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ROLE UK: PILnet Global Forum 2017 Panel Discussion

ISLP-UK Director Susan Hazeldine chaired the ROLE UK: PILnet Global Forum 2017 Panel Discussion on ‘Pro Bono, Rule of Law and International Development’ at the recent PILnet Conference.   Pro Bono and International Development go hand in hand to achieve […]
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ISLP-UK Board Meeting, 2nd November 2017

On 2nd November 2017 the ISLP-UK Board met for their regularBoard meeting in the offices of Hogan Lovells in Holborn, London. Five trustees were available in person, to discuss all of the issues pertaining to ISLP UK operations. Nicholas Cheffings, […]
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2017 Judges Lecture, Columbia Law School

Last week, ISLP Co-founder and co-head of the ISLP Media Law Working Group, Dick Winfield, attended the 2017 Judges lecture at Columbia Law School.   Entitled ‘Freedom of Expression versus Privacy: Striking a Fair Balance’ Judge Anna Yudkivska, ECHR Judge, […]
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ISLP and CCSI Publish New Offshore Stock Sales Paper

Today ISLP and CCSI have published a paper which focuses on issues and responses that developing country governments could consider if they decide to tax indirect transfers of extractive industries’ assets. The paper explores the legislative and regulatory provisions currently […]
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IGF on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development - AGM

One of our Program Directors, James Reynolds, attended the AGM of the Intergovernmental Forum (IGF) on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development on Friday 20th October. This Forum’s AGM provides a unique opportunity to engage with Government officials from the […]
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National Pro Bono Week USA and UK

ISLP are active participants in and supporters of National Pro Bono week which is this week in the US (22nd- 28th October) and in the UK from 6th November -11th November. Both of these weeks recognise the unpaid contribution lawyers […]
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ISLP holds October 2017 US Board Meeting

ISLP Board Members gathered in Washington DC earlier today to conduct their scheduled October 2017 Board Meeting. Chaired by Joseph Bell and held at Hogan Lovells the three hour session was a fantastic opportunity to bring together Board Members and […]
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Introductory Workshop on negotiating Impact Investments [Nairobi]

ISLP together with its partners and volunteers is organizing a CPD accredited two-day workshop on negotiating impact investments. This event will be held on the 14th and 15th of November at Strathmore University, Nairobi Kenya.   The workshop is led by […]
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Community Land Rights Conference, Stockholm

Last week, ISLP Director of Community Inclusive Development Monika Mehta attended a Community Land and Resource Rights Conference in Stockholm. The Conference entitled “Reducing inequality in a turbulent world: Scaling-up strategies to secure indigenous, community and women’s land rights” took […]
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Albanian Magistrates School: 20th Anniversary

The Albanian Magistrates’ School was proud to celebrate its 20th Anniversary this week, on 2nd October 2017. The ISLP Country Representative, Dinora Aleksi, attended as did the EU Ambassador Romana Vlahutin and  US Ambassador Donald Lu (read the full text of […]
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