Emeritus Professor Koh Kheng Lian

Articles
"ASEAN Cultural Heritage" (2014) 44 No 1-2 Environmental Policy and Law 237-255

"Association of Southeast Asia" (2010), Environmental Law - Southeast Asia, 268-269 (Singapore)

"Eco-cities, Sustainable Cities-Wither?" (2010), Social Space 2010, 84-92 (Singapore) (with A Gunawansa and L Bhullar)

"The Management of POPS (Persistent Organic Pollutants) Pesticides in Nepal" (2009) Vol. 6, Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law, 217-236 (Australia) (with K Y Shobha)

"Towards an Effective ASEAN Environmental Governance for Sustainable Development?" (2009) No. 1-2, Asian Review of Public Administration 2008, Vol XX, 35-59

"Singapore: from Garden City to City in a Garden - An Aspect of Sustainable Development?" 5 (2007) Bayan The Environment: Policy and Practice

Landscape Conservation Law : Present Trends and Perspective in International & Comparative Law(Gland, Switzerland: International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, 2000): 39-46.

"Extortion: Cutting the Gordian Knot: PP v Tham Chien Tin (Magistrate's Appeal No 366 of 1991)" (1993) 5 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 132-140.

"Penal Code: section 34 and Participation PP v Tan Joo Cheng" [1992] Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 232-239.

"Countertrade: the Problem of Linkage in International Counterpurchase Agreements" (1990) 1 International Company and Commercial Law Review 97-115. (with M.E. Hiscock and D.E. Allan)

"UNCITRAL's Work on the Draft Legal Guide on Drawing up International Contracts for Construction of Industrial Work" [1986] 2 The Malayan Law Journal ccxx-ccxxx.

"Current Legal Research in Singapore" (1979) 21 Malaya Law Review 69.

"Defence Raised for the First Time on Appeal (Mohamed Kunjo v P.P.)" (1978) 20 Malayan Law Review175-177.

"Public Prosecutor v M M Pillay" [1977] 3 Malayan Law Journal i-iii.

"Joint Liability and section 397 of the Penal Code of Malaysia (P.P. v Pua Kia Sing & Anor)" (1977) 19 Malayan Law Review 383-384.

"Security for Ship Financing in Singapore - a Case Study" (1974) 16 Malaya Law Review 270-288.

"Recent Developments in Restraints of Trade" (1970) 40 The Australian Law Journal 107-118.

"Restraints against Undertaking Working during Currency of Service" (1970) 4 Journal of the Association of Law Teachers 67-71.

"The Shipping Guarantee - another Function" (1970) 1 Lawasia 179-181.

"Possession and Absolute Liability - Degree of Knowledge" (1969) 32 Modern Law Review 202-206

"The Finance Companies Act 1967 and the Protection of Depositors" [1969] 2 The Malayan Law Journal 27-34.

"Consent and Responsibility in Sexual Offences" [1968] The Criminal Law Review 81-97.

"Consent and responsibility in sexual offences" [1968] The Criminal Law Review 150-162.

"Entrapment and "Consent in Larceny" (Martin v Puttick)" (1968) 10 Malayan Law Review 127.

"Privity of Contract and the Contracts (Malay States) Ordinance, 1950 (Kepong Prospecting Ltd v Schmidt)" (1968) 10 Malayan Law Review 125-127.

"Professional Ethics and Restraint of Trade" (1968) 31 Modern Law Review 70-74.

"Sale of Description" [1968] Cambridge Law Journal 11-14.

"Contract - Doctrine of Restraint of Trade" [1967] Cambridge Law Journal 151-154.

"Doctrine of Consent in Criminal Law" (1967) 9 Malaya Law Review 181-201.

"Pension Funds and Restraint of Trade" (1967) 30 Modern Law Review 587-590.

"The Chinese Christian and the Law of Marriage in West Malaysia (Re Ding Do Ca)" (1967) 9 Malayan Law Review 147-152. (with S.Y. Wong)

"The Legal Aspects of Hwei and Kootu in Singapore and Malaysia" (1967) 2 The Malayan Law Journal xxviii-xliii.

""Solus" Agreement Incorporated in a Mortgage of Land and Restraint of Trade (Esso Petroleum Co. v Harper's Garage (Stourport) Ltd)" (1966) 8 Malayan Law Review 329-333.

"Attorney-General of Ceylon v Reid- the Malayan experience" (1966) 29 Modern Law Review 88-94.

"The Right to Work (Nagle v Feilden)" (1966) 8 Malayan Law Review 324-326.

"Lottery Ticket and Illegality (Mui Wing Shui v Ngeow Joo Chong)" (1965) 7 Malayan Law Review 178-181.

