Announcements: Conference in Honor of Nicolas Michel (Geneva); Conference on UN at 70 (London); CfP on Law and Jurisprudence

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1.  Colloque Nicolas Michel, Geneva, 29 June 2015. On 29 June a one-day conference will be organized in Geneva in honor of Mr. Nicolas Michel, former UN Under Secretary-general for Legal affairs and presently Professor at the Geneva Law Faculty and at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Four sessions will address the following topics: UN-law; Responsibility to protect; Right to culture; International Criminal Justice. Reports by Dr. S. Villalpando, Prof. A. Peters, Dr P. Meyer-Bisch and Prof. C. Stahn will be followed by a discussion among renowned panelists and then by a general discussion. The conference will be held in French and English. Further information is here.

2.  The International Law Programme at Chatham House will be hosting a Conference on ‘United Nations at 70: International Law and the Achievement of UN Aims’ on Friday 16 October 2016 at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The Conference is being held in partnership with the UN Office of Legal Affairs. For further details and to enquire about registering see here.

3. Call for Submissions, Volume 5, Issue 1 (March 2016). The UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence is a law journal run by postgraduate students of the UCL Faculty of Laws. The Journal appears twice a year and will be available open access. All submissions are assessed through double blind peer review. The Editorial Board is pleased to call for submissions for the first issue of 2016. The Board welcomes papers covering all areas of law and jurisprudence. We accept articles of between 8,000-12,000 words, case notes of 6,000-8,000 words and book reviews of 1,000-2,000 words. All submissions must comply with the Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA). Contributions that have already been published or that are under consideration for publication in other journals will not be considered. The deadline for submissions is 16th October 2015. Manuscripts must be uploaded via the submissions section on our website. For further information and guidelines for authors please visit our website.

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