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Date Description Place Time
Call for papers:
Jan. 10, 2017

Research Forum:
May 19-20, 2017
Call for Papers: 2017 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum, Taipei, Taiwan

The Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law will hold the ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum on May 19-20, 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. The theme of the Research Forum is “The Geopolitics of International Law: Contemporary Challenges for the Asia-Pacific.”

Paper proposals should be submitted by January 10, 2017 to ila@nccu.edu.tw.

The call for papers is available at http://csil.org.tw/2017-Research-Forum/

ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum-for EC.pdf

Taipei, Taiwan  
March 2-3, 2017 The Global Future of International Trade, Human Rights, and Development

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Barrier-free trade, protection of human rights, and economic development were the hallmarks and guiding principles of the international order created following the Second World War. The U.S. has been a leader in shaping the order into a global one. This current order is now undergoing change, with worldwide debate on what the future global order should look like.

How will the future order operate? Who will gain and who will lose? How will the new order interact with the old? How are existing institutions including governments to respond? What is the right balance between national, local, and global interests?

Join experts from the Texas A&M School of Law, scholars, practitioners, and government officials to consider the global and local future of international trade, human rights, and development.

$75 registration fee. Approved for 10.25 CLE hours.

Learn more and register at http://law.tamu.edu/ILWS17.

Texas A&M School of Law  
March 10, 2017 The Future of International Organization
There is no fee for this event, please sign in to register.

Description:
Virtually every important question of public policy today involves an international organization. From trade to intellectual property to health policy and beyond, governments interact with international organizations in almost everything they do. Yet after decades of progressive institutionalization, the tide seems to be turning. In Africa, states are withdrawing from the International Criminal Court. In Europe, an “ever closer Union” seems a distant ideal. And the new leadership in the United States has signaled deep skepticism about the value of all international organizations. Is this the beginning of the end of international organization? What role will international institutions play in the changing geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century? Please join us for a discussion with the co-editors and contributors to the Oxford Handbook of International Organizations to explore these and other pressing questions on the future of international organization.

Panelists:
Ian Johnstone, Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Jacob Katz Cogan
, Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Law

Thomas G. Weiss
, Professor, City University of New York

Anjali Dayal
, Assistant Professor, Fordham University

Moderator: Mona Khalil, Legal Advisor, Independent Diplomat

Sponsoring Association Committee:
International Law Committee, Caline Mouawad, Chair;

Co-Sponsoring:
- United Nations Committee, Michael D. Cooper, Chair
- American Branch of the International Law Association
- Fletcher Club of New York - Oxford University Press
- American Society of International Law (ASIL)
New York City Barr
42 West 44th Street, New York NY
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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