We are pleased to present a new research project on challenges in pre-investigations or ‘preliminary examinations’. Such examinations are required to determine whether there is reasonable basis to proceed with criminal investigation. They afford the prosecution wide discretion – be it in national or international jurisdictions – and often involve a large degree of uncertainty for those directly concerned.
At present, women make up an average of 17% of the judges of international courts and tribunals. There is significant variation in the proportion of women on the benches of different legal regimes. To better understand and assess this inequality, PluriCourts and iCourts invites papers for a workshop March 23-24 2017 in Oslo, Norway.
This conference offers graduate students (students enrolled in Master or PhD programmes) and early professionals/academics (generally within five years of graduating) studying or working in the field of IEL an opportunity to present and discuss their research. It also provides a critical platform where participants can test their ideas about broader issues relating to IEL. One or more senior practitioners and academics will comment on each paper after its presentation, followed by a general discussion.
25th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law Canberra, 29 June–1 July 2017 Sustaining the International Legal Order in an Era of Rising Nationalism The 25th ANZSIL Annual Conference will take place from Thursday, 29 June, to Saturday, 1 July 2017 at Hotel QT Canberra, 1 London Circuit, Canberra, Australia.
The Conference Organising Committee now invites proposals for papers to be presented at the Conference, either individually, or as a panel.
The Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law extends an invite to all business or law graduate students, academics, and practitioners to its International Business and Trade Law (INTLaw) Conference on April 25th and April 26th, 2017 at the Inn at the Forks hotel in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. We aim to have lively discussions on innovative topics in international economics, business, and trade law (including e-commerce).
The University of Macau Faculty of Law is hosting its second international conference, titled “Consumer Policy in China: New Trends and Challenges,” on Dec. 6-7, 2016 in Macau, China. Abstracts for papers discussed at the conference must be submitted to email@example.com by Nov. 6, 2016.
Since the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, the European Parliament acquired and promoted with determination a prominent position in the conclusion of international agreements and in the definition of the international action of the European Union. With particular reference to international economic law, the European Parliament started claiming a transparent participatory policy by the European Commission, achieving considerable results.
Call for Papers 2017 ILA-ASIL ASIA-PACIFIC RESEARCH FORUM The Geopolitics of International Law: Contemporary Challenges for the Asia-Pacific May 19-20, 2017 Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China Hosted by: Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law – Chinese (Taiwan) Branch of the International Law Association (ILA), in partnership with the Law in the Pacific Rim Region Interest Group of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the Research Center for International Legal Studies, National Chengchi University I.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals Special Issue on THE DUTIES, RIGHTS AND POWERS OF INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATORS
International lawyers and jurists usually take the modern state for granted because international law is grounded on its existence. However, the state’s dominant position in international law, and even its own continuity, might be more fragile and vulnerable than we dare to admit.