In November 2018, the U.S.-Asia Law Institute hosted our 24th Annual Timothy A. Gelatt Memorial Dialogue on the Rule of Law in East Asia. The theme to the forum was “East Asia, America & International Law'“ with noted speakers from Asia and the United States to discuss human rights, intergovernmental and territorial disputes, and international tribunals.
China & International Human Rights Regime in the Age of Trump
Moderator: Ira Belkin, Adjunct Professor and Executive Director, US-Asia Law Institute, NYU School of Law
Presenter: Philip Alston, Professor and Co-Director, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU School of Law
Commentators: Sharon Hom, Adjunct Professor, NYU School of Law, and Executive Director, Human Rights in China; Yu-Jie Chen, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Academia Sinica (Taiwan), and Affiliated Scholar, US-Asia Law Institute, NYU School of Law
Settling Inter-Governmental Disputes in East Asia
Moderator: José Alvarez, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law, NYU School of Law
Presenter: Judge Hisashi Owada, International Court of Justice (Retired), and Japan’s Former Ambassador to the United Nations
Commentator: Benedict Kingsbury, Vice Dean and Murry and Ida Becker Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
In What Circumstances are Tribunals Successfully Employed for Dispute Resolution in Maritime Cases?
Moderator: Jerome A. Cohen
Presenter: Paul Reichler, FoleyHoag, International Lawyer Former Counsel to the Philippines
Case Presenters: Peter Dutton, Professor and Director, China Maritime Studies Institute, US Naval War College; Adjunct Professor and Senior Fellow, US-Asia Law Institute, NYU School of Law; Jonathan Odom, Commander, US Navy; Lecturer, Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Henry Bensurto Jr., Philippine Consul General, San Francisco
Resolving the Senkaku/Diayu Dilemma
Xinjun Zhang, Professor, Tsinghua University Law School, Beijing; Yann-Huei Song, Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Adjunct Professor, Soochow University Law School, Taipei; Seokwoo Lee, Professor, Inha University Law School, Republic of Korea; Kentaro Nishimoto, Professor, Tohoku University Law School, Japan