"Consent and Sodomy in Marital Relations" (1964) 6 Malayan Law Review 175-178.

"Contract - Exemption Clause - Fundamental Breach" (1960) 2 i>Malayan Law Review 128-132.

"Home Sharing - Intention to Create Legal Relations" (1960) 2 Malayan Law Review 338-340.

Chapters
"Tommy Koh: The Earth Summit and Capacity Building for the Environment" in LH Yeo, P Kek, G Koh, LL Chang eds., Tommy Koh: Serving Singapore and the World (World Scientific, 2017) 266 - 272 (with Irene Lye Lin-Heng)

"50 Years On: ASEAN Environmental Legal Integration" in ASEAN Future Forward: Anticipating the Next 50 Years (Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia, 2017) 329-346

"ASEAN: The Singapore Declaration on Climate Change, Energy and the Environment, 2007 and Beyond" in W.Scholtz and J Verschuuren eds., Regional Environmental Law: Transregional Cooperation Lessons in Pursuit of Sustainable Development (Edward Elgar Publishing: 2015) (with Lovleen Bhullar) 282-312

"South-South Cooperation: Foundations for Sustainable Development" in S.Alam,S.Atapattu,C.Gonzalez and J.Razzaque eds., International Environmental Law & the Global South (USA: Cambridge University Press,2015) (with Nicholas A Robinson) 553-571

"The Role of SEAN in Disaster Management: Legal Frameworks and Case Study of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda" in Koh Kheng-Lian, Kelman, Kibugi & Osorio eds., Adaptation to Climate Change: ASEAN and Comparative Experiences (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2015) 455-505

"Singapore 2065: a Leadership Role in Legal Education in Sustainable Development?" in Singapore 2065 Leading Insights on Economy and Environment from 50 Singapore Icons and Beyond (World Scientific Publishing: 2015) 123 - 129

"Interface Among Rule of Law, Human Rights and Human Security in Environmental Challenges in ASEAN" in Rule of Law for Good Environmental Governance, 1st ed. (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and University of Cebu Inc, 2015) 94-124

"A Breakthrough in Solving the Indonesian Haze?" in S Hart ed., Shared Resources Issues of Governance, IUCN Environmental Law and Policy Paper No. 72, Chapter 12 (2009) 225-246

"Singapore" in 2009 Top News on Environment in Asia (Institute of Global Environmental Strategies) 62-63 (with G Asanga)

"Singapore" in 2008 Top News on Environment in Asia (Institute of Global Environmental Strategies, Japan)

"Trends in Singapore Criminal Law" in Review of Judicial and Legal Reforms in Singapore Between 1990-1995 (Singapore: Butterworths Asia, 1996) 318-388.

"Environmental Protection - the Legal Framework" in Environment and the City - Sharing Singapore's Experience and Future Challenges edited by G.L. Ooi (Singapore: Times Academic Press, 1995). (with K.B. Foo & I.L.H. Lye)

"The Garden City and Beyond: the Legal Framework" in Environment and the City - Sharing Singapore's Experience and Future Challenges edited by G.L. Ooi (Singapore: Times Academic Press, 1995).

"ASEAN Agreement on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources: Its Implementation in Singapore" in ASEAN Agreement in the ASEAN member states edited by W. Burhenne et al. (Bonn, Germany: International Union for the Conservation of Nature, 1994).

Books
ASEAN Environmental Legal Integration: Sustainable Goals?, Integration Through Law - The Role of Law and the Rule of Law in ASEAN Integration, vol. 6 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016). (with Nicholas Robinson & Lye Lin-Heng)

Adaptation to Climate Change: ASEAN and Comparative Experiences (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2015) (with Ilan Kelman, Robert Kibugi & Rose-Liza Eisma Osorio)

International Encyclopaedia of Criminal Law, Singapore, vol.5, edited by R. Blanpain, C. Fijnaut & L. Dupont (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1995). (with Y.L. Tan)

Criminal Law in Singapore and Malaysia: Text and Materials (Singapore: Butterworths, 1989). (with C.M.M.V. Clarkson & N.A. Morgan)

Straits in International Navigation: Contemporary Issues (United States: Oceana Publications Inc., 1982).

Criminal Law, Singapore Law Series, no.3 (Singapore: Malayan Law Review, 1977).

