ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable successfully finished

Published on Wednesday, 17 December 2014

The Hanoitimes – The fourth ASEAN Chief Justices’ Roundtable on the Role of the Judiciary in Environmental Protection concluded in Hanoi on December 14 after two days of sitting.

The event, co-organised by the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), focused discussions on cooperation in environment-related issues among ASEAN’s national courts, the Jakarta Common Vision on Environment for ASEAN Judiciaries and the Hanoi Plan of Action.

It offered a chance for representatives from the ASEAN courts to share experience and information on addressing environment-related disputes, he said, adding that its outcomes will make a practical contribution to the building of the ASEAN Community by 2015. (Source: