Next week the International Law Association kicks off its 80th Biennial Conference, taking place in Lisbon from June 19-24 and organized by the Portuguese branch. The program includes the sessions of the ILA committees and study groups, and a set of parallel working sessions where the main issues affecting the present status of the International Law will be discussed. Sessions related to Human Rights include:
• ILA Committee Meetings:
o Human Rights in Times of Emergencies - Chair: Jennifer Tridgell, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Australia.
o International Migration and International Law - Chair:Eva Tzavala, Greek National Commission for Human Rights, Working Group on Asylum & Migration, European Network of National Human Rights Institutions.
o Global Health Law - Chair: Leila Sadat, Washington University School of Law, USA.
o Participation in Global Cultural Heritage Governance - Chair: Jie (Jeanne) Huang, Centre for Asian & Pacific Law, Sydney Law School, Australia.
• Themed Panels (More information on panelists can be found here):
o Human Rights in Times of Emergencies.
o Global Health Law in a Deteriorating Environment.
o Migration – Human Flows: Towards a New Normal?
o Current Issues on Business and Human Rights.
o Developments in Atrocity Prevention, Investigation and Prosecution.
o Cultural Heritage, Global Health, and Peace and Security.
• ILA Study Groups on Asian State Practice of Domestic Implementation of International Law, International Law of Regional Organizations, the Role of Cities in International Law.
For more information regarding the ILA’s Conference’s program and panelists, download the detailed program here.