The Penal Codes of Singapore and Malaysia: Cases, Materials and Comments, vol.2 (Singapore: Quins Pte Ltd, 1976). (with M. Cheang)

The Penal Codes of Singapore and States of Malaya: Cases, Materials and Comments, vol.1 (Singapore: Law Book Co, 1974). (with M. Soe)

Credit and Security in Singapore: the Legal Problem of Development Finance (Australia: University of Queensland Press, 1973). (with D.E. Allan, M.E. Hiscock & D. Roebuck)

Books Edited
ASEAN Environmental Law, Policy and Governance: Selected Documents, Vol. 1 (World Scientific Publisher, 2009) pp.713

Critical Issues in Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol: Asia and the World, XIX (World Scientific Publishers, 2009) pp.576 (with L H Lye, J Lin)

Critical Issues in Climate Change - Asia and the World (World Scientifi c Publishers, 2008) (with I.L.H. Lye and Jolene Lin)

Sustainable Development of Coastal and Ocean Areas in Southeast Asia: Post-Rio Perspectives (Singapore: Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, 1995). (with R.C. Beckman and L.S. Chia)

Current Developments in International Banking and Corporate Financial Operations (Singapore: Butterworths, 1989). (with P.K. Ho, T.C. Choong and K.O. Boo)

Current Developments in International Securities Commodities and Financial Futures Markets (Singapore: Butterworths, 1987). (with H.H.M. Chan, P.K. Ho and P.N. Pillai)

P.N. Pillai, Company Law, Singapore Law Series, no.7 (Singapore: Malaya Law Review, 1979). (editor)

M. Soe, Banks and Banking, Singapore Law Series, no.5 (Singapore: Malaya Law Review, 1978). (editor)

P.N. Pillai, Legal Framework of Business Organisations, Singapore Law Series, no.6 (Singapore: Malaya Law Review, 1978). (editor)

J. Wong, Shipping Law, Singapore Law Series, no.4 (Singapore: Malaya Law Review, 1977). (editor)

K.L. Koh, Criminal Law, Singapore Law Series, no.3 (Singapore: Malaya Law Review, 1977). (editor)

K. Wee, Family Law, Singapore Law Series, no.2 (Singapore: Malaya Law Review, 1976). (editor)

S. Jayakumar, Constitutional Law, Singapore Law Series, no.1 (Singapore: Malaya Law Review, 1976). (editor)

ASEAN Environmental Law, Policy and Governance: Selected Documents (vol II) (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd)

Book Reviews
Review of "Governance, Politics and the Environment: A Singapore Study" by Francesch-Huidobro M. (2008) Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Singapore, xxi+395 pp in Nature in Singapore 171-173

Review of Reshaping the Criminal Law edited by Glazerbrook (1979) 21 Malaya Law Review 230-231.

Review of Textbook of Criminal Law by Williams (1979) 21 Malaya Law Review 228-230.

Review of Annual Survey of Commonwealth Law, vol.2, edited by Wade (1968) 10 Malaya Law Review 362-363.

Review of Commercial Law for O.N.C. & O.N.O. Students by Sim (1968) 10 Malaya Law Review 150.

Review of Chalmers' Sale of Goods, edited by M. Mark (1967) 9 Malaya Law Review 366.

Review of Law of Contract, 2nd ed., by G.H. Treitel (1966) 8 Malaya Law Review 345-346.

Conference Papers
"Ambassador Tommy Koh: Professor & former Dean NUS Law Faculty and Diplomat/Negotiator, the Earth Summit" (Paper presented at the Book Launch "Tommy Koh: Serving Singapore and the World", 11 November 2017, Ritz Carlton Millenia, Singapore)

"Illegal Deforestation: ICC Jurisdiction and 'Crimes against Humanity' - the Cambodian Case of Land-Grabbing?" (Paper presented at International Conference on Environment 2017, 3-4 November 2017, New Delhi, India)

"NEA Leaders in Environmental Action (LEAP 2.0) Programme - Global and Regional Perspectives of Environmental Sustainability and Environmental Law" (Paper presented at the Singapore Environment Institute, National Environment Agency, 1 November 2017, Singapore)

"The International Criminal Court Jurisdiction on 'Crimes against Humanity': the Cambodian Case of Land-Grabbing." (Invited paper presented at the Symposium on Land Grabbing and Rule of Law, 11-12 October 2017, Taipei, Taiwan)

"The Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City and the BRI 'BRIDGE for Cities' Context"(Paper presented to members of Institut fŁr ÷kologische Stadtentwicklung and the Vienna NGO Committee on Sustainable Development,25 September 2017, Vienna)

"People-Centred & People- Oriented Vision" (Paper presented for Panel Discussion at the ASEAN: Future Forward: Anticipating the Next 50 Years by Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS), 28 August 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

