Women in International Law - Happy Hour

Professor Cecilia M. Bailliet and Assistant Professor Chiara Giorgetti warmly welcome women interested in studying or practicing International Law to meet women within academia and institutions for networking and discussion of relevant careers at a Happy Hour.

We will also present the GQUAL! Initiative which seeks to promote gender parity in international bodies.  At present, women are underrepresented in virtually all international bodies responsible for monitoring and developing international law within the UN and in regional organizations.  Women hold only 21% of positions within the main international and regional tribunals.  We will exchange ideas on the adoption of standards for best practices and improvement of representation of women.

Finally, we invite you join the blog IntLawGrrls.

IntLawGrrls aims to give voice to women scholars, lawyers, policymakers, leaders, activists, on issues related to international law, policy and practice, from arbitration to human rights to trade, among other topics of expertise.  We provide insights into current events in international law and policy as well as detailed commentary on specific issues.   We are particularly mindful of foregrounding voices of junior lawyers and scholars and others who are less often heard in international legal dialogue.  We aim to bridge the theory and practice divide by engaging dialogue among scholars, policymakers, judges, prosecutors, students, and filmmakers.   Although we are primarily law professors and lawyers, we bring together viewpoints from other fields, including political science and anthropology.  We conduct an annual online symposium on important topics in international law.

Cava, wine, juice, and fruit will be served!

We look forward to enjoying conversation with the wonderful group of women participants and speakers at ESIL!

After the apéritif, all those registered for the conference dinner can walk to the Hotel Continental together.

Published Sep. 1, 2015 4:48 PM - Last modified Nov. 10, 2015 3:10 PM