ESIL IG on International Bio Law Workshop / Call for Papers

Riga, Wed 7 September 2016,  11.00 – 18.00 

The Coordinating Committee of the ESIL-SEDI Interest Group on International Bio Law has the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the International Workshop “INTERNATIONAL BIOLAW IN TIMES OF CRISIS: PROGRESS AND CHALLENGES” in Riga (Latvia) on 7 September 2016, from 11:00 to 18:00, coinciding with the 12th ESIL Annual Conference: “How International Law Works in Times of Crisis” (8-10 September 2016).

The main objective of this International Workshop –in line with the general subject of the ESIL-SEDI Conference – will be progress and challenges of International Biolaw in times of crisis. This topic includes new forms of warfare, the rise of extremist terrorism, the fall of sovereign states, the unprecedented flow of migrants/refugees, the increase of the nationalism, climate change and environmental threats, problems with economies and financial markets at different levels…All these risks and threats have consequences for International Biolaw, affecting progress and posing challenges. Based on these subjects, we have prepared a broad programme allowing you to participate by explaining your research or experience on some of these issues.

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 15 June 2016