"ASEAN 2025: Forging Ahead Together - Human Security and Human Rights in Climate Challenges" (Paper presented at Environmental Degradation and Sustainable Development in Asia, 15-16 August 2017, Yangon, Myanmar)

"ASEAN Legal Framework Relating to Climate Change" (Paper presented at the Conference on Climate Change - Legal Issues and Response Strategy Within ASEAN, 20-21 June 2017, Hanoi, Vietnam)

"ASEAN: Legal Perspective and Regionalism" (Paper presented at the Regional Seminar on ASEAN: Legal Perspective and Regionalism, 8-10 May 2017, Bandung, Indonesia)

"ICC and 'Crimes against Humanity': the Cambodian Case of Land-grabbing" (Paper presented at the Second International Symposium for Environment Judges: 'Environmental Adjudication in the 21st Century' Symposium, 11-12 April 2017, Auckland, New Zealand)

"When Will We See Through the Haze - Ten Elements for Enhanced Cooperation to Tackle the Haze" (Paper presented at the "When Will We See Through the Haze" organised by Chevening Alumni Malaysia (CAM), 25 Nov 2016, Kuala Lumpur)

"An Overview of ASEAN Environmental Law" (Paper presented at the Singapore Judicial College, 27 September 2016 , Supreme Court of Singapore, Singapore)

"ASEAN Environmental Legal Integration: Not Such An Impossible Dream?" (Invited paper presented at the Hawaii University, School of Law, 5 September 2016)

"Descaling Climate Change and UNSDG 7: Case Study on Sino- Singapore Tianjin Eco-City" (Invited paper presented at the Third Asian Judges Symposium on the Environment, 26 Sept 2016, Philippines, Manila)

"Energy efficiency and renewable energy in addressing climate change with focus on the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city - A Low Carbon, Compact City" (Invited paper presented at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, 4 September 2016, Hawaii)

"Indonesian Haze with Focus on the Singapore Transboundary Haze Pollution Act 2014" (Invited paper presented at the Legal Accountability Workshop: Finding Recourse for Victims of Transboundary Haze, special meeting organised by Greenpeace of Southeast Asia, 28 to 29 September 2016, Jakarta)

"The Environment in Court and Questions of Legitimacy - Promotion of UN Post-2015, SDG 16: 'Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels': The ASEAN Context" (Paper presented at the 14th Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law: "Environment and the Courts", 20 to 24 June 2016, University of Oslo, Norway)

"The Kuala Lumpur Declaration on Combating Transnational Crime: Illicit Wildlife Trade and Effective Governance - Whither ASEAN and the World?" (Paper presented at 1st IUCN World Environmental Law Congress, 27 to 29 April 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

"ASEAN 2025: Forging Ahead Together - Interface Between Rule of Law, Human Rights and Human Security in Climate Change Justice" (Invited paper presented at the conference Rule of Law for Supporting The 2030 Development Agenda/Sustainable Development Goals, 4 - 6 March 2016, New Delhi, India)

"Cultural Hybridity and Identity: Forging an ASEAN Identity through the Mechanism of Culture" (Invited paper presented at International Convention on Youth Concerns & Challenges, 25-26 March 2016, KMV Jalandhar, Punjab, India)

"Survey of ASEAN Legal Frameworks Relating to Food and Water Security" ( Invited paper presented at the Rule of Law Program Asia: Environmental Issues: Food and Water Security - 5th Meeting of KAS Alumni Lawyers in Asia, 24-26 November 2015, Kowloon, Hong Kong)

"Challenges of the Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity: Food Security and Livelihoods in ASEAN" (Paper presented at the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law 13th Annual Colloquium, 9 Sept 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia)

"Experiences in Joint Education Projects (National and International) - the ASEAN Region" (Paper presented at the Teaching Workshop at the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law 13th Annual Colloquium, 8 Sept 2015,Jakarta, Indonesia)

Chaired "Panel Session 3: Forest Conservation" at the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law 13th Annual Colloquium, 9 Sept 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia

Represented the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law at the 6th IUCN Asia Regional Committee Meeting, 10-12 August 2015, Bangkok, Thailand.

"Improving Effectiveness in Environmental Disaster Management Governance: Legal and Organizational Frameworks Relating to the ASEAN Context"(Invited paper presented at the International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Management Legal Regimes in Asia: the Rule of Law in the Field of Climate Adaptation, 26 to 28 August 2015,Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

"Effectiveness of Environmental Law" (Invited Paper presented at the Global Strategy Meeting on Improving the Effectiveness of Environmental Law organized by IUCN Environmental Law Centre, 25-26 June, Bonn, Germany).

