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Protection and Recovery for Vulnerable Groups, Post-Pandemic: European and Asian Approaches

Date: 19 June 2023

Time: 09.00 - 12.00 (UK time)

Venue: Online


Event Details

The Covid-19 pandemic had a marked effect on vulnerable individuals and groups such as small businesses, women and children, supply chain workers, migrants and refugees. This event brings together academics and practitioners from Asian and European jurisdictions to discuss the pandemic's effect on vulnerable groups and what can be done in the post-Covid 19 era.

The event forms part of the JSPS-UKRI funded project co-organised by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and Kyoto University: Covid-19 and the law: protection and recovery for vulnerable groups.

Prof. Yuko Nishitani, Kyoto University

Session 1: Covid-19 and the impact on anti-trafficking efforts, migrants and refugees (9.15- 10.15 UK)

  • Dr Sara Razai, BIICL (chair)
  • Prof. Reiko Ogawa, Chiba University
  • Prof. Nami Tea Ohnishi, Senshu University
  • Iris Anastasiadou, BIICL

Session 2: Dispute resolution (10.45 - 11.45 UK)

  • Prof. Eva Lein, University of Lausanne and BIICL (chair)
  • Prof. Massaru Suzuki, Chuo University Law School
  • Helen Dodds, Legal UK

Event convened by Dr Sara Razai, Research Fellow & International Projects Lead,  BIICL, and Prof. Eva Lein, University of Lausanne and BIICL


Watch a recording of the event 

CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 3 CPD hours.


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