International law

Law and Development Training Programme - Scotland

6 June 2016

Law and Development Training Programme - Scotland 2016-2017

We have run a Law & Development course for lawyers in London for nearly 10 years. This year it is coming to Scotland! The course will explore role of the law in:

Sanctions and Money Laundering Training for NGOs

6 June 2016

When?

Monday 6th June 2016 from 14.00 – 17.00

Where?

Baker and McKenzie LLP, 100 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6JA 

A4ID joins the UN Global Compact

A4ID have joined the UN Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. The UN Global Compact is the platform for business to act on global goals to advance the SDGs through their operations, innovations and partnerships. 

A4ID CEO Comments on the first steps towards meeting the SDGs

The Guardian | First steps towards meeting the global goals

Our CEO, Yasmin Baltiwala, comments on the A4ID's role in achieving the UN sustainable development goals.

A legal guide to the goals

Sustainable Development and the Law: Beyond 2015

7 October 2015

 

On 7th October 2015, A4ID will be holding launch events in London and New York to celebrate the introduction of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

The Global Goals for Sustainable Development mark the next phase of the work begun by the Millennium Development Goals, which expire at the end of 2015. These Goals will be operational from January 2016.

Age Equality

21 May 2014

Date: 21 May

Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Exchange House, Primrose Street, EC2A 2EG London

 

What does demographic change mean for social and economic rights? 

Understanding international indices of inequality

 

Aderonke GbadamosiIn her second guest post on understanding development definitions and statistics, Aderonke Gbadamosi reviews the internationally recognised measures of inequality.

Inequality Indices

Defamation Guide

Author(s): 
Fiona Dreghorn and Miles Robinson
Law firm: 
Mayer Brown
Date produced: 
18 May 2013
Defamation is a tort which arises when defamatory material relating to an individual is publicly disclosed. This guide addresses the law of defamation in England as at February 2013.
Disclaimer: 
This publication provides general information and comments on the subject matter covered and is not a comprehensive treatment of the subject. It is not intended to provide legal advice, and readers should not rely on it but seek specific legal advice before taking any legal action with respect to the matters discussed.

 

Defamation is of the utmost importance to the developing world. It is an essential element of the "Article 8 vs Article 10" (Privacy vs Freedom of Speech) debate since defamation has the potential to clash with a person's right to freedom of expression, which can result in censorship or publishers dreading possible lawsuits. 

Click here to read the legal guide

 

WTO Dispute Resolution

Author(s): 
LAURA CARLISLE & PHOEBE SEERS
Law firm: 
BAKER MCKENZIE
Date produced: 
28 March 2013
This guide describes the process of resolving disputes between states at the World Trade Organisation
Disclaimer: 
This publication provides general information and comments on the subject matter covered and is not a comprehensive treatment of the subject. It is not intended to provide legal advice, and readers should not rely on it but seek specific legal advice before taking any legal action with respect to the matters discussed.

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