"Interface Between Rule of Law, Human Rights and Human Security in Environmental Challenges in ASEAN" (Invited paper presented at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Rule of Law Program Asia: Environmental Law Talks IV, 24-26 June 2015, Siem Reap, Cambodia)

"New Environmental Challenges in Asia: Disaster Management in the ASEAN Context" (Paper presented at the 12th ASLI Conference - 2.0: New Challenges in Asia, 21 & 22 May 2015, Taipei, Taiwan)

"Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) as a Vehicle to Promote an ASEAN Identity and Ensuring Sustainable Development: Connecting the Dots with GIs?" ( Invited paper presented at the Workshop on Geographical Indications at the Crossroads of Trade, Development and Culture in Asia-Pacific, 26 & 27 March 2015, Centre for Asian Legal Studies, Faculty of Law,NUS)

"Post- Disaster Management Phase: Rehabilitation, Recovery and Reconstruction: ASEAN Context" (Paper presented at the Post- Disaster Management Phase: Rehabilitation, Recovery and Reconstruction: ASEAN Context workshop, 10-13 March 2015, Sydney, Australia)

"Disaster Management: the ASEAN Context" (Paper presented at the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Program - The Legal Profession Amidst the 2015 ASEAN Integration, 5 to 7 Feb 2015, University of Cebu, Philippines)

"Interface Between Rule of Law, Human Rights and Human Security, and Environmental Challenges in ASEAN" (Paper presented at the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Program - The Legal Profession Amidst the 2015 ASEAN Integration, 5 to 7 Feb 2015, University of Cebu, Philippines)

"Transnational Illegal Wildlife Trade: the ASEAN Context" (Paper presented at the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Program - The Legal Profession Amidst the 2015 ASEAN Integration, 5 to 7 Feb 2015, University of Cebu, Philippines)

"ASEANís Role in Combating Environmental Crimes: Case Study of Transnational Illegal Wildlife Trade (TIWT+)" (Paper presented at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Rule of Law Program Asia: Environmental Law Talks III -Strengthening Environmental Law Enforcement in South-east Asia, 21-23 October 2014, Hanoi, Vietnam)

"Climate Change and the Environment: Human Rights and Human Security - the ASEAN Context" (Paper presented at the AICHR Workshop on Human Rights, Environment and Climate Change, 13-15 September 2014, Yangon, Myanmar)

"Forging an ASEAN Identity Through Cultural Heritage" (Paper presented at the International Symposium on 'ASEAN + 3 communities: Socio-Political Challenges on Identity and Difference', organized by East Asian Studies Centre (EASC), Faculty of Political Science, Ramkhamhaeng University, 16 to 17 July 2014, Bangkok, Thailand)

"The Role of ASEAN in Disaster Management: Legal Framework and Case Study of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda" (Paper presented at the APCEL Closed-Door Workshop on Adaptation to Climate Change: ASEAN and Comparative Experiences, 17 - 18 July 2014, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

"A Challenge for ASEAN Cooperation: Linking Biodiversity and Climate Change-Focus on Food Security" (Paper presented at the 8th Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, 13-17 Sep 2010, Ghent, Belgium)

"Adaptation to Climate Change in Cities: What Role can ASEAN play?" and "Sustainable Cities and Eco-cities" (Paper presented at the Workshop on Urban and Industrial Environmental Management: The Singapore Model, 8-14 Dec 2010, Singapore)

"Adaptation to Climate Change in Southeast Asia" (Paper presented a joint paper at the Climate Change Governance After Copenhagen, 4-5 Nov 2010, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR)

"ASEAN's Efforts Toward Sustainable Developments: Focus on Biodiversity, Transboundary Pollution (Indonesian Haze) and Capacity Building" (Paper presented at the Asia-Europe Environment Forum 2010 Conference: 'A Green Future: Asia and Europe Growing Sustainably', 1-3 Sep 2010, Munich, Germany)

"Role of APCEL in Capacity Building in Environmental Education" (Paper presented at the Management and Sustainability seminar, Second University of Naples, 20-21 Sep 2010, Naples, Italy)

"Towards Sustainable Development in ASEAN: Focus on Biodiversity, and Transboundary Pollution (Indonesian Haze)" (Paper presented at the Management and Sustainability seminar, Second University of Naples, 20-21 Sep 2010, Naples, Italy)

"Towards Sustainable Development: Environmental Governance in ASEAN" (Discussant at the Conference on 'Regional Cooperation in Environmental Protection: Lessons from Two Regions', 22-23 Feb 2010, ISEAS, SIngapore)

"Water Governance and Integrated Water Resource Management: Singapore Case Study" (Paper presented at the Management and Sustainability seminar, Second University of Naples, 20-21 Sep 2010, Naples, Italy)

