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BIICL signs Memorandum of Understanding with The Institute of Small and Micro-States

BIICL is delighted to announce that it has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Institute of Small and Micro-States (ISMS). 

Through this MoU, BIICL and ISMS have agreed to collaborate on projects and activities of mutual interest in accordance with their respective missions and objectives. They will develop joint research projects, exchange ideas and information on training and law reform initiatives and develop an annual conference focusing on small states.

The MoU was signed by Professor Spyros Maniatis, Director of BIICL and Professor Petra Butler, Director of the Institute for Small and Micro-States on 14th of November at the conference: Small States, International Law and the Realisation of Rights  hosted by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr in London.

Professor Spyros Maniatis, Director of BIICL said, "We are delighted to have created this link between BIICL and ISMS and look forward to working together on projects in this important area of work"


The Institute of Small and Micro States provides an informed, independent interdisciplinary research platform for the small The Institute of Small and Micro States provides an informed, independent interdisciplinary research platform for the small states community. It is the home for the analysis and debate about contemporary legal small states' issues with an eye for practical solutions. The Institute is committed to facilitate law reform in and for small states and to assist with relevant training

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