Monday, September 13, 2010

Go On! ILW 2010

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest)

The 89th annual meeting of the American Branch of the International Law Association will be held October 21 through 23 in New York City.
The theme of International Law Weekend 2010 is International Law and Institutions: Advancing Justice, Security and Prosperity.
Topics listed on the Schedule of Events include many on which IntLawGrrls have posted; for example:
Kosovo advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice
► International Criminal Court post-Kampala
► Climate change
► Lisbon Treaty of the European Union
► International child abduction
► Corporate social responsibility
► International development law
► Targeted killing
Co-Chairs of this year's meeting are Professor Elizabeth Burleson (far left) of the University of South Dakota Law School, Hanna Dreifeldt Lainé (near left) of the U.N. Office of Legal Affairs, Vincent J. Vitkowsky, a partner at the New York law firm Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, and ILSA Program Coordinator Jill Schmieder Hereau.
All attendees are encouraged to preregister for space reasons. Registration is free to members of ABILA, the International Law Students Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and of the many cosponsoring entities, such as the American Society of International Law, whose President, our colleague David D. Caron, will give a keynote address. For persons not members of such groups, the registration fee is $75.
Further details here.

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