On April 17, 2018, the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) hosted its Annual Issues Conference exploring key legal frameworks and rule of law challenges surrounding the global forced migration crisis. The conference took place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.
Anne C. Richard, Georgetown University Institute for International Migration, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration
Louise Arbour, United Nations Special Representative for International Migration
- Download the Rule of Law Issue Paper - When People Flee: Rule of Law and Forced Migration (PDF)
- View the event agenda (PDF)
- Explore the event concept note (PDF)
Couldn't attend the event? Click the respective track to listen to its panel sessions.
Panel 1: 0000-01:14:00
Fleeing the Northern Triangle: Poverty, Crime, and Corruption
Panel 2: 01:14:00-02:24:00
From the Pan into the Fire: Facing the Dangers of Organized Crime through Mexico
Panel 3: 02:24:00-03:37:00
Yearning to Breathe Free: Welcome to the United States?
Panel 1: 000-1:22:15
Fleeing Fragility: African Migrants and the Evasive Dream of Something Better
Panel 2: 1:23:00-2:43:00
Along the Deadliest Route: Can the Rule of Law Save Migrant Lives Transiting through Libya?
Panel 3: 02:44:48- 3:54:00
Crossing the Mediterranean: Europe’s Mixed Migration Challenge
Panel 1: 0000-1:07:00
From Arab Spring to Syrian Catastrophe: Civil War and Mass Displacement
Panel 2: 1:08:00-2:23:00
En Route to Nowhere: Basic Rights in Transit
Panel 3: 2:23:00 - 3:42:00
Seeking Calm in Europe