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Talks and Lecturers - 2015

gLAWcal Staff delivers lectures in different international academic contexts to disseminate know-how and the results of the research projects :

On October 19, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "The Role of Consumer Protection in Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals", at the Conference ‘Sustainable Development and International Law: Current Issues and Future Challenges’, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

On July 10, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões has acted as Discussant for the Expert Roundtable on International Investment Law and Sustainable Development, University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), Paris, France.

On June 30, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Public Interests in Investor-State Arbitration: the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations" at the Seminar "Negociación TPP: Desafíos y Oportunidades Comerciales y Legales", 30 June 2015, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile.

On June 22, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Public Interests in the Water Industry", Visiting Scholar Presentation at the School of Law, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

On June 10, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Arbitrating Intellectual Property Disputes: Opportunities and Challenges", Workshop "APAA Patent Surgery", Rui Cunha Foundation, Macau.

On May 21, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Rule of Law(s): Legal Pluralism in Timor-Leste", at the 12th Asian Law Institute Conference ‘Law 2.0 – New Challenges in Asia’, 21 May 2015, College of Law, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

On May 8, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Clear as Water? Transparency in Water Concession Arbitrations", at the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law Fourth Annual Conference, ‘Developing Democracy: Conversations on Democratic Governance in International, European and Comparative Law’, hedl at the St John’s College Divinity School, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

On May 7, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Plain Packaging of Unhealthy Products: WTO and the Global Governance of Public Health", at the 15th Annual WTO Conference, "The WTO at 20: Taking Stock and Challenges Ahead", held at London House, Goodenough College, London, United Kingdom.

On April 21, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "Green Nudges in the European Union", at the 13th Jean Monnet Seminar, held at the Inter University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

On April 17, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões acted as Discussant at the Micro-Jurisdictions & Small States Symposium, held at the Institute of Law, St Helier, Jersey.

On March 23-25, 2015, Professor Fernando Dias Simões presented "The Erosion of the Concept of Public Service in Water Concessions", Paper presented at the Conference “Managing the Globalization of Water Services in a World Affected by Climate Change: Regulatory and Economic Challenges”, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, Hong Kong.

On March 23-25, 2015, Professor Paolo Farah presented “Climate Change and Water Control: Promises and Pitfalls of Shale Gas”, Paper presented at the Conference “Managing the Globalization of Water Services in a World Affected by Climate Change: Regulatory and Economic Challenges”, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, Hong Kong.