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The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the legal, economic and social order. In today’s highly uncertain situation and rapidly changing environment, legal professionals like other businesses and industries are facing new challenges in their practice. The lawyers will experience a transformation of their practice and management of their law firms. Balancing between lawyers’ professional conduct responsibilities and clients’ relationships during the global pandemic might not always be easy to be made. For these reasons, in…
One of the direct impacts of Covid-19 is how it’s challenged international organisations, especially the United Nations and its related institutions like WHO. The coronavirus has made many doubt the effectiveness and efficiency of our global leadership and international law. Numerous regulations and treaties on global health issues have been written, accepted, signed and ratified by the States; they remain, however, inapplicable. In fact, the primary purpose of the UN is to create the conditions…
L’Institut canadien d’expertise en droit international (CIFILE) propose ce webinaire aux professionnels du droit tels que des avocats, des étudiants en droit et des cabinets d’avocats.Le webinaire nous permettra d’entendre et d’échanger avec les avocats des différents pays. Dans la situation incertaine d’aujourd’hui et dans un environnement en évolution rapide, les professions du droit, comme d’autres entreprises et industries, sont confrontées aux nouveaux défis dans leur pratique professionnelle. Les avocats sont actuellement au cœur d’une…
What will International Law be Like in a Post-Corona World? Dr. Abbas Poorhashemi Emergence and spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 have created and still creating health issues, economic challenges, political crises and social conflicts around the world. These challenges and conflicts lead the international community to re-evaluate global governance and international structures, which is based on the second world-war and post-cold war. The pandemic will emerge a new era of international society that will not…
Impacts de la COVID-19 sur les professions du droit : défis et opportunités Dr. Abbas Poorhashemi  La pandémie COVID-19 a fondamentalement changé l’ordre juridique, économique et social du monde entier. Dans la situation incertaine d’aujourd’hui et dans un environnement en évolution rapide, les professions du droit, comme d’autres entreprises et industries, sont confrontées aux nouveaux défis dans leur pratique professionnelle. Les avocats sont actuellement au cœur d’une transformation dans leur pratique et de la gestion…
Is COVID-19 an opportunity to create a New United Nations? A Lesson from World War II Dr. Abbas Poorhashemi  One of the direct impacts of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is challenging international organizations, specifically the United Nations and its related institutions. The emergence and outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has put in doubt the effectiveness and efficiency of world governance during the global crisis. The pandemic has shown the ineffectiveness of international law…
Date: September 04, 2020 Webinar by Zoom   10:00 a.m. ( Canada-Eastern Time) 7:30 p.m. ( India) Webinar Series:Future of International Law    Canadian Institute for International Law Expertise (CIFILE)   Description Canadian Institute for International Law Expertise (CIFILE) undertakes training in international law for law professionals such as lawyers, law students and law firms. The webinar is designed for lawyers, Students of law and postgraduate students in law, young academics, and government officials as well as…
À quoi ressemblera le monde post-COVID-19? Par : Dr. Abbas Poorhashemi   L’émergence et la propagation du coronavirus COVID-19 causent des problèmes sanitaires, des défis économiques, des crises politiques et des conflits sociaux dans le monde entier. Ces défis et conflits conduisent la communauté internationale à réévaluer la gouvernance mondiale et les structures internationales, qui sont basées essentiellement sur la seconde guerre mondiale et la guerre froide. De la pandémie va émerger une nouvelle ère de…
What Should Expect From the Government During COVID-19?  Dr. Abbas Poorhashemi[i] The Covid-19 pandemic is not only a global health crisis, but it is also a humanitarian, socio-economic, political and development crisis that threatens entire humanity. Addressing the essential needs and fundamental rights of individuals is one of the essential duties of the government. In this situation, the government requires taking a comprehensive approach to meet the needs of people without compromising equity, gender…
Bonne gouvernance dans la crise sanitaire mondiale (Dans l’ombre de la pandémie COVID-19) Dr. Abbas Poorhashemi L’émergence de la pandémie COVID-19 a créé et continue de créer des problèmes de santé mondiaux, des crises économiques, politiques et sociales dans le monde entier. Ces défis et conflits obligent la communauté internationale à réévaluer la gouvernance mondiale. Les efforts mondiaux se sont confrontés aux difficultés pour répondre à la menace de l’épidémie de la COVID-19. La communauté internationale…