Climate change – adaptation – resilience – Sydney Law School has a Plan!

Climate change – adaptation – resilience – Sydney Law School has a Plan! In-person event An event to mark World Disaster Day 2022 Book launch and art exhibition: Professor Mary Crock Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of NSW, will launch Professor Mary Crock’s (Sydney Law School) first illustrated children’s book and …

Underutilisation of ADR in ISDS: Resolving Treaty Interpretation Issues

Underutilisation of ADR in ISDS: Resolving Treaty Interpretation Issues Online event Over the years, it has become evident that arbitration is the favoured dispute resolution mechanism over conciliation/mediation in investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS). This is due to the benefits of arbitration (binding process with final, enforceable award) over the shortcomings of conciliation/mediation (non-binding process with …

Repatriating Cultural Heritage: Conflict of Laws, Archaeology, and Indigenous Studies

Repatriating Cultural Heritage: Conflict of Laws, Archaeology, and Indigenous Studies From the intersection of conflict of laws, archaeology, and indigenous studies, this multidisciplinary webinar will explore legal and practical challenges and solutions in repatriating cultural heritage in Australia, China, the EU, and the USA. Examples include an Australian repatriation project with the Anindilyakwa Land Council …

Legal Obligation of the Security Council’s mandate on the protection of civilians in UN peacekeeping operations

Legal Obligation of the Security Council’s mandate on the protection of civilians in UN peacekeeping operations Speaker: Dr Tamer Morris, Sydney Law School While the Security Council has been mandating peacekeepers to protect civilians since 1999, there is still confusion on what it means to ‘protect’. Even though the concept of ‘protection’ can seem self-evident, …

The Invasion of Ukraine: The Personal Cost – Refugees

The Invasion of Ukraine: The Personal Cost – Refugees The world has been watching the horrific events in Ukraine for over a month, and what is abundantly clear is that Russian aggression has caused significant human suffering. This one-hour webinar considers the issue from the perspective of the more than 4 million refugees who have …

The Invasion of Ukraine: Legal, Political and Personal Consequences

The Invasion of Ukraine: Legal, Political and Personal Consequences Although Russia appears to be acting with impunity, there are very real consequences to its actions in Ukraine. Some of these consequences are having immediate effect, while others will last for years. This webinar analyses the ramifications of Russia’s recent aggression against Ukraine in legal, political …

The Invasion of Ukraine: Causes and Consequences

The Invasion of Ukraine: Causes and Consequences The Russian attack against Ukraine is one of the largest military operations in modern history. It has the potential to redraw not only borders in Europe, but may be the starting point for a transformation of the global order as we know it. This webinar will analyse the motives …

Sydney Centre for International Law Year in Review Conference

Sydney Centre for International Law Year in Review Conference The Sydney Centre for International Law at Sydney Law School is delighted to present the 2022 International Law Year in Review Conference, to be held online on Friday 25 February 2022. This annual ‘year in review’ conference brings together expert speakers from around the world to …

The Hague Judgments Convention and Commonwealth Model Law – A Conversation With Dr. Abubakri Yekini

The Hague Judgments Convention and Commonwealth Model Law – A Conversation With Dr. Abubakri Yekini This presentation will examine the concept of legal pragmatism in private international law and how it has been used by courts and treaty makers to solve practical legal problems arising from the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. Specifically, it …

The Public International Law Webinar Series: How states negotiate their treaties

The Public International Law Webinar Series: How states negotiate their treaties The organisers are pleased to invite you to attend a public international law webinar series that will bring together leading public international law practitioners, academics and arbitrators to discuss topical issues of global importance. The webinar series will be launched by keynote addresses by …