The World Jurist Association will award the World Peace and Liberty Award to Andrew Young, symbol of US civil rights

To mark its 60th anniversary, the World Jurist Association (WJA) goes back to its roots to celebrate the World Law Congress 2023 this year. It will turn the city of New York into the world capital of law with the celebration of this 2-day event in which global leaders including heads of State, magistrates, political [...]

The World Jurist Association will host an Opening Session in New York this coming 13 April

The World Jurist Association has announced that the next 13 of April will be the next Opening Session held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. It will mark the official presentation to the press and the local jurist community of the World Law Congress 2023 that will happen in the north American city [...]

Opening Session Mexico «Rule of Law and Greenhouse Emissions»

On March 16, 2023, the World Jurist Association (WJA) held the Opening Session Mexico of the upcoming World Law Congress New York 2023. The conference took place within the framework of the WJA's Energy and Climate Transition Forum. Under the title "Rule of Law and Greenhouse Gas Emissions: National Commitments in the Western World", the [...]

Opening Session Sydney on the «Brasilia Declaration of Judges on Water Justice»

The World Jurist Association (WJA) organized on February 9 the Opening Session Sydney about the "Brasilia Declaration of Judges on Water Justice", featuring academic referents and prestigious professionals from different parts of the world. The online conference analyzed the basic principles of the Brasilia Declaration to promote water justice through the application of water legislation [...]

WJA & WLF Signed a Collaboration Agreement with Mexican Guild Organizations

Last week in Mexico City, the World Jurist Association (WJA) and the World Law Foundation (WLF) signed agreements for collaboration and strategic alliance with different guild associations of this country: the National Bar Association of Lawyers of Mexico (INCAM), the National Association of Corporate Lawyers of Mexico (ANADE), the Mexican Bar Association of Lawyers, and [...]

Digital Resources for Climate Law

On December 1, the World Jurist Association (WJA) and World Law Foundation (WLF) organized the Opening Session London of the World Law Congress New York 2023. Co-organized with Climate Policy Radar, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change & the Environment of the London School of Economics, and Laws Africa, environmental law experts discussed about open [...]

The World Law Congress Awarded Best International Legal Initiative

The recognition has been awarded at the Legal Marcom National Law Gala 2022, the first Spanish-speaking awards that honor professionals in the sector. The World Law Congress was recognized as the Best International Legal Initiative at the Legal Marcom 2022 Awards. The jury, comprised of 40 general counsels of prestigious transnational companies in Spain and [...]

Will War Accelerate Energy Transition?

The World Jurist Association (WJA) organized the panel “Degassing Europe: Will War Accelerate the Energy Transition?” which is the first Opening Session of the “on-going” World Law Congress 2023. This virtual meeting brought together Miguel Arias Cañete, former European Commissioner for Climate Action; Cristina Lobillo Borrero, Director of Energy Policy at the Directorate General for [...]

Colombian Democracy, awarded with the World Peace & Liberty Award

The President of Colombia, Iván Duque, was in charge of closing this edition of the World Law Congress and received from the hands of King Felipe VI, the World Peace & Liberty Award, granted by the World Jurist Association. He did so on behalf of Colombian society, recognized with this award for being the longest-lived […]

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