Global Forum on Law Justice and Development
Generating Innovative Legal Solutions to Development Challenges

Highlights


 

May 5, 2016
Events

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.

April 27, 2016
Events

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.

March 21, 2016
Events
Le 7ème Forum de Trans Europe Experts, "Les Enjeux Juridiques Européens Autour de l'Agenda Numérique 2020" aura lieu le 21 mars 2016 à partir de 8h45 à l'Institut de droit comparé de l'Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), 28, rue Saint-Guillaume, 75007 Paris. Il sera consacré aux enjeux juridiques européens autour de l'Agenda numérique 2020.
February 19, 2016
Publications
Falsified and substandard medicines (FS) are a known public health problem. FS medicines represent various threats to patients: they may contain an insufficient amount or no active ingredient, or dangerous ingredients. Drug resistance, treatment failure and death have been associated with these products. While the prevalence in developed markets is likely below 1%, it is estimated that up to and more than 15% of all drugs sold in developing countries constitute a threat to patients.
February 16, 2016
Lex:lead sponsors its interns who have won the Lex:lead scholarship to work with Global Forum members for short period of time. This year, fifteen students have won this scholarship and are interested by this unique partnership. The group would like to hear from Global Forum partners able to use the services of a Lex:lead law student in its work this year in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia.

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