Asia-Pacific Judicial Conference on Climate Change Adjudication: Trends and Impacts

07 October 2019 to 08 October 2019

The Supreme Court of Fiji (SCF), in partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the United Nations Environment Programme, is organizing the Asia-Pacific Judicial Conference on Environmental and Climate Change Adjudication (Conference) on 7-8 October 2019, in Nadi, Fiji. The Conference will be hosted under the banner of the Asian Judges Network on Environment (AJNE), the unique judicial network working towards strengthening environmental and climate change adjudication.

The Conference is a continuation of the annual gathering of AJNE Chief Justices, senior judges, legal and multi-disciplinary experts, and environment and climate change advocates, which began in 2011; and will be the first one to be held in the Pacific region.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
07 Oct 2019 Inaugural Session
07 Oct 2019 Technical Session 1: Focus on the Pacific: Regional Environmental and Climate Change Issues
07 Oct 2019 Technical Session 2: Emerging Issues on Climate Change – Gender Front
07 Oct 2019 Technical Session 3: Coastal Management, Healthy Oceans, and Nature
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
08 Oct 2019 Technical Session 4: Climate Litigation - Trends and Impacts
08 Oct 2019 Breakout Session: Sustainable Judicial Capacity in the Pacific for Adjudicating Environmental and Climate Change Cases: Working Towards a Regional Strategy
08 Oct 2019 Technical Session 5: Sustainability of Climate Actions
08 Oct 2019 Plenary Session: Judicial Cooperation and Way Forward
08 Oct 2019 Closing Session


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