The 49th annual conference of the Canadian Council on International Law will take place in Ottawa on October 29-30, 2020.
The theme of this year's conference is "International Law in 2020: Fit for Purpose?"
Academics and practitioners from the public, private and non-profit sectors are invited to submit proposals for sessions (e.g. panel discussions), for conference papers or presentations. A proposal may cover any area of international law, as long as it fits into the conference's theme, broadly construed. Both theoretical and practical contributions, in French, English or both, are welcome. Early-career academics and those wishing to present research in progre...
The CCIL aims to recognize the work of Canadian scholars of international law by conducting biennial competitions for scholarly papers and for scholarly books that make a substantial contribution to the international law literature.
In 2019, two papers were selected for the inaugural Scholarly Paper Award:
Gregory Fox, Kristen Boon and Isaac Jenkins for “The Contributions of United Nations Security Council Resolutions to the Law of Non-International Armed Conflict: New Evidence of Customary International Law” (American University Law Review, Vol. 67, p. 649, 2018)
Joanna Harrington for “The Working Methods of The United Nations Security Council: Maintaining The Implementation of Change” (I...
The Australia and New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL)
The Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL)
The Japanese Society of International Law (JSIL)
Tuesday – Wednesday, June 16-17, 2020
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
Beginning in 2006, the international law societies of Australia and New Zealand, Canada, Japan, and the United States (the “Four Societies”) have collaborated on a biennial conference that brings together early career scholars who submit papers with senior scholars as moderators and discussants around a common theme, gene...
Since late October, Professor Lévesque and Ms. Logvin have assumed their positions for a three year term. During the recent CCIL general annual meeting, members thanked outgoing President Marie-Claude Boisvert and Treasurer Ilario Maiolo for their commitment and good work over the last few years.
Sharing a passion for international law and international dispute settlement, the new President and Treasurer look forward to working with the new Board as well as the broader membership and partners, in Canada and abroad.
Upon assuming her role, Professor Lévesque noted "It is an honor to assume the CCIL presidency at a time when international law remains so relevant to Canada and the world. We are f...
The Legal Bureau at Global Affairs Canada, in cooperation with the Canadian Council on International Law (CCIL), is calling for qualified individuals to submit applications to be appointed to the Canadian National Group (CNG) of the Permanent Court of Arbitration. The CNG currently requires an academic member, as well as a member of the private bar. Applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons are especially welcome.
The unpaid appointments would be for a six year term. Approved travel costs would be reimbursed. In addition to their function as arbitrators, the CNG is entitled to nominate candidates for judicial e...