ASEAN Environmental Legal Integration

Integration through Law:The Role of Law and the Rule of Law in ASEAN Integration

Book 13
Cambridge University Press
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While the environmental performance of most ASEAN member states is above the world average, ASEAN nations will continue to face growing environmental challenges due to pressures exerted on them such as population growth, urbanization and industrialization. The authors of this book look at how the member states of ASEAN employ law as a means of regional integration within the context of environmental conservation. While the goal of new laws is to implement sustainable development, it continues to be an ongoing adaptive process, since clear and immediate answers to environmental challenges are rarely available. Readers of this book will gain a clear idea of the evolving cooperation for sustainability within ASEAN at regional and global levels, and the areas of focus for the future. The book will be of interest to policy and decision makers, as well as environmental organizations and academics in the field.
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About the author

Koh Kheng-Lian is Emeritus Professor at the Faculty of Law at the National University of Singapore and former Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law. She was IUCN's Commission for Environmental Law and Regional Vice Chair for South and East Asia.

Nicholas Robinson is Professor for the Environment and Gilbert and Sarah Kerlin Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the Pace Law School, and also serves as the Professor Adjunct at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Lin-Heng Lye is Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law (APCEL) and former Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (NUS). She was Honorary Legal Advisor to the Nature Society Singapore for many years.

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Cambridge University Press
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Apr 8, 2016
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