Treaty Survival

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | 1-2:15 pm
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room
The George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20052

This panel will address the effectiveness of treaties over time, with particular emphasis on the adaptability of treaties to present-day challenges. Can existing or contemplated treaties remain effective in an era of rapid change? What tools enable international lawyers to assist in the international community in addressing this and related questions?

This event is co-sponsored by The United Nations Law Committee, the American Branch of the International Law Association, and GW Law's International and Comparative Law Program.


Speakers

Sean Murphy
Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School; Member, International Law Commission

Georg Nolte
Professor of Public International Law, Humboldt University of Berlin; Member, International Law Commission

Duncan Hollis
James E. Beasley Professor of Law, Temple Law School

Moderator

Arnold Pronto
Senior Legal Officer, United Nations, Office of Legal Affairs


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