GAL Viterbo VII – Announcement of conclusion of the selection procedure

We are pleased to announce that the selection procedure for the Seventh Viterbo GAL Seminar has now concluded. We received 23 highly impressive applications for a maximum of 12 places.

The proposals were carefully evaluated by the Gal Seminar Steering Committee (Stefano Battini, Lorenzo Casini, Edoardo Chiti, Mario Savino and Giulio Vesperini) on the basis of three criteria: 1) the relevance of the proposal for the topic of the Seminar; 2) the satisfactoriness of the work-plan and methodology; and 3) the potential for generating a provocative contribution to the Seminar.

On this basis, the panel selected the following papers to be discussed during the Seminar:

“Innovations in Governance: Global Health vs. Global Environment” by Kenneth W. Abbott (Professor of Law and Professor of Global Studies) and David Gartner (Associate Professor of Law)

“The Domestic Legal Framework in the US and EU for Regulating the International Conference on Harmonization” by Ayelet Berman (PhD Candidate, International Law Unit, and Research Assistant, Center for Trade and Economic Integration, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva)

“Private ordering and expertise legitimacy” by Alberto Biasco (Ph Candidate Public Comparative Law – University of Turin) and Alessandra Quarta (Graduated Student University of Turin)

“The international conference on harmonization of technical requirements for the registration of pharmaceuticals (ICH) multinational corporations and national agencies: who is doing what in the field of pharmaceutical regulations?” by Stéphanie Dagron (Universität Zürich – Institut für Biomedizinische Ethik)

“How the delegation of rule making to private entities may lead to vertical economic integration and to barriers to entry? The case of Financial Law” by Bertrand du Marais (Professeur de droit public – Co-directeur des Masters droit – économie; Conseiller d’Etat)

“Delegation to Private Actors of the Competences in Validation and Verification in the Kyoto Protocol Flexibility Mechanisms: Accountability Issues and the Role of the Public” by Sébastien Duyck (LL.M., Ph.D. Candidate, Northern Institute of Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre)

“Public-Private Partnerships in the Management of Water Resources: the Example of the Global Water Partnership” by Edouard Fromageau (Teaching and Research Assistant at the University of Geneva)

“Informal Co-Regulation among Public and Private Regulators: Lessons from the Payment Systems” by Agnieszka Janczuk Gorywoda (PhD Candidate Law Department European University Institute, Florence)

“Public and Private Partnerships in Cross-border Policing: The Evolving Role of Private Entities” by Cheah Wui Ling (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore)

“Going Against the Grain: When Private Rules Shouldn’t Apply to Public Institutions” by Rutsel S.J. Martha and Sarah Dadush (International Fund for Agricultural Development)

“What If Publicness Is the Problem? On the Ultra Hybrid Regulation across the Taiwan Strait and the Functional Limits of Global Administrative Law” by Ming-Sung Kuo (Assistant Professor University of Warwick School of Law)

“The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: a New Type of International Organization” by Gülen Newton, Legal Counsel & Director, Legal Services Unit – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (The Global Fund)