Environmental governance and the courts in Asia

Asian chief justices and judges recognize that they have much to gain by exchanging experiences with judges across borders. Their professional ties with fellow judges are often strong, given their shared professional challenges. ADB has recognized the unique and distinct leadership role the judiciary plays in the environmental enforcement chain. This brief is a summary of ADB's work with the Asian courts at the regional level, subregional level (South East and South Asia), and national level (Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Thailand).

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