Conclusion of the HCLA – ADA University Executive Program “International Law and Economic Diplomacy”

Conclusion of the HCLA – ADA University Executive Program “International Law and Economic Diplomacy”

The HCLA – ADA University Executive Program concluded on May 26, 2021 after several days of lectures by six professors and renowned experts in the fields of international organizations, the European Union, WTO, economic diplomacy, investment, and dispute resolution.

Dr. Christophe Bernasconi, Secretary-General of The Hague Conference on Private International Law, Prof. Dr. Friedl Weiss from Vienna University, Prof. Dr. Kim Van der Borght from Brussels University, Prof. Dr. Eiji Oyamada from Doshisha University, Japan, Prof. Dr. Nikos Lavranos, Secretary-General of EFILA and Visiting Professor at Brussels University, and Thomas John MCIArb delivered their spectacular lectures. More than 85 diplomats, lawyers, managers, and researchers from Azerbaijan participated in the program.

The program dealt with several issues, including legal instruments under the HCCH Conventions, cooperation of countries with the European Union, economic diplomacy, and the role of transnational organizations such as the WTO, management of economic issues in the international arena and the role of governments in this sphere, foreign investment, and ADR.