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Irene Khan, Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), will deliver the Van Vollenhoven Lecture 2013 "From the Rule of Law to a Culture of Justice: a Practitioner’s Challenge to Policy Thinkers"
Every year, the „ Neue Europäische Bewegung Schweiz (nebs)/Nouveau movement européen suisse (nomes)“ awards the Europe prize to a person who in Switzerland is active in the field of European integration. De association nominates a number of persons and the winner is then chosen by its members and other visitors of its website.
From 26 to 30 August the new programme Children's rights at Cross-Roads will start. This programme provides a comprehensive children's rights course.
9-10 June | Conference: Immunity of International Organizations: Functional necessity or out of date?
This conference aims to bring together people well-versed in the immunity of international organizations, both from academic and from professional legal circles. A number of legal advisers of international organizations will give presentations.
37 teams from 27 countries worldwide participated in this year’s simulation exercise on the applicable law and jurisprudence of the ICC.
In addition, Leiden University also won the awards for Best Overall Score; Best Oral Argumentation for the Respondent and Best Oralist.
Leiden Law School wins European Law Moot Court Competition - Historic Victory at the European Court of Justice
In a historic moment, the team participating for Leiden Law School won the European Law Moot Court Competition at the Court of Justice of the European Union. The team, which quite appropriately gave themselves the name ‘Lex Appeal’, consisted of Caroline Franquet, Liesbeth Fierens, Henry Nelen and Jared Martin, all students of Leiden’s Advanced LL.M. programme in European and International Business Law.
As the winner of the Dutch national rounds, the team from Leiden University participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, the largest international law competition in the world. Leiden reached the octo-finals, the best Dutch performance in the 54-year history of the competition.
On June 5th 2013 the Europa Institute of the Leiden University Law School hosts a seminar titled ‘Fact Finding in Human Rights Litigation: Perspectives on Questions of Evidence before the European Court of Human Rights’.
Which forms of partnership and family life have gained legal recognition in law in which European countries? And which rights and duties are attached to these forms? This is what Kees Waaldijk, Professor in Comparative Sexual Orientation Law at Leiden University is going to study as part of a major European research project of 6.5 million euro.
From 25-26 April 2013, the InnoProcura Defence & Security Conference will take place at Leiden University, The Netherlands on the theme 'Innovation-oriented Public Procurement in the Defence and Security Sectors'.
Together with four other Dutch Universities Leiden University is included in the Top 100 of the Reputation Rankings of Times Higher Education Magazine. Leiden is the only one of the five universities to have performed better than last year.
Vice-Minister of Justice of the Republic of Indonesia Dr. Denny Indrayana will give a lecture on Challenges to Indonesia’s Presidential System in the Era of Reformasi.
It is with great pride and excitement that the Europa Institute hereby announces that Leiden University has won the European Law Moot Court (ELMC) Competition Regional Final in Lund!
On 16 and 17 February 2013, a team of five students represented Leiden University in the national rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, the largest mooting competition in the world.
Leiden Law School expects to add to its range of innovative Master of Advanced Studies programmes in September 2013, with the launch an exciting new programme in international Civil and Commercial Law.
The Europa Institute is proud to announce that it will host one of the four Regional Finals of the 2012/2013 European Law Moot Court Competition , the biggest and most prestigious moot court competition in the field of European law.
"The Three Charters: Making International Law in the Post-War Crucible" is the title of the inaugural lecture that William Schabas , professor of International criminal law and human rights, will be giving on 25 Januari 2013.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Justice is developing plans to include same-sex partners in the Law on Marriage and Family. In this context it organised a conference, where the Leiden Law School professor of Comparative Sexual Orientation Law was one of the speakers.