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Open Lecture – Importance of International Relations

On 2 March 2016 an open lecture on the importance of international relations was given at the Faculty of Law and Political Science by by Mr. Saysavanh Phommeviengsay. The lecture included parts on the evolution of international relations, different areas of international relations, the different levels that are in play and Laos foreign policy.

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Open Lecture – An Introduction to Corporate Law

On 11 February Mr. Rupert Haw, managing director of DFDL  which is Laos’ oldest and biggest foreign law firm (http://www.dfdl.com), gave a presentation on Corporate Law. Mr. Haw presented on why corporations are established,  different kinds of corporations, and how they are regulated under Lao Enterprise Law. He further discussed the role and responsibilities of corporate […]

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Open Lecture – EU’s Global Ambitions and Challenges

Professor Martin Holland, who is the Director of the National Centre for Research on Europe at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, and who holds a Jean Monnet Chair, gave an open lecture on “Still a kind of United States of Europe” The EU’s Global Ambitions and Challenges.  Professor Holland provided an overview of […]

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2016 Open Lectures – Updated program

In order to share information and enhance exchange within the legal sector an open lecture series will be organised at the Faculty. The lectures are open to all and will consist of presentations of about 1.5 hours. The lectures will be given in L1, located in the Learning Building at the Faculty located in Ban […]

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Open Lecture – Legal Ethics

On 19 January an Open Lecture was given on Legal Ethics. The lecture was given by the Dean of the Faculty of Law and Political Science Mr. Viengvilay Thiengchanhxay, Mr. Khamphanh Bounphakhom, Judge at the Civil Law Chambers at the Supreme Court, and Mr. Khampha Vangdouangnapha, Inspector at the National University of Laos. The presenters […]

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Open Lecture – Law of the Sea

The regional grouping of ASEAN will become an Economic Community from 2016 hosted by Laos, its only land-locked member. In this lecture on December 22, John Connolly and Alounna Khamhoung explored the history and evolution of the law of the sea up to the signing of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the […]

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Open Lecture – Smuggling of Migrants

Studies have demonstrated that Human trafficking is often closely tied to illegal migration and smuggling of migrants. 9.2 million persons are estimated to be in forced labour in the Asia-Pacific region. On 27 November, Richard Philippart (ILSTA) gave a lecture about smuggling of migrants and its connection to and elements of distinction with human trafficking.  Special […]

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Open Lecture – The Rights of the Accused in Criminal Procedure

An Open Lecture on The Rights of the Accused in Criminal Procedure in Lao PDR was given by Dr. Phonesaeng Khounthavyduangchai, who is a lecturer at the Department of Criminal Law, Faculty of Law and Political Science in Vientiane. Dr. Phonesaeng did his PhD on the privilege against self-incrimination: a comparative study between Lao and […]

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