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Home Announcements and Events Announcements: Call for Presentations, Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law; BIICL Seminar on Procedural Reform in International Courts and Tribunals; Chatham House Meeting on Heads of States Immunities for International Crimes; Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law 2016 Human Rights Essay Award; University of Notre Dame, London Law Programme International Law Seminars

Announcements: Call for Presentations, Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law; BIICL Seminar on Procedural Reform in International Courts and Tribunals; Chatham House Meeting on Heads of States Immunities for International Crimes; Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law 2016 Human Rights Essay Award; University of Notre Dame, London Law Programme International Law Seminars

Published on September 19, 2015        Author: 

1. Call for Presentations: Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law. A call for presentations has been issued for the Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law, which will be convened next year by Dino Kritsiotis (Univ. of Nottingham – Law), Anne Orford (Univ. of Melbourne – Law), and J.H.H. Weiler (European Univ. Institute – Law), with Benedict Kingsbury (NYU – Law) and José E. Alvarez (NYU – Law) as guest convenors. The Fifth Forum will be held at NYU on 27-29 June 2016. The closing deadline for applications is 15 December 2015.

2. BIICL Seminar on Procedural Reform in International Courts and Tribunals. On 17 November 2015, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) will host a seminar on ‘Procedural Reform in International Courts and Tribunals: Feasible? Desirable?’. This is the next event in the Temple Garden Chambers Seminar Series in International Adjudication. This seminar discusses the key findings emerging from the edited volume Procedural Fairness in International Courts and Tribunals, published by BIICL in September 2015. These findings will be presented by two of the book editors, Dr Arman Sarvarian and Dr Filippo Fontanelli, with Judge Ineta Ziemele and Professor Hélène Ruiz Fabri as external commentators. The event will take place at BIICL, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP. Find out more and book here, or download the Event Flyer.

3. Chatham House Meeting on Heads of States Immunities for International Crimes: Prospects for Consensus or Irreconcilable Impasse? The International Law Programme at Chatham House, in association with Doughty Street Chambers and REDRESS, will be hosting a meeting on ‘Heads of States Immunities for International Crimes: Prospects for Consensus or Irreconcilable Impasse?’ on 23 October 2015 at 13:00. The meeting will discuss divergences in approaches to the understanding of the nature and role of immunities for international crimes, having regard to the work of the ILC, as well as the prospects for strengthening legal certainty in this area of law. See here for further details and to enquire about registering.

4. Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law 2016 Human Rights Essay Award. The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is happy to announce the 2016 Human Rights Essay Award topic: Extractive Industries and Human Rights. The Academy will grant two Awards, one for the best article in English and one for the best article in Spanish. Winners will be awarded a full scholarship to attend the Academy’s 2016 Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights, the first summer Program at American University Washington College of Law’s new Tenley Campus, along with travel expenses, housing, a per diem for living expenses and the chance to be published in the American University International Law Review. Participants must have obtained their law degree by 1 February 2016 to be eligible. Detailed guidelines about the Award can be found here. Contact us at hracademy {at} wcl.american(.)edu.

5. University of Notre Dame, London Law Programme International Law Seminars. The University of Notre Dame, London Law Programme, presents a series of international law seminars on Thursday evenings from 15 October to 5 November 2015. The series explores the day-to-day practice of international organisations law. Speakers include the legal directors, general counsel, administrative heads and external advisers of a broad range of organisations: international commodity organisations, international financial institutions, regional security alliances and UN specialised agencies. Experienced practitioners will case study the challenging institutional issues that confront international organisations and consider how the law is put into practice. Seminars are hosted by the University of Notre Dame Global Gateway, 1 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HG, and are open to all, from 6:00-7:30pm, followed by a drinks reception.

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