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Asia-Pacific Conference on the Promotion of Gender-Responsive Judicial Systems Post-Conference Booklet Volume 1

Strengthening Formal Justice Systems’ Responses to Violence Against Women and Girls POST-CONFERENCE BOOKLET Volume I: Main Proceedings 23 May 2022

The Dawn of International Arbitration in the South Pacific

The Government of Fiji, in collaboration with Asian Development Bank and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific, cohosted the first-of-its kind inaugural South Pacific International Arbitration Conference to raise awareness and discuss the positive development impact of international arbitration reform in the South Pacific.

Gender-Inclusive Legislative Framework and Laws to Strengthen Women’s Resilience to Climate Change and Disasters

Globally, women are disproportionately impacted by climate change and disasters due to gender inequalities and limited opportunities to participate in decision-making processes. The report provides a conceptual framework and good practice guide to improve gender equality in this space based on international norms and examples of national laws.

Bridging the Gap: Empowering Smallholder Farmers through Access to Finance

As the global population grows, smallholder farmers who produce about 30% of the world’s food will play a key role in meeting rapidly increasing demand for more foods. ADB aims to bridge the smallholder finance gap by supporting the development and deployment of tailored legal toolkits.

Gender-Based Violence Court Handbook and Training Manual for Prosecutors

This training manual contains the presentations corresponding to each module of the Gender-Based Violence Court: Handbook and Training Manual for Prosecutors.

Third South Pacific International Arbitration Conference: Post Conference Booklet

ADB, UNCITRAL, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, and other partners, host the Third South Pacific International Arbitration Conference to raise awareness on the positive development impact of international arbitration reform.

Legal Readiness to Attract Climate Finance: Towards a Low-Carbon Asia and the Pacific

Responding to the growing demand for a discussion forum on these issues, the Carbon & Climate Law Review strikes a balance between the interests of practitioners, notably those engaged in the rapidly evolving carbon market, and a more doctrinal focus, alternating legal policy recommendations with timely articles on legal aspects of carbon trading and other dimensions of greenhouse gas regulation.

The Model Forest Act Initiative (MoFAI): A Global Partnership to Improve the Legal Protection of Native Forests

The MoFAI is a groundbreaking initiative to provide a comprehensive and innovative legal blueprint for legislators, policymakers, and other stakeholders in designing a modern legal framework for the protection, conservation, restoration, and ecologically sustainable management and use of forests.

Introduction to ASEAN Regional Environmental Law

This chapter explores the legal, institutional and policy framework that underpins environmental management and sustainable development in Southeast Asia.

National Green Tribunal in India: Examining the Question of Jurisdiction

Can a tribunal deliver justice? By posing this rhetorical question we attempt to historically contextualize the introduction of the tribunal system of adjudication in India.