On Thursday October 3, 2019 from 11:30 to 12:50 in Room 302 of Fauteux Hall at the University of Ottawa, Julia Webster and Jacob Mantle, International Trade & Investment Lawyers at Borden Ladner Gervais, will give a presentation entitled " PLAYING BY THE RULES? SAFEGUARDS AND STEEL WARS : A discussion on Canada’s response to the global trade war including safeguards, amendments to Canadian trade remedies legislation, and what this means for the rules-based trading order " as part of the International Law Group Speaker Series for the 2019-2020 academic year. They will present in English. (See attached for more details)
Current Challenges to International Law: The Role of Societies of International Law CCIL was pleased to participe in and support the second World Meeting dedicated to international law and the role sister societies play as institutions. The Hague meeting followed the first debates that the sister societies already had in France in 2015. The World Meeting was organised under the auspices of the Academy of International Law and in cooperation with the Global Network of Societies for International Law. CCIL presented a panel on the questioning of current models of international economic cooperation. CCIL's workshop took stock of the situation and stimulated a discu...
The conference on theory and practice of international law was held on May 29-31, 2019 at the Bader International Study Centre Herstmonceux Castle (Queen's University), East Sussex, UK The conference featured keynotes by Kim Prost, the Canadian Judge on the International Criminal Court, and Stephen de Boer, Ambassador at the Canadian Mission to the WTO, and panels on subjects ranging from international commercial arbitration and international trade law to international criminal law.
International Law Social: March 20, 2019
D’Arcy McGee’s, Ottawa
The International Law Social is designed to provide an informal atmosphere for lawyers, students, and professors working in international law in Ottawa to meet, network, enjoy some great food and even better company. Initiated by the International Law Group at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa in the Fall of 2013, this Fall and Winter event has quickly become a major success.
It is an excellent opportunity for students to meet international lawyers from government, law firms, NGOs and businesses. They can learn, first-hand, about real life practice and career opportunities in international law. Similarly, practitio...
On Friday March 15, 2019 from 11:30 to 12:50 in Room 359 of Fauteux Hall at the University of Ottawa, Assistant Deputy Minister and Legal Adviser of Global Affairs Canada, Alan H. Kessel, will give a presentation entitled “ RESPONDING TO EMERGING CHALLENGES TO THE RULES-BASED INTERNATIONAL ORDER ” as part of the International Law Group Speaker Series for the 2018-19 academic year. He will present in English. (See attached for more details)
TWO UPCOMING TALKS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW GROUP SPEAKER SERIES
On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 11:30 to 12:50 in Room 351 of Fauteux Hall at the University of Ottawa, Professor Craig Forcese will give a presentation on his recent prize winning book: DESTROYING THE CAROLINE: THE FRONTIER RAID THAT SHAPED THE RIGHT TO WAR. Professor Forcese’s talk is jointly sponsored by the International Law Group Speaker Series and the Social Justice Speaker Series. He will present in English. (See attached for more details)
On Thursday February 28, 2019 from 11:30 to 12:50 in Room 302 of Fauteux Hall at the University of Ottawa, Human Rights Lawyer, Djaouida Siaci, will give a presentatio...