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

Highlights

December 5, 2016 to December 8, 2016
Events

Law, Justice and Development 2016: Law, Climate Change and DevelopmentThe 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.

December 1, 2016
Publications
We welcome comments on this draft, as well as interest in joining the Community of Practice on Compensatory Measures in International Government Procurement Contracts. Please reach out to Chantal Dagnaud at chantal.dagnaud@ecco-offset.eu for comments or expression of interest.
September 5, 2016
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.

June 23, 2016
Events

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. 

May 31, 2016
Events

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

May 18, 2016
Press

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.

May 16, 2016 to May 20, 2016

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.

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.

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