Upcoming Sessions

Weekly Virtual Forum "Inter-American law in times of pandemic"
Thursday, November 12, 2020,
11:00 a. m. EST
"Presentation of the Inter-American Juridical Committee´s Guidelines on Binding and Non-binding Agreements"

Public streaming by Twitter Live:
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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. 

Session Schedule

Monday, May 11, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

*Friday, June 26, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

*Friday, July 10, 2020 - 12:00 p. m. EST

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

*Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 10:00 a. m. EST

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 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.

Session Schedule

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

  • "Presentation of the Inter-American Juridical Committee´s Guidelines on Binding and Non-binding Agreements"

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. EST

  • "Presentation of the Inter-American Juridical Committee´s Report on International Law and State Cyber Operations"