The
JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND POLITICS,
the
CENTER ON INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION,
and the
PROJECT ON INTERNATIONAL COURTS AND TRIBUNALS

present

The Proliferation of
International Tribunals:
Piecing Together the Puzzle

a Symposium to be held on
Thursday, October 1, 1998
and
Friday, October 2, 1998

at
New York University School of Law
Greenberg Lounge
40 Washington Square South
New York, New York 10012

*Final Program*

 

Thursday, October 1, 1998

9:00-9:30 am

Registration/Continental Breakfast

 

9:30-9:45 am

Opening Remarks

John Sexton, Dean, NYU School of Law

Shepard Forman, Director, Center on International Cooperation; Co-Director, Project on International Courts and Tribunals

Pamela Bruzzese, Senior Symposium Editor, Journal of International Law and Politics

9:45-11:45 am

Panel 1: A Unified System of International Law?

Hisashi Owada, Ambassador of Japan to the UN; Global Law Faculty, NYU School of Law

Pierre-Marie Dupuy, Professor, University of Paris II

Jonathan Charney, Professor, Vanderbilt University Law School

David Kennedy, Professor, Harvard Law School; Visiting Professor, NYU School of Law

11:45-1:15 pm

Lunch Break

1:15-3:00 pm

Panel 2: The Constitution of an International Legal System

Joseph Weiler, Professor, Harvard Law School; Visiting Professor, NYU School of Law

Philip Allott, Professor, Cambridge University; Global Law Faculty, NYU School of Law

Bruno Simma, Professor, University of Munich; University of Michigan Law School

 

Friday, October 2, 1998

8:30-9:00 am

Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:45 am

Panel 3: Fragmentation or Unification Among International Institutions: Criminal and Human Rights Tribunals

Christine Chinkin, Professor, London School of Economics

Monica Pinto, Professor, University of Buenos Aires

Theodor Meron, Professor, NYU School of Law

Jose Alvarez, Professor, University of Michigan Law School

Maurice Kamto, Yaounde, Cameroon

10:45-11:15 am

Coffee Break

11:15-12:45 pm

Panel 4: Fragmentation or Unification Among International Institutions: The World Trade Organization

Florentino Feliciano, World Trade Organization, Dispute Settlement Body, Appellate Body

John Jackson, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Kamal Hossain, Commissioner, UN Compensation Commission

12:45-2:00 pm

Lunch Break

2:00-3:15 pm

Panel 5: Fragmentation or Unification: The National Dimension

Lori Fisler Damrosch, Professor, Columbia University Law School

3:15-4:30 pm

Panel 6: Fragmentation or Unification: Reflections and Future Work

Michael Reisman, Professor, Yale Law School

Georges Abi-Saab, Professor, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva; Global Law Faculty, NYU School of Law

Philippe Sands, Director of Studies, Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development, University of London; Global Law Faculty, NYU School of Law

4:30-4:45 pm

Closing Remarks

Benedict Kingsbury, Professor, NYU School of Law

Anjli Garg, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Law and Politics

4:45-6:00 pm

Reception

 

Note: The discussions will be in a round-table format. In addition to the presenters listed above, a number of other leading international law academics and practitioners have agreed to participate, including:

Manoush Arsanjani
Eyal Benvenisti
Laurence Boisson de Chazournes
Paul Chevigny
Matthew Craven
Gregory Fox
Iqbal Ishar
Roy Lee
Ruth Mackenzie
Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann
Cesare Romano
Allan Rosas
Paul Szasz