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ADB Develops New E-Learning Platform for ASEAN Judges to Enhance Judicial Education

In partnership with the Council of ASEAN Chief Justices (CACJ), ADB’s Law and Policy Reform Program launches the first-of-its-kind e-learning platform and e-learning module on international commercial arbitration.

ADB Holds Comprehensive Training for Cambodian Judges on Climate and Environmental Law

On 11–15 March 2024, ADB's Law and Policy Reform Program collaborated with the Royal Academy for Justice of Cambodia to provide comprehensive training for judges in handling climate and environmental law litigation.

ADB Supports Papua New Guinea in Enacting State-of-the-Art Arbitration Laws to Create an Enabling Environment for the Private Sector

ADB's Law and Policy Reform Program, in partnership with the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI) and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) assisted with Papua New Guinea's (PNG) enactment of two arbitration laws which are expected to att

ADB Hosts Model Forest Act Initiative (MoFAI) Drafting Committee Meeting and Philippines Multi-Stakeholder Consultations

The Model Forest Act Initiative (MoFAI) is a novel effort to provide countries across the globe with a comprehensive and innovative blueprint for legi

ADB and Partners Host Conference to Strengthen Insolvency Systems in Asia-Pacific

A well-functioning insolvency system is essential for the competitiveness and growth of an economy.

ADB General Counsel Wins Climate Law & Governance Global Leadership Award

On 5 December 2023, General Counsel Thomas M. Clark was awarded the prestigious Climate Law & Governance Global Leadership Award during COP28 UN Climate Change Conference in Dubai.

ADB, UNCTAD, and Cambodia Ministry of Commerce Host Research and Policy Dialogue Workshop

ADB Law and Policy Program, the ADB Economic Research and Development Impact Department (ERDI), the Cambodia Ministry of Commerce, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) co-organized a national research and policy dialogue workshop for

ADB Launches Judicial Trainings on Environmental and Climate Laws in Cambodia

On 25 September 2023, ADB launched its judicial capacity building program on environmental and climate laws, in coordination with the Cambodia Resident Mission.

ADB Supports Training against Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace for Fiji Women Lawyers Association (FWLA)

Robyn Layton, Adjunct Professor, Justice & Society, University of South Australia and Judicial Education and Development Consultant for the ADB Law and Policy Reform Program, conducted a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) presentation to the Fiji Women Lawyers Association (FWLA) on Harass

ADB, CAREC Secretariat, and PRC's Ministry of Commerce Convene Stakeholders on Digitalization of Trade Documents

On 28 August 2023, ADB’s Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program and its Law and Policy Reform Program, along with the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program Secretariat, and the People´s Republic of China (PRC) Ministry of Commerce gathered over 50 government offi