Women in International Economic Law: Meeting in Geneva, July 15

by Peggy McGuinness

Professor Tracey Epps sends along the following announcement about a new women’s group for those teaching or researching in the field of international economic law:

Women in International Economic Law (WIEL), a new global organization in international law, will hold its organizational meeting from 1.30 to 3 pm on Tuesday 15 July, in conjunction with the inaugural meeting of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) in Geneva. Jennifer Hillman, Member of the WTO Appellate Body, will speak on the past, present and future of women in international economic law and the group will discuss its objectives for the future and how it can best serve the needs of its members.

The WIEL meeting will take place at the Institut de Hautes Etudes Internationales et du Developpement/Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, 132 rue de Lausanne, in room AJF (above the coffee-bar in the park near the Villa Barton). All those interested in women in international economic law are welcome to attend, including those who are not registered for the SIEL conference. Please contact either Susan Franck (francks [at] wlu [dot] edu) or Tracey Epps (tracey [dot] epps [at] otago [dot] ac [dot] nz) for any further information.


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