International Law Association Webinar On “International Law & Foreign Relations During & Post-Covid 19”
Posted: 10/Aug/2020

The Nigerian Branch of the International Law Association invites the general public to its next knowledge sharing webinar which will hold as follows:

Topic: International Law and Foreign Relations During and Post-COVID 19

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2020, 2 pm W.A.T

This workshop will explore the nature of foreign policy decision-making in an increasingly turbulent world affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also provide an opportunity to reflect on the intricacies of diplomatic work, including the qualities and skillset required for an international affairs career in a rapidly changing world, especially for lawyers wishing to represent Nigeria in international bodies.

Host:  Professor Fidelis Oditah, QC, SAN, President of the Nigerian Branch of the

ILA, Principal Partner, Fidelis Oditah & Co, Lagos

Keynote Speaker: Professor Obiora Okafor, United Nations Expert on Human Rights and International Solidarity, Professor and York Research Chair in International and Transnational Legal Studies, Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada


•  Ms. Omotese Eva, Legal Adviser, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Federal Government of Nigeria

Dr. Olufemi Elias, Registrar (United Nations Assistant Secretary-General) at UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (UN-IRMCT)

•  Yusuf Danmadami, Senior Legal Officer, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Abuja

Attendance is free, prior registration is required.

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