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I am truly honoured to have the opportunity to join a stellar line-up of speakers at the international conference ‘The Duties, Rights and Powers of International Arbitrators’, to be hosted this coming Tuesday by the American University Washington College of Law, in Washington, DC (United States of America). My paper is titled ‘Hold on to Your Hat! Issue Conflicts in the TTIP Proposal for an Investment Court’. The conference programme can be found here.
The 13th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law will take place in Naples, Italy, between 7 and 9 September 2017, hosted by the University of Naples Federico II. On 6 September, the ESIL Interest Group on International Economic Law will organize a workshop titled ‘Global Public Goods, Global Commons, Fundamental Values: the Responses of International Economic Law’. I will be presenting a paper titled ‘The Semantics of the Right to Water in International Investment Law’. You can read the workshop programme here. For more information, see the conference website.
The 6th Biennial Conference of the Asian Society of International Law will take place in Seoul, Republic of Korea, on 25 and 26 August. The theme of the conference is ‘Asia and International Law in Times of Uncertainty’. On 26 August (Saturday) I will be joining panel 4E (International Investment IV: Recent Issues in Investment Law in Asia), presenting a paper titled ‘Assessing the Impact of International Investment Law: An Asian Perspective’. You can read the full programme here.
Between 21 and 25 August I will be taking part in the Kobe University Summer School of Asian Law and Dispute Management (Kobe SALAD 2017), hosted by the Graduate School of Law, Kobe University, in Kobe, Japan. On Monday, 21 August, I will be delivering a lecture titled ‘A Roadmap for Up-and-Coming Arbitral Institutions’. You can read more about the Summer School here.
I am truly delighted to have the opportunity to take part in the Congress ‘Modernizing International Trade Law to Support Innovation and Sustainable Development’, hosted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The congress will be held at the Vienna International Centre in Vienna, Austria, between 4 and 6 July. My paper is entitled ‘Investment Law and Climate Disputes: The Role of UNCITRAL in Powering Sustainable Development’ (download here). The conference programme can be found here.