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September, 12 2017
September, 8 2017
International Law Seminar within the framework of the Netherlands Presidency of the EU
The International Law Association was founded in 1873 in Brussels aiming at the promotion of International Law. Today it numbers more than 50 Branches worldwide. As of 12 May 2016, the International Law Association Cypriot Branch was officially founded after it received approval from the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Cyprus. You are hereby cordially invited to the seminar jointly hosted by the International Law Association Cypriot Branch and the Embassy of The Netherlands in Cyprus, on the 15th of June at the Leventis Gallery in Nicosia at 14:30, held within the framework of the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The seminar is an excellent opportunity for reserchers, Judges, lawyers, students and aspiring International Lawyers to enhance their knowledge on the field of International Law. Hence entrance is free, while participants will be awarded participation certificates. The seminar is divided in three panels:
1) “Public International Law and the European Union” with speeches from Mrs. Liesbeth Lijnzaad, Head of International Law Division and Legal Advisor at Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Dr. Kypros Chrysostomides, Managing Partner of Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC and former Minister of Justice.
2) “The contribution of tribunals in The Hague in furthering international dispute settlement” with speeches by Prof. dr. Willem van Genugten, University of Tilburg and Chair of the Royal Netherlands Society of International Law and Mr. Georghios Pikis, former Judge at the International Criminal Court.
3) “Business and Human Rights & Corporate Social Responsibility” with speeches by Mr. Kees van Baar, Human Rights Ambassador, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mrs. Tara L. Van Ho, J.D., Ph.D., Project Associate, Essex Business and Human Rights Project and Post-doctoral researcher, INTRAlaw, Aarhus University.
If interested you are kindly asked to send your RSVP to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org