11th December 2017
Time: 18:00 - 20:00 (Registration from 17.30)
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
This event discusses the upcoming proceedings concerning the latest request by the General Assembly for an ICJ Advisory Opinion in the case of 'Legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius'. The discussion will centre on the efforts before domestic UK courts as well as the public international law discussion concerning the Chagos Islanders and examine the merits of the case before the ICJ with international legal experts.
Jill Barrett, Queen Mary University of London
Professor Robert McCorquodale, Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law
- Richard Gifford, Clifford Chance
- Dr Tom Grant, University of Cambridge
- Álvaro Nistal, Volterra Fietta
- Professor Antonios Tzanakopoulos, University of Oxford
- Monica Feria-Tinta, 20 Essex Street
- Dr Constantinos Yiallourides, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Additional speakers to be announced
This event is convened by Dr Markus Gehring, Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law.
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This event is part of the 2017 Arthur Watts Public International Law seminar series, sponsored by
This event offers the equivalent of 2 CPD hours.
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- Concession - £25
- Student - £15
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- Concession - £45
- Student - £25
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