On June 16, 2022, Professor Elizabeth Trujillo was invited by the University of Bologna Center for Latin American Studies to teach a class on sustainable development and international economic law as part of their Summer School on Comparative Law Methodology (“Metodología de la comparación jurídica”). Professor Trujillo’s presentation on Sustainable Development and International Trade Law: Challenges and Possibilities (“El Desarrollo Sostenible y el Derecho Internacional en lo Comercial: Los Desafios y las Posibilidades”) was taught in Spanish and online, including an estimated 60 students located in Europe, Mexico, and Latin America. The two-week course (in person and online) is offered yearly with the purpose to connect with graduate students and legal professionals studying in or working on issues connected with Latin America.
Professor Trujillo’s participation is part of an ongoing collaboration with the University of Bologna Department of Political and Social Sciences which will culminate in a Memorandum of Agreement between the University of Houston Law Center and University of Bologna. This Agreement will allow for more faculty exchanges and research collaborations in the future, in addition to student opportunities.
On May 3, 2022, Professor Trujillo presented at a workshop at the Rice University Baker Institute for Public Policy on the “USMCA and the Environment.” This was part of a grant-funded research project for which she was invited to partake entitled, “Trends in Global and Regional Trade: The View from North America.” This project is funded by the Charles Koch Foundation and organized by the Baker Institute’s Center for the US and Mexico and is planned to culminate in a report on the achievements so far of the new NAFTA, the USMCA.
co-sponsored by American Society of International Law, UH Global Law and Policy for the America, and the UH Criminal Justice Institute
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 10 - 11AM CT
co-sponsored by Houston Journal of International Law and University of Bologna Center for Latin American Studies
Nicholas J. Diamond
Director, Crowell & Moring International
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Have you ever thought about being an international trade lawyer? Hear from practitioners about the many opportunities in - international trade law - and how to start your career. As part of CITBA’s and ASIL’s commitments to a diverse trade bar, this event is geared towards law students and recent graduates from underrepresented groups.
MAY 11, 2021 | 8:30 AM – 12:45 PM (CDT)
Environmental Social Governance (ESG): Major Moves Towards A Sustainable Energy Future
Special Conference Keynote Speaker
Shalanda H. Baker
Deputy Director for Energy Justice &
Secretary’s Advisor on Equity
U.S. Department of Energy
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