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Implementing International Law Nationally: Incorporating International Law in Argentina, Chile, and Colombia (FCIL-SIS)


Friday, May 20, 2022 (12pm - 1pm US/Central)


International treaties have real impacts on people’s lives, but how do we incorporate this international legislation into domestic law? This presentation will show us, through practical examples, how this incorporation takes place in Argentina, Chile, and Colombia. Speakers will analyze the similarities and differences in how these countries incorporate treaties into domestic law, discuss the resolution of legal conflicts between treaties and domestic law, and explain how to research international treaties signed by each of these countries.

This webinar is sponsored by the FCIL-SIS Latin American Law Interest Group. All registrants will receive a recording of the webinar.

This webinar is open to all AALL members. Register now.

Speakers:
Javiera Núñez: Lawyer from Pontifical University Catholic of Chile. Master of Laws in International Law from University College London. Javiera has more than 15 years of career experience. Currently, she is the Deputy Head of the Multilateral Public International Law Department from the Legal Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile.

Marcos Nelio-Mollar: Lawyer from Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). Completed postgraduate studies at the Master Program in International Relations at UBA. Adjunct professor of international public law at UBA and Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA). Professor at the Master Program in International Relations and postgraduate courses at Austral University and UCA. Marcos is the author of several publications on his specialty and is currently Supervisor of the International Affairs Coordination Department at National Social Security Administration (ANSES) of Argentina.

Maria Fernanda Penagos: Lawyer from Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia. Master of Laws in International Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Adjunct professor at Universidad Ean in Colombia with more than 10 years of experience as a legal advisor on issues related to the insurance and transport sector.

Moderator:
Juan-Andrés Fuentes: Librarian for Foreign, Comparative, & International Law at Harvard Law School Library

Coordinator:
Caitlin Hunter: Reference Librarian at UCLA Law Library