Past Event

Symposium on Public Interest Careers in International Law

February 19, 2020
4:20 PM - 6:30 PM
JG 105

This is an excellent opportunity for 1Ls, LLMs, and other students at Columbia to learn more about careers in international law and to network with prominent practitioners in the field. This event is dedicated to public interest careers at international organizations, governments, NGOs, and other public interest-oriented organizations.

The initial panel will feature the following guest speakers:

Ursula Wynhoven, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Representative to the United Nations (UN)

Christine Chung, Former Senior Trial Attorney at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Former Chief of Criminal Appeals at the Southern District of New York (SDNY)

Anjili Parrin, Associate Director of the Project on War Crimes and Mass Graves at the Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic and Institute

Aude Coquatrix, Senior Manager, Social Sustainability & Gender Equality Legal Affairs at the UN Global Compact

Jacob Kopas, Staff Attorney on the International Program Team at EarthJustice

After the panel wraps up at around 5:30pm, you will then have an opportunity to chat with the panelists and additional public interest lawyers in a more informal setting at Arts & Crafts.