International Organisations - A Third World Perspective, a lecture by Professor Antony AnghieA public lecture delivered by Professor Antony Anghie for the CIL Singapore Academy of International Law (CIL eAcademy) Week 2. Moderated by Dr Nilufer Oral.Recorded live on Zoom on 16 September 2020. Please note that connection issues during live recording resulted in a small degree of audio distortion.
Sep 17, 2020
Nuclear Matters Ep 5: Fundamentals of Nuclear LiabilityThe CIL Nuclear Law and Policy Team is joined in conversation by Ms Ximena Vasquez-Maignan, Head, Office of Legal Counsel, OECD Nuclear Energy Aency. This episode looks at the big picture – the rationale for a special liability regime for transboundary nuclear damage and the competing interests it seeks to balance. It also provides an overview of the international nuclear liability framework as it stands today and highlights the capacity-building activities of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency which are open to all interested parties, including those from non-OECD countries within the region. You may wish to download a diagrammatic overview of the international nuclear liability framework for reference prior to tuning in to the podcast. Note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speaker(s) and do not represent the views of the Centre for International Law.
Sep 16, 2020
ASEAN Law Academy Foundation Programme Topic 3: The Rule of Law and the Making of ASEAN InstrumentsALA Foundation Programme Topic 3: The Rule of Law and the Making of ASEAN Instruments. A video lecture delivered by Programme Co-Director Dr Tan Hsien-Li. For a full list of video lectures and teaching materials in this training programme, please visit Teaching ASEAN Law and Policy.
Sep 14, 2020
Reflections on UNCLOS and the Earth Summit - a lecture by Ambassador Tommy KohA public lecture delivered by Ambassador Tommy Koh for of the CIL Singapore Academy of International Law (CIL eAcademy) Week 1: Making International Law. Moderated by Professor Patricia Galvao Teles.Recorded live on Zoom on 9 September 2020
Sep 10, 2020
A Roundtable on International Law and Asia: Looking to the Future
The CIL e-Academy launched on 7 September 2020 with A Roundtable on International Law and Asia: Looking to the Future. The panel comprised Professor S Jayakumar, Ambassador Tommy Koh, Professor Simon Chesterman, Deputy Attorney-General Mr Lionel Yee and Director-General (International Affairs Division, AGC) Ms Daphne Hong, and was moderated by e-Academy co-Directors Dr Nilufer Oral and Professor Patricia Galvao Teles.
The panel engaged in a lively discussion on the role of international law in a time of challenges including the COVID-19 pandemic, major power rivalry, climate change and technological change. They discussed the need to advance international law and its institutions, and to incorporate interdisciplinary and innovative approaches to address issues in trade, human rights, climate change, and the integration of economic rights and civil and political rights. Speaking to the role of law in international relations and dispute resolution, discussions also touched on the growing use of "lawfare", and the potential of technology to advance diplomacy.
Sep 08, 2020