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international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in IAL

 

Centre of Excellence Annual Conference

The International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence has been created to assist in the global development and improvement of International Administrative Law.

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International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence Annual Conference: London, 26th and 27th October 2017

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Date:
Thursday 26th October and Friday 27th October 2017

Location:
Gray’s Inn London

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The International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence annual conference will once again bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in IAL, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law.

 

DAY 1  (Thursday, 26th October 2017)

9:15 – Registration and coffee

9:45 – Welcome and overview of last year’s conference

10:10 – Keynote address: “Judicial Independence and Accountability”
Professor Jeff Dunoff, Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law – Q&A

11:30  Coffee break

11:45 – Session 1: Access to justice for the employees of international organisations and alternative dispute resolution

Rishi Gulati, Australian Barrister – Victorian Bar, Academic Expert, Bretton Woods Law

–       Breakout groups / Q&A

12:30 – Lunch

13:45 – Session 2: Judicial Independence of the Decision Maker

Professor Roy Lewis, former judge at the EBRDAT and AsDBAT, and former chair of the EBRD Grievance Committee, Jazz Omari, Bretton Woods Law and Matthew Nelson, International Law Consultant

–       Breakout groups / Q&A

15:15 – Coffee

15:30 – Session 3: Rights, Powers and Duties of Staff Associations

Alex Haines and Ludovica Moro, Bretton Woods Law, Frank Sheed, representative from the World Bank Staff Association and Nizar Zaher, representative from the Organisation for Security and Co-Operation in Europe Staff Committee

–       Breakout groups / Q&A

16:30 – Closing remarks

17:00-19:00 Drinks at the Cittie of Yorke historic pub, 22 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6BN followed by an optional dinner of tapas and paella (not included in conference price) at nearby Mas Q Menos, Holborn

 

DAY 2 (Friday, 27th October 2017)

9.15  Coffee and Conference Photograph

9:45 – Session 4: Access to Justice for Contractors and Consultants

Antje Kunst, Bretton Woods Law, Robin Flood, Member of the Governing Board of the Intergovermental Pensioner’s Organisation AAPOCAD and Marianne Fennema, Head of the Human Rights and Legal Office at EULEX

–       Breakout groups / Q&A

11:00 – Coffee

11:15 – Session 5: The IAL COE Legitimacy Index 2017

Renuka Dhinakaran, International Law Consultant, and Alex Haines,
Bretton Woods Law.

See how your international organisation performs in the updated and comprehensive assessment of internal justice systems – comments and questions from delegates are highly encouraged.

12:30 – Closing remarks

13:00  End

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BOOK YOUR PLACE

 

Further details to be announced soon.

Join the Centre of Excellence today

If you have any questions regarding the conference please contact
Bretton Woods Law

Tel: +44 (0)20 7764 0745
Email: enquiries@ialcoe.org

The International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence annual conference will once again bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in IAL, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law.

 

DAY 1  (Thursday, 26th October 2017)

9:15 – Registration and coffee

9:45 – Welcome and overview of last year’s conference

10:10 – Keynote address:
Professor Jeff Dunoff, Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law – Q&A

11:30  Coffee break

11:45 – Session 1, part I: Judicial Independence of the Decision Maker

Patrick O’Brian, London School of Economics and Matthew Nelson, International Law Consultant (TBC)

–       Breakout groups

12:45 – Lunch

13:45 – Session 1, part II: Judicial Independence of the Decision Maker

Professor Roy Lewis, former judge at the EBRDAT and AsDBAT, and former chair of the EBRD Grievance Committee and Jazz Omari,
Bretton Woods Law

–       Breakout groups / Q&A

14:45 – Session 2: Applicability of immunities to International Organisations’ outsourced entities – Access to justice and alternative means of dispute resolution in IAL

Rishi Gulati, Australian Barrister – Victorian Bar, Academic Expert, Bretton Woods Law

–       Breakout groups / Q&A

15:30 – Coffee

15:45 – Session 3: Rights, Powers and Duties of Staff Associations

Alex Haines and Ludovica Moro, Bretton Woods Law, and two Staff Associations of International Organisations (TBC)

–       Breakout groups / Q&A

17:00-19:00 Drinks at a venue to be confirmed followed by optional dinner

 

DAY 2 (Friday, 27th October 2017)

9.15  Coffee and Conference Photograph

9:45 – Session 4: Access to Justice for Contractors and Consultants

Antje Kunst, Bretton Woods Law, with the contribution of Robin Flood, Member of the Governing Board of the Intergovermental Pensioner’s Organisation AAPOCAD and Marianne Fennema, Head of the Human Rights and Legal Office at EULEX.

