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

Researching the effects of international criminal justice in Africa

7 December 2016 - UCL Gavin de Beer Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London WC1

Speaker: Dr Sarah Nouwen (Cambridge) Chair: Dr Martins Paparinskis (UCL)

Global Seminar on Individual Responsibility in International Law: Concepts and Consequences

9 - 11 December 2016 - Villa Finaly, Florence, Italy

Hosted by the ILA Study Group on Individual Responsibility in International Law Co-Sponsored by the ILA French & Italian Branches. (Participation by invitation only; follow-up reports will be posted on Study Group website.)

Chatham House - Brexit, Trade Agreements, the US and the Law

12 December 2016 - Chatham House, St James's Square, London

The International Law Programme at Chatham House will be hosting a meeting on ‘Brexit, Trade Agreements, the US and the Law’ on 12 Dec 2016 at Chatham House.

ILA Singaporean Branch: International Law Relating to Islands

13 December 2016 - Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Speaker: Professor Sean Murphy - Professor Sean Murphy is the Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. Since 2012, he is also a Member of the U.N. International Law Commission, where he serves as Special Rapporteur for Crimes against Humanity.

UN International Law Fellowship Programme - Summer 2017

16 December 2016 - The Hague, the Netherlands

The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme is a six-week course organized annually by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, under the Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, which is one of the cornerstones of the United Nation’s efforts to promote international law.

40 Years of the OECD Guidelines for Mulitnational Enterprises

19 December 2016 - Paris, France

This roundtable will be an opportunity to convene a wide range of stakeholders from international organisations, governments, business, civil society, and academia involved in working with the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to discuss the role of the Guidelines in the wider Responsible Business Conduct landscape, the content and legal nature of the Guidelines, as well as the National Contact Point system and perspectives on the future of the Guidelines

John Westlake Competition 2016 - Call for Papers Deadline

31 December 2016 - The Institute of International Law

The Institute of International Law would like to remind you that there is 1 month remaining (deadline 31 December 2016) to participate in the John Westlake Prize competition (10,000) instituted by James B. Scott (see below).

Call for Papers: 2017 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum, Taipei, Taiwan

10 January 2017 - Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

The Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law will hold the ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum on May 19-20, 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. The theme of the Research Forum is “The Geopolitics of International Law: Contemporary Challenges for the Asia-Pacific.” Paper proposals should be submitted by January 10, 2017 to The call for papers is available at

International Law Programme, Chatham House: The relationship between international human rights law

18 January 2017 - Chatham House, St James's Square, London

The International Law Programme at Chatham House is hosting a meeting which will provide practical guidance on the relationship between international human rights law and international humanitarian law. This meeting will coincide with the launch of the ‘Practitioners’ Guide to Human Rights in Armed Conflict’.

ESIL Annual Conference, Naples, 7-9 September 2017: Call for Papers.

31 January 2017 - Naples, Italy

The 13th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law will take place in Naples, Italy, on 7-9 September 2017. The conference will be hosted by the University of Naples Federico II, the oldest public university in the world. The theme of the conference is ''Global Public Goods, Global Commons and Fundamental Values: The Responses of International Law''. The Call for Papers is now open. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 January 2017.