Boston 2013 - Press Coverage

Journalists wanting to cover the 2013 International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference should contact:

Romana St. Matthew - Daniel on site in Boston
Email: romana.daniel@int-bar.org or ibapressoffice@int-bar.org
Boston mobile/cell: +1 916 235 0650
UK mobile/cell +44 (0)7940 731915

The 2013 International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference takes place 6-11 October 2013 at the John B Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, United States of America.

The Conference is the largest yearly gathering of the world’s international lawyers. There are approximately 5,500 delegates from 134 countries attending the event. The Former United States Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, gave the keynote address at the Opening Ceremony on Sunday 6 October.

During this year’s week-long Conference a host of global issues will be discussed, in the 222 working sessions, covering all aspects of international law. Topics will include: the tension between privacy and free expression in social media, the media and criminality, tax abuses, sovereign debt, anti-corruption enforcement, illegal immigration, climate change justice, human trafficking, globalisation, access to justice for women, the BRICS economies, drones, corporate disasters, the shifting global energy landscape, and the challenges for human rights law 65 years after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Click here to view the Conference programme.

https://www.int-bar.org/conferences/Boston2013/binary/Boston%202013%20final%20programme%20FULL.pdf

Click here for the IBA website’s dedicated Conference pages.

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