"A Copenhagen Adaptation Framework? What Role Can ASEAN Play in its Formulation" (with Asst Prof A Gunawansa, Video Conference, 7 Oct 2009, University of Indonesia & Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

"Adaptation to Climate Change in Cities: What Role Can ASEAN Play?" (Paper presented at the Workshop on Urban and Industrial Environmental Management: The Singapore Model, 9-15 Dec 2009, Singapore)

"ASEAN Cooperation in Environmental Management" (APCEL/MEM/SEI seminar, Environmental Management Executive Programme, 30-31 Mar 2009, ENV Building, Singapore)

"ASEAN's Response to Adaptation to Climate Change: What Role Can ASEAN Play" (APCEL/MEM seminar on "An Introduction to Climate Change: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives", 16-17 Mar 2009, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore)

"Capacity Building in Environmental Legal Education and Sustainability in the Asian Region" (Presented and chaired at the National Sustainability Conference, 20-22 Feb 2009, NUS Guild House, Singapore)

"Connecting Environmental Discourses in International and Public Law: the ASEAN Context" (Paper presented at the CIPL-ACEL Environmental Discourses Workshop, 13-15 Aug 2009, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)

"Enhancing FLEG (Forest Law Enforcement and Governance) in Southeast Asia & the Pacific" (Participated at the IUCN Regional NGO Meeting, 28-29 Apr 2009, Bangkok, Thailand)

"Environment" (Chaired a session at the 10th Annual Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, 23-25 Sep 2009, Lisbon, Portugal)

"Environment" (Chaired a session at the Conference on Networked Regionalism versus Institutional Regionalism: Managing Complexities in Regional Cooperation and Global Governance, 6-8 Dec 2009, Singapore)

"Environment" (Chaired a session at the World Justice Forum II, 11-14 Nov 2009, Vienna, Austria)

"Environmentally Sustainable Cities in ASEAN: ASEAN Working Group on Sustainable Cities" (Paper presented at the Workshop on Urban and Industrial Environmental Management: The Singapore Model, 9-15 Dec 2009, Singapore)

"The Dynamics of Environmental Transboundary Issues: the Role of ASEAN in Shaping Environmental Law, Policy and Governance in Tackling these Challenges" (Paper presented and chaired at the 6th Asian Law Institute Conference: Dynamics of Change in Asia, 29-30 May 2009, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR)

"Water/Freshwater Resources: Law, Policy and Governance: Singapore Case Study" (Paper presented at IUCN Academy of Environmental Law 7th Annual Colloquium on Environmental Governance and Sustainability, 1-5 Nov 2009, University of Wuhan, China)

"ASEAN Environmental Law, Policy and Governance" (Paper presented at a Seminar for Department of Geography-NUS, 10 Apr 2008, NUS, Singapore)

"Calibrating the Doctrine of Sovereignty and Principle of Non-Interference of Domestic Affairs: ASEAN and the World" (Paper presented at the Panel Session, World Justice Forum 2008, 2 - 5 Jul 2008, Vienna, Austria)

"Environmental Law-Focus on the ASEAN" (Paper presented at a Seminar on Environmental Management Executive Programme for National Parks Board, 14 Aug 2008, Singapore Botanic Gardens)

"Regional/State Level Environmental Governance: ASEAN's Environmental Governance-An Evaluation" (Paper presented at the UNITAR/Yale Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy, 10 - 11 May 2008, New Haven, United States)

"Towards an Effective ASEAN Environmental Governance for Sustainable Development?" (Paper presented at the EROPA Seminar 2008-Governance in a Triptych: Environment, Migration, Peace and Order, 23 - 25 Oct 2008, Manila, Philippines)

Enhancing FLEG in Southeast Asia & the Pacifi c: Regional Capacity Building Workshop for NGOs (11 - 14 Nov 2008, Juldis Hotel, Khao Yai, Thailand)

Institutional Counterstrategies for Animal Activism II (Represented NUS-IACUC sub-committee on Crisis Management, 26 Mar - 4 Apr 2008, San Francisco and Los Angeles, United States)

International Merbau Workshop: Sustainable Management of Merbau (Intsia spp.) for Trade (17 - 18 Nov 2008, YMCA, Singapore)

"ASEAN Environmental Protection in Natural Resources Sustainable Development:Divergence and Convergence 3rd ASLI Conference 2006 - The Development of Law in Asia: Convergence Versus Divergence, 25 - 26 May 2006, Shanghai, China)

"Implementation, Compliance and Enforcement of Environmental Law: the ASEAN Experience" ( 4th IUCN Academy Colloquium - Compliance & Enforcement: Toward More Effective Implementation of Environmental Law 31 May - 5 June 2006, Pace University, New York, United States)

"Legal Frameworks Relating to Public Health and Avian Flu in the Asia Pacific Basin" Seminar on Public Health & the Environment in the Pacific Basin (22 April 2006, School of Design and Environment, Singapore)

"ADB Loan Agreements for Transport Infrastructure: Legal Covenants" (ADB Seminar on Making Environmental Law Work in the Asia-Pacific Region, Manila, Philippines, 12 September 2001).

