seminar convenes Uzbek judges and eminent international experts from the International Insolvency Institute to discuss contemporary insolvency frameworks and best practices.

ADB Hosts Legal Indicators for Measuring the Effectivity of Environmental Laws and Sustainable Development Event

How can we measure the effectivity of environmental laws to ensure their effectiveness? ADB hosts expert panel to learn about a groundbreaking and innovative method of measuring the effectivity of national and international environmental laws based on evidence-based legal indicators created by the renowned Professor Michel Prieur.

ADB Hosts Artificial Intelligence Regulatory Models Expert Discussion

Artificial intelligence (AI) brings many potential benefits and opportunities but also practical and ethical concerns and risks to society. Governments must understand its advantages, protect users, as well prevent unintended consequences that can lead to existential crisis within their countries and globally. ADB hosted an engaging webinar that aims to answer the big questions related to AI Regulatory Models.

ADB Supports the Operationalization of Cambodia's First Commercial Court

ADB Country Director, Jyotsana Varma, and Minister of Justice Excellency Koeut Rith sign MOU, marking an important step towards operationalizing Cambodia's first commercial court, a top priority of the Ministry of Justice.

Strengthening Insolvency Systems in Asia and the Pacific

An efficient insolvency system is crucial for promoting competitiveness and growth in an economy. Without an effective legal, market, and institutional framework to address financial distress, entrepreneurship, access to finance, and economic growth may be impeded.

Cambodia Environmental Law Train-the-Trainers Program

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), in partnership with the National University of Management in Cambodia, will conduct an in-person TTT program in Siem Reap on 8-9 December 2022. This training aims to update participating environmental law teachers with best practice concepts in pedagogy, share lessons learned on distance learning and online pedagogy innovations learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, and introduce the draft Model Environmental Law Curriculum for the Greater Mekong Subregion.

Futures of Environmental Law Teaching in Asia and the Pacific

As a culminating event under the current phase of ADB’s Developing Environmental Law Champions Program, this Regional Roundtable will be held to do a stock-take of environmental legal education in the Asia and the Pacific including an assessment of ADB’s Developing Environmental Law Champions Program. Furthermore, it will be an opportunity to collectively consider the preferred future of environmental law teaching.

Workshop on Preparation and Training Planning on Commercial Law for Law Enforcement Officers

Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Royal Academy of Judicial Professions of Cambodia (RAJP) will hold consultations on 30 November on training judges to adjudicate commercial law disputes. The consultation meeting forms part of an ongoing ADB technical assistance program entitled Strengthening Judicial Capacity Towards Sustainable Economic Development in Asia and the Pacific.

Cambodia Commercial Courts Symposium

ADB and Cambodia’s Ministry of Justice will hold a symposium, Operationalizing Effective and Efficient Commercial Courts – Sharing Experiences on Good Practices, Challenges and Lessons Learned in Phnom Penh on 28 November 2022 at the Raffles Hotel Le Royal.  

UNIDROIT Knowledge Sharing Event

A high-level delegation from the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) will visit ADB headquarters and a special session will be held with ADB staff to shed light on important international private law developments relating to private sector development, trade and sustainable development. In particular, the UNIDROIT experts will cover legal instruments that can help increase access to credit especially in the agriculture sector and discuss the emergence of digital assets and their implications. ADB and UNIDROIT will consider the prospects for these legal instruments in the Asia and the Pacific context and explore collaboration opportunities.