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External events and Partnership

The London Conference on International Law

Date: 3 - 4th October 2019

Venue: the Barbican Centre London EC2Y 8DS

The London Conference on International Law will bring together international law academics, judges, practitioners, representatives of civil society, business-leaders, and other stakeholders to see how States and all other actors engage with international law.

BIICL is a co-organiser of this event


Cooperating Organizations

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Competition Policy : Need for a Paradigm shift?

Date: 23rd May2019

Venue: London

BIICL will be a media partner at the annual Chatham House Competition Policy conference. The event "Competition Policy: Need for a paradigm shift?" will assess how a range of public interest considerations — such as unemployment, discrimination or protection of small businesses — and rapidly evolving marketplaces, are reshaping thinking on antitrust policy and the regulation of markets to the extent that changes to the scope and nature of the consumer welfare standard are being advocated.

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Training Programme

Justice Sector Reform: Applying Human Rights Based Approaches

Date: 24th June - 28th June 2019

Venue: National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland

The annual International Human Rights Network training programme aims at enhancing the skills of justice sector personnel, consultants, managers etc., in applying Human Rights Based Approaches to Justice Sector Reform. The programme is designed for people working in the justice sector (with state or non-state institutions) or undertaking Rule of law/Governance assignments (e.g. UN, EC Framework Contract Lot 7 - Governance and Home Affairs) as well as justice sector personnel wishing to adapt their expertise for international consultancy work.

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This year's ELI Annual Conference and General Assembly will take place in Vienna (Austria) from 4-6 September 2019. The Conference, which will be co-organised by the City of Vienna, will take place at several venues including the palatial Vienna City Hall (Rathaus). Special deals with hotels near the venues have been arranged for the participants of the 2019 Annual Conference and General Assembly.

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University of Oxford

Public International Law Discussion Group

Date: Thursdays, 12.30pm

Venue: The Old Library, All Souls College

The discussion group's meetings are part of the programme of the British Branch of the International Law Association and are supported by the Law Faculty and Oxford University Press.

The PIL Discussion Group hosts a weekly speaker event and light lunch and is a key focal point for PIL@Oxford. Topics involve contemporary and challenging issues in international law. Speakers include distinguished international law practitioners, academics, and legal advisers from around the world.

The group typically meets each Thursday during Oxford terms in The Old Library, All Souls College, with lunch commencing at 12:30. No RSVP is necessary.

View the term's full schedule.

If you have any queries, please contact Jennifer Hassan.