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Inter-American Law Forums

"Inter-American law in times of pandemic"

Day and Time: at 11:00 a.m., local time in Washington, D.C.
Where: Online

Introduction

The Secretariat for Legal Affairs of the OAS extends an invitation to the weekly virtual forum “Inter-American law in times of pandemic”, with sessions at 11:00 a. m., Washington D.C local time.

Several experts will discuss interesting legal topics for the Americas in the context of the ongoing pandemic.

The topics to be discussed in relation to the impact of the pandemic in the Americas will include: the challenges to Inter-American law; the importance of access to public information; protection of privacy and personal data; the fight against corruption; legal cooperation against cyber-crime; food security as a specific challenge; the difficulties for private international law; among others. 

2021 Session Schedule

Friday, March 19, 2021 - 11:00 a. m. EST

"Justice and the Environment"

Day and Time: at 11:00 a.m., local time in Washington, D.C.
Where: Online

Introduction

The Secretariat for Legal Affairs of the OAS extends an invitation to participate in the virtual forum series “Justice and the Environment”, which seek to support the international legal developments around the protection of the environment.. 

2021 Session Schedule

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:00 a. m. EST

"The work of the Inter-American Juridical Committee"

Where: Online (local time in Washington, D.C.)

Introduction

The Secretariat for Legal Affairs of the OAS extends an invitation to participate in the virtual forums series “The work of the Inter-American Juridical Committee”, to be held on a monthly basis, on Thursdays, at 11:00 a. m., Washington D.C. local time.

These virtual forums will analyze topics under the consideration of the Inter-American Juridical Committee (IAJC), the OAS’ advisory body on juridical matters, entrusted with promoting the progressive development and codification of international law, and studying the possibility of standardizing legislations across American States.

During these sessions, a Member of the IAJC will present the chosen topic, which will then be commented by the moderator or an expert. The session will then host a Q&A segment.

2021 Session Schedule

Monday, Mach 8, 2021 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 11:00 a. m. EST