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'Harry Weinrebe Annual Memorial Lecture' - Contemporary Challenges for International Peace and Justice: Perspectives on Human Rights in the Fight against Terrorism

4th December 2014

Time: 18:00-19:00

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Grotius Library, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

Background

This is the first lecture in an annual series to honour the memory of Harry Weinrebe, a philanthropist and the founder of the Dorset Foundation. The series is focused on the protection of international peace and justice, values that were at heart of Mr Weinrebe's humanitarian activities.

In his keynote lecture, Ben Emmerson, UN Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights and renowned barrister will focus on pressing issues at the intersection of peace and justice including: mass digital surveillance in the global age, the use of drones in the fight against international terrorism, the rights of victims of terrorism and areas of good practice in the fight against terrorism.

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

Participants

Opening Remarks

  • Professor Robert McCorquodale, Director, BIICL

Keynote Lecture

  • Ben Emmerson QC, UN Special Rapporteur on Counter Terrorism and Human Rights, and Matrix Chambers

Chair

  • Dr Andra┼ż Zidar, Dorset Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law, BIICL

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Pricing and Registration

BIICL Members:

  • Individual - £15
  • Full-time Academic - £10
  • Full-time Student - £5

Non-members:

  • Individual - £25
  • Full-time Academic - £15
  • Full-time Student - £10

N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.

Free NGO Places

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