Event information

20 April 2021, 12:30-14:00

Women's Perspectives on a Career in International Law

ATLAS

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Inspired by the ATLAS series of online profiles, this online event, co-organized with the ATLAS Network will feature prominent women in international law. Coming from different professional backgrounds, they will candidly share their experience and advice with the audience through an interactive discussion.

Moderators

  • Emilie Max, Researcher, Geneva Academy
  • Verity Robson, Convenor, ATLAS Geneva and International Law Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations in Geneva

Panelists

  • Lindsey Cameron, Head of Thematic Unit, Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Debora Kayembe, Rector, University of Edinburgh
  • Vicki Prais, Human Rights Consultant and Lawyer

Registration

This event will take place online on our Zoom platform. You need to register to follow it. 

Asking Questions to Panelists

Please use the chatbox to ask your questions, the moderator will make a selection of questions at the end of the presentations. There will be no possibility to interact by webcam and microphone in order to avoid connexion issues.

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