PARIS 18, 19, 20 June 2023

The Symposium will take place at Cité internationale universitaire de Paris, Maison internationale, 17 boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris. 
You may easily reach the Cité, by public transport as follows:

Metro – Line 4, stop at Porte d’Orléans (+ 15 minutes walking)
Tram T3 – stop Cité universitaire
RER B – stop Cité universitaire
Bus 21 – stop Porte de Gentilly (+ 5 minutes walking)
Bus 38, 68, 92 – stop Porte d’Orléans (+ 15 minutes walking)


Sunday 18 June 2023  (morning)

It will be possible to visit the Cité internationale universitaire de Paris (optional) with a guide. It generally last between one hour and a half  to two hours. It allows visitors to access some of the houses which are otherwise closed to the public. You will be able to opt for a French speaking or English speaking guide.

Sunday 18 June 2023 (afternoon)
The Opening Ceremony will start at 3:00 pm and will last until 7:30 pm.

A welcome cocktail will be offered from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm (hosted by ABILA)

Monday 19 June 2023 (morning)
Two parallel panels are offered for each time slot

9:00 am -10:45 am

International Law Confronted with the Uncertain, Unforeseen, Unthinkable (Chair: Christina Voigt – Speakers: Achille Mbembé (TBC) et Philippe Sands; Paulo Canelas, Florian Couveinhes-Matsumoto, Susan Karamanian, Leila Sadat)

New relation Between Hard Law and Soft Law (Chair: Gabrielle Marceau – Speakers: Juan Antonio Dorantes, Sabine Lochmann-Beaujour, Tajana Sachse, Bezahinibé Micheline Somda)

10:45 am – 11:15 am Break (hosted by McDermott)

11:15 am -1:00 pm
Businesses as International Law Actors (Chair: Julie Bédard et Laure Lavorel – Speakers:  Geneviève Dufour, Damilola Olawuyi, Maria Pernas, Valérie Pironon) (Panel co-organised with Skadden)

Rethinking International Institutions (Chair: Anne-Thida Norodom et August Reinisch – Speakers: Vilawan Mangklatanakul, Sheila Braka Musiime, Aniruddha Raiput, Yejoon Rim)

Monday 19 June 2023 (afternoon)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Cooperation (Chair: Laurence Boisson de Chazournes et Jason Rudall – Speakers: Hannah Birkenkötter, Pascal Lamy, Mohamed Mahmoud Mohamed Salah, Natalie Morris-Sharma, Alejendro Rodiles Breton)

Accountability of Courts and Tribunals (Chair: Lucy Reed – Speakers: James T. Gathii, Anthea Roberts, Christian Tams, Geir Ulfstein, Marina Weiss) (Panel co-organised with PluriCourts and Bredin Prat)

3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Break (hosted by Paris Place d’Arbitrage)

4:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Due diligence (Chair: Pierre d’Argent – Speakers: Shinichi Ago, Marie-Anne Frison-Roche, Phoebe Okowa, Alice Ollino, Nassib Ziadé)

Is Arbitration adapted for Mixed or asymmetrical Disputes? : (Chair: Yas Banifatemi et Anne van Aaken – Speakers: Kun Fan, John Kadelburger, Ndanga Kamau, Manuel Tomas) (Panel co-organised with Paris Place d’Arbitrage)

Monday 19 June 2023 (evening)
150th Anniversary dinner – Museum of Fairgound Art

Tuesday 20 June (morning)

 9:00 am – 10:45 am

New warfare means (Chair: Nehal Bhuta – Speakers: Thompson Chengeta, Nadia Marsan, Gregor Noll, Andy Shichen, Daniel Trusilo)

Ethics in International Economic Relations (Chair: Chantal Ononaiwu et Andreas Ziegler – Speakers : Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder, Joshua Castellino, Sandrine Clavel, Iliana Rodriguez Santibanez, (Panel co-organised with IERDJ, coordinated by Sarah Albertin)

11:15 am– 1:00 pm

Mediation (Chair: Diana Paraguacuto-Maheo et Steven Sengayen – Speakers: Majda Dabaghi, Paul Fauteux, Matthias Fekl,  Judith Knieper) (Panel co-organised with UNCITRAL)

L’abus de droit international (Chair: Wanshu Cong et Marie Lemey – Speakers: Payam Akhavan, Freya Beatens, Kateryna Busol, Constantinos Salonidis)

Tuesday 20 June (afernoon)

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Sanctions (Chair: Régis Bismuth et Jan Dunin-Wasowicz – Speakers: Sara Brimbeuf, Genevra Forwood, Chimène Keitner, Arman Sarvarian, Nathanael Tilahun)

Dialogue between Adjudicators (including arbitrators) : (Chair: Andrea Bjorklund et Yueming Yan – Speakers TBC) (Panel co-organised with the Fortier Chair, McGill)

 4:15 – 6:00 pm
Immunities (Chair: Aziz Tuffi Saliba – Speakers: Carla Baker-Chiss, Noura Kridis, Franck Elong Mboule, Juliette Morel-Maroger, David Pavot) (Panel co-organised with the Sport Law Chair, Sherbrooke University)

Law for Future Generations (Chair: Diane Desierto et Maria Gavouneli – Speakers: Arthur Capella, Sonya Djemni-Wagner, Babatunde Fagbayibo, Jennifer Tridgell) (Panel co-organised with IERDJ, coordinated by Sarah Albertin)

Tuesday 20 June (6:30 pm – 8:00 pm)
Plenary meeting to discuss the future of the organisation (Coordination : Patricia Galvao Teles et Franck Latty)