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Gelatt Memorial Dialogue 2017: China & International La


Gelatt Memorial Dialogue 2017:

China & International Law
Human Rights, Sovereignty, and Maritime Disputes

Monday, November 6, 2017
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall
New York University
40 Washington Square South
New York, New York, 10012


Join the U.S.-Asia Law Institute for its 23rd Annual Timothy A. Gelatt Memorial Dialogue on the Rule of Law in East Asia. This year’s theme - “China and International Law: Human Rights, Sovereignty, and Maritime Disputes” - focuses on China's approach to international law during the Xi Jinping era as seen through the Communist Party's human rights record, Taiwan-Mainland cross-strait legal problems, China's maritime disputes in the East and South China Seas and the erosion of the Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong. This all-day event will feature speakers from China, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong as well as the United States.

Panels include:

The United Nations, China and Human Rights
Taiwan, Cross-Strait Relations and Human Rights 
Hong Kong: Is the Sino-British Joint Declaration Still Operable?
Japan, China and Disputes in the East China Sea   
The South China Sea After the Philippine Arbitration



Earlier Event: October 26
Asia Law Weekly: Zhiyuan Guo