–       Breakout groups

11:00 – Coffee

11:15 – Session 5: The IAL COE Legitimacy Index 2017

Renuka Dhinakaran, International Law Consultant, and Alex Haines,
Bretton Woods Law.

See how your international organisation performs in the updated and comprehensive assessment of internal justice systems – comments and questions from delegates are highly encouraged.

12:30 – Closing remarks

13:00  End

DOWNLOAD FULL AGENDA

BOOK YOUR PLACE

 

Further details to be announced soon.

Join the Centre of Excellence today

If you have any questions regarding the conference please contact
Bretton Woods Law

Tel: +44 (0)20 7764 0745
Email: enquiries@ialcoe.org

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On Thursday 26th and Friday 27th October 2017, the International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence 5th annual conference will once again bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in IAL, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law. This year, the conference will take place in Gray’s Inn – one of the four Inns of Court – in London.

The 2017 Conference will address the following topics:

 

Day 1

Rights, Powers and Duties of Staff Associations

Judicial Independence of the Decision Maker

Applicability of immunities to International Organisations’ outsourced entities

 

Day 2

Access to Justice for Contractors and Consultants

Legitimacy Index

 

BOOK YOUR PLACE

 

Further details to be announced soon.

Join the Centre of Excellence today

If you have any questions regarding the conference please contact
Email: enquiries@ialcoe.org

On Thursday 26th and Friday 27th October 2017, the International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence 5th annual conference will once again bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in IAL, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law. This year, the conference will take place in Gray’s Inn – one of the four legal Inns of Court – in London.

 

Further details to be announced soon.

Join the Centre of Excellence today

If you have any questions regarding the conference please contact
International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7764 0745
Email: enquiries@ialcoe.org

On Thursday 26th and Friday 27th October 2017, the International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence 5th annual conference will once again bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in IAL, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law. This year, the conference will take place in Gray’s Inn – one of the four legal Inns of Court – in London.

The International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence annual conference will once again bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in IAL, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law.

The 2017 Conference will address the following topics:

 

Day 1

Recent Developments in International Administrative Law

The concept of fairness in international administrative law

Whistleblower protection at the UN through the lens of the Kompass case

Updates on the big issues in IAL including legal insurance and class actions

The EU courts, staff law and Art.6 ECHR

 

Day 2

IO immunities and the violation of Article 6 ECHR

Harmonisation of IAL with a view to a Global AT

The IAL Legitimacy Index 2015

DOWNLOAD FULL AGENDA BOOK YOUR PLACE

 

Further details to be announced soon.

Join the Centre of Excellence today

If you have any questions regarding the conference please contact

Email: enquiries@ialcoe.org

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International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence Annual Conference 2016

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Date:
Monday 31st October and Tuesday 1st November 2016

Location:
King’s College London

The International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence annual conference will once again bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in IAL, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law.

 

DAY 1  (Monday, 31st October 2016)

9:15 – Registration

9:45 – Welcome and overview of last year’s conference

10:10 – Keynote address:
Professor Roy Lewis, former judge at the EBRDAT and ADBAT, and former chair of the EBRD Grievance Committee – Q&A

11:00  Coffee

DISCIPLINARY CASES: DUE PROCESS, DISCLOSURE AND THE BURDEN OF PROOF

11:15 – Session 1: Oral Hearings

Christopher Jeans QC, President of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT)

–       Breakout groups

12:15 – Session 2: The Burden of Proof in Disciplinary Cases

Alex Haines, Bretton Woods Law

–       Breakout groups

13:15 – Lunch

14:15 – Session 3: Representation of staff during investigations and disclosure

Robbie Leighton, Legal Officer, United Nations Office of Staff Legal Assistance (Geneva)

–       Breakout groups

15:15 – Coffee

15:30 Session 4The impact of investigations upon the lawfulness of administrative decisions

Jazz Omari and Antje Kunst, Bretton Woods Law

–       Breakout groups

16:50-19:00 Drinks at a venue to be confirmed followed by optional dinner

 

DAY 2 (Tuesday, 1st November 2016)

9.15  Coffee and Conference Photograph

FUNCTIONAL IMMUNITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY

9:45 – Session 5The Concept of ‘Functionalism’ and Immunities of International Organisations

