Professional Legal Education training

The ADB/UNSW Professional Legal Education program is continuing over two weekends in July. Participating in the program are 40 early career lawyers based in Yangon, Myanmar. Topics that are covered over these weekends include major projects, banking and finance, joint ventures and environmental law. The training has been possible with the partnership of professionals fromContinue reading “Professional Legal Education training”

UAGO Trainings in Myanmar

On 8-11 May 2017, UNSW Law together with the Asian Development Bank hosted a workshop on Commercial Law for law officers of the Attorney General’s Office and selected government ministries in Naypyidaw, Myanmar. In collaboration with lawyers from Baker & McKenzie and Allen & Overy, the trainings covered Major Projects, Project Finance and International Investment Agreements. ThisContinue reading “UAGO Trainings in Myanmar”

Supreme Court visits UNSW Law

On Monday 20 March 2017, a delegation from the Union Supreme Court of Myanmar visited the University of New South Wales Law faculty in Kensington, Sydney.UNSW Law is currently partnering with the Supreme Court to collaborate on a Judicial Colloquium on Commercial and Corporate Law.Daw Yin Myo Suu, an officer of the Union Attorney General’sContinue reading “Supreme Court visits UNSW Law”

UNSW Event Sydney: Dr Thant on publication trends and books in Myanmar

Upcoming event at UNSW on books in Myanmar There is now more opportunities than ever before to promote education and knowledge through public libraries in Myanmar. Yet because it has been closed for so long to the outside world, Myanmar is facing numerous challenges ranging from the lack of infrastructure to human resource capacity. ThisContinue reading “UNSW Event Sydney: Dr Thant on publication trends and books in Myanmar”

UI UNSW Scholars Dialogue

On Monday, August 1, 2016, Universitas Indonesia and University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia held a collaborative scholars dialogue at Auditorium Soemadipradja & Taher (SnT), Faculty of Law, UI Campus, Depok. Twenty-four prominent scholars from UNSW and UI delivered their field of expertise at the event. The event was organized to implement the MOUContinue reading “UI UNSW Scholars Dialogue”

How to succeed in law school

UNSW law faculty is offering two lunchtime workshops for international students studying law at UNSW. They are designed to offer additional support and tips for students who wish to improve their skills in class preparation and class participation. The workshops are an opportunity to also ask questions and discuss strategies to achieve your best in your degree. HowContinue reading “How to succeed in law school”

Seminar: What is Buddhist Constitutionalism?

On 13 September, UNSW Law will host a seminar by Dr Ben Schonthal on ‘What is Buddhist Constitutionalism?’ His paper argues that there is a unique form of theocratic constitutionalism that appears in the Buddhist-majority countries of South and Southeast Asia and that scholars of constitutional law ought to pay attention to it. Taking insightsContinue reading “Seminar: What is Buddhist Constitutionalism?”

UNSW Indonesia Research Roadshow

In the first week of August 2016, ten scholars from UNSW will be heading to Indonesia. We will be visiting the University of Indonesia (Jakarata), Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the University of Gajah Madah (Yogyakarta). The trip will be an opportunity to share ongoing research projects and explore opportunities for future research collaboration.Continue reading “UNSW Indonesia Research Roadshow”

Event: The Future for Myanmars Muslims, Implications for Australia and the Region

The future for Muslims in Myanmar affects the region and Australia. While many have lauded Myanmar’s transition since 2011, the political changes have come at significant cost for certain social groups. Serious violence in 2012 spread from Rakhine State to many major towns across Myanmar and primarily targeted Muslim communities. This led to widespread displacementContinue reading “Event: The Future for Myanmars Muslims, Implications for Australia and the Region”