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Tackling Global Challenges through International Law Symposium

The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy

Friday, April 29, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

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The World Economic Forum will extend its format of global dialogue to The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy through an engaging discussion on key issues shaping the current international discourse. The symposium will emphasize contemporary challenges facing the international legal system and various ways in which international institutions and legal norms should be adapted to respond to those challenges.

The objectives of the Forum will be to provide an opportunity for the Fletcher community and the broad academic community to play an important role in contributing diverse ideas and knowledge to this ongoing global dialogue, and offer imaginative approaches and solutions to a variety of issues through in-depth dialogue and discussions.

 

The World Economic Forum at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy Agenda:

12:30 - 1:00PM – Registration & Refreshments

1:00 - 2:30PM – Opening Plenary : "Is the International Legal System "fit-for-purpose" to Address Contemporary Global Challenges?"

2:30 - 3:00PM – Coffee Break

3:00 - 4:30 PM – Workshops:

  • Rethinking State Sovereignty
  • Global Trade and Monetary Imbalances
  • The Role of Business in Redefining International Law
  • Environment and Energy

4:30 - 5:30PM – Closing Remarks

5:30 - 6:30PM – Reception at The Fletcher School, hosted by swissnex

 

Speakers Include:

Louis Aucoin, Professor of Practice in Law and Academic Diretor of the LLM Program, The Fletcher School

Stephen W. Bosworth, Dean, The Fletcher School

Gian Carlo Bruno, Director, Financial Services, World Economic Forum

Bhaskar Chakravorti, Senior Associate Dean for International Business and Finance; Executive Director, International Business Center and th Center for Emerging Markets Enterprises (CEME), The Fletcher School

Antonia Handler Chayes, Professor of Practice of International Politics and Law, The Fletcher School

Hassane Cisse, Deputy General Counsel, The World Bank

Kelly Sims Gallagher, Associate Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy, The Fletcher School

Michael Glennon, Professor of International Law, The Fletcher School

Ian Johnstone, Professor of International Law, The Fletcher School

David Kennedy, Faculty Director, Institute for Global Law and Policy, and Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Lawrence Krohn, Visiting Associate Professor of International Economics, The Fletcher School

Robert Lawrence, Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment, Harvard Kennedy School

Steven Lydenberg, Chief Investment Officer, Domini Social Investments; Founding Director, Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard University

Christine Madigan, Vice President Responsible Leadership, New Balance

Scott Malcomson, Foreign Editor, The New York Times Magazine

Deborah W. Nutter, Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Practice, The Fletcher School

Monica Serrano, Executive Director, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect

April Rinne, Director of WaterCredit, Water.org

Rouben Shougarian, Former Armenian Ambassador to the United States; Lecturer in Security Studies, The Fletcher School

Tom Siebens, Partner, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy

William Sleath, Office of the Secretary-General, The European Commission

Kevin Steinberg, Chief Operating Officer, World Economic Forum USA

Alison Taylor, Vice President, Sustainability-Americas, Siemens Corporation

Joel Trachtman, Professor of International Law, The Fletcher School

Have questions about Tackling Global Challenges through International Law Symposium? Contact The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy

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The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy
160 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Friday, April 29, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)


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