UN-Habitat and Urban Law Center’s Urban Law Day Roundtable Discussion, Oct. 6

September 30, 2020

NEW YORK – On Tuesday, October 6, 8:30 AM EDT, in honor of the annual World Habitat Day, UN-Habitat and the Urban Law Center host an Urban Law Day Roundtable Discussion. Featuring an online panel of urban legal scholars from around the world, the Roundtable will engage with the recently published book, Law and the New Urban Agenda, and its significance for the contemporary urban moment in the face of challenges from COVID-19 and related pressing issues.

The event is free, but registration is required. Zoom details will be sent after registration is completed. Registration will remain open until 30 minutes before the panel’s start time and is available online: https://fordham.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvf-GtqjgrGtew0DQ-OO2eubssCiC8yO1-.

The book’s editors Nestor Davidson (Fordham University School of Law) and Geeta Tewari (Widener University, Delaware Law School) will give the introduction to the event and moderate the discussion.

Scheduled panelists include: Elena De Nictolis (Luiss University, LabGov.city), Christian Iaione (Luiss University – Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence & Innovation Law Lab), Maria Mousmouti (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies), and Marius Pieterse (School of Law at the University of the Witwatersrand).

More information is available online: law.fordham.edu.


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