Environmental Law Program

ELP Director Meets with Malaysian Chief Justice

2014-07-16 18.00.30ELP Director David M. Forman ’93 met with The Right Honourable Tun Arifin Zakaria, Chief Justice of Malaysia, on July 17, 2014 in the CJ’s chambers at Istana Kehakiman (the Palace of Justice), Putrajaya. Topics covered during their lengthy conversation included Malaysia’s establishment of an Environmental Court in September 2012, as well as the CJ’s involvement with the Asian Judges Network on Environment and his role as Co-President of the United Nations Environment Programme’s World Congress on Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability in June 2012. ELP looks forward to additional networking and likely future collaboration as a result of this productive meeting.