Archives for Reminders

Luncheon on the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program
October 14, 2010 in: Reminders

The WFLS hosted a discussion with two of the Administration’s top experts on the international resettlement of refugees into the United States.  Every year the United States admits over 70,000 refugees from around the world for permanent resettlement in the United States.  The program is one of the U.S. Government’s most important humanitarian programs and has helped well over 2 million people find safety in the United States in the last 30 years. …Read more »

Luncheon on Climate Change featuring Susan Biniaz
June 25, 2010 in: Reminders

The Washington Foreign Law Society held a luncheon in June featuring Susan Biniaz, Deputy Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State, co-hosted by Arnold & Porter LLP.  Ms. Biniaz addressed the topic of “Climate Change: An update on international negotiations, Copenhagen, and prospects for this year.”  Susan Biniaz has been the State Department’s lead climate change lawyer for the last 20 years and is considered to be the Obama Administration’s top international lawyer handling these issues.  …Read more »

Luncheon: International Crisis — International or National Solutions?
May 19, 2010 in: Reminders

Join us for a WFLS Luncheon Discussion featuring His Excellency Dr. Wendelin Ettmayer, Former Ambassador of Austria, “International Crisis — International or National Solutions?” 12 noon to 2 p.m. The City Club of Washington
Columbia Square Location
555 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 2000 This is a plated luncheon.  To ensure sufficient space, please register no later than Friday, May 14, 2010.  Read more »

You Be The Judge: Cross-Cultural Issues in the Courts
May 3, 2010 in: Reminders

Download Law Library of Congress Law Day Program on Cross-Cultural Justice Flier In recognition of Law Day 2010, WFLS co-hosted an event presented by the Law Library of Congress You Be The Judge: Cross-Cultural Issues in the Courts.  This event was free and open to the public.
Noon to 2pm
Mumford Room
Madison Building
The Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave.…
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Luncheon: Update on Iraq Reconstruction
April 5, 2010 in: Reminders

On April 5, 2010, Mr. Stuart Bowen, Jr., Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR), delivered his first-hand account entitled, “Update on Iraq Reconstruction,” at the City Club of Washington.   The talk prompted a fascinating discussion of the reconstruction efforts in Iraq and their legal implications.  WFLS member Nancy Eyl, an attorney at SIGIR, helped to organize the event and facilitate questions and answers from the audience.…Read more »

WFLS Annual Meeting
February 4, 2010 in: Reminders

On February 4, 2010, WFLS members and those interested in joining the Society gathered for the WFLS 2010 Annual Meeting, followed by a reception.  The event was hosted by Chadbourne & Parke LLP. Official business included nominations and voting for 2010 Members of the WFLS Board of Governors, Honorary Board Members, and Officers of the Board.  …Read more »

Armenia-Turkey Protocols: Reality and Myths
November 19, 2009 in: Reminders

A Policy Forum Armenia in collaboration with The George Washington University International and Comparative Law Program.…Read more »

Oil and Security in Sub-Saharan Africa: International Perspectives
November 5, 2009 in: Reminders

WFLS Special Luncheon with Harry Broadman and Keith Larson.…Read more »