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Taking stock of global challenges to the rule of law: threats to the independence of lawyers and judges

2 Feb 2022 1300 - 1400 GMT

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A webinar presented by the IBA Rule of Law Forum and supported by the IBA Judges’ Forum

As part of a novel thought leadership initiative by the IBA Rule of Law Forum, this seminar will draw from cross-regional expertise to discuss ongoing and evolving threats to the rule of law. This seminar, focusing on ‘threats to the independence of lawyers and judges’, is the first of the series. Building on the successful 2019 Rule of Law Symposium discussion at the IBA Seoul Annual Conference, the panel will explore how threats to the independence of the legal profession have evolved since, as well as common, cross-regional trends of interest or concern.

Fees

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IBA member

Free

Non members

Free

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Session Chair
Federica D'Alessandra

Session Chair
Oxford Institute for Ethics Law and Armed Conflict, Oxford, England; Member, War Crimes Committee Advisory Board

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Confirmed speakers
The Honourable Judge Navanethem Pillay

Speaker
Former UN High Commissioner, Durban, South Africa

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The Honourable Diego Garcia Sayan

Speaker
OHCHR, Peru

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Lady Hale

Speaker
Lord Templar, London, England

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NERI COLMENARES

Speaker
Colmenares and Associates, Quezon City, Philippines

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The Honourable Professor Irwin Cotler

Speaker
Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, Québec, Canada

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