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Webinar | Environmental Law & Climate Change: The Way Forward

9 May 2022

Webinar | Environmental Law & Climate Change: The Way Forward

In this RWC Webinar Community Series, Darren Lai discussed Malaysia's environmental and climate change laws with Jia Yaw

UNICEF Capacity Development Workshop | Legal Empowerment to Advance Children's Climate & Environmental Justice

1 April 2022

UNICEF Capacity Development Workshop | Legal Empowerment to Advance Children's Climate & Environmental Justice

UNICEF Malaysia organised a capacity development workshop to empower children and young persons for environmental and climate justice

Joint Press Statement with SUHAKAM on the Right to Clean Air

11 March 2022

Joint Press Statement with SUHAKAM on the Right to Clean Air

At the conclusion of the two-day roundtable discussion on haze pollution, SUHAKAM and the CERAH Coalition issued a joint press statement

Join this 'big national discussion' by SUHAKAM and CERAH on haze pollution

8 March 2022

Join this 'big national discussion' by SUHAKAM and CERAH on haze pollution

This roundtable discussion will be a process for SUHAKAM to develop suitable recommendations to address the systemic gaps that allow haze pollution to persist

Webinar | KLSCCCI: Embracing ESG Transformation

17 February 2022

Webinar | KLSCCCI: Embracing ESG Transformation

KLSCCCI kicked off its series of ESG-focussed events with this inaugural webinar with 3 important panellists

Multi-stakeholder Workshop for a Review of the National Climate Change Policy

27 January 2022

Multi-stakeholder Workshop for a Review of the National Climate Change Policy

A workshop by the Ministry of Environment and Water, conducted as part of the review of the 2009 National Climate Change Policy

Podcast | BFM, Earth Matters | Clearing the air on your rights to clean air

15 December 2021

Podcast | BFM, Earth Matters | Clearing the air on your rights to clean air

CERAH's Dr. Helena Varkkey and Jia Yaw speak about the SUHAKAM complaint recently submitted by a broad coalition of NGOs

Webinar | SBC Environmental Series | Introduction to Environmental Justice: A 101 Guide for Lawyers

9 December 2021

Webinar | SBC Environmental Series | Introduction to Environmental Justice: A 101 Guide for Lawyers

The Selangor Bar's Human Rights & Environment Sub-Committee is working with the Bar Council Environment & Climate Change Committee in this new Environmental Series

We've brought a human rights complaint about haze pollution to SUHAKAM

7 December 2021

We've brought a human rights complaint about haze pollution to SUHAKAM

We are urging SUHAKAM to hold a public inquiry for the purposes of making findings and recommendations to the government to address the haze problem.

Webinar | Chevening Alumni Malaysia (CAM) Inaugural Summit

3 December 2021

Webinar | Chevening Alumni Malaysia (CAM) Inaugural Summit

Lavanya, Khairun Nisa and Jia Yaw discussed "Delivering Climate Action from Policy to Grassroots"

SUHAKAM Stakeholder Consultation on Human Rights & Plastic Waste Import in Malaysia

19 November 2021

SUHAKAM Stakeholder Consultation on Human Rights & Plastic Waste Import in Malaysia

SUHAKAM, in collaboration with C4 Center, organised this event which shed a lot of light on the problems linked with imported plastic waste

Youth Forum | MyHutan Academy | Public interest environmental litigation

22 October 2021

Youth Forum | MyHutan Academy | Public interest environmental litigation

Suatu forum untuk melazimkan dialog-dialog di kalangan aktivis yang memperjuangkan keadilan iklim

Focus Group Forum | Developing a postgraduate course on Climate Change Policy & Law

3 October 2021

Focus Group Forum | Developing a postgraduate course on Climate Change Policy & Law

IIUM invited some subject matter experts to contribute to the design of their new Climate Change Policy & Law curriculum

Webinar | Mekong-ASEAN Environmental Week 2021: Transboundary Haze Pollution in Southeast Asia

28 September 2021

Webinar | Mekong-ASEAN Environmental Week 2021: Transboundary Haze Pollution in Southeast Asia

A unique discussion of transboundary haze pollution from Indonesia and the Mekong region

Podcast | BFM, Inside Story | Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve Regazettement

9 September 2021

Podcast | BFM, Inside Story | Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve Regazettement

In the wake of the Selangor government's U-turn on the degazettement of the KLNFR, Jia Yaw talks about some legal measures needed to protect forest reserves.

Astro Awani, Consider This | Kuala Langat Whose Rights Prevailed?

8 September 2021

Astro Awani, Consider This | Kuala Langat Whose Rights Prevailed?

Astro's anchors speak with Jia Yaw following the Selangor government's decision this evening to re-gazette the KLNFR and scrap its controversial development plans.

Completion of the Study on Strengthening Environmental Governance in Malaysia

1 August 2021

Completion of the Study on Strengthening Environmental Governance in Malaysia

After months of intense work, the Academy of Sciences Malaysia has submitted its report to the Ministry of Environment & Water (KASA)

Webinar | Directors' Duties and Climate Change

22 July 2021

Webinar | Directors' Duties and Climate Change

The Bar Council Environment & Climate Change Committee co-organised this webinar with Climate Governance Malaysia (CGM)

Webinar | BCSD Malaysia | Human Rights and the Environment: Improving Supply Chain Compliance

2 July 2021

Webinar | BCSD Malaysia | Human Rights and the Environment: Improving Supply Chain Compliance

Jia Yaw shared about how to get started on a human rights policy for business organisations.

News | South China Morning Post | Can the Penang Reclamation project be stopped?

9 June 2021

News | South China Morning Post | Can the Penang Reclamation project be stopped?

Critics say the multibillion-dollar island-building scheme, also known as BiodiverCity, will devastate marine life and may be rendered obsolete by coronovirus-fuelled work-from-home practices.