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43rd Annual Conference
November 13-15, 2014 (Ottawa)

 Combustion: Energy, Resources and Environmental Issues Igniting International Law

For more information, visit the "Annual Conference" section.


"Democracies, International Law and the Parameters of Confronting Terrorism: An Israeli Perspective"

Date: Friday October 31, 2014

Time: 8:00-9:00 AM

Location: Lord Elgin Hotel

Light breakfast will be served but space is limited, so with apologies for the short notice, please RSVP by end of day Tuesday, October 28thto

The Canadian Council on International Law has the pleasure of inviting you to a talk by Mr. Ehud Keinan, the Legal Adviser of Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He will discuss the challenges faced by Israel in the context of asymmetric warfare and terrorism.


Ehud Keinan is Deputy Director General and the Legal Adviser of Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In the course of previous roles in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Keinan has served as Principal Deputy Legal Adviser, also in charge of regional cooperation and economic and water related regional projects, and as Director of the Diplomatic and Civil Law Department. Mr. Keinan has also served as a diplomat in Israel's Embassies in Caracas, Venezuela, and in Santo Domingo, The Dominican Republic.

Mr. Keinan has represented Israel in numerous bilateral and multilateral negotiations, and served, inter alia, as the head of the Legal Support Unit of the Annapolis Process Negotiations with the Palestinians, as a member of Israeli delegation to Camp David Summit, and as a member of the legal team of the Israeli delegation to the negotiations with the Palestinians (Interim Agreement). He has also served as Principal Legal Counselor to the Israeli negotiations with the Holy See.

Mr. Keinan represented Israel at the Sixth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, and at the Council of Europe's Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law. He has also served as member of the legal team preparing Israel's case to the ICJ concerning the Security Fence.

In addition, Mr. Keinan served as a member of the Inter-ministerial and academic working group drafting the new State Immunity Law of Israel and as a member of the legal team preparing Israel's 'Disengagement Plan' from Gaza.



Early Bird Rate Extended 

The early bird rate has benn extended until October 20, 2014. To register, click here


Call for papers - University of Dundee

The School of Law, University of Dundee, UK and the K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, University of Tromsø, Norway are pleased to announce the call for papers for “The European Union and the Arctic”
(2015 EU-Arctic Conference).





Call for Papers: 2015 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 25-26, 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan. The theme of the Research Forum is “Integrating the Asia-Pacific: Why International Law Matters?” Paper proposals should be submitted by January 20, 2015 to

The call for papers is available at Other inquiries can be directed to Pasha Hsieh, co-chair of the Research Forum (



"International Law Weekend" in New York City

The American Branch of the International Law Association, in conjunction with the International Law Students Association, would welcome members of the Canadian Council on International Law at this fall’s “International Law Weekend” in New York City, from October 23-25, at Fordham University Law School. 

This year’s  theme is “International Law in a Time of Chaos.”  The program is available at  

On-line registration information is available at