30 Nov
15:30 - 17:30

Lecture "The Business of International Organizations"



On 30 November, the Globalization & Law network will host Jan Klabbers, Professor of International Law from Helsinki University. 
He will present his work 'The Business of International Organizations' from 15.30-17.30 h. CET.

International organizations law is stuck in a rut. Having been formulated a century ago, it has not developed much since, and has failed to keep up with practice. As a result there may be merit in taking international organizations law into a different direction, and a first step would be to reconsider its underlying theoretical framework. In order to do so, the paper proposes a political economy of international organizations law, focusing on international organizations as 'organizations' rather than as vehicles for states, and focusing on their interactions with the outside world, in particular the private sector. 

The paper is related to the ERC-sponsored project Privigo: International Organizations between Mission and Market.

PROGRAMME:

  • Welcome by prof. Mariolina Eliantonio  
  • Chair Marta Maroni  
  • Presentation by prof. Jan Klabbers  
  • Short comments by Craig Eggett and Monica Garcia-Salmones Rovira
  • Open discussion  

 

 

Also read

  • 14 Mar
    16:00

    Environmental Law Lecture Series

    This lecture series provides a set of important insights from environmental law scholars on how EU environmental law helps to achieve the aim of a high level of environmental protection in the European Union and across the world.

  • 30 May 31 Dec
    14:00 - 16:30

    European Administrative Law Dialogues

    These online discussions seek to set the scene for further exchange about the intellectual, conceptual, social, legal and practical interactions between comparative administrative law in Europe and European administrative law. The European Administrative Law Dialogues are strongly anchored in...

More events