Forthcoming Events

This is a listing of events relating to international law. Regional ILA Branch events are also listed own branch pages.If you are aware of events which should be included, please submit them here using this form or email details to

Workshop on "Investment, Corruption and the Role of the State - A Swiss-Brazilian Dialogue"

27 - 28 May 2016 - Joao Pessoa, Brazil

ILA French Branch Conference: L'Arctique, nouvelle frontière du droit international?

6 June 2016 - Cercle France-Amériques, Paris, France

En coopération avec le Cercle France-Amériques & Avec le soutien de l’Ambassade de Norvège en France Places limitées – Inscription obligatoire avant le 1er juin 2016 Pr. Franck Latty /

Conference co-hosted by the Cypriot branch of the ILA with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherl

15 June 2016 - TBA

Conference co-hosted by the Cypriot branch of the ILA with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Cyprus within the framework of the Presidency of the Netherlands of the Council of the EU.

SAVE THE DATE - ILA Irish Branch Lecture: Law of the Sea and Human Rights by Professor John Noyes

20 June 2016 - ICHR, National University of Galway

The ILA Irish Branch is delighted to announce that Professor John Noyes, San Diego, member of the American branch, will be speaking on the topic of 'Law of the Sea and Human Rights'. on Monday 20th June, at 4pm at the Irish Centre for Human Rights , National University of Galway; the venue is the seminar room at the Centre. ALL WELCOME. Please contact Further details to follow closer to the date.

The International Criminal Court Summer School 2016

27 June - 1 July 2016 - NUI Galway, Ireland

The annual International Criminal Court Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights is the premier summer school specialising on the International Criminal Court. The summer school allows participants the opportunity to attend a series of intensive lectures over five days. The lectures are given by leading academics on the subject as well as by legal professionals working at the International Criminal Court.

2016 ILA Conference (77th), Johannesburg, South Africa

7 - 11 August 2016 - Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

We are pleased to announce that the 77th ILA Biennial Conferencewill take place 7- 11 August 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The theme will be 'International Law and State Practice: Is there a North/South Divide?' Further information and programme details will be added as and when they become available.

Lecture by Professor Symeon Symeonides at the Embassy of Colombia in The Hague

16 August 2016 - Embassy of Colombia, The Hague

ure to be delivered by Professor Symeon Symeonides at the Embassy of Colombia in The Hague on a private international law issue.

Call for Papers: International Law Language and Law Assocation (ILLA) 2017

31 August 2016 - University of Freiburg, Germany

The first conference of the International Language and Law Association will be hosted by the University of Freiburg (Germany) under the direction of Prof. Dr. Friedemann Vogel, from September 7th to 9th, 2017. Call for Panels and Call for Papers: The deadline for all submissions of abstracts is August 31st, 2016.

Second Annual International and Comparative Disaster Law Essay Contest (2016)

31 August 2016 - International Contest

The contest is open only to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any university (anywhere in the world) at the time of submission. Essays may examine any issue related to law and disasters due to natural hazards, but must do so either from a comparative or an international law perspective, or both. Comparative essays should examine laws or legal issues from no less than three countries.

12th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL), Riga: Final Programme an

8 - 10 September 2016 - Riga Graduate School of Law, Latvia

The 12th ESIL Annual Conference will be held in Riga on Thursday 8 - Saturday 10 September 2016. ESIL Interest Group events will be organised, as usual, on the day before the conference, on Wednesday 7 September. The theme of the conference is: How International Law Works in Times of Crisis.