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The Achievements of International Law

Event Details

At this event, an eminent group of speakers will discuss some key examples of the achievements of international law, with the aim of exploring both what it has achieved and also its limits.


  • Sir Malcolm Evans KCMG OBE, former Chair of the UN Subcommittee for Prevention of Torture, member of the UK Foreign Secretary's Human Rights Advisory Group, Co-General Editor of the ICLQ and Professor of Public International Law at the University of Bristol:"The UN and Human Rights: Reform through Review?"
  • Duncan French, Professor of International Law and Pro Vice Chancellor at the University of Lincoln:"Compulsory Inter-State Adjudication in the Anthropocene: Achieving the Paradoxical?"
  • Geir Ulfstein, Professor of International Law in the Faculty of Law and Co-director of PluriCourts, a Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order at the University of Oslo: "United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies: Universality and National Implementation"
  • Dr Maria Varaki, Lecturer in International Law, King's College London: "Ways of seeing International Law and Crisis"

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CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 1.5 CPD hours.


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