Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The American Society of International Law (ASIL) opens its 111th Annual Meeting today in Washington, D.C. under the theme, "What International Law Values." The meeting is being held at the Hyatt Regency Capital Hill from Wednesday to Saturday.
ASIL is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership organization founded in 1906 and chartered by Congress in 1950. ASIL's mission is to foster the study of international law and to promote the establishment and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice. Its 3,500 members in more than a hundred countries include attorneys, academics, corporate counsel, judges, representatives of governments and nongovernmental organizations, international civil servants, students, and others interested in international law.
The ASIL meeting is known for its high-quality panels and the extraordinary lineup of international law experts who attend each year.