NEGOTIATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
September 9-13, 2013
ADVANCED ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION
November 4-15, 2013
INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS AND INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRATION
December 2-13, 2013

The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.
 NEGOTIATION IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
This highly interactive seminar focuses on the development of effective negotiation skills, styles, and strategies, with special emphasis on multilateral negotiation with and within international organizations and companies. Through in-depth analysis of theory and practice with exercises and simulated negotiations, participants will gain the necessary skills to become confident negotiators, overcome impasse in the negotiation process, and utilize strategic tactics to further their own positions and interests. Officials and practitioners from developing countries, who have been confronted by the challenges of negotiating with their domestic and international counterparts as well as international development institutions, would find this seminar highly beneficial.

Location: Washington, DC
Tuition: $1995
Duration: 5 Business Days

ADVANCED ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION
This course strengthens participants' knowledge of alternative methods of dispute resolution (ADR) and arbitration. The course examines the theory behind the advanced legal issues involved in international commercial arbitration, and emphasizes the development of practical skills through case studies, workshops and exercises. The course is intended for judges, lawyers, non-lawyer professionals, executive branch government officials, judicial officers, officials of judicial and legal training units, and court administrators.

Location: Washington, DC
Tuition: $3950
Duration: 10 Business Days

INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS AND INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRATION
This course teaches lawyers, investors and government officials how to draft, negotiate and interpret international investment treaties, and how to resolve disputes arising from them, including the valuation of damages and enforcement. The use of bilateral investment agreements has exploded in recent years. In 2010, almost 3,000 such treaties were in effect. This course provides students with the basics of foreign investment law and regulation and advanced instruction in how and when to initiate arbitration proceedings against nations that violate investment agreements.

Location: Washington, DC
Tuition: $3950
Duration: 10 Business Days

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Dear Colleague:

We are pleased to announce the2013 Seminar Schedule for the International Law Institute (ILI). ILI was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University and has been an independent, non-profit training institution since 1983. ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies. Participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. We invite you to nominate appropriate candidates to participate in the following seminars to be held at our Washington, D.C. headquarters.

If you are interested in applying for, or nominating a colleague to attend one of our seminars, please contact us at +1-202-247-6006 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,



Don Wallace, Jr.
Chairman
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Dear Colleague:

The International Law Institute (ILI) invites you to nominate appropriate candidates to its upcoming seminar, Achieving Food Security, July 22- August 2, 2013.

The seminar will equip participants with the tools necessary to introduce and improve food security in their respective countries, and to address short and long term obstacles along the way. Participants to this seminar will be encouraged to think fundamentally about the topics selected for discussion, and also to consider how climate change and environmental issues affect long term food security and agricultural productivity - within the context of a strategic national sector plan.

If you are interested in applying for, or nominating a colleague to attend this course, please contact us at +1-202-247-6006 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,



Don Wallace, Jr.
Chairman
Key Topics:

  • Elements of Food Security
    • Legal frameworks for adequate food security
    • Impact of national economic and political environments
  • National Sector Planning
    • The role of the government, private sector and civil society
    • Exploring successful national sector programs
  • Implementing and Sustaining Food Security
    • Markets, products and capacity building
    • Access to finance in agriculture
    • Public private partnerships and agricultural infrastructure
    • Social safety nets, emergency preparedness & international assistance
    Washington, DC; 10 Business Days
    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.


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    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org
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    Kim Phan
    Executive Director of ILI


    Alisa Hotel
    Thursday, June 13
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


    RSVP to Jeff Ziarnik at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Wednesday, June 12

    Upcoming Seminars:
    PRIVATE PARTICIPATION IN INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AND PROJECT FINANCE
    August 5-16, 2013

    This course provides training in the design, negotiation and financing of private participation in infrastructure and covers topics of interest to private sector lawyers, contractors, bankers and accountants as well as government officials. It uses case studies and mock negotiations to identify critical issues related to the use of project finance techniques to fund PPPs.
    Key Topics:
    • Planning for Private Participation
    • Design of Concessions and other PPP Arrangements
    • Negotiation of Key Contract Clauses
    • Finance: Structure and Basic Techniques
    • Finance: Arranging the Funding
    • Renegotiation of Agreements
    Washington, DC; 10 Business Days
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    The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution.

    ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations and emerging economies.

    ILI participants are exposed to best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 29,000 participants, from over 185 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates.

    LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
    International Law Institute
    Fostering Prosperity Through the Rule of Law
    1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW Suite M-100 Washington, DC 20007
    Tel: 202.247.6006 Fax: 202.247.6010 Website: www.ili.org