A4ID Law and International Development Training Programme 2012-2013

Deadline for application: 3 September 2012
Location: Central London, UK
Dates: Sessions run between October 2012 and February 2013

Understanding the context of international development and the ways in which law can secure, or be a barrier to, development goals is crucial ifforeign investment is to be responsible and development progress sustainable.

A4ID’s annualtraining programme explores the crucial role that law plays in underpinning the international development agenda and in promoting responsible business practice.

Seminars and workshops are delivered by leading academics, development professionals and practising lawyers. The expert speakers offer a variety ofperspectives on key development topics, and provide guidance on how legal professionals can support international development progress through theirwork.

The programme is aimed at practising lawyers and development professionals with an interest in the way the law impacts on key development issues.The aim is to educate participants in the ways in which the law can be act as both a barrier and solution to meeting development challenges.

The programme begins in October 2012, and will run until February 2013 and is made up of five modules:
– Introduction to internationaldevelopment
– Socio-economic rights
– Trade, debt and finance
– Climate change and security
– Responsible business

For more information about the seminar topics and the speakers, please visit

To register for either the full programme or for a specific module, please visit the following page:

For further details of the programme please contact Chara Delacey at .

Places are limited and are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

August 24, 2012 | Namati