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Environmental governance in Malaysia : An overview


Mohd Anuar, Haslinda (2014) Environmental governance in Malaysia : An overview. In: UUM International Conference on Governance 2014 (ICG), 29th - 30th November 2014, Flamingo Hotel By The Beach, Pulau Pinang.

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Abstract

The importance of environmental issues was first discussed during the Stockholm Conference on Human Environment in 1972.Later, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 1992 reinforced the needs for effective environmental protection which includes the role of various actors and stakeholders in this environmental issue.The concept of sustainable development was also introduced to give balance between economic development and protection of environment.All environmental issues are captured under environmental governance which contains the management of all man activities including politics, social and economics.The objective of this paper is to focus on the concept of environmental governance and its current status in Malaysia.Some environmental issues are also discusses to yield the effectiveness of environmental governance in Malaysia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN NO: 978-983-2078-95-1 Organized by: Institute for Governance and Innovation Studies, UUM College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia In Collaboration with: Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Politik, Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia
Uncontrolled Keywords: environment, governance, Malaysia.
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mdm. Haslinda Mohd. Anuar
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2014 08:00
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2014 08:00
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12931

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