Lecture: 'The problem of Russia's international accountability'

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President Egils Levits is the keynote speaker at an event April 20 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL).

Levits is delivering a lecture titled "The problem of Russia's international accountability" at 10:00, and we have a livestream of it in English below, here on LSM.

As a former judge at the European Court of Justice President Levits should have plenty of expertise to share on the subject, and in recent months has been a leading voice in calling for Russia to answer before an international tribunal for its crimes in Ukraine. 

The RGSL 25th Anniversary lecture series will cover areas of law and business, international law, European Law, European Union, rule of law and constitutionalism, says RGSL Rector Dr. Adam Czarnota.

The next speakers include Professor Stefan Auer from Hong Kong University who will speak on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the limits of EU Europe, Adam Liberman from University New South Wales in Sydney who will discuss intellectual property, and Professor Martin Krygier from University New South Wales in Sydney who will speak on the rule of law.

RGSL was established in 1998 by agreement between the Latvian and Swedish Governments and the Soros Foundation Latvia. RGSL is a specialized law school offering Masters programs in international public and private law subjects including European law, human rights, international commercial law, EU policy, finance and technology. It also offers two interdisciplinary Bachelor programs in which law is studied in combination with business and diplomacy. RGSL faculty and students come from over 30 different countries.

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