Constitutionalism, Trade, Social Justice, and Sustainability in the Americas: Lessons from the 2020 Global Pandemic We invite you to join us in the first Webinar Series event hosted by the newly launched UH Law Initiative on Global Law and Policy for the Americas (GLPA) founded by its director, Mary Ann & Lawrence E. Faust Professor of Law, Elizabeth Trujillo. This series is co-organized and co-sponsored in collaboration with Professor Sabrina Ragone, Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law, at the University of Bologna Center for Latin American Studies. The purpose of this Webinar Series is to bring together experts in human rights, comparative law, sociology, international economic law, social justice and sustainability to discuss the most pressing lessons we are learning from the COVID-19 pandemic particularly as these issues pertain to the Americas and to international relations. The Series will consist of six webinars from February 11th-April 22nd on the following topics:
- The COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Social Justice (February 11, 2021)
- The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on International and Global Law (February 25, 2021)
- Lessons from COVID-19 for Sustainability: Health and Climate Change (March 11, 2021)
- International Trade in the Time of COVID-19 (March 18, 2021)
- COVID-19 and Latin America: The Impact on the Inter-American System of Human Rights (April 15, 2021)
- COVID-19 and Trends on Constitutionalism: A Comparative Approach (April 22, 2021) Time: 12pm Eastern, 11 am central (US and Canada) This Webinar Series event will also be co-sponsored by the American Society of International Law Latin American Interest Group (ASIL-LAIG).