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Law, Justice and Development Week 2015

November 16-20, 2015 World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC

The World Bank Group is glad to announce that the Law, Justice and Development Week in 2015 is scheduled for November 16-19, 2015. Preparations are already in full swing and a call for proposals will be issued in due course. Feel free to check this website for updates and further detailed information.
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Previous Evvents

Brainstorming on Settlement Agreements and Anti-Corruption

Comparative Law Discussion with a focus on France and the USA

This session will substantially contribute to formulating a global agenda mobilizing business, government and civil society against corruption in a coordinated and effective way.
April 24, 2014 | 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. ET
Location: World Bank, Washington DC
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Settlement Agreements as a Tool to Fight Corruption

World Crime Forum: The Impact and Cost of Corruption on Development and Global Business

April 10, 2014 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET
Location: World Bank, Washington DC
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The Role of Development Agencies in Preventing Mass Atrocities

April 9, 2014 | 12:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m. ET
Location: World Bank, Washington DC
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Law Justice Development Week 2013

Towards A Science of Delivery in Development How Law and Justice Can Help Translate Voice, Social Contract and Accountability into Development Impact
November 18 - 20, 2013
World Bank Headquarters
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Addressing the Challendges of an Unregulated Virtual Economy

Wednesday, October 09, 2013 | 11:00 - 12:30 PM ET
World Bank | Washington DC
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Lessons from National Legal Systems in Mass Atrocity Crimes - Round Table Discussion

Thursday, October 10, 2013 | 12:00 - 1:45 PM ET
World Bank | Washington DC
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Mass Atrocity Prevention as a Development Imperative in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries

Thursday, October 10, 2013 | 2:00 - 3:30 PM ET
World Bank | Washington DC
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The Role of Intellectual Property in Developing Countries

Thursday, October 10, 2013 | 4:00 – 5:30 PM ET
World Bank | Washington DC
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Latest Regulatory Developments Relating to the Hedge Fund and Private Equity Industry in China

September 4, 2013 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM ET
World Bank | Washington DC
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M.K. Gandhi, Attorney at Law - The Man Before the Mahatma: A Conversation with Professor Charles Di Salvo

July 15, 2013 | 12.30-2.00 p.m.
World Bank Headquarters
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Contract Renegotiation in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States:
Challenges and Opportunities

July 9, 2013 | 12.30-2.00 p.m.
World Bank Headquarters
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A Conversation with Mark Pieth, Chairman of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Working Group on Bribery (OECD WGB)

June 17, 2013 8:00 - 9:00 am
World Bank Headquarters
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Virtual Currencies: The Legal and Regulatory Challenges

June 14, 2013 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
World Bank Headquarters
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Resolving Employment Disputes: The Innovative Role of Peer Review

June 13, 2013 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
World Bank Headquarters
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Roundtable Dialogue on Enhanced International Cooperation to Combat Cybercrime

April 19, 2013 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
World Bank Headquarters
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Preventing mass atrocities through Development Policies: A roundtable on Economic, Social and Legal aspects

April 18, 2013 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
World Bank Headquarters
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Counterfeit Medicines: How to address the development challenges

April 17, 2013 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
World Bank Headquarters
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February 28, 2012: First Meeting of GFLJD Interim Steering Committee

On February 28, the GFLJD Interim Steering Committee, composed of all founding partners, convened its first meeting at the World Bank Headquarters to discuss the governance of the GFLJD, terms of refernce, etc. among other coordination and implementation issues.
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November 18 - 20, 2013: Law Justice Development Week 2013

Towards A Science of Delivery in Development How Law and Justice Can Help Translate Voice, Social Contract and Accountability into Development Impact
World Bank HeadQuarters
November 18 - 20, 2013
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November 14, 2013: Natural Resources and Corruption

Simon Taylor and Brendan O’Donnell will focus on the effects of natural-resource related corruption on the development of resource-rich countries, and potential solutions to ensure development is not compromised by weak governance
November 14, 2013 12:30 - 2:00 ET
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September 19, 2013: Anatomy of a re-engagement: The new Somali government,
the international community and international law

September 19, 2013 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM ET
World Bank | Washington DC
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June 17, 2013: A Conversation with Mark Pieth, Chairman of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Working Group on Bribery (OECD WGB)

June 17, 2013 8:00 - 9:00 am
World Bank Headquarters
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June 14, 2013: Virtual Currencies: The Legal and Regulatory Challenges

June 14, 2013 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
World Bank Headquarters
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June 13, 2013: Resolving Employment Disputes: The Innovative Role of Peer Review

June 13, 2013 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
World Bank Headquarters
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April 19, 2013: Roundtable Dialogue on Enhanced International Cooperation to Combat Cybercrime

April 19, 2013 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
World Bank Headquarters
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April 18, 2013: Preventing mass atrocities through Development Policies: A roundtable on Economic, Social and Legal aspects

April 18, 2013 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
World Bank Headquarters
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April 17, 2013: Counterfeit Medicines: How to address the development challenges

April 17, 2013 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
World Bank Headquarters
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April 4, 2013: Brown Bag Lunch: A Conversation with Nicola Bonucci, Director of Legal Affairs, The Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

April 4, 2013 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
World Bank Headquarters
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Compilation fo recommendations made in Phase 3 reports - OECD WGB
High Level Reporting Mechanism Concept Brief - OECD & Basel Institute on Governance

November 12, 2012: Child Exploitation and Trafficking

World Bank Headquarters
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October 9, 2012: Colloquium on Suspension and Debarment

World Bank Headquarters
This half-day colloquium, discussed debarment in the European Union, in the United States federal procurement system, and in multilateral development bank procurements. At the colloquium, participants compared the U.S., European and World Bank debarment systems, and discussed possible common approaches and potential areas of cooperation, to improve anticorruption efforts worldwide.
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October 2 & 3, 2012: Workshop Counterfeit Medicines: Impact and Potential Solutions

World Bank Headquarters
The workshop is promoted by the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development (GFJLD) and hosted at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington DC. GFLJD’s goal is to facilitate networking and cooperation between relevant stakeholders and establish a Community of Practice on this topic.
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September 13, 2012: Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities:
Exploring Challenges and Good Practices

United Nations Headquarters: New York
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A Side Event at the Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
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July 5, 2012: Colloquium on Environmental Justice, Access to Information and Public Participation

World Bank Headquarters
Colloquium on Environmental Justice, Access to Information and Public Participation

June 11 - 22, 2012: e-discussion on: “Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities”

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