International Organisations, Global Governance and the Pandemic

Sep 25, 2020

In this upcoming virtual conference, hosted by Dr. Donna Lyons (Trinity College Dublin School of Law), leading experts will discuss a range of pressing issues relating to Covid-19 and global governance, including: human rights and health, the right to liberty and prisoners during the pandemic, social movements and Covid-19, challenges facing the EU, and derogations from international human rights treaties in time of emergency. This conference is a sequel to a conference which took place on 15 July 2020 on the same topic. The previous conference recordings can be viewed here. There will be an opportunity for Q&A and discussion following the presentations.

Date and Time: 2pm-5pm (Irish Standard Time), Friday, 25 September 2020

Speakers and Running Order:

  • Laurence Helfer, Harry R. Chadwick Sr. Professor of Law, Duke University Law School
  • Amina Adanan, Lecturer, Maynooth University Department of Law
  • Eyal Benvenisti, Whewell Professor of International Law, Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge
  • Alicia Ely Yamin, Senior Fellow, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, Harvard Law School.
  • Benedict Kingsbury, Murry and Ida Becker Professor of Law, Vice Dean, New York University School of Law
  • Patricia Tuitt, Legal Academic, Formerly Professor and Dean of the School of Law at Birkbeck
  • Aya Fujimura-Fanselow, Clinical Professor of Law, Duke International Human Rights Clinic, Duke Law School
  • Juan Méndez, Professor of Human Rights Law, American University, Washington College of Law, former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture

Chair: Dr. Donna Lyons, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin

Access to the Event: Please join the virtual conference via the link on Zoom (2-5pm, 25 September 2020)

The event will also be livestreamed on Trinity Law School Facebook. For those who cannot attend on the day, a recording will be made available online.