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LOOKING BACK AND LOOKING AHEAD: the 25th anniversary of the 1996 ICJ Advisory Opinion on the Legality of Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons!
Program:

1st Session
Back: General Discussion of the Advisory Opinion

5 pm CEST
Opening and Introductory Remarks
Phon van den Biesen, Attorney at Law in Amsterdam, Co-President IALANA

5.10
UK Nuclear Policy and the Nuclear Weapons Advisory Opinion
Christine Chinkin, Emeritus Professor of International Law, London School of Economics (LSE)

5.25
Q and A

5.35
The Legal Effect of Advisory Opinions
Paolo Palchetti, Professor of International Law, Université de Paris (Sorbonne 1)

5.50
Q and A

6.00
General Observations
Peter Weiss, President Emeritus IALANA

6.10
The World Court Project
Alyn Ware, Former Executive Director, Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy; Global Coordinator, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament

6.20
Video Message from Hiroshima
Takeya Sasaki, Co-president IALANA

6.30
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2nd Session
Looking Ahead: Current and Future Trends

6.45 CEST
Opening and Introductory Remarks
John Burroughs, Senior Analyst, Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, and Vice President IALANA

6.55
Nuclear Weapons and Human Rights
Daniel Rietiker, International Law Lecturer, Lausanne University, Co-President IALANA

7.10
Observations re Previous Presentation
Manfred Mohr, Professor of International Law, Board Member IALANA Germany

7.15
Q and A

7.25
Video Message from JALANA
Kenichi Okubo, President JALANA

7.35
Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Amela Skiljan, Vice-chair of IALANA Germany, PhD candidate

7.45
Q and A

7.55
Closing Remarks
Phon van den Biesen

8.00 CEST
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