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Online since on October 22, 2015

Law, Justice and Development Week 2015 - November 16-20, 2015 - World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC

Law, Justice and Development Week 2015 - November 16-20, 2015 - World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC

Each year, the Law, Justice and Development (LJD) week brings together World Bank Group staff, senior officials from other international financial institutions, international development practitioners, government officials, lawyers, judges, scholars and representatives from civil society.

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Online since on October 21, 2015

L'UIA appelle à un dialogue constructif sur l’aide juridictionnelle en France

L'UIA appelle à un dialogue constructif sur l’aide juridictionnelle en France

L’UIA suit avec préoccupation le débat autour de la réforme de l’aide juridictionnelle qui a lieu actuellement en France.  L’UIA rappelle que l’assistance juridique est un élément essentiel de tout système de justice qui se veut équitable, efficace et fondé sur les principes de l’État de droit. 

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Online since on October 15, 2015

The UIA Welcomes the First Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to a Bar Association

The UIA Welcomes the First Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to a Bar Association

The Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA - International Association of Lawyers) is delighted that the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, including the Tunisian Bar Association, for its contribution to the construction of a pluralist democracy in Tunisia following the Jasmine revolution in 2011.  

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Online since on October 14, 2015

Online Business Reputation – Some Thoughts

Online Business Reputation – Some Thoughts

  Online Business Reputation – Some Thoughts by Stephen Sidkin   Exaggeration. We all exaggerate. But when does exaggeration morph into faking? And in a business context when does massaging online reviews fall foul of laws designed to protect consumers?

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Online since on October 14, 2015

UIA – 2016 Events Calendar

UIA – 2016 Events Calendar

The UIA Events Calendar for 2016 is now available. Plan as of today your participation to the UIA specialised seminars and advanced training courses taking place in exciting cities!   Download the 2016 events calendar

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Online since on October 14, 2015

What can lawyers, bars and law societies do about the refugee crisis?

What can lawyers, bars and law societies do about the refugee crisis?

The legal and operational issues of forced migration will be widely discussed at the Valencia Congress. Several discussions will be initiated to address the complex legal and practical problems refugees face on a daily basis.

Linked to : 59th Congress

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Online since on October 14, 2015

UIA Petition to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD)

In July 2015, the UIA co-signed and submitted a petition to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD) requesting it to consider Waleed Abu Al-Khair’s case.  

Linked to : Mobilization Campaign : Release Waleed Abu Al-Khair!

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Online since on October 14, 2015

Rejection of the petition filed by Ms. Mahienour El-Massry

On September 21, 2015, the El Raml Misdemeanour Court of Appeal in Alexandria rejected the petition filed by Ms. Mahienour El-Massry and two co-defendants to suspend the implementation of their sentence until the Court of Cassation hears the appeal of their case.

Linked to : Re-arrest of 2014 Ludovic Trarieux Human Rights Prize Winner Mahienour El-Massry

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Online since on October 14, 2015

Introduction by the editor - Newsletter October 2015

Introduction by the editor     Ladies and gentlemen, Dear reader,   The newsletter of the UIA this time certainly focusses on the upcoming congress in Valencia, our main event in the year 2015.

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Online since on October 14, 2015

Back to the Future in Valencia for the Management of Law Firms Commission

Back to the Future in Valencia for the Management of Law Firms Commission

  Management of Law Firms Commission Goes Back to the Future in Valencia by Tiago Marreiros Moreira  

Linked to : MANAGEMENT OF LAW FIRMS

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Online since on October 13, 2015

Congress Site 2015: Valencia ciudad de contrastes

Congress Site 2015: Valencia ciudad de contrastes

      Valencia, ciudad de contrastes  Por Jorge Martí Moreno  

Linked to : 59th Congress

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Online since on October 13, 2015

The Commoditisation of Sport Through Trade Marks

The Commoditisation of Sport Through Trade Marks

  The Commoditisation of Sport Through Trade Marks by Gavin Llewellyn   This year’s Main Theme 2 will look at how trade marks have been used by the various stakeholders within the sports industry to secure their position

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Online since on October 13, 2015

International Arbitration Commission's working session at the Valencia Congress - Arbitrators and Tough Choices

International Arbitration Commission's working session at the Valencia Congress - Arbitrators and Tough Choices

Arbitrators and Tough Choices: What to expect from the International Arbitration Commission's working session at the 2015 Annual Congress by Veit Öhlberger

Linked to : INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION

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Online since on October 09, 2015

October, 10 – Support the World Day against Death Penalty

October, 10 – Support the World Day against Death Penalty

October 10, 2015 will be the 13th World Day against the Death Penalty. Organized by the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, the World Day will focus this year on raising public awareness of the imposition of the death penalty for drug-related offences.

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Online since on September 26, 2015

The Union Internationale des Avocats condemns plans to execute Ali Mohammed Al-Nimr

The Union Internationale des Avocats condemns plans to execute Ali Mohammed Al-Nimr

The Union Internationale des Avocats (International Association of Lawyers - UIA), which is opposed to the death penalty, strongly condemns the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s plans to execute Ali Mohammed Al-Nimr. The UIA calls on the Saudi authorities to halt the scheduled execution. Ali Mohammed Al-Nimr, who was arrested in 2012 at the age of 17, is accused of belonging to a terrorist organisation, ostensibly on the grounds that he took part in anti-government protests.

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Online since on September 17, 2015

Appeal to Bar Associations and Law Societies - Assembly of Worldwide Lawyers - Preliminary Program

Appeal to Bar Associations and Law Societies - Assembly of Worldwide Lawyers - Preliminary Program

The Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA - International Association of Lawyers), has the pleasure of inviting your bar association/law society to participate in the Assembly of Worldwide Lawyers in Defence of the Defence to be held on October 30, 2015, from 3 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. at the Palacio de Congresos de Valencia, Spain.

Linked to : 59th Congress

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Online since on September 17, 2015

Participate in the Memorial de Caen’s International Human Rights Competition for Lawyers!

Participate in the Memorial de Caen’s International Human Rights Competition for Lawyers!

For the last 26 years, the Mémorial de Caen provides a forum for lawyers from around the world to denounce human rights violations and raise awareness for little-known causes. The UIA, in partnership with the Memorial de Caen, invites all lawyers to speak out about their particular causes at the International Human Rights Competition for Lawyers and join voices with the more than 250 other lawyers who have previously participated in this event.

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Online since on September 14, 2015

Creation of the UIA Institute for the Rule of Law

Creation of the UIA Institute for the Rule of Law

  On 12 September 2015, in Dublin, the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA-International Association of Lawyers) announced the creation of the UIA Institute for the Rule of Law (UIA-IROL).

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Online since on July 29, 2015

In Memoriam Colin J. Wall, Co-President of the World Forum of Mediation Centres

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that our Co-President and dear friend Colin J. Wall passed away on the morning of July 16.

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