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Academics, practising international lawyers on transboundary-pollution panel

Published on Mar 14, 2014 5:37 PM

University professors, international-law practitioners and a former International Court of Justice judge from five countries are on the international panel formed to advise the Government on issues related to transboundary pollution, the Environment and Water Resources Ministry announced on Friday.

The eight-member panel is chaired by Professor S Jayakumar and Professor Tommy Koh, both of the National University of Singapore; the former was previously Deputy Prime Minister and the latter is also Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The other six members of the panel are:

- Dr Abdul G. Koroma, a Sierra Leonean former judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ)

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