19 Sep 2016 - by A4ID

Yasmin Batliwala speaks at the IBA Conference 2016

Yasmin Batliwala, A4ID Chief Executive, speaks at the International Bar Association’s 2016 Annual Conference in Washington D.C. on the importance of proactive participation of the global legal community in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs).

On 19th September 2016 Yasmin Batliwala’s well received speech looked at some of the most pressing issues facing the world today and discussed the steps taken by the global legal community in furthering the SDGs. The IBA conference is the central event of the international legal community’s calendar, as it provides an occasion like no other to exchange knowledge and to create and renew a global network of colleagues and business contacts. The 2016 Conference drew a record number of participants, exceeding 6,000 delegates from around the world.