Date: 14th November 2019 - 15th November 2019
Time: 09:00 - 18:15
The conference will examine how Small States influence international law and global decision-making, including a review of the common challenges faced and a comparative assessment of the different approaches to international law. It will also consider the particular financial vulnerability of Small States and the economic issues they face when confronted with international disputes. Speakers and delegates will discuss possible strategies and solutions to address these issues.
- Anne Gallagher, Director-General, Commonwealth Foundation
- Ambeng Kandakasi, Deputy Chief Justice, The National And Supreme Courts of Papua New Guinea
Confirmed speakers and chairs:
- Katarina Adam, Professor, University of Applied Sciences;
- Julian Aguon, Principal, Blue Ocean Law;
- Franklin Berman, Barrister, Essex Court Chambers;
- David Capie, Professor, Victoria University of Wellington;
- Pierre-Emmanuel Dupont, Advisor, Public International Law Advisory Group;
- Jean Paul Fabri, Managing Director, ARQ Economic & Business Intelligence;
- Steven Finizio, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP;
- Jean-Pierre Gauci, Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law, BIICL;
- Manuel Gómez, Professor, Florida International University;
- Natalie Hall, Senior Associate, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP;
- Francoise Hendy, Chief Negotiator, Treaty Negotiation Team, Barbados
- Daphne Hong, Director-General, International Affairs Division, Attorney-General's Chambers, Singapore;
- Noor Kadhim, Partner, Gardner Leader;Judith Knieper, Legal Adviser, UNCITRAL;
- Radhika Kumar, Economist, Commonwealth Secretariat;Amanda Lee, Arbitrator, FCIArb;
- Andrew Maclay, Partner, Forensic Risk Alliance;
- Spyros Maniatis, Director, BIICL;
- Maja Menard, Attorney and Counsel, Republic of Slovenia;
- Dharshini Prasad, Senior Associate, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP;
- Naren Prasad, Senior Economist, International Labour Organisation;
- Daniel Stewart, Executive Director, Independent International Legal Advocates;
- Robert Volterra, Senior Partner, Volterra Fietta LLP;
- Lauren Young, Policy Consultant and Professor, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
This event offers the equivalent of 12 CPD hours (TBC).
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