APCEL - Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Law
Faculty of Law
Celebrating APCEL’S 20TH Anniversary
APCEL celebrated its 20th Anniversary on 10 November 2016 at the Shaw Foundation Alumni House, NUS (Kent Ridge Campus), together with two degree programmes on the environment – the MSc (Environmental Management) [MEM] and the Bachelor in Environmental Studies (BES) programmes which celebrated their 15th and 5th Anniversaries respectively. The highlight of the celebrations was a joint Conference on Attaining the Sustainable Development Goals – Environmental Law, Policy and Management from 9 to 11 November 2016. Please click HERE for the conference programme.
The conference welcomed distinguished keynote speakers from around the world, who came to share their expertise and bring fresh perspectives, with an emphasis on connectivity, exchanging ideas and fostering critical discourse.
Mr Desmond Lee, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of National Development, (LLB (Hons) NUS Class of 2001) graced the event as APCEL’s guest-of-honour and delivered the opening remarks on 10th November.
On the last day of the conference, the MEM programme celebrated its 15th Anniversary with Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, as the guest-of-honour.