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March 28, 2013

International Student Speakers Series
Drone Warfare, Jus in Bello and Environmental Injustice: A Challenge to Democracy in Nigeria

CLE: 1.0 Hours

Speaker: Ms. Qifan Wang (J.D. Candidate; China) and Mr. Victor Gbodo Yisa (LL.M. Candidate; Nigeria)
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN
Contact: Perfecto 'Boyet' Caparas at pcaparas@iu.edu

This International Student Speakers Series Topic is "Drone Warfare, Jus in Bello and Environmental Injustice: A Challenge to Democracy in Nigeria". This event is sponsored by the Master of Laws Association and Associate Dean for International Affairs Karen Bravo.

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Emcee & Moderator: Associate Dean for International Affairs Professor Karen Bravo

Speakers:

  • Ms. Qifan Wang (J.D. Candidate; China)
  • Mr. Victor Gbodo Yisa (LL.M. Candidate; Nigeria)

Lecture: 4:30-6:00 pm, Wynne Courtroom

Reception: 6:00 pm, Atrium, Inlow Hall

All faculty, staff, J.D., LL.M., S.J.D. students & alumni & members of the public are welcome to attend.

1-hr CLE (pending approval)

Bio Info of Ms. Qifan Wang:

  • Juris Doctor candidate, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University, USA
  • Master’s degree candidate in Public International Law, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, PR China
  • Researcher, China National Social Science Research Project- Theory and Practice of International Criminal Court, Beijing, PR China
  • Engaged in various activities promoting International Humanitarian Law in Asia-Pacific; cooperated with International Committee of the Red Cross, East Asia Delegation
  • Academic Concentration: Law of Armed Conflict, Legality of Use of Force, International Criminal Law

Bio of Mr. Victor Gbodo Yisa:

Victor Yisa holds a Law degree from the University of Jos in Nigeria. He specialized in corporate legal practice and worked for Multi-National Corporations in Nigeria. He has a flair for criminal law and did extensive pro bono cases for numerous defendants who did not have the resources to defend themselves, since the legal system in Nigeria does not appoint counsel to accused persons as of right. Victor is currently an LLM student here in the International and Comparative Law track. Victor’s passion is a yearning desire to assist the less privileged. He heads a nonprofit organization called Vision Center International (VCI). VCI is dedicated to eradicating avoidable blindness and promoting the health, welfare and education of the blind and visually impaired in developing countries.

Organizers & Sponsors: Associate Dean for International Affairs Professor Karen Bravo, Master of Laws Association & Graduate Studies Program

 

 



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