Past Events

Q&A with Emmanuel Gaillard & Yas Banifatemi

Date: February 2, 2017 6:30pm – 7:30pm Location: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 107 CCSI and the Columbia International Arbitration Association (CIAA) co-hosted a Q&A with Emmanuel Gaillard and Yas Banifatemi, two of the leading authorities on international commercial and investment arbitration. Emmanuel Gaillard is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law… read more

Cuba’s New Foreign Investment Law: What Does the Future Hold?

Date: January 30, 2017 12:15-1:15pm Location: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 807 The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) and Columbia Law School Latino/a Law Students Association (CLS LaLSA) co-sponsored a talk by Rafael Cox Alomar from the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law. The talk included an… read more

What Now? Land Rights Lawyers on How to Champion Human Rights and Promote Responsible Investment in the Era of Climate Change and Trump

Date: January 30, 2017 12:10-1:10pm Location: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 546 Secure land rights are critical for promoting poverty reduction, strengthening food security, empowering women, and encouraging the responsible and climate-compatible use of natural resources. Protecting land rights is also crucial for the realization of other human rights, and can help alleviate… read more

Improving Openness and Transparency in Land-Based Investments: Goals, Challenges and Solutions

Date: December 9, 2016
Location: Paris, France

Equity Considerations for the Poorest—The Implications of Climate Action in Low-Income Countries

Date: December 5, 2016
Location: World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC

11th Annual Columbia International Investment Conference: Climate Change and Sustainable Investment in Natural Resources: From Consensus to Action

Date: November 2-3, 2016, 8:30am-5:00pm (Nov 2); 8:30am-6:00pm (Nov 3)
Location: Faculty House, Columbia University, New York

EU Judges Visit Columbia Law School

Date: October 31 – November 2, 2016
Location: Various

Palm Oil, Land Grabs and Community Complaint Making: A Discussion with Sam Balaton-Chrimes

Date: October 20, 2016 12:10-1:00pm
Location: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 807

Who Actually Controls Public Companies and in Whose Interest Are They Run?

Date: October 11, 2016, 1:00-2:00pm
Location: Columbia Law School, William and June Warren Hall, Room 417

Shadow Courts: The Hidden Danger in Trade Agreements

Date: October 6, 2016, 6:00-8:00pm
Location: World Room (3rd floor), Pulitzer Hall, Journalism School, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway (W.116th St and Broadway)