World Bar Conference 2014

Queenstown, New Zealand


Advocates as Protectors of the Rule of Law

Key Topics

• Barbarians at the gate: challenges of globalisation to the rule of law
• The role of the advocate in protecting human rights and the rule of law
• Rule of law, sovereign borders and national security concerns - wither human rights?
• War is not the answer: the ever present threat to the rule of law
• International investment treaties: balancing national sovereignty and investor protection
• Surveillance versus privacy: the balance between the State, the Fourth Estate, the citizen and the rule of law
• The values and functions of a specialist advocate
• Advocacy - challenges in the 21st century


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