Disaster Law

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A Conversation with H.E. Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

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Z.J. Jennifer Lim

On April 9, the 2015 ASIL Annual Meeting concluded a successful day with a session about the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Chemical Weapons

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International Refugee Law & Displacement: New Voices

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Michael D. Cooper

Mention refugee law or displaced persons to any lawyer vaguely familiar with the field, and several names come quickly to her mind—Jim Hathaway (our moderator),

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Can International Law Help Prevent the Rapid Disappearance of Wildlife?

Author: 
Kristina Alayan

Rachelle Adam from Hebrew University moderated a lively dialogue between the four panelists.  The program began with two intense video clips:

UN Adopts Agreement on Disaster Risk Reduction (March 18, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On March 18, 2015, 187 United Nations member states adopted the “Sendai

International Lawyers and Legal Experts Write Open Letter to the United Nations on Humanitarian Aid in Syria (April 28, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On April 28, 2014, thirty-five international lawyers and legal experts signed an open letter

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Can International Norms Protect Us From Natural Disasters?

Author: 
Clive Baldwin

Moderator:  David Fisher

Speakers: Ingrid Nifosi-Sutton; Kirsten Bookmiller; Michael Gerrard; Elizabeth Ferris