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International, Comparative and Foreign Law at HLS

Special Events and Information Sessions at HLS

From “Fire and Fury” to Love Letters — What’s Next with Trump-Kim Diplomacy?
With John Park,  Director of the Korea Project and Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Wednesday, October 16 at 12 p.m. | Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall
Sponsored by East Asian Legal Studies and The Korea Institute

On Social Inclusion: A Preview of the Report to the 2019 UN General Assembly
With Victor Madrigal Borloz, UN Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and a Senior Visiting Researcher with the Human Rights Program
Thursday, October 17 at 12 p.m. | WCC 1019
Sponsored by the Human Rights Program and HLS Advocates for Human Rights

Exploring Diverse Legal Careers at the World Bank and IMF
With Duncan Kiara, Chief Counsel, World Bank Legal Vice Presidency – Development Finance; Maree Newson, Environmental and Social Standards Specialist, World Bank Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman; Gomiluk Otokwala, Senior Counsel, International Monetary Fund; and Tazeen Hasan, Senior Private Sector Development Specialist, Gender Group, World Bank
Thursday, October 17 at 12 p.m. | WCC 2004
Sponsored by the Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA)

HLS Immigration Project Social Hour
Thursday, October 17 at 6 p.m. | WCC Pub
Sponsored by the HLS Immigration Project

Working Papers Workshop: Crime of Aggression
With Chiara Redaella, Visiting Researcher, Harvard Law School Graduate Program and Nikola Hajdin, Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Global Law and Policy
Friday, October 18 at 10 a.m. | WCC 3016
Sponsored by Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict

The Jordan-Israel Peace Treaty: 25 Years Later
With H.E. Dr. Jawad Anani, Former Chief of the Royal Court and Coordinator of Peace Negotiations and James Sebenius, Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Friday, October 18 at 12 p.m. | WCC 1018
Sponsored by the Program on Negotiation

Big Data and the Chinese Legal System
With Dr. Sabine Stricker-Kellerer, Rechtsanwaltin, SSK ASIA
Friday, October 18 at 12 p.m. | Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall
Sponsored by East Asian Legal Studies and the China Law Association

Can International Students Work in Public Interest?
A panel discussion with recent international J.D. and LL.M. graduates
Friday, October 18 at 12 p.m. | WCC B015
Sponsored by The Coalition of International Students and Global Affairs and the Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA)

Across the University

Action on Climate Change: The Sustainable Growth Story of the 21st Century
With Lord Nicholas Stern
Tuesday, October 15 at 5 p.m. | Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Sponsored by The Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

The 2019 Robert S. McNamara Lecture on War and Peace: The Changing Face of Poverty: Can Africa Surprise the World?
With Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Chair of the Board, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, and former Finance Minister, Nigeria
Tuesday, October 15 at 6 p.m. | John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Room L-145
Sponsored by the Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School

Deadlines and Announcements

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