9th Seán Lester Lecture: Fiona de Londras

The Irish Society of International Law is delighted to announce its 9th Seán Lester Lecture. The Seán Lester lecture is the major event of our annual program. Prior speakers include William Schabas, Christine Bell, Vaughan Lowe, Phillipe Sands, Ruth Wedgewood, Conor Gearty, and most recently Siobhan Mullally.

 

9th Seán Lester Lecture

The Future of the European Court of Human Rights

 

Professor Fiona de Londras

Chair of Global Legal Studies, Birmingham School of Law

 

Chaired by

Ms. Justice Iseult O'Malley

 

Date and Time: 1 December 2015 6:30pm

Location: St. Michan's Church, Church Street, Dublin 7

 

Drinks reception to follow 

Attendance is free and open to all 

Certificates will be available for CPD purposes 

 

To confirm your attendance please register at http://seanlester9.eventbrite.ie

Seminar @UCC: Judge Joan E. Donoghue, ICJ

Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, School of Law, U.C.C., in association with the Irish Society of International Law, the ILA-Irish Branch and the Irish Yearbook of International Law 


Seminar


 ‘The International Court of Justice: Leading Cases, Judicial Cultures and Practices’

Judge Joan E. Donoghue

Member of the ICJ (2010- )

Discussant, Mr Trevor Redmond, Assistant Legal Adviser, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade


Date: January 26th 2015

Venue: Council Room, North Wing, the QUAD, U.C.C.

time: 5.30 – 7.30pm


CPD Group Study Points (2) available for this event

There is no registration fee for this event. Advance booking is essential. Please email Noreen Delea, n.delea@ucc.ie to reserve a place.

BIOGRAPHY: Judge Joan Donoghue, International Court of Justice, the Hague

Joan Donoghue is the U.S. judge on the 15-member International Court of Justice (the ICJ, also known as the World Court), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, seated in The Hague in The Netherlands.  She was elected to the Court by the U.N. General Assembly and Security Council in 2010. Prior to her election to the ICJ, Judge Donoghue had a long and distinguished career as a senior attorney in the U.S. Government.  She served for three years as the Principal Deputy Legal Adviser of the United States Department of State (the senior career legal position in the State Department), and was the Acting Legal Adviser of the Department of State for the first six months of the Administration of President Obama.  While serving at the State Department, Judge Donoghue was recognized for her service with both the Presidential Meritorious Honor Award and the Distinguished Honor Award, the highest award given by the U.S. Secretary of State.  She has also served as the Deputy General Counsel of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.


In addition to her government service, Judge Donoghue has taught international law and foreign relations law courses at the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall), Georgetown University and George Washington University.  She lectures frequently on international law topics.  In April 2013, she served as a faculty member in the United Nations regional training course on international law in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, lecturing on international investment law. Judge Donoghue is a member of the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law and is Counselor for the American Law Institute’s Fourth Restatement of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States.

23rd September: An Audience with the Palestinian Ambassador to Ireland

The Irish Society of International Law is delighted to announce the opening event of its 2014/15 programme.

 

On Tuesday 23rd September, in association with the Trinity College Society for International Affairs, the Society will host the Palestinian Ambassador to Ireland Ahmad Abdelrazek in a discussion on the 2014 Israel-Palestine conflict and future prospects for peace in the area.

 

The event will take place at 7pm in the Robert Emmet Theatre of the Arts Block at Trinity College Dublin.

 

The event is free to current ISIL members, 3 euro for student/unwaged non-members and 10 euro for non-student non-members.

 

A wine reception will follow the event. If you wish to register for this event, please email info@isil.ie

ISIL AGM Tonight

The Irish Society of International Law's annual general meeting takes place tonight Wednesday 30th July at 6pm in the Law School of Trinity College Dublin. 

 Members should consider putting themselves forward for membership of the Committee as well as the various officer positions (Chair, Deputy Chair, Treasurer, Membership Officer, Secretary).  Ideas for events in 2014/5 are also most welcome and even if you cannot attend we would be grateful to receive your ideas by email in advance.

 

8th Annual Sean Lester Lecture: Siobhán Mullally

The Irish Society of International Law is delighted to announce its 8th Seán Lester Lecture. The Seán Lester lecture is the major event of our annual program. Prior speakers include William Schabas, Christine Bell, Vaughan Lowe, Phillipe Sands, Ruth Wedgewood and most recently Conor Gearty.

 

8th Seán Lester Lecture

International Law and Trafficking in Human Beings: Crisis responses and continuums of exploitation

Siobhán Mullally

Professor of Law, University College Cork

Director, Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, UCC

 

Chaired by 

Ms. Justice Mary Laffoy

 

Date & Time: Thursday May 22nd 7pm

Location: Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin

 

Graciously Hosted by

The Long Room Hub and the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin 

    Drinks reception to follow 

Attendance is free and open to all 

Certificates will be available for CPD purposes 

To confirm your attendance please register at isil.eventbrite.ie