UK and the UN
On 4 December 2019, the newly-established Human Rights Due Diligence Forum of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law convened its first meeting. The topic was the interaction between investment disputes and human rights due diligence.
The UN secretary general has warned that the planet is close to “the point of no return” and branded global efforts to combat climate change “utterly inadequate”, as world leaders gather for a vital conference on the Paris Agreement.
UK in Strasbourg
Gender-based violence triggers differential treatment in housing benefit case. Case Comment on JD and A v UK .
The UK’s Post-Brexit Relationship with the EU
The EU has warned that Boris Johnson has ‘limited’ time to avoid no-deal Brexit if he wins the general election. Meanwhile, Tusk has stated this week that Brexit is one of the most spectacular mistakes in EU history. Sajid Javid has refused to rule out a no-deal Brexit as he reiterated the Conservatives’ plans to bring the UK out of the EU in March 2020.
Date: 16 January 2020
Time: 15.00 – 20.30 (registration from 14.30)
Date: 20 January 2020
Time: 17:30-19:15 (registration from 17:00)
Followed by a drinks reception and optional dinner