This is the latest Solon Law project involving an appraisal of the EU’s foreign and external relations policy in relation to Indonesia, focusing on human rights and environmental conditions in West Papua.
Roy Lee drafted the National Postal Sector Policy Statement for the Afghan Government to open its postal sector to competition and further investment. This involved extensive research on international best practice and postal sector reforms, stakeholder consultation and evaluation of local circumstances., and drafting Postal Sector Law and bylaws for Afghan Post. This 6-month project was funded and supervised by the World Bank and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Afghanistan.
Roy Lee drafted the Early Childhood Care and Education Bill for the Republic of Kiribati, giving effect to objectives and principles in the Convention on the Rights of the Child and anti-discrimination provisions in the Constitution. The Bill reflected best practice in regulation and included multi-stage enforcement provisions and provision for civil penalties. This was a 4-week project funded and overseen by UNICEF and the Ministry of Education, Kiribati.
Roy Lee co-designed and co-facilitated a week-long Short Course on Preparing and Drafting Coastal Fisheries Legislation for Pacific Islands Countries and Territories, building practical skills and knowledge in an intensive course with interactive exercises . Participants were taught policy development and legislative drafting for coastal fisheries, adapted to the needs of small states and territories in the Pacific Islands. This course was delivered for the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
Roy Lee drafted the Environment Bill for the Cook Islands. He advised the parliamentary select committee hearing public submissions on the Bill. The Bill included provisions for community-based management and protected areas. This project was funded and overseen by the Asian Development Bank and the Island Environment Service.
Roy Lee prepared a Regulatory Impact Assessment Procedure, a Training Manual and explanatory materials for the Jogorku Kenesh (Parliament) of Kyrgyzstan. He reviewed the process of legislative preparation and drafting. This was a project funded by the European Commission and implemented by UNDP.