Dienstag, 20. Mrz 2018, 13:30 - 20:30 iCal


"In the Spirit of Isidro Fabela: Mexican and Austrian Approaches to the Challenges of International Law"

Symposium under the auspices of the Former Federal President of the Republic of Austria Prof. Dr. Heinz Fischer.

Juridicum, Dachgeschoss
Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Wien

Tagung, Konferenz, Kongress, Symposium

Isidro Fabela (29.06.1882 - 12.08.1964) was a Mexican lawyer, politican, diplomat, writer and judge at the International Court of Justice, who on March 18, 1983 presented to the General Secretary of the League of Nations Mexico´s note of protest against the "Anschluss" od Austria by Nazi Germany.




13.30-13:45 Meet & Greet


13:45-14:00 Welcoming Speeches

Professor Paul Oberhammer, Dean of the University of Vienna Law School

Ambassador Alicia Buenrostro Massieu, Ambassador of Mexico in Austria

Dr. Heinz Fischer, former Federal President of the Republic of Austria



Chair: Professor Oliver Rathkolb University of Vienna


"A Swallow in Winter: the Mexican Protest in 1938"

Professor Gerhard Hafner


"Austria and Mexico: Substantive Reasons for an International Law Partnership"

Ambassador Alberto Székely


"The Austrian Exile in Mexico 1938 - 1945: a Testimony of International Friendship - A Safe Asylum and Unlimited Possibilities for Active Participation in Society, Science and Culture"

Dr. Christian Kloyber


"Interamerican Standards on Migration, Asylum and Refugee Law"

Ambassador Joel Hernández




16:00-16:30 Coffee break



Chair: Dr. Konrad G. Bühler

Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs


"Challenges to International Investment Protection: Austria's and Mexico's Investment Treaties" Professor Ursula Kriebaum


"Treaty Law and the Protection of Cultural Property: Recent Developments"

Ambassador Santiago Oñate


"Just War, Unjust Weapons? Moral and Legal Arguments on Warfare Technologies in the Modern Age"

Professor Miloš Vec


"The Law and Practice of the Provisional Application of Treaties: Trends and Challenges" Ambassador Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo




18:30-20:30 Reception




U.A.W.G./R.S.V.P: online.juridicum@univie.ac.at


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