The lecture: The role of the International Law Commission (ILC) in the UN system and in international relations of the modern world



 

In the framework of the "EU and the world" lecture cycle

 

the International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES)

 

invites You kindly to take part at the lecture entitled

 

The role of the International Law Commission (ILC) in the UN system and in international relations of the modern world

delivered by

 

Prof. Dr. Ernest Petrič.

 

Former President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia

 

The lecture will take place on Monday, 10 June 2019, at 16.00 h,

Grand Hotel Union Business, mezzanine, hall “Orchid”,Miklošičeva 3, Ljubljana.

 

Prof. dr. Ernest Petrič will speak about the role of the UN International Law Commission (ILC), which held a regular session in Geneva in May. His lecture will try to answer the question about the role of international law as an instrument of foreign policy and its role in international relations. Our guest will also talk about some concrete examples of Slovenian foreign policy and international policy in the Western Balkans region.

 

The lecturer is former president of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia. He is also a member and former president of International Law Commission (ILC) and professor of international law and international relations at the European Faculty of Law in Nova Gorica and Faculty of Government and European Studies in Kranj.

 

He served as ambassador in India, USA, the UN, Austria, OSCE, UNIDO, ODC, CTBT and President of the Board of Governors of IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency). He was also State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia. His book entitled “Foreign Policy: Basic Theory and Practice” represents a valuable contribution to the field of foreign policy and international law studies in Slovenia.

 

The lecture will be delivered in the Slovene and will be followed by a discussion with the guest lecturer which will be moderated by Assist. Prof. Dr. Zijad Bećirović and Bakhatyar Aljaf.

 

Live broadcast at: http://www.ifimes.org/en/livestream  

 

Please take your seat at the hall at the latest by 15.55 h.

 

Attendance is free of charge. We kindly ask you to confirm your participation at telephone number (01) 430 15 33 or at ifimes@ifimes.org.

 

Ljubljana, 5 June 2019