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ISLP RECEIVES LIBERIA'S HIGHEST HONOR

The government of Liberia recently awarded the International Senior Lawyers Project with the nation’s highest honor for the strategic, systemic and comprehensive legal support the organization has provided Liberia over the past 11 years.   Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf […]
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THE GIIN & ISLP HOST INAUGURAL LEGAL PRACTITIONERS TRACK EUROPEAN CONVENING

On the heels of a successful Second Annual Legal Practitioners Track Convening—held in New York in November 2016—ISLP, in collaboration with its partner the Global Impact Investing Network (the GIIN), held its first London-based Legal Practitioners Track Convening on 1-2 […]
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Yaoundé Dialogue on Contract Negotiation and Fiscal Policy in the Extractive Industries

On 27 May 2017 the Secretary General of Cameroon’s Ministry of Mines, Industries and Technological Development opened a three-day regional dialogue for senior government officials on contract negotiation and fiscal policies in the extractive industries.  This was the third in […]
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The Future of the In-house Lawyer edited by our trustee Richard Tapp

Congratulations to ISLP-UK trustee Richard Tapp on the success of his newest book The Future of the In-house Lawyer: The General Counsel Revolution published by the Law Society of England & Wales. ISLP thanks Richard for his generous donation of royalties […]
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Is It Time For the Media to Intervene in Strasbourg?

This new article argues that the media community in Europe should act with urgency to make greater use of ‘third party interventions’ before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.  Third party interventions provide an opportunity for the media […]
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ISLP's Albania project experts welcome new Head of Programmes at British Embassy Tirana

ISLP provided a series of five trainings to judges and proseuctors at the Albanian Magistrates School in 2016 as part of the country’s ongoing justice reform programme.  ISLP’s work was fully funded by the UK Government and supported by the […]
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ISLP Colombia Murder Trial Observation Report Calls for Protection of Witnesses and Human Rights Defenders

ISLP recently observed a court hearing in which human rights defender and lawyer, Yessika Hoyos Morales, gave testimony in the trial of the man accused of ordering the killing of her own father.  ISLP’s criminal law expert, Jacqueline Vallejo, acted […]
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ISLP's Director for Sustainable Development moderates session on Natural Resource-based Development

  Katerina Drisi, ISLP’s Director for Sustainable Development, attended the Seventh Plenary Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on Natural-Resource-based Development, organized by the OECD Development Centre and G7 CONNEX Initiative in Paris, to moderate a session on the Terms of […]
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ISLP and Bright Line Law Deliver Training Workshop for Albanian Judges and Prosecutors

In collaboration with ISLP,  Jonathan Fisher QC, Lead Counsel, and Anita Clifford, Senior Associate, of The White Collar Crime Centre at Bright Line Law, travelled from London to Tirana to deliver a two-day training workshop at the Albanian Magistrates School for  Albanian […]
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ISLP Lawyer Attends Trial of Murdered Trade Unionist in Colombia

ISLP has organized for an expert criminal lawyer to attend the trial of murdered trade unionist, Jorge Darío Hoyos Morales, as an independent observer. Mr Morales was assassinated in March 2001, allegedly by members of the Colombian military who are […]
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