Dr Philippa Webb (King’s College London) Chair

The concept of “functionalism” in International Organisations Law

Mr Matthew Nelson, Sir John Salmond Scholar (University College London)

Haiti, The Haiti Cholera Litigation in US Courts

Ms Beatrice Lindstrom, Staff Attorney, Institute for Justice & Democracy in the 21st century

The future of “functional immunity” in the 21st century

Rishi Gulati, Australian Barrister – Victorian Bar, Academic Expert, BWL, Dickson Poon Scholar (KCL)

–       Breakout groups

11:00 – Coffee

11:15 – Session 6Case Study: Wallace v. World Bank Group – Supreme Court of Canada

Ayman Daher and Alan Sarhan, Bretton Woods Law Canada

–       Breakout groups

12:15 – Session 7: Reform of an IJS: the WHO example

Wouter ‘t Hoen, HR Specialist (Administrative Law), World Health Organization, and Ludovica Moro, Bretton Woods Law

–       Breakout groups

13:15 – Lunch

14:15 – Session 8: The IAL Legitimacy Index 2016

Renuka Dhinakaran, International Law Consultant, and Alex Haines, Bretton Woods Law

See how your international organisation performs in the updated and comprehensive assessment of internal justice systems – comments and questions from delegates are encouraged

15:00 – Closing remarks

15:15  End

DOWNLOAD FULL AGENDA

 

Further details to be announced soon.

Join the Centre of Excellence today

If you have any questions regarding the conference please contact
Bretton Woods Law

Tel: +44 (0)20 7764 0745
Email: enquiries@ialcoe.org

The International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence annual conference will once again bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in IAL, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law.

The 2015 Conference will address the following topics:

 

Day 1

Recent Developments in International Administrative Law

The concept of fairness in international administrative law

Whistleblower protection at the UN through the lens of the Kompass case

Updates on the big issues in IAL including legal insurance and class actions

The EU courts, staff law and Art.6 ECHR

 

Day 2

IO immunities and the violation of Article 6 ECHR

Harmonisation of IAL with a view to a Global AT

The IAL Legitimacy Index 2015

DOWNLOAD FULL AGENDA BOOK YOUR PLACE

 

Further details to be announced soon.

Join the Centre of Excellence today

If you have any questions regarding the conference please contact

Email: enquiries@ialcoe.org

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International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence Annual Conference 2015

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Date:
Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd October 2015

Location:
King’s College London

The International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence annual conference will once again bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in IAL, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law.

The 2015 Conference will address the following topics:

 

Day 1

Recent Developments in International Administrative Law

The concept of fairness in international administrative law

Whistleblower protection at the UN through the lens of the Kompass case

Updates on the big issues in IAL including legal insurance and class actions

The EU courts, staff law and Art.6 ECHR

 

Day 2

IO immunities and the violation of Article 6 ECHR

Harmonisation of IAL with a view to a Global AT

The IAL Legitimacy Index 2015

DOWNLOAD FULL AGENDA BOOK YOUR PLACE

 

Further details to be announced soon.

Join the Centre of Excellence today

If you have any questions regarding the conference please contact

Email: enquiries@ialcoe.org

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International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence Annual Conference 2014

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Date:
Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st October 2014

Location:
London

The International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence annual conference will once again bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, academics and others interested in IAL, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law.

Further details to be announced soon.


Book now to enjoy an ‘early bird’ rate of £205.00pp
(regular price £260.00pp)

COE Member’s ‘early bird’ rate only £180.00pp
(regular COE member price £230.00pp)

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Join the Centre of Excellence today

If you have any questions regarding the conference please contact…

Tel: +44 (0)20 3009 3188
Email: enquiries@ialcoe.org

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International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence Annual Conference 2013

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Date:
17th and 18th October 2013

Location:
New Broad Street House
35 New Broad Street
London, EC2M 1NH
United Kingdom

The International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence first annual conference will bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, academics and others interested in IAL, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law. Contributors will speak on and debate issues relating to:


  • Equality of Arms
  • Clarity and codification of Law
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Lack of transparency
  • Applicability of human rights to international organisations
  • Model internal justice systems
  • Global Administrative Tribunal
  • ILOAT failures and immunities

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£75pp for Centre of Excellence Members
£85pp for non-members


Join the Centre of Excellence today

If you have any questions regarding the conference please contact…

Tel: +44 (0)20 3009 3188
Email: enquiries@ialcoe.org