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    GQUAL and the UK: Achieving gender parity within the judiciary at national and international level

    Event information

    START DATE 4 May 2016
    START TIME 05:30pm
    LOCATION

    The Law Society's Hall, 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL

    END DATE 4 May 2016
    END TIME 08:30pm

    Equality and diversity of representation in international and domestic tribunals

    Organised by the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC), the panel discussion will cover the topics of the GQUAL campaign for gender parity in international representation, current blocks to judicial diversity in the UK and potential solutions, and why merit and diversity are not incompatible. This will be followed by a Q&A session.

    Programme

    17:30 – 18:00 Registration
    18:00 – 18:10 Introduction delivered by Jonathan Smithers, President of the Law Society
    18:10 – 19:00 Panel presentations
    19:00 – 19:45 Questions and discussion
    19:45 – 20:30 Drinks

    Speakers

    Viviana Krsticevic, Executive Director of the Centre for Justice and International Law & GQUAL Campaign Secretariat
    Mrs Justice Laura Cox DBE
    Professor Philippe Sands QC, Professor of Law at University College London and Director of the Centre for International Courts and Tribunals, and a practising barrister and co-founder of Matrix Chambers
    Professor Christine Chinkin, Emerita Professor of International Law and founding Director of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at London School of Economics
    Karon Monaghan QC, Deputy High Court Judge & Recorder

    Chaired by Joanna Evans, EHRAC Legal Director, Barrister, Recorder & Deputy District Judge

    Register

    Attendance is free. To register your place, please visit the Law Society website.

    For further information, please email Oksana Popova or telephone 0208 411 2822.

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