Mittwoch, 25. Januar 2017

New academic legal journal on equality and non-discrimination "Anti-Discrimination Law Review"

New academic legal journal on equality and non-discrimination "Anti-Discrimination Law Review"

It is just to let you know that first issue of the new academic legal journal on equality and non-discrimination "Anti-Discrimination Law Review" has been just published.

I encourage you to have a look at it and to acquaint with its content. I would like to draw your attention particularly to one of the articles on the Indian Supreme Court judgment on the prohibition of same-sex sexual activities.

As a managing editor of the journal I also cordially invite you to contribute to this journal with your articles, book reviews or case comments.    

see the link to the first issue of the journal (free of charge)

best regards  

dr Krzysztof Śmiszek
Członek Zarządu / Board Member
Polskie Towarzystwo Prawa Antydyskryminacyjnego
Polish Society of Antidiscrimination Law

Sonntag, 22. Januar 2017

Appel à contributions : Le Conseil de Sécurité et la Mer

Le centre de droit international de l’Université Lyon 3 a le plaisir de vous faire parvenir un appel à contributions pour le colloque LE CONSEIL DE SECURITE ET LA MER qui se tiendra à Lyon les 4 et 5 mai 2017. 
Les propositions sont à envoyer en français ou en anglais (2 pages maximum) à l’adresse suivante : avant le 15 mars 2017 accompagnées d’un bref CV. Les résultats de la sélection seront connus le 31 mars 2017. Les interventions lors de la Conférence peuvent être faites en français ou en anglais.

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Freitag, 20. Januar 2017

Model WTO 2017

We are a team of students from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland in charge of organizing the yearly Model World Trade Organization. Since 1997, the conference has established itself as the biggest simulation of negotiations of the WTO in the world, with the participation of over 60 students and the help of a prestigious advisory board. The seven-day conference takes place in St. Gallen and in Geneva at the Graduate Institute and the WTO headquarters. During the conference the participants will simulate the WTO negotiations in different committees on the overall topic of "WTO and SMEs͟" from the perspective of their assigned country. They will have the chance to speak to the missions of the represented countries as well as network with prominent WTO experts and diplomats.

As the time has come to recruit new participants for the 2017 Model WTO.

More information on the weekly outline, the topic and the application process can be found on or on the Facebook page Model WTO (

Mittwoch, 18. Januar 2017

Aussenpolitische Aula 2017: Welches Europa?

Aussenpolitische Aula 2017: Welches Europa?

Am 1. März 2017 referiert der ehemalige EU-Kommissar Franz Fischler um 18.15 Uhr in der Aula der Universität Bern über «Welches Europa?» angesichts vielfältiger Krisen, wachsender EU-Skepsis und Forderungen nach mehr Demokratie in der EU.