Foley Hoag Counsel Christina Hioureas to Co-Chair 2020 ASIL Midyear Meeting Practitioners Forum

October 23, 2020

Foley Hoag LLP counsel and United Nations practice group Chair Christina Hioureas, together with Professor Milena Sterio, Charles R. Emrick Jr. Calfee Halter & Griswold Professor of Law at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, and Bart Smit Duijzentkunst, Legal Officer at the United Nations, will co-chair the 2020 Practitioner’s Forum Committee of the American Society of International Law’s (ASIL) Midyear Meeting, to be held on Thursday and Friday, October 29-30, 2020. The meeting will take place in a fully virtual format, where participants can engage with presenters and discussants as well as each other. 

The ASIL Midyear Meeting and Practitioner’s Forum encompasses several events, including a Research Forum, which features cutting-edge international law scholarship by more than 70 authors; and a Practitioners' Forum, including keynote remarks on “Digital Technology and Human Rights: Friends or Foes?” and a panel on “Global Issues Related to Arbitrating Data Breaches and Privacy Rights.”

As a member of the Foley Hoag International Litigation & Arbitration Department, Hioureas represents States, private and State-owned entities, and individuals on international disputes and public international law matters, and advises States on matters before the United Nations and its bodies. 

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