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Breakfast Panel on the Impact of Land Rights on Gender Equality
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Date(s): July 21, 2016
Time: 8:30 AM  EST - 9:30 AM  EST
Location:
Steptoe & Johnson; 1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW; Washington, DC 20036


Please join us alongside The Washington Foreign Law Society for an event on the impact of land rights on gender equality. 

Featuring:
Nayda Almodóvar-Reteguis, Private Sector Development Specialist in Women, Business and the Law, World Bank
John Morrell, Regional Director, Asia, Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Anne Myers, Global Campaign Director, Habitat for Humanity International
 
Moderator:
Piper Hendricks, Director of Advocacy Communications, Habitat for Humanity International and Board member, Washington Foreign Law Society
 
In a country with a well-established land titling system, land rights are taken for granted, at best, and seen as one more logistical hurdle in property transactions, at worst. In the majority of the world, however, land is undocumented and the lack of clarity around land rights inhibits economic growth and promotes in gender inequality. This panel will focus on the role of land in promoting gender equality – and, one step further, the role of law and lawyers in addressing issues of land.
 
Light breakfast will be served. Doors open at 8am.
 
Cost: This event is free for WBA members.
 
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Careers in International Law
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Date(s): July 21, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM  EST - 8:00 PM  EST
Location:
Arnold and Porter LLP; 601 Massachusetts Avenue NW; Washington DC 20001

Please join us alongside the DC Bar International Law Section as a panel of experienced private, government, and non-profit attorneys speak about career paths in international law. Law students, interns, and new attorneys are encouraged to attend, as are experienced lawyers interested in practicing international law. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with panelists and other practicing international lawyers at the reception before and after the panel. Refreshments will be served.

This is an “Off the Record” Program. Remarks made during “Off the Record” programs may not be used for publication.

Featuring: 
Lisa Davis, Executive Director, International Association of Women Judges
Gaela Gehring-Flores, Partner, Arnold and Porter LLP
Shibani Malhotra, Justice Team Lead (Acting), U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), Office of Criminal Justice Assistance and Partnership
Amanda Rawls, Director, Africa Division, American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative

Moderator:
Nancy Perkins, Partner, Arnold and Porter LLP

Cost:
WBA Members: $10
Non-members:$15
Law Students: $10

For more information and to register for this event, click here.


Contact Information
Sections Office
Email: SectionsEvents@dcbar.org
Phone: 202-626-3463
Fax: 202-824-1877


 

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