Weera Centre collaborates with the Indian Society for Legal Research (ISLR) for a two day virtual conference on the theme- Law, Courts and Politics during COVID-19 Pandemic. The conference covers range of subthemes such as- public health, human rights in general and gender or identity based rights in particular, TWAIL’s response in the post-COVID era… Continue reading Two-Days Virtual Conference on Law, Courts and Politics during Covid-19 Pandemic: (19th – 20th December, 2020)
Extended Lecture Series by Weera Centre and Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth We are pleased to announce that Weeramantry Centre for Peace, Justice and International Law and Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth have joined hands to conduct a yearlong extended lecture series on the theme “Alternative Approaches to International Law”. The rationale for having this series is the popular discontent with… Continue reading Announcement: Extended Lecture Series on “Alternative Approaches to International Law”.
About the Programme: COVID-19 has brought the debate concerning the role of international health regulations at the centre stage. While there are varied issues such as accessibility to healthcare, affordability and consolidating the operating procedures to deal with a disease, equity has emerged as one of the major concerns in recent times. The interface between… Continue reading WEBINAR : Gauging the Response of International Health Law to COVID Crisis
Concept Note The onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic has butted the ship of humanity against never seen before impediment. The ship may or may not survive the tide as far as ‘market’ indicators are concerned. But it does seem to have offboarded many to the future of uncertainty. It appears as if the true… Continue reading Second Weera Centre International Legal Essay Competition, 2020
Through a written statement, India had officially submitted to the International Court of Justice that the “existence of nuclear weapons poses a threat to the very survival of mankind” and “the shadow of a nuclear holocaust continues to loom over us. It is, therefore, imperative that nuclear weapons be eliminated.” This was in September 1994,… Continue reading First Weera Centre Essay Competition, 2018-19