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Avian Flu and SARS:
The Policy and Legal Challenges of Zoonotic Disease

Professor Koh Kheng-Lian

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Introduction by Dr. Karesh (5 MB)
Presentation Part 1 (48 MB)
Presentation Part 2 (55 MB)
Presentation Part 3 (43 MB)
Presentation Part 4 (54 MB)
Closing remarks by Dr. Karesh (7 MB)

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About Dr. Koh Kheng Lian

Dr Koh Kheng Lian is a Professorial Fellow of the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore and the Director of the Asia – Pacific Centre for Environmental Law (APCEL), established by the Faculty. She was the IUCN CEL Regional Vice Chair for South and East Asia, and a member of its Steering Committee from 1996 - 2004. She was one time consultant on the capacity building in environmental legal education project for the Asian Development Bank. Dr Koh was a former Director of the World Bank Institute/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA, Singapore) seminars on urban and industrial environmental management. In this capacity, she has organized and served as a resource persons in four such seminars. She continues to be MFA’s course Director for such seminars. She has also served as a resource person in numerous seminars and conferences in environmental law, including the UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research) seminars on implementation of multilateral agreements related to biological diversity, held in Kushiro and Chiang Mai. She served as a member of the former ENV Working Group on Nature Conservation, and was also in the Feedback Group on the US/ Singapore Trade Agreement. Currently, she is a member of the National Environmental Agency Focus Group on Air and Climate Change to review the Singapore Green Plan 2012. She was recently invited by the Universidad Metropolitana de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico to conduct a series of lectures to PhD students on environmental law.

From 1980 to 1986, Dr Koh served as a legal officer in the secretariat of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in Vienna.


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