Report on the Pacific Islands Judges Symposium on Environmental Law and Sudstainable DevThe Pacific Islands Judges Symposium on Environmental Law and Sustainable Development was held over three days, 5-7 February 2002. The aim of the Symposium was to bring together judges from the region for information exchange, between themselves and experts in environmental law, and for discussion of potential roles of the judiciary in decision making for sustainable development. It was one in a series of judicial symposia on environmental law organised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Other regions where such symposia have been held include Africa (1995), South Asia (1997), South East Asia (1999), Latin America (2000) and the Caribbean (2001). The series culminated in a Global Judges Symposium held for the World Summit for Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, 18-20 August 2002.elopment, held in Brisbane, Australia, 5-7 February 2002.
This article was originally published as Rose, GL, Report on the Pacific Islands Judges Symposium on Environmental Law and Sudstainable Development, held in Brisbane, Australia, 5-7 February 2002, Journal of South Pacific Law, 7(1), December 2003.