Centre for International and Public Law
The Centre for International and Public Law (CIPL) was established in 2004 to promote excellence in the research and teaching of public law and international law. The aim is to contribute to the critical understanding of the role of national and international institutions in promoting human rights, justice and the rule of law. The Centre runs a number of events throughout the year for academics, practitioners and students. Lord Bill Brett launched the seminar series on 11 May 2004, giving a talk entitled "The Report of the World Commission on the Social Dimensions of Globalisation".
Saturday 18 May 2013
12:00 am, University of Cambridge
The conference will explore how legal tradition influences lawyers and the law, in both international and domestic contexts.
Brunel Law School jointly with National University of Ireland, Galway, organized a study visit at the International Courts and Tribunals in The Hague. The field trip included visits to the International Criminal Court, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon as well as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Professor Benedict Tendayi Chigara was shortlisted for the Inspirational Teaching Award alongside two other colleagues, both from the School of Arts; Dr Faye Fangfei Wang was shortlisted for the Postgraduates' Choice Award and also long listed for the Inspirational Award; and Mr Michael O'Sullivan was shortlisted for the Exceptional Module Award and also long listed for the Inspirational Award.
Resolution 19/32 of the Human Rights Council requested the OHCHR to organize a workshop on the impact of the application of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights by the affected populations in the States targeted, with the participation of States, academic experts and civil society representatives.
Prof. Philippe Sands presented a paper on "The International Judge"
Ms Lisa Tabassi the Chief of the Legal Section of (CTBTO) has presented a paper on The Nuclear Test Ban: Current Legal Status and Prospects by Ms Lisa Tabassi