Registration is now open for the Spring Conference of the International Law Association (British Branch) which will take place in Oxford on April 12 and 13. The theme of the conference is “The Changing Face of Global Governance: International Institutions in the International Legal Order.” The conference will explore the changing nature of international institutions and their impact on international governance, international law-making and law-enforcement. Papers address the role of international institutions in a wide range of areas, including the maintenance of peace and security, international economic law, environmental law, law of the sea, international criminal law, as well as the regulation of technology and health.
The Keynote Lecture and Inaugural Oxford Global Justice Lecture will be delivered by Patricia O’Brien, United Nations Under Secretary General for Legal Affairs and Legal Counsel. Papers will be presented by speakers drawn from academia as well as from the offices of legal counsel of international organizations and States. Plenary speakers include Dan Sarooshi, Nico Krisch, Alan Boyle, Guy Goodwin-Gill, Kristen Boon, Payam Akhavan and Charles Jalloh. The programme and registration details are available on the new website of the Public International Law Group in the Oxford Law Faculty.