Legal Events

Localisation and Cross-Border Data Transfers: Asia Update


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Zoom Details
Meeting ID: 882 4634 9824
Password: PBA2023
Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88246349824?pwd=WkMyU2RWem5HT1V3V0RyNVZIM1JaQT09

Defending Digital Privacy in Southeast Asia Program

The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) aspires to protect privacy in the digital age through the launch of a new Defending Digital Privacy in Southeast Asia program (DDP).

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With the help of experts from across the world, ABA ROLI will develop a regional training program on digital privacy that will be launched in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. The training program will include both virtual and in-person events that will provide a refined understanding of privacy, privacy’s intersection with technology, and the mechanisms used to protect privacy and provide help to those harmed by privacy right violations. 

To learn more about the program and register for the upcoming events, click here

The International Malaysia Conference 2023

“Navigating the Present, Exploring the Future” | 11-13 July 2023 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

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The Malaysian Bar is once again organising its signature biennial conference — the International Malaysia Law Conference (“IMLC”) 2023. This fifth edition carries the theme “Navigating the Present, Exploring the Future”. The main aim of IMLC 2023 is to shed light on the realities of practising in a post-COVID world that has embraced technology, and what we need to do, collectively and individually, to ready ourselves for the future.

Early Bird rates end on the 31 Jan 2023, learn more about the conference and register here

Durham Global Environmental Law Lecture Series 2022-2023

3 October to 29 March 2023

2022 is the year of anniversaries of various significant international declarations and multilateral environmental agreements. These declarations and agreements address environmental issues at the global level and set forth fundamental principles and legally binding obligations of states.

These anniversaries include:

  • the Stockholm Declaration on the Human Environment of 1972
  • the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development of 1992
  • the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change of 1992
  •  the Convention on Biological Diversity of 1992
  • and the Law of the Sea Convention of 1982.

The aim of the Lecture Series is to:

  • explore issues that are addressed in these declarations and agreements
  •  understand the developments that have taken place since these instruments were adopted
  • and to examine the role they have played in judicial decision-making around the world.

In the Lecture Series, judges from around the world offer insights into the normative framework of Global Environmental Law from a variety of perspectives and jurisdictions. While the lectures are scheduled in UK time, they will be recorded will be available for those who have registered.

To register and for more details about the Lecture Series, please visit the Durham University website: https://www.durham.ac.uk/research/institutes-and-centres/csdlp/policy-engagement-and-impact/durham-global-environmental-law-lecture-series/geldj-series/