International Law Weekend (ILW) 2015 was held November 5-7, 2015 in New York City, New York, USA. ILW is sponsored and organized each by the American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA) – which welcomes new members from academia, the practicing bar, and the diplomatic world – and the International Law Students Association (ILSA).
The unifying theme for ILW 2015 was Global Problems, Legal Solutions: Challenges for Contemporary International Lawyers. ILW 2015 explored the many roles that international law plays in addressing global challenges. The conference provided an opportunity for discussion and debate about the ways in which international law provides fundamental tools and mechanisms to address emerging global issues. ILW 2015 offered moer than 30 engaging panels on current problems and innovative solutions in both public and private international law.
ILW 2015 was held at the New York City Bar Association (42 West 44th Street) on Thursday, November 5 and at the Fordham Law School at Lincoln Center on November 6-7, 2015.
A number of panels this year were be designated for continuing legal education (CLE). CLE credit was be offered to all ILW attendees at no additional cost through the sponsorship and assistance of White & Case LLP, which is an accredited provider of New York and California CLE credit. Attorneys licensed in other states can apply for CLE credit in their own jurisdiction using the New York CLE certificate provided by White & Case.