The Law, Justice and Development Week 2016 will convene a broad community of development professionals who use law and justice tools to battle poverty and boost shared prosperity. The theme for this year’s event is “Law, Climate Change and Development”. Visit the Law, Justice and Development Week 2016 Website of the World Bank.
The Fourth International Conference on Legislation and Law Reform will bring together legislative and legal professionals from around the world for a two day conference featuring leading authorities on Legislation and Law Reform. Attendees will have the opportunity to share ideas with a diverse array of legislative drafting and legal professionals. The World Bank's Washington DC conference facilities provide a perfect setting for the conference's lectures and social events.
Loyola University Chicago’s innovative Master of Laws (LLM) in Rule of Law for Development program, or PROLAW, prepares students to become qualified and effective rule of law advisors. Offered at Loyola’s campus in Rome/Italy, PROLAW has now educated 104 highly qualified rule of law and governance professionals in its first five years.
The Community of Practice on Insolvency held its first conference on "The treatment of Shareholders' Rights in the Insolvency of Companies" on June 23, 2016 in Rome, Italy. The conference was jointly organised by the Bank of Italy and the University of Florence. Seven hours of continuing legal education credits were requested at the Council of the Bar Association of Rome.
The LUISS School of Law has recently launched a new LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Food Law.
International Organizations, Law and Diplomacy - Summer Program in Washington and Geneva
Washington, DC: May 31 - June 24, 2016
Geneva, Switzerland: June 27 - July 15, 2016
Rome, May 18, 2016
The European Law and Governance School, an international school in the field of European law and governance, was officially presented at the Presidential Palace of the Italian Republic Quirinale, in the presence of H.E. the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella.
The World Bank Legal Vice Presidency (LEG) is co-sponsoring a book launch taking place next Thursday, May 5, in the InfoShop auditorium (J 1-050). Susan Rose-Ackerman of Yale University, one of the foremost experts on the economic and jurisprudential aspects of corruption, along with her co-author Bonnie Palifka of ITESM at Monterrey, Mexico, will be presenting the second edition of Corruption and Government.