Plenary Conference in Singapore on Rule of Law in the ASEAN Community
(25 August 2013)
In conjunction with the 35th ALA Governing Council meeting and ASEAN Chief Justices’ Meeting, ALA Singapore collaborated with the National University of Singapore’s Centre for International Law (“CIL”) to organise a one-day Plenary Conference with the theme, “The ASEAN Way in a Comparative Context: Plenary on the Rule of Law in the ASEAN Community” on 25 August 2013 at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore. The conference was graced by the ASEAN Chief Justices and some 300 ALA and other delegates. The Chief Justice of Singapore Sundaresh Menon and the ALA President Dr Muhammad Hatta Ali spoke on the importance of the rule of law in the ASEAN region. Leading scholars from around the world presented their findings at the conference which provided a platform for frank dialogue on the challenges and opportunities for ASEAN.