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    4 juin 2018 Osler receives Mérite du français award

    Dear clients and friends, We are pleased to announce that on May 17 Osler won a Mérite du français 2018 award at a gala hosted by the Office québécois de la langue française. Presented in collaboration with the ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion, the Mérite du français awards recognize organizations for their accomplishments […]

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    25 mai 2018 U.S. calls on Syria to ‘stand down’ from presidency of UN disarmament forum, asks Russia for help

    UN chief hopes Syrian leadership won’t have ‘negative impact’   On Monday, Syria will assume the presidency of the UN’s top disarmament forum. Above: Syrian ambassador Hussam Edin Aala, left, with Vladimir Gratchev, representative of Michael Møller, Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, Sept. 3, 2014.   GENEVA, May 25, 2018 – The U.S. called on […]

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    “I am honored to serve the people of New York as acting Attorney General. The work of this office is critically important. Our office has never been stronger, and this extraordinarily talented, dedicated, and tireless team of public servants will ensure that our work continues without interruption.” Barbara D. Underwood was appointed New York Solicitor General […]

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    “It’s been my great honor and privilege to serve as Attorney General for the people of the State of New York. In the last several hours, serious allegations, which I strongly contest, have been made against me. While these allegations are unrelated to my professional conduct or the operations of the office, they will effectively prevent […]

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    16 avril 2018 UN to elect tyrannies to oversee human rights NGOs

    A Swiss-based watchdog organization today called on the world body not to elect a “rogues’ gallery of the world’s worst human rights abusers” to the 19-nation UN committee that accredits human rights organizations, including candidate countries Iran, Russia, China, Cuba, Turkey, Burundi, Pakistan, Sudan, Turkey, Venezuela, Libya and Nicaragua. All except Libya already serve on the […]

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  6. 16 avril 2018 Settlement by President Trump

    A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN STATEMENT ON FINAL TRUMP UNIVERSITY SETTLEMENT New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released the following statement upon U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel’s order finalizing the $25 million Trump University settlement: “Judge Curiel’s order finalizing the $25 million Trump University settlement means that victims of Donald Trump’s fraudulent university will finally receive […]

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    9 avril 2018 Syria to chair UN disarmament forum on chemical weapons; watchdog urges US-EU walk-out

    Despite accusations that it perpetrated yet another deadly chemical weapons attack on Saturday, Syria will next month chair the United Nations disarmament forum that produced the treaty banning chemical weapons, sparking calls by an independent monitoring group for the U.S., the EU, and UN chief Antonio Guterres to strongly protest, and for their ambassadors to walk […]

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    9 avril 2018 CGI receives Value Creation Award at 2018 Canadian Dealmakers Award Gala

    CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) received a 2018 Value Creation Award from the Canadian Dealmakers during its annual awards gala last evening in Toronto. As the only award program of its kind in Canada, Canadian Dealmakers recognizes both Canadian companies and individuals for their significant contributions to the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market. Awards are given to […]

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    24 mars 2018 Preparatory committee

    The European Press Prize’s Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) – consists of members from different European countries, speaking a multitude of languages. The PrepCom is in charge of selecting the shortlist for each category; a daunting task. Hundreds of pieces and projects come in – in all shapes and sizes – written in all possible European languages […]

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  10. 5 mars 2018 IBA Hague Office welcomes the first International Criminal Court agreement on the release of persons after acquittal

    The International Bar Association’s (IBA) International Criminal Court and International Criminal Law (ICC & ICL) Programme, based in the IBA’s Hague Office, today welcomed the signing of agreements between Argentina and the ICC as means to facilitate the Court’s ability to realise the rights of the accused under the Rome Statute. On 28 February 2018, […]

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