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23rd Annual Fulbright Symposium: International Law in a Multipolar World

Golden Gate University School of Law

Friday, April 12, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

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Golden Gate University School of Law

Sompong Sucharitkul Center for Advanced International Legal Studies

presents

The 23rd Annual Fulbright Symposium on International Legal Problems:

International Law in a Multipolar World


Keynote Speaker:

Professor Michael van Walt van Praag

"The Missing Peace: International Law of Intrastate Relations"

Professor van Walt van Praag is a visiting Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at the School of Historical Studies in Princeton, NJ; Executive President of Kreddha, an international non-governmental organization which he founded in 1999 for the prevention and resolution of violent intra-state conflicts; and an international lawyer specializing in intra-state conflict resolution. He previously served as advisor and consultant to numerous governmental and non-governmental organizations in peace talks in regions ranging from Chechnya to Papua New Guinea. Professor van Walt van Praag has held visiting teaching and research positions at Stanford, UCLA, Indiana, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Golden Gate University School of Law. Full bio


For more information, please contact

 Brad Lai at blai@ggu.edu or (415) 369-5356


Presented in cooperation with the ABA Section of International Law. No financial support has been provided by the Fulbright Programs for this event.

 

Conference Schedule (subject to change)


MORNING SESSION 

Welcome - 9:00am to 10:00am

Master of Ceremonies: Adjunct Professor Remiguis Chibueze, Attorney at Law; Adjunct Professor of Law,Golden Gate University School of Law

Introduction: Professor Chris Okeke, Professor of Law; Director, LL.M. & S.J.D. in International Legal Studies Programs; Director,Sompong Sucharitkul Center for Advanced International Legal Studies,Golden Gate University School of Law

Keynote Speaker: "The Missing Peace: International Law of Intrastate Relations" Professor Michael van Walt van Praag, Institute for Advanced Study at the School of Historical Studies


Break 10:00am to 10:20am


Conference Report, Professor Chris Okeke and

Morning Panel - 10:30am to 1:00pm

Moderator: Professor Peter Keane, Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law,Golden Gate University School of Law


The Grounds of Interconnection between International Environmental and International Economic Law in the Context of Russian Concept of International Law

Dr. Daria Boklan, Associate Professor, Russian Academy for Foreign Trade

 

Reform of WTO’s Government Procurement Agreement and China’s Prospective Accession

Professor Fuguo Cao, Professor, Law School of Central University of Finance and Economics; 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholar, George Washington University Law School

 

Is Existing International Environmental Law Adequate in Addressing the Challenge of Global Climate Change?

The Honorable Senior Judicial Magistrate Farjana Yesmin, Senior Judicial Magistrate, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Bangladesh; Fellow, 2012-2013 Golden Gate University School of Law/International Women Judges Graduate Fellowship Program (LL.M. in Environmental Law)

 

Attributing Responsibility under International Humanitarian Law to Organized Armed Opposition Groups

Adjunct Professor Warren Small, Attorney at Law; Adjunct Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law, Monterey College of Law, and Monterey Institute of International Studies

 

A Case for Individual Standing in International Law

The Honorable Nick O. Agbo, Former Member, Federal House of Representatives, Federal Republic of Nigeria; S.J.D. Candidate, Golden Gate University School of Law

 

Is a Multipolar World a Concern to International Law?

Adjunct Professor Remiguis Chibueze, Attorney at Law; Adjunct Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law

 

RapporteurAdjunct Professor Zakia Afrin, Adjunct Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law; Legal Program Manager at Maitri (Nonprofit serving Domestic Violence Survivors)

 

Lunch - 1:00pm to 2:00pm 

 

Afternoon Panel - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Moderator: Adjunct Professor Art Gemmel, Adjunct Professor of Law & Senior Fellow,Sompong Sucharitkul Center for Advanced International Studies, Golden Gate University School of Law

 

Islamic Militance and the Uighur of Kazakhstan: Recommendations for U.S. Policy

Professor Andreas Borgeas, Professor of International & Comparative Law, San Joaquin College of Law; Fulbright Alumnus

 

It is Africa: Selective Prosecutions at the International Criminal Court (ICC)

Mr. Eustace Azubuike, Research Assistant and S.J.D. Candidate, Golden Gate University School of Law

 

Kenya's Encounter with the International Criminal Court

The Honorable Lady Justice Mary Kasango, Lady Justice, High Court, Kenya; 2013 LL.M. in Environmental Law Program Candidate, Golden Gate University School of Law

 

Promoting Accountability of Government Officials in Foreign Direct Investments Aimed at Curbing Transnational Corruption: The Importance of Public Participation

Miss Delisile Xolile Ntshalintshali, 2013 LL.M. in International Legal Studies Program Candidate, Golden Gate University School of Law; Recipient, 2012 Fulbright Scholarship Award

 

Climate Change and Sustainable Development of Nigeria

Dr. Sunday Gozie Ogbodo, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Coordinator of the Post-Graduate Program, Faculty of Law, University of Benin

 

Antarctic Governance: From ATCM to A Permanent Antarctic Organization?

Professor Dr. Li Chen, Professor of Law,Fudan University School of Law; 2012-2013 Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar, Center for Oceans Law and Policy, University of Virginia, School of Law

 

Rapporteur: Adjunct Professor Sophie Clavier, Adjunct Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law; Associate Professor of International Relations, San Francisco State University

 

Closing Remarks: Professor Chris Okeke

 

Have questions about 23rd Annual Fulbright Symposium: International Law in a Multipolar World? Contact Golden Gate University School of Law

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Golden Gate University School of Law
536 Mission, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Friday, April 12, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)


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Golden Gate University School of Law

GGU Law was founded in 1901. Our goal is to prepare our students to be critical thinkers, problem solvers, and leaders, with the flexibility to respond to changes in the legal profession.  To that end, we blend practical skills training with legal theory throughout the curriculum as we strive for excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

Our mission is to produce a diverse group of graduates with the skill, judgment, and moral compass to become exceptional lawyers and socially responsible members of the global community.

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