Weekly Virtual Forum “Inter-American law in times of pandemic”

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Where: Online

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

“Legal challenges faced by the Caribbean in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic”

This session considered the legal and political concerns that have emerged as Caribbean States respond to the multi-sectoral impact of the pandemic.

Opening remarks: Luis Almagro, Secretary General, Organization of American States.

Panelists and topics:
l H.E. Ralph E. Gonsalves
, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
"Legal Obligations of Cruise Ships to Seafarers and the Countries to which the Seafarers are Repatriated at the Time of COVID-19"
l Dale Dermot Marshall Q.C., Attorney General of Barbados.
"The importance of the protection of human rights in the COVID 19 response environment"
l Amb. Stephen Vasciannie, Professor of International Law, University of the West Indies.
"COVID-19 and the Law: Some Considerations from Jamaica"
Carla Parris, Entertainment & Sports Lawyer, Trinidad and Tobago.
"Intellectual Property Law & the future of our Creative Industries"

Moderator: Jean Michel Arrighi, Secretary for Legal Affairs, Organization of American States.

*Please note that this session was held in English with no simultaneous interpretation provided.

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