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  • Combating Illegal Logging: Lessons from the EU FLEGT Action Plan

    This brochure provides an overview of the EU FLEGT Action Plan which was launched in 2003 to propose measures to fight against illegal logging and associated trade. It outlines ...

  • Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: Regional & Comparative Resources

    This Guide will help you research the legal systems of the 10 South East Asian nations that comprise The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) - Brunei Darussalam, Camb...

  • Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: Introduction to Brunei & its Legal System

    Brunei’s legal system is based on British common law, with a parallel Syariah law system for Muslims, which supersedes the common law system in areas such as family and property...

  • Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: Introduction to Cambodia & its Legal System

    The Cambodian legal system is based largely on the French civil system, and is statute based. The Constitution is the Supreme Law. The legal system has evolved from unwritten cu...

  • Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: Introduction to Indonesia & its Legal system

    Indonesia has a civil law system based on the Roman-Dutch model. The Dutch colonial occupation of Indonesia for 350 years left a legacy of Dutch colonial law, which is reflected...

  • Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: Introduction to Lao PDR & its Legal System

    Laos inherited a typical civil law-based legal system from the French colonial administrators. The original civil codes took Lao customary law into account. After independence, ...

  • Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: Introduction to Malaysia and its Legal System

    The Malaysian legal system is a complex product of its history, particularly as a British colony. It is a predominantly common law country, with a separate Islamic law system.

  • Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: Introduction to the Philippines & its Legal System

    The Philippine legal system is a mixture of customary usage, Roman (civil law) and Anglo-American (common law) systems, and Islamic law. The legal system is the result of the im...

  • Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: Introduction to Singapore and its Legal System

    Singapore has a common law legal system as a result of its colonial past as part of the British empire. The influence of the English common law on the development of Singapore l...

  • Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: Introduction to Thailand & its Legal System

    Thailand has a predominantly civil law legal system, but it is a hybrid of many influences.Thai law has its traditional bases in ancient Hindu Code of Manu, modified to conform ...

  • Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: Introduction to Vietnam & its Legal System

    Vietnam has had a single, unified legal system since 1975. Vietnam's socialist legal system is influenced by eastern and western legal traditions, the French civil law system, a...

  • Burma and Transnational Crime

    Report by the Congressional Research Service on transnational organized crime in Burma (Myanmar). Transnational crime in Burma bears upon U.S. interests as it threatens regional...

  • ILO Lifts All Restrictions on Burma

    An article in The Irrawaddy on the announcement by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to lift restrictions on Myanmar. The restrictions, which were imposed by the UN ag...

  • Myanmar to Draft First Labour Safety Law

    An article published in the English language weekly Myanmar Times on the first law on safety and health in workplaces being drafted by the Ministry of Labour of Myanmar in 2013.

  • Burma’s New Labor Law: Built to Fail or Shifting Toward Democracy?

    Burma has long been known as a black hole for human rights. But the new leadership of the military junta hopes to shed its pariah image by loosening its oppressive policies. And...

  • The Role of Social Safeguards in Addressing Forest Governance in FLEGT and REDD+

    This presentation seeks to demonstrate how social safeguards can provide opportunities to address the forest governance challenges faced by FLEGT and REDD+. It discusses the imp...

  • Labor and employment regulatory framework in Myanmar

    An analysis by William D. Greenlee, Jr. on labor and employment regulatory framework in Myanmar. Published in Yangon, Myanmar, by the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, 2...

  • The Lao PDR - United Nations Partnership Framework (2017-2021)

    The Lao PDR – UN Partnership Framework (UNPF) is an articulation of the shared commitment of UN Country Team to work together as one, to maximize its resources and contributions...

  • Phnong Ethnicity Documentation of Customary Rules

    Pu-Trou village is an old indigenous Phnong village located in O’Rang district in the Mondulkiri basal highland. It is home to 320 villagers, including 120 women, and comprises ...

  • 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report: Thailand

    Thailand (Tier 3*) is a source, destination, and transit country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking. Victims from neighboring countries, ...

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