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GLOBAL LAW AND POLICY FOR THE AMERICAS PRESENTS:

CONSTITUTIONALISM, TRADE, SOCIAL JUSTICE,
& SUSTAINABILITY IN THE AMERICAS:
Lessons from the 2020 Global Pandemic

Lessons from COVID-19 for International and Global Law

Nations were scrutinizing the utility of international law and its institutions even prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. A return to localism and parochial attitudes has undermined the global system and rule of law has been replaced by power dynamics among nations, as international adjudication, such as the WTO Appellate Body, has been crippled by the very nations that originally put these institutions into place. A global pandemic reminds us of the fragility of the global system and the need for not only better governance but also better avenues for dialogue and international cooperation among countries. What will international law look like post-COVID- 19? What are the mechanisms upon which dialogue can re-emerge? How can domestic law can better interconnect with global law and policy so that collaboration may re-emerge and find resilience for future crises?

WEBINAR SERIES

February 25
10-11am US CST; 17:00-18:00 Rome

Elizabeth Trujillo, University of Houston
Sabrina Ragone, University of Bologna
René Urueña, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
Lorenzo Casini, IMT School for Advanced Studies—Lucca

CHAIR: Elizabeth Trujillo, University of Houston
MODERATOR: Sabrina Ragone, University of Bologna
SPEAKER: René Urueña, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
DISCUSSANT: Lorenzo Casini, IMT School for Advanced Studies—Lucca

ORGANIZERS

Elizabeth Trujillo
Mary Ann & Lawrence E. Faust Professor of Law
Founding Director, Global Law & Policy for the Americas

Sabrina Ragone
Professor of Comparative Law, University of
Bologna Center for Latin American Studies

SPONSORS
Global Law and Policy for the Americas, University of Houston Law Center
• University of Bologna Center for Latin American Studies
• American Society of International Law – Latin American Interest Group

GLPA
CENTRO STUDI SULL'AMERICA LATINA
CENTRO STUDI SULL'AMERICA LATINA
 American Society of Internation Law
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