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Athens PIL hosted the Colloquium on ‘International Investment Law & the Law of Armed Conflict’, which took place on October 5 & 6, 2017, in Athens, Greece.

The Colloquium on ‘International Investment Law & the Law of Armed Conflict’ was jointly organized by Athens PIL, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Faculty of Law (Greece); the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS); the Research Centre on Procurement Law and International Investment (CREDIMI) of the University of Burgundy (France) and the Faculty of Law of the University of Zaragoza (Spain). These academic and research institutions joined forces in 2016 and established the Investment Law Initiative, an international collaboration aimed at strengthening research and systemic analysis of international investment law. The Colloquium is coordinated by Dr Katia Fach Gómez (University of Zaragoza, Faculty of Law), Dr Catharine Titi (CNRS and CREDIMI, University of Burgundy) and Dr Anastasios Gourgourinis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Law; Athens PIL), and takes place with the support of the ESIL Interest Group on International Economic Law.

The Colloquium comprised an opening Keynote by Professor Christoph Schreuer and a closing Keynote by Professor Alain Pelletas well as more than 40 Chairs and Speakers amongst international investment law’s and armed conflict law’s most renown academics, policymakers and practitioners.