• Programme
  • Asia and International Law in Times of Uncertainty
Day 0 : Thursday, 24 August 2017
Junior Scholars’ Workshop
Day 1 : Friday, 25 August 2017
08:00 Registration
09:00-09:45 Opening Ceremony
Keynote Speaker:
BAN Ki-moon (Former Secretary-General, United Nations)
09:45-10:00 Coffee Break
10:00-11:20 1st Plenary Session: Can International Law Help Build Confidence among Asian States?
Awn Shawkat AL-KHASAWNEH (Former Prime Minister, Jordan)
LEE Hong-Koo (Former Prime Minister, Korea)
Dipu MONI (Former Foreign Minister, Bangladesh)
Hassan WIRAJUDA (Former Foreign Minister, Indonesia)
[One additional speaker to be determined]
11:20-11:40 Coffee Break
11:40-13:00 Parallel Session 1
1A: International Rule of Law in Asian Perspective
1B: Women in International Law
1C: International Environmental Law: Climate Change and the Paris Agreement
1D: Cyber-Security and International Law
1E: International Law and International Relations: the State of Play
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:50 Parallel Session 2
2A: Non-Proliferation of WMD and Disarmament
2B: The Law of the Sea (I): South China Sea Arbitral Award and Its Implications for the Law of the Sea
2C: International Refugee Law: Refugee Protection in Asia
2D: International Investment Law: New Experiments and the Changing Paradigm in International Investment Arbitration
2E: International Cooperation in Suppressing Corruption
15:50-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10-17:30 Parallel Session 3
3A: International Law in Domestic Courts
3B: The Law of the Sea (II): Maritime Security and International Law
3C: International Humanitarian Law and Armed Conflicts in Asia
3D: Overcoming the Past in Comparative and International Law Perspective
3E: Ambassadors’ Session: Enhancing the International Rule of Law in Diplomacy
18:30-20:30 Reception and Dinner (hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea)
Day 2 : Saturday, 26 August 2017
09:00-10:20 2nd Plenary Session: Trends in International Adjudication
Hélène Ruiz FABRI (Director, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg)
Vladimir GOLITSYN (President, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea)
OWADA Hisashi (Judge, International Court of Justice)
SONG Sang-Hyun (Former President, International Criminal Court)
XUE Hanqin (Judge, International Court of Justice)
10:20-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-12:00 Parallel Session 4
4A: History and Theory of International Law in Asian Perspective
4B: The Law of the Sea (III): Protection of the Marine Environment in Asia
4C: International Commercial Arbitration
4D: Emerging Issues in International Human Rights Law (I): Migrants’ Rights and State Sovereignty
4E: International Law of Disaster Response
4F: International Trade Law
12:00-13:20 Lunch
13:20-14:40 Parallel Session 5
5A: Recent Developments in International Criminal Law
5B: Emerging Issues in International Human Rights Law (II): Regional Human Rights Mechanism in Asia
5C: Terrorism and International Law
5D: Private International Law
5E: New Voices in International Law: Junior Scholars’ Workshop Wrap-up
14:40-15:00 Coffee Break
15:00-15:30 Closing Ceremony
15:30-16:30 6th General Meeting of the AsianSIL
17:00-19:00 EC Meeting