International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence Annual Conference: London, 25th and 26th October 2018

By 7th June 2018Seminars

Date:
Thursday 25th October and Friday 26th October 2018

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.

“Is there a future for international governmental organisations? Where do we stand after 6 years from the establishment of the IAL COE?”.

 

DAY 1  (Thursday, 25th October 2018)

9:15 – Registration and coffee

9:45 – Introduction, welcome and overview of past conferences
Lee Marler, Bretton Woods Law

10:15 – Keynote address:
Administrative justice within police disciplinary proceedings
Sir Hugh Orde, OBE, QPM – Q&A

11:00  Coffee break

11:15 – Session 1: Internal justice – how internal appeals bodies/committees react to the IATs changes?

Alice Lacourt, Legal Counsel, Commonwealth Secretariat, Jazz Omari and Neha Dubey, Bretton Woods Law.

Breakout groups/Q&A

12:00 – Session 2: Competence of judges and analysis of the new EBRD grievance process (ARC)

Professor Roy Lewis, former judge at the EBRDAT and AsDBAT, and former chair of the EBRD Grievance Committee

Breakout groups/Q&A

13:00 – Lunch

14:15 – Session 3: Attack on benefits following the changes to the UNCS, recent UNDT/UNAT judgments and case law

Irka Kuleshnyk, President of the United Nations Staff Union at Vienna and Former General Secretary of CCISUA and, Stefan Brezina, Vice-President of the United Nations Staff Union at Vienna and Ludovica Moro, Bretton Woods Law

The Duty of Care of international organisations (focus on the UN system)), ILOAT case law

Dr. Annalisa Creta, MA, PhD, Research Fellow – DIRPOLIS, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa and Frederick De Cock, Hasselt University

15:30 – Coffee

15:45 – Session 4: Fairness of tribunals, competence (independence) of judges (pro-organisation), UNDT and UNAT. Established general principles of international administrative law. Is there a consistent body of law transversal to all main International Administrative Tribunals?

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

Focus on ILOAT changes and adherence to general principles: ILOAT’s roundabout and discarding precedents; havoc in the internal justice systems of several organizations and increase in litigation.

Renuka Dhinakaran, International Law Consultant

Breakout groups/Q&A

17:30 – Closing remarks

17:45-19:45 Drinks and optional dinner – 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, 26th October 2018)

9.15  Coffee and Conference Photograph

9:45 – Session 5: How to resolve disputes at the informal stage (i.e. best practices) and the benefits of mediation.

Timothy Lemay, former Deputy Director, Principal Legal Officer and Head of Legislative Branch, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and qualified International Arbitrator

EU administrative law system with focus on the EU Ombudsman

Nikos Vogiatzis, Lecturer in Law, University of Liverpool

Breakout groups/Q&A

10:45 – Coffee

11:00 – Session 6: Access to justice for pensioners

Robin Flood, Member of the Governing Board of the Intergovernmental Pensioner’s Organisation AAPOCAD

Breakout groups/Q&A

11:45 – Session 7: “Strategic litigation”, focus on EU cases

Antje Kunst and Neil Macaulay, Bretton Woods Law

Breakout groups/Q&A

12:30 – Session 8: The IAL COE Legitimacy Index 2018

Renuka Dhinakaran, International Law Consultant, and Neha Dubey, 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

13:30 – Closing remarks

13:45  End

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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

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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