An interview with Commissioner Jedidah Wakonyo Waruhiu of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights.
With support from the legal community in advocating and implementing gender-sensitive approaches to climate action, rural women in the Philippines have the potential to build the resilience of their communities to the increasingly severe impacts of climate change. Contrary to what meets the eye, climate change is far from a gender-neutral phenomenon. Women, and particularly […]
When Thursday, 11 February 2020 08:30 – 11:30 GMT Where Latham & Watkins LLP 99 Bishopsgate London EC2M 3XF Description Charities, other non-profits and social enterprises can inadvertently be targeted victims of money launderers and terrorist financiers. This risk is heightened in the international development and humanitarian relief sectors. However, with vigilance and through the [...]
On the 28th November 2019, Yasmin Batliwala joined an illustrious panel of political, business and legal leaders at the CMS Office in London to discuss how the further inclusion of people with disabilities could be achieved across all industries.
Yasmin Batliwala, A4ID’s Chief Executive, joined Lady Hale of Richmond, President of the Supreme Court of the UK, and a panel of experts at Chatham House on 28 October 2019 to mark the launch of the Lancet-O’Neil Institute Commission on Global Health and Law’s report on ‘The legal determinants of health: harnessing the power of law for global health and sustainable development’.
During September 2019, A4ID launched the first of a regular series of Global Development Legal Clinics* in partnership with Latham & Watkins LLP.
A4ID recently held two legal trainings on compliance issues that are currently very pertinent to the development sector: ‘Bribery and Corruption’ and ‘Sanctions, Risks and Compliance for NGOs’.
When Thursday, 19 September 2019 08:00 – 10:30 BST Where Reed Smith LLP Broadgate Tower 20 Primrose St London EC2A 2RS Speakers Simone Goligorski, Senior Associate, Reed Smith LLP What you will learn During the training, we will cover: the major offences under the Act the penalties that may be imposed for breach of the [...]
When Thursday, 26 September 2019 09:30 – 14:00 BST Where Mayer Brown 201 Bishopsgate Spitalfields, London EC2M 3AF Spitalfields London EC2M 3AF Speakers Jason Hungerford, Partner, Mayer Brown Paul Whitfield-Jones, Associate, Mayer Brown James Ford, Associate, Mayer Brown What you will learn The training will cover: an overview of EU, UK and US sanctions a [...]
Based on the assumption that trade is an engine for economic growth and development, SDG 17 calls for a deeper integration of developing countries into global trade. But is the multilateral trading system really favourable to developing countries? And how can the law and lawyers help developing countries defend their interests to ensure that increased trade benefits all fairly?