3 November 2023
KLSCCCI x Swedish Embassy ESG Forum | Governance for Growth: Rejecting corruption for better and more sustainable business
For the third and final instalment of our ESG forum series, we focused on addressing corruption through strengthening good governance within the workplace with speakers from MACC, UNDP, World Bank and many more.
3 October 2023
South China Morning Post | Haze crisis in Southeast Asia sparks fresh blame game, as green groups urge laws to deter ‘bad apples’
The South China Morning Post (SCMP) interviewed Jia Yaw for his views on enacting laws to address businesses responsible for the transboundary haze pollution.
3 June 2023
The Star: ‘Tackle ASEAN haze effectively’ - New roadmap with practical, efficient measures needed, say experts
Leading up to the 24th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution on 8th June 2023 in Singapore, Jia Yaw, together with Akademi Sains Malaysia vice-president Prof. Datuk Dr. A. Bakar Jaafar were interviewed for an article in The Star.
11 May 2023
BFM, Law & Behold No. 51: The Taman Rimba Kiara Case & The Right to a Sustainable Environment
In the wake of the recent landmark ruling on public participation in development and town planning, BFM speaks with Abraham Au and Jia Yaw about opportunities moving forward on environmental human rights in Malaysia.
8 May 2023
Jia Yaw was nominated and elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia in its 2023 Annual General Meeting
35 new Fellows were elected this year, with 9 new Fellows coming from the social sciences and humanities discipline. Jia Yaw is the only legal practitioner among the present 484 Fellows.
3 August 2022
BFM, Earth Matters | The Human Right to a Clean, Healthy & Sustainable Environment
Juliet Jacobs reached out to Jia Yaw to discuss the UN General Assembly's historic recognition of this right just as we were rolling out our campaign to get our MPs to pledge to recognise it in future legislations.
7 July 2022
BFM, Evening Edition | As the heat is turned up on durian plantations for causing the floods in Baling, BFM speaks with political economist, Khor Yu Leng and the Malaysian Bar's Kiu Jia Yaw
They discussed the impact these plantations have had on the environment and the issues behind the way forest land is exploited.
16 March 2021
Webinar | C4 Press Statement | More transparency, stringency needed to preserve human rights and environment from plastic waste imports
Jia Yaw moderated a public forum on the illegal importation of plastic waste that was organised by C4 Center and Sahabat Alam Malaysia. This press statement was issued after the forum.
25 February 2021
Webinar | Roundtable | Leaving No One Behind Book Launch & Roundtable on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Localising SDGs Post Covid-19
An online roundtable discussion on rebuilding local economies against the challenges of Covid-19, in the context of the work of the APPGM-SDG.
7 November 2019
Document | Accelerating SDGs in Policy & Services at the Local Levels: Civil Society Perspectives
A review report submitted to the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department, in conjunction with the 2019 SDG Summit Malaysia held on 7 November 2019. This was prepared by the Malaysian CSO-SDG Alliance on Malaysia’s progress in the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, for the period between 2016 and 2019.