10 October 2018

Students will present their research on International and European Law at the University of Belgrade

10 October 2018 - The University of Belgrade (Serbia), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), and in particular its Faculty of Law jointly with the Serbian Association for Legal and Social Theory and Philosophy is organizing the Student Conference in Theory and Philosophy of Law on the topic International and European Law – Theoretical Issues that will be held between 7 - 8 December 2018. The event will coincide with the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), adopted on 10 December 1948.

Undergraduate, Master and PhD students submitted their abstracts and a total of fourteen from different institutions of higher education in Serbia and Central Europe were selected to present their research during the academic conference. Topics cover issues such as human rights adjudication, the jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights, challenges to International Humanitarian Law, the doctrine of the Responsibility to Protect and its implementation, limitations to freedom of expression and the concept, scope and effect of article 4 of the UDHR related to slavery.

Miodrag Jovanovic, President of the Serbian Association for Legal and Social Theory and Philosophy will participate in the event and the keynote speaker will be Milan Markovic, Head of the Human Rights Team at the Office of the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System in Serbia. For more information about the event you can visit this website.