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.
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 will hold its first conference on "The treatment of Shareholders' Rights in the Insolvency of Companies" on June 23, 2016 in Rome, Italy. The conference is jointly organised by the Bank of Italy and the University of Florence. Seven hours of continuing legal education credits have been requested at the Council of the Bar Association of Rome.
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 Law and Development Institute, in collaboration with Emory University School of Law, offers the Certificate in Law and Development (CLD) Program, a short-term training course in law and development for government officials from both developing and developed countries, professionals from international organizations and NGOs, lawyers, consultants, and students interested in learning the role of law, legal frameworks, and institutions (LFIs) for economic development.
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.
In recent decades, following transformative developments ushered in by increased globalization, organized crime has expanded its interests and areas of operation. In parallel, organized criminal activity has had an influence on economic and political systems, often with a negative impact on global markets and economies.