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Dialogues between International and Public Law

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An initiative of this kind is badly needed. It is trite that 21st century globalisation is characterised by an interpenetration of domestic public law and international law. It is also characterised by shifting boundaries between public and private spheres of activity at both the international and national levels. The concept of 'global constitutionalism' is used by some in an attempt to capture the implications of these developments for one or both spheres but does not do them justice. Terms of this kind draw attention to the reality of some significant change but mask disagreement over its extent, nature and consequences. Generalisation has inhibited a deeper understanding of what really is going on in this complex and diverse terrain. Focussed dialogue between public lawyers and international lawyers is needed to pool knowledge and share perspectives and to examine how, in present conditions, the two bodies of law and practice can and should co-exist. This event is designed to provide the impetus for a more informed debate which connects theory and doctrine with practice, drawing on the insights that case studies provide.

20th Commonwealth Law Conference

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20th Commonwealth Law Conference

The Commonwealth Lawyers Association will host the 20th Commonwealth Law Conference in association with the Law Institute of Victoria. The theme of the 2017 conference, “Thriving in a global world: building on the rule of law” presents a unique canvass...

Asia Pro Bono Conference and Access to Justice Exchange

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Advocates for International Development (A4ID) is participating in the inaugural Asia Pro Bono Virtual Conference and Access to Justice Exchange (APBVC and A2J Exchange) between 24-28 September 2020. In line with the conference theme, ‘Pro Bono in a...

Rule of Law in Times of Health Crises: Protecting Rights and Saving Lives

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This cross-organisational webinar will explore the intrinsic links between the rule of law and health crises

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Asia Pro Bono Conference: Doing Pro Bono the Development Way Panel

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Yasmin Batliwala, Chief Executive, A4ID

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Naomi Barnard, Role UK Programme Manager, A4ID

Adrienne Joy, ROLE UK Programme Technical Expert, A4ID

Mariam Faruqi, South Asia Regional Director, iProbono

Situating legal pro bono...

Asia Pro Bono Conference: Doing Pro Bono the Development Way Workshop

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A4ID’s interactive workshop, ‘Doing Pro Bono the Development Way’ will use practical case studies to introduce participants to tools for the planning, delivery and monitoring of legal technical assistance in a development context. These tools, widely used in the development sector, include...

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