On 30 January 2017, the Secretary-General Mr José Angelo Estrella Faria took part in les États généraux de la recherche sur le Droit et la Justice, which took place in Paris (30- 2 February 2017) , organised by the French Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Education, the Mission de recherche Droit et Justice (a joint initiative of the CNRS and the Ministry of Justice), the National School of Magistrates, and the CNRS.
The Secretary General sat in a Round Table chaired by Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson (professor of private law, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, as well as scientific director of the “États généraux”), entitled The internationalisation of research and education, which and included discussions on teaching law in a globalised society, and new research centres at European and global level. The Secretary General presented on the topic of “Research in international organisations, the example of UNIDROIT”, among the other contributions of Massimo Vogliotti (professor of legal philosophy, University of Eastern Piedmont), Marc Clément (magistrate, first counsellor of the Administrative court of appeal of Lyon, member of the European Law Institute), Sylvaine Peruzzetto (director of the Société de législation comparée, extraordinary counsellor to the cassation court), Loïc Cadiet (president of the International association of procedural law, professor of private law, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne), Diego Fernández-Arroyo (Secretary-general of the International academy of comparative law), Laure Bélanger (magistrate, general director of the Continental law Foundation), Renaud Sorieul, (Secretary of the United Nations Commission for International Commercial Law), and Emmanuel Jolivet (general Counsellor of the International chamber of commerce and International court of Arbitration).
Link to programme
Link to webcast of the Roundtable