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The Dickson Poon School of Law’s Thought Leadership series brings together thought leaders from business, government, the legal profession, academia and the third sector for frank and engaging dialogue on some of the most complex challenges facing law and global society today.


Future Directions in Anti-Trafficking Law

Woman sorting cocoa beansOn 6 May 2014, The Dickson Poon School of Law hosted a Thought Leadership Forum on Anti-Trafficking Law. Leaders from government, UN agencies, non-governmental organisations, the legal profession and academia came together for a discussion on anti-trafficking law and policy. Read more about Future Directions in Anti-Trafficking Law on the School news pages.


Global Tax Justice & Illicit Financial Flows

global-tax95x95Discussion at this Thought Leadership Forum focused on the potential, causative intersection between abuse of the tax system and poverty - against a broader background of international human rights. Read more about the Tax Thought Leadership Forum on the School news pages.


The Role of the Courts in the Response to Climate change

globe-95x95This round-table discussion sought to discuss and challenge the the proper role of the courts in responding to climate change issues. Read more about the Climate Change Thought Leadership Forum on the School news pages.


Ethical Revolutions : a Case for Early Intervention


Professor Allen Buchanan, Visiting Professor at The DicksonPoon School of Law, spoke on the topic of ethical revolutions at the MaughanLibrary.Read more about the Ethical Revolutions Thought Leadership event

on the School news pages. Listen to a podcast of the event on SoundCloud.


Reason in a Dark Time: Ethics and Politics in a Greenhouse World

Professor Dale Jamieson and Simon MaxwellVisiting Professor Dale Jamieson presented insights on climate change and Simon Maxwell, Executive Chair of the Climate & Development Knowledge Network, responded. Read about the Thought Leadership event on the School news pages. Listen to a podcast of the event on SoundCloud.


Replacing the Millennium Development Goals

replacing-millennium-dev-95-x-95Professor Pogge was joined by a panel of experts, including Professor Leif Wenar, Chair of Ethics at The Dickson Poon School of Law, Catarina Tully from FromOverHere, Claire Melamed from the Overseas Development Institute and Owen Barder from the Centre for Global Development. Read about the Thought Leadership event on the School news pages.

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