February 26, 2016
by William Schulte
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Foreign Investment in the Mekong Region: Reducing Risk and Promoting Sustainable Development

On January 25-26, 2016 the U.S.-Asia Partnership for Environmental Law organized and co-hosted the “Foreign Investment in the Mekong Region: Reducing Risk and Promoting Sustainable Development” Symposium in Beijing in cooperation with the China-ASEAN Environmental Cooperation Center, Global Environmental Institute, … Continue reading

October 30, 2015
by Yanmei Lin
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China’s First Environmental Public Interest Litigation: Green NGOs Win

On Thursday, October 29, 2015, the Nanping Intermediate People’s Court of Fujian Province issued a judgment in favor of the two environmental NGOs plaintiffs, Friends of Nature (FON) and Fujian Green Home on China’s first environmental public interest case. The … Continue reading

Vermont Law Partners with Yunnan University in China

October 20, 2015 by Nicholas Bihun | 0 comments

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Members of the delegation from Yunnan University Law School join Vermont Law School President and Dean Marc Mihaly and members of the U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law for the signing

A delegation from Law School of Yunnan University in China visited Vermont Law School today, signing an agreement with VLS to collaborate on programs that will expand educational opportunities for students from both schools and promote exchange between faculty members. Continue Reading →

China’s New Public Interest Environmental Protection Law in Action

October 19, 2015 by Nicholas Bihun | 0 comments

On Wednesday, September 9th,2015 the U.S.-Asia Partnership for Environmental Law hosted a discussion of new legal developments and reflections on field investigations with Chinese NGOs and attorneys with Jack Tuholske, Director Vermont Law School Water and Justice Program and Technical Advisor to the U.S.-Asia Partnerships; and Yanmei Lin, Associate Director U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law at Vermont Law SchoolThe discussion touched on their recent article Field Notes From the Far East: China’s New Public Interest Environmental Protection Law in Action. The video of their presentation can be viewed above.