"The Role of ASEAN in Global Change and Sustainable Development: an Evaluation in Sub-regional Cooperation" (Global Change and Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia: A Regional Science-Policy Conference, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 17-19 February 2001).

"The Role of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law and the German/Singapore ... Initiative at Rio Plus Five, 1997" (German-Singapore Lawyers' Association: Annual Conference 2001, Singapore, 25-27 May 2001).

"Ecosystem Management Approach to Biodiversity Conservation: the role of ASEAN" (The UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training & Research) Training Workshop on Application of Multilateral Agreements Relating to Biological Diversity, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 20-25 March 2000).

"Environmental Legal Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: the APCEL experience" (Launch of the Arab Regional Commission on Environmental Law (ARCEL) Conference, Kuwait, 30 September- 1 October 2000).

"Multilateral Agreements on Biodiversity including ASEAN Instruments" (The UNITAR Workshop on Environmental Law, Hanoi, 17-19 October 2000).

"Singapore Report - Priorities in Conservation 1998-2000" (IUCN Regional Conservation Forum 2000, New Delhi, India, 23-26 March 2000).

"The Garden City and Beyond: the Legal Framework" (The Garden City in the Year 2000: Towards a Quality Lifestyle, Lecture Theatre 31, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 10 September 1993) Singapore Environment and the City - Sharing Singapore's Experience and Future Challenges edited by G.L. Ooi (Singapore: Institute of Policy Studies, 1995).

"The Role of ASEAN and International Instruments Regarding Protected Area Management in Southeast Asia" (The 2nd Southeast Asia Regional Forum of IUCN WCPA, Pakse, Lao PDR, 6-11 December 1999) The World Commission on Protected Areas, 2nd Southeast Asia Regional Forum, Pakse, Lao PDR, 6-11 December 1999 edited by A. Galt, T. Sigaty and M. Vinton (Vientiane, Lao PDR: IUCN Lao PDR, 2000).

"The Role of International Environmental Law" (The UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training & Research) Training Workshop on Application of Multilateral Agreements Relating to Biological Diversity, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 20-25 March 2000).

"The Role of Judges in Environmental Law Education in the Asia-Pacific" (LAWASIA Conference, Darwin, Australia, 14-20 May 2000) (2000) 5 Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law 103-111.

"Conservation of Nature/Green Spaces and Transportation Infrastructure - Policy and Legal Frameworks: the Singapore Experience" (The Symposium on Nature Conservation: Global & European Issues, ELC, Bonn, Germany, 24 March 1999).

"Developing and implementing national biodiversity strategies and action plans (BSAPs - Art 6 Convention on Biological Diversity): Singapore experience" (The IUCN Global Biodiversity Forum - South & Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, 25 October 1999).

"Ecosystem Management Approach to Biodiversity Conversation: the Role of ASEAN" (The First ASEAN Environment Forum, Hanoi, Vietnam, 20-24 September 1999).

"Regional Cooperation in the Conservation and Management of Marine Turtles" (The Work of IUCN-CEL/ELC and ASEAN on Sea Turtles, Perth, Australia, 19-22 October 1999).

"Role of the Judiciary in Promoting the Rule of Law in Environment" (Southeast Asia Symposium of the Judiciary and the Law of Sustainable Development, Manila, Philippines, 4-7 March 1999) [1999] The Court Systems Journal 102-117.

"The role of ASEAN in urban and industrial environment management" (MFA/WBI Seminar on Pollution Management and Urban Air Quality in Asia, Allson Hotel, Singapore, 15-19 November 1999).

"The Role of Multilateral Agreements Relating to Application of Ecosystem Management in South-East Asia" (UNITAR/KIWC Training Workshop for the Asia-Pacific Region on the Integrated Conservation and Development and Planning, Kushiro, Japan, 28 August - 2 September 1999).

"ASEAN Air Plan: up in smoke" (1998) 15 The Environmental Forum 50-51.

