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 […]

The international legal community inaugurated the World Law Congress Colombia 2021

More than 1500 attendees are participants in the 27th edition of the World Law Congress that for two days besieged Barranquilla as the world capital of law. A congress organized by the World Jurist Association (WJA), which coincided with the 30th anniversary of the 1991 Constitution of Colombia and the 200 years of the Constitution […]

The WLC in Germany: Rule of Law as a Universal Principle

  The World Jurist Association (WJA) celebrated the Opening Session Regensburg "Rule of Law as a Universal Principle" in which the conception and perception of this concept from different countries were analyzed and shared. Leading academic jurists from Germany, Slovakia, Japan, Peru and Romania gathered to give their vision of the Rule of Law.   [...]

King Felipe VI presides over the international tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

King Felipe VI has highlighted Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s «example of service to the rule of law and the values ​​of freedom and equality that are inherent to it.» And added “her firm defense of the Constitution as the supreme norm, her constant attention to its proper interpretation, was always linked to her conviction that the […]

King Felipe VI presents the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Medals of Honor of the World Jurist Association to Great Women Jurists

On the morning of Monday, July 5, Casa de América hosted the presentation of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Medals of Honor promoted by the World Jurist Association (WJA) and the World Law Foundation (WLF) in recognition of those women who, during their careers, have promoted the rule of law and gender equality throughout the world. [...]

Opening Session Washington: «Human Rights and Justice»

On November 12, the WJA celebrated the fourth Opening Session of the World Law Congress Colombia 2021 from the Headquarters of the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. «We are far from a reality where human rights are protected in real time, and there is a long way ahead to guarantee effective mechanisms».  This […]

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