News2012 Seminar for Advanced Studies - deadline for registration : 31 August 2011
The Seminar for Advanced Studies will be held from 15 to 21 January 2012. Classes will be held in English. The program will focus on: Responding to the Challenges of Natural and Industrial Catastrophes - New Directions for International Law.
Online registrations are open.
The programme is addressed to practitioners with a legal education including basic training in international law.
The amount of the registration fee for the session is 3'000 Euros. A limited number of scholarships (covering the registration fee, travel and accommodation expenses) can be awarded to candidates from developing countries and countries in transition.
Samantha Besson, Seminar Coordinator for The Hague Academy of International Law and Professor of Public International Law, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Dr Christophe Bernasconi, First Secretary at the Hague Conference on Private International Law, The Hague
Yves Daudet, Secretary General of The Hague Academy of International Law and Professor of Public International Law, University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
Fred Einbinder, former Group General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Alstom and Associate Professor of Law, American University of Paris, France
Günther Handl, Professor of Public International Law, Tulane University Law School, United States
David Fisher, Coordinator of the International Disaster Response Laws, Rules and Principles (IDRL) Programme, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva
Dr. Beat Hess, (ret.) Group Legal Director and Member of the Executive Committee of Royal Dutch Shell, Member of the Hague Academy of International Law's Curatorium
Harald Koch, Senior Professor of Private and Procedural International Law and Comparative Law, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Hans van Loon, Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law
Francis McGovern, Professor of Law, Duke Law School, United States
Dr Marta Pertegás, First Secretary at the Hague Conference on Private International Law, The Hague
Catherine Redgwell, Professor of International Law, University College London, United Kingdom
Klaus Reichert SC, Brick Court Chambers, London, United Kingdom
Isabelle Romy, Attorney at law, Partner with Niederer Kraft & Frey, Zürich and Professor of Transnational Litigation, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Judge Peter Tomka, International Court of Justice, The Hague
Tullio Treves, Judge at the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea, Hamburg, Professor of International Law, University of Milan, Italy and Member of the Hague Academy of International Law's Curatorium
Dr Eduardo Valencia-Ospina, International Law Commission Special Rapporteur on the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters
Dr Jeroen Vervliet, Head Librarian, Peace Palace Library