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Online since on June 20, 2017

New Office for the UIA

New Office for the UIA

After spending 24 years in rue du Jour, the UIA is moving to a new office which offers a more welcoming space. You may now visit us at 20 rue Drouot in the 9th arrondissement in Paris. Our telephone and e-mail contacts have not changed. Incoming mail to our old address will be transferred to our new location for the next couple of weeks, but from now on, we encourage you to take note of our new postal address. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any questions. Looking forward to seeing you in rue Drouot!  

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Online since on June 08, 2017

Emirati Lawyer Mohammed al-Roken - 2017 Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize

Emirati Lawyer Mohammed al-Roken - 2017 Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize

  The 22nd Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize was awarded to Mohammed al-Roken ( United Arab Emirates).    The 27 European Lawyers of the Jury  met at the Academie de France, in Villa Medicis in Rome.

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Online since on May 15, 2017

Invitation - UIA Forum - Legal Practitioners & International Refugee Law – June 1, 2017 - Geneva

Invitation - UIA Forum - Legal Practitioners & International Refugee Law – June 1, 2017 - Geneva

INVITATION   The UIA is pleased to cordially invite you to the UIA Forum on “International Protection of Refugees and Challenges in the Field - the Perspective of Legal Practitioners”. The event will be held on June 1, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland, in connection with the UIA Bar Leaders’ Briefing.

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Online since on May 10, 2017

Woman Status and the Rule of Law - Conference in Luxembourg IN FRENCH ONLY

Woman Status and the Rule of Law - Conference in Luxembourg IN FRENCH ONLY

SPECIAL EVENT UIA Conference in collaboration with le Barreau de Luxembourg, L’étude Bonn & Schmitt, La ville de Luxembourg, Le Cercle Cité, Larcier, La Cinémathèque CONFERENCE IN FRENCH ONLY TOPIC: Woman Status and the Rule of Law DATE: Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 6:00pm PLACE: Cercle Cité Luxembourg, Place d’Armes, BP 267, L2012 Luxembourg

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Online since on May 10, 2017

Protection of Lawyers as a Prerequisite for the Respect and Promotion of the Rule of Law - MAY, 22

Protection of Lawyers as a Prerequisite for the Respect and Promotion of the Rule of Law - MAY, 22

UIA SIDE EVENT MAY, 2017   Join the UIA in Vienna for a side event on Protection of Lawyers as a Prerequisite for the Respect and Promotion of the Rule of Law   26th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice DATE : May 22, 2017 - 1.10 pm to 2.00 pm PLACE : Conference Room MOE100, Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria   SPEAKERS :

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Online since on May 05, 2017

The UIA Bar Leaders' Briefing 2017

The UIA Bar Leaders' Briefing 2017

The UIA organized the UIA Bar Leaders' Briefing at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva on June 2, 2017.

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Online since on May 04, 2017

Foreign Investment Commission News

  Dear Members of the Foreign lnvestment Commission,     Since our last communication, about 100 days ago, a few developments happened within our commission and we would like to take this opportunity to update you.   1. Costa Rica Seminar - 19, 20 and 21 April 2017   Our Seminar will be a great success.

Linked to : FOREIGN INVESTMENT

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Online since on April 19, 2017

Tribute to Paul Nemo

Tribute to Paul Nemo

The UIA is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Maître Paul Nemo, a French lawyer, who was the President of the association from 2004 to 2005. The UIA pays tribute to his unconditional commitment to the UIA, in particular his efforts in support of human rights. At the end of its Geneva congress, in September 2004, Paul Nemo took over the presidency of the UIA and focused the association’s activity on its development in the Maghreb countries, in particular in Algeria, and in Eastern Europe, Scandinavia and Vietnam.

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Online since on April 19, 2017

Call for nominations - UIA “Rule of Law” Award in cooperation with LexisNexis - Deadline: April 30, 2017

Call for nominations - UIA “Rule of Law” Award in cooperation with LexisNexis - Deadline: April 30, 2017

The Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) annual “Rule of Law” Award was established in cooperation with LexisNexis to reward individuals and/or organisations contributing actively to the development and promotion of the Rule of Law at the national, regional or international level, particularly within the legal community.

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Online since on April 19, 2017

Call for applications: 8th International Jacques Leroy Prize – Business and Human Rights

Call for applications: 8th International Jacques Leroy Prize – Business and Human Rights

The UIA organises the 8th International Jacques Leroy Prize – Business and Human Rights.   The UIA encourages law students to participate in this prize rewarding a youngster under 30 for his research about the theme of business and Human Rights.   This year, the Jacques Leroy Prize focuses on 

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Online since on April 19, 2017

Death of the Spanish Lawyer Mr. Francisco Puchol-Quixal

It is with great sadness that the UIA learnt of the death of Mr. Francisco Puchol-Quixal y de Antón. Mr. Francisco Puchol-Quixal, member of the UIA since 1995, had participated in numerous events of the association, among which the 59th congress celebrated in Valencia in 2015. His support and help had undoubtfully contributed to the success of this event. The UIA expresses its condoleces to his family, friends and colleagues.  

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Online since on April 19, 2017

Message from the UIA President

Message de la Présidente de l'UIA par Laurence Bory It was with great joy that I assumed my duties in Budapest. As you are aware, the commitment required of a UIA President is a daily business and there has been no dearth of activities since the year began.

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Online since on April 19, 2017

Message from the Chief Editor

Message from the Chief Editor By Marcus Schriefers   Dear Friends,  

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Online since on April 19, 2017

The UIA and the Siracusa International Institute sign a Memorandum of collaboration

The UIA and the Siracusa International Institute sign a Memorandum of collaboration

The UIA and the Siracusa International Institute sign a Memorandum of collaboration On April 19, the UIA represented by its President Laurence Bory and the Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (SII) represented by its President Jean-François Thony, signed a Memorandum of collaboration related to defence rights, international criminal law, the rule of law, European Union law and human rights.

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Online since on April 18, 2017

Natural Resources Exploitation: Business and Human Rights

Natural Resources Exploitation: Business and Human Rights

Natural Resources Exploitation: Business and Human Rights By Dr. Xavier Favre-Bulle  

Linked to : 61st Congress

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Online since on April 18, 2017

Family Law Commission: upcoming events in May

Family Law Commission: upcoming events in May

Family Law Commission: upcoming events in May By Simon Bruce   The Family Law Commission is busily preparing for the following event: Mid-year meeting in Berlin on 7 and 8 May, 2017. We are excited to be meeting in Berlin for the first time and grateful to Karin Delerue of Delerue Sharma for volunteering to host the mid-year meeting at her firm’s offices.

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Online since on April 18, 2017

Cyber-Espionage and Your Client

Cyber-Espionage and Your Client

Cyber-Espionage and Your Client by Bruce Landay and Gavin Llewellyn   IT / IP Law Commission for Toronto 2017

Linked to : INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW

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Online since on March 16, 2017

The UIA denies that APS article is true

The UIA denies that APS article is true

 

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Online since on March 08, 2017

Women’s Day 2017: UIA President’s statement on migrant women

Women’s Day 2017: UIA President’s statement on migrant women

Statement from Mrs. Laurence Bory, President of the UIA, on the occasion of Women’s Day (March 8, 2017)     “On this Women’s Day, a special thought goes to the women in refugee camps and their children.

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