Chee Yoke Ling

Legal Advisor

Third World Network

121-S, Jalan Utama
Penang 10450
Phone: 60-4- 2266728 / 2266159
Fax: 60-4-2264505

Chee Yoke Ling is a lawyer trained in international law, with a Masters of Law from Cambridge University (UK) and a first class honours in law at the University of Malaya (Malaysia). Currently, she works as Legal Advisor to the Third World Network.

For more than 20 years Chee Yoke Ling has been very active on a national level in policy research and advocacy, focusing on trade, environment and development issues, working with local communities.

For the past 10 years she has been a key NGO player at the international level, representing the Third World Network in many international conferences and meetings, including at the United Nations, the Commission on Sustainable Development, and at several trade and investment seminars. Of particular concern in her work are the ecological, social and economic impacts of globalisation, especially in the developing countries of the South.

Recently, she coordinated the TWN programme on the World Summit on Sustainable Development, and is currently focusing on the linkages between the sustainable development agenda and the World Trade Organisation's agenda.

Focus: Development, Environment, Trade, Malaysia, Asia

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006

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