"Institutional Cooperation Relating to Water Resources - the Singapore Experience" (Workshop on Water Security in Southeast Asia and Oceania, Canberra, Australia, 16 November 1998).

"Singapore: Fashioning Landscape for the 'Garden City'" (A Colloquium Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of IUCN, The World Conservation Union, Paris, 30 October 1998)

"Environmental Training Methods & Techniques for the 21st Century" Professional Development of Environmental Managers: A Vision for the 21st Century, no.19, edited by J.E. Hay, W. Ponniah & M. Pradhan (Bangkok, Thailand: Network for Environmental Training at Tertiary Level in Asia and the Pacific, 1997).

"Sustainable Singapore: a Model for Satellite Cities?" (International Conference Towards Sustainable Asia, Musashi Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan, 11-13 December 1997).

"The Inter-relationship Between the ASEAN Agreement for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources and some Allied Global Conventions" (The United Nations Environment Programme: Environmental Management Seminar for Southeast Asia, Cavite, Philippines, 6-17 October 1997).

"The Roles and Inter-relationships of Sub-regional and Global Biodiversity Instruments relevant to Vietnam: potential conflicts and synergies" (IUCN Workshop on Environmental Treaties, Hanoi, Vietnam, 25-26 November 1997).

"Strategic Environmental Planning and EIAS - the Singapore Experience" (Conference on Planning for Workable & Effective Environment, Hong Kong, 4-8 March 1996).

"Asia-Pacific Challenge to Capacity Building in Environmental Law: the Role of the Law Faculty, NUS" (Environmental Management Seminar in Asia and the Pacific, Siam City Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, 16-27 October 1995).

"Chapter 2 - Environmental Protection - the Legal Framework" Environment and the City - Sharing Singapore's Experience and Future Challenges edited by G.L. Ooi (Singapore: Institute of Policy Studies, 1995).

"Participation in Crimes" (Subordinate Courts, Singapore, 25 May 1995).

"Status Report on Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law" (UNEP, NETTLAP - Regional Consultative Meeting on Environmental Training at the Tertiary Level in Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand, 20-22 November 1995). (with R.C. Beckman & S.S.C. Tay)

"The ASEAN Agreement on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources: a question of ratification and implementation" (Conference on Environmental Treaties - The Asia Pacific Dimension, Plaza Hotel, Darwin, Australia, 21-22 July 1995).

"Country Report on Singapore" Legislation for Implementation of the ASEAN Agreement on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (Gland, Switzerland: IUCN-The World Conservation Union, 1994).

"Countertrade: Legal Issues & Techniques" (15th International Trade Law Conference, Australia, 4-6 November 1988) Proceedings, Fifteen International Trade Law Conference, 4-6 November 1988, Australia (Australia: 1988).

"Transit Issues" (SEAPOL Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 26-30 April 1987).

"Current Legal Research in Singapore" (Conference on Legal Development in ASEAN Countries, Jakarta, Indonesia, 6-10 February 1979).

"Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum" (Participated at the Forum, 21-22 Oct, Bangkok, Thailand)

"EIAs in Singapore" (Regional Workshop - Making Environmental Law in Asia More Effective, organized by the Centre of Urban Planning & Environmental Management, Hong Kong, Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong & Center for International Environmental Law (USA)).

"EU and Asian Policy Responses to Climate Change and Energy Security Post" (Participated at the Conference, 26-27 Jul, ISEAS, Singapore)

Reports
"Achieving Justice and Human Rights in an Era of Climate Disruption" (International Bar Association Climate Change Justice and Human Rights Task Force Report, 2014)

Report on the activities of the IUCN members in Singapore - APCEL, Nature Society (Singapore) and Singapore Zoo; also report on the activities in Asia of the World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) (IUCN Asia Regional Committee Meeting, 25-26 August 2014, Bangkok, Thailand)

Others
" Introduction to ASEAN Environmental Legal Integration: Sustainable Goals?" (by Koh KL, NA Robinson & LH Lye) on the launch at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, 3 September 2016)

Report on Activities of IUCN members in Singapore (Report presented at the IUCN Asia Regional Committee Meeting, APCEL, Nature Society of Singapore and Singapore Zoo, 11-13 July 2016, Beijing)

Invited by the National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan to serve in the Committee to evaluate the Institute of Law, Science and Technology, 28 to 30 October 2015, Taiwan. (Submitted the Evaluation Report, together with the other members of the Committee.)

"Transnational Illegal Wildlife Trade Plus (TIWT+) and 'Transnational Crimes and Transboundary Challenges' Under the 'ASEAN Political - Security Community' Blueprint (APSC), in ASEANAPOL Bulletin, 3rd ed, 2014, 28-34.



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