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The Asian Development Bank (ADB), in partnership with the Superior Council of Judicial Magistrates, will hold trainings for Court of Appeal and district court judges on gender sensitization and violence against women and girls laws and procedures, including international best practices. In developing the training modules, ADB conducted extensive stakeholder consultations to gain an understanding of law and practice in relation to gender-based violence (GBV), experiences of survivors and the social and cultural norms most relevant to GBV in Timor-Leste, as well as held focused group discussion with judges to hear about their challenges. The trainings are supported under ADB’s regional technical assistance on the Promotion of Gender-Responsive Judicial Systems implemented by Office of the General Counsel’s Law and Policy Reform 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This event began with a presentation of the draft report followed by feedback, comments and discussion with the representatives from the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Association of E-commerce in Kyrgyz Republic, the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program (CAREC) Institute, the International Trade Center (ITC), the Central Asia e-Commerce Law and Policy Project of the US Department of Commerce and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Secretariat.
The conference convened justice sector actors and other stakeholders to discuss approaches to strengthening the formal justice systems’ responses to violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the Asia and the Pacific region, and identified common gaps and barriers, good and promising practices and successful outcomes, and shared regional knowledge on better handling and adjudication of VAWG cases. Participants comprised of judges, prosecutors, lawyers, government officials, civil society organizations, academia, development partners and other interested parties.
ASEAN faces many pressing environmental and social challenges that require multilayered and innovative responses. This Second ASEAN Environmental Law Conference aims to bring together ASEAN and non-ASEAN experts to share stories of successes and failures and examine potential legal, policy and community-based actions to transform principles of environmental law into practice. The Conference will also aim to foster networks and collaborative approaches to environmental problem-solving.
For the first time in the Asia-Pacific region an expert panel will consider the proposed definition for the crime of ecocide. Join us for this very important discussion on Thursday, 9 December 2021, at 5:00-6:30 PM, Thailand Time.