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April 12-15, 2017 The American Branch of the International Law Association is proud to be a cooperating organization of the American Society of International Law’s (ASIL) 111th Annual Meeting, “What International Law Values,” to take place in Washington, DC, April 12-15, 2017.

Featured speakers will include:

- David Armitage, Lloyd C. Blankfein professor of history, Harvard University

- Sandie Okoro, senior vice president and general counsel, World Bank Group

- Judge Rosemary Barkett, Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal

There will be more than 30 substantive panels following six different tracks on topics of territory, the sea, and space; international adjudication and arbitration; the use of force and armed conflict; criminal law, human rights, and migration; international law as national law; and trade, investment, finance, and intellectual property.

To view the full program and to register for the conference, visit www.asil.org/am. There is a discounted rate for government, international organization, and NGO lawyers, and non-ASIL member registrants also receive a year’s complimentary membership in the Society.

Contact services@asil.org with any questions.

Washington, DC  
Research Forum:
May 19-20, 2017
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  
May 30 - June 16, 2017 American University Washington College of Law's, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, is currently accepting applications to the 2017 Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.

The Program will take place from May 30 to June 16, 2017 and offers 20 courses in English and Spanish taught by more than 40 world-renowned scholars in the field of human rights and humanitarian law.

Professors include Special Rapporteurs from the United Nations, Commissioners, Judges and other members of the Inter-American Commission and Court of Human Rights, Judges from International Tribunals like the ICC, ICJ and ICTY and professors from all over the world. The program provides a unique opportunity to interact directly with these high profile officials who are rarely available in such a personal setting.

We also welcome over 150 participants from more than 25 countries around the world, all with varying levels and areas of professional experience in human rights, providing an excellent networking opportunity.

Contact us at hracademy@wcl.american.edu or visit our website at www.wcl.american.edu/hracademy.

Aug. 21 - Sept. 8, 2017 The Center for Studies and Research of The Hague Academy of International Law aims to bring together highly qualified young international lawyers from all over the world, to jointly undertake an original research work on a general topic:

"50 Years of Space Law - Space Law in 50 Years"
For further information, download the call for candidates, here.

Nov. 2-3, 2018 The Canadian Council on International Law will hold its 46th Annual Conference, in Ottawa, Canada.

The theme of the conference is Canada at 150: The Return of History for International Law.

Canadian Council on International Law - Current and Upcoming CCIL Events

Ottawa, Canada  

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