IBA annual conference set for October

first_img IBA annual conference set for October IBA annual conference set for October May 15, 2002 Regular Newscenter_img More than 3,000 lawyers will gather this October in Durban, South Africa, for the International Bar Association’s annual conference.The five-day event, from October 20 through 25, will feature more than 100 working sessions covering topics ranging from the balance between individual liberties and state protection, the independence of the judiciary, and the relationship between a world of national law-making and international terrorism.Participants can attend a range of showcase sessions, including the IBA Human Rights Institute and the IBA Task Force on International Terrorism, featuring more than 800 speakers from 173 different countries.Durban is located in the KwaZulu-Natal Province, known as the “Kingdom of the Zulu,” in the subtropical southeast coast of Africa. A safari at one of the country’s renowned game preserves or a visit to the Cape is a two-hour trip away. The Drakensberg Mountains are a 90-minute drive from Durban, and, with a day or two of traveling, participants can visit the Namaqualand Desert, the Sterkfontein Caves, Kruger National Park, or Victoria Falls.For more information about the IBA’s annual conference, including online registration and payment, and information about CLE credit, visit www.ibanet.org.last_img read more