• 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
09:45-10:00 Coffee Break
10:00-11:20 1st Plenary Session: Can International Law Help Build Confidence among Asian States?
Speakers:
Dipu MONI (Former Foreign Minister, Bangladesh)
Hassan WIRAJUDA (Former Foreign Minister, Indonesia)
LEE Hong-Koo (Former Prime Minister, Korea)
[Two additional speakers 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
Speakers:
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
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: Young Scholars’ Session
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