1. ASIL International Organizations Interest Group IO Law Roundtable: Perspectives on UN Partnerships. On Thursday 7 November 2019, the ASIL International Organizations Interest Group (IOIG) will launch an initiative to engage legal staff of international organizations with the Society. As an inaugural event, the IOIG is convening a lunchtime panel (1.15-2.245pm) entitled “IO Law Roundtable: Perspectives on UN Partnerships”. Staff from the legal offices of UNICEF and UNDP, as well as panellists from the UN Office for Partnerships and the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) will discuss various legal aspects of partnering with the private sector, financial institutions and academia to attain UN goals. The panel will be moderated by Prof. Sean Murphy, ASIL President and member of the International Law Commission. It will be kindly hosted by the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations, located at 666 Third Ave, New York NY. The event is free but space is limited and registration is required: please RSVP here. For more information and future events, join the ASIL IOIG.
2. Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, LL.M. in International Law. Applications are now open for the LL.M. in International Law at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, for the academic year 2020-2021 starting in September 2020. The programme of 10 months offers a wide course selection, covering not only the foundations of international law, but also allowing students to concentrate in one of three different streams, namely: Protection of the Individual in International Law, International Environmental Law and Governance, and International Economic Law. The deadline to apply is 15 January 2020. Apply here.