Office of International Law and Policy Development:
News & announcements for the week of

Project Bosnia | Project Poland | Operation Kosovo | IPRO
Our office is temporarily located in room 310, due to remodeling. 
Upcoming Events: 
Global Perspective Talk Series Continues:  


           "CUBA:  Human Rights Abuse & U.S. Embargo", with Guest Speaker LUIS ZUNIG, 
                                         President of Human Rights in Cuba. 

        Luis Zunig was a political prisoner in Cuba for 19 years and served on the United Nations 
        Commission for Human Rights from 1989-1998. 


  •         Tuesday, November 9, 1999 
  •         Room C50 
  •         3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
  •         Complimentary food and drinks will be served.

2.  Establishing the Rule of Law in Kosovo:   
    The Challenges of Building a Democratic Justice System  

  •      Thursday, November 11,  1999
  •      12:00 P.M. NOON
  •      Room 305
  •      Complimentary food and drinks will be served.
This panel discussion will examine current efforts in Kosovo to create a functioning judiciary, a legislative framework, and a police force that respects individual liberties.  The panel will include Peter Schuler, who served as a NATO lawyer in Bosnia and teaches a seminar on international policing, and Chicago-Kent's assistant dean, Charles Rudnick, who just returned from two months in Kosovo, where he was coordinating a legal reconstruction program for the American Bar Association. 

 Past Events: 

Thursday, November 4,  1999: 

Topic:  The Danger of Landmines:  Experiences of the Bosnia & Herzegovina Demining Commission 

In this public discussion and luncheon, the leadership of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Demining Commission discussed with students, faculty and area leaders the impact of landmines in their country and explained the Commission's efforts to rid Bosnia and Herzegovina of these terrible devices.  

Wednesday , November 3, 1999: 
Topic:  Russia in Transition:  Overview of Current Constitutional Issues 

Dr. Irina Bogdanovskaia of the Institute of State and Law, Russian Academy of Science, is a leading scholar on comparative law in Russia.  Currently a visiting scholar at Georgetown, she spent three days at Chicago-Kent as the guest of the Global Law and Policy Policy Initiative and the Institute for Science, Law and Technology.  During Dr. Bogdanoviskaia stay  GLAPI hosted a luncheon in which she discussed the current constitutional development in Russia with students and faculty of Chicago-Kent.