Science Circle Lecture on 'The International Rule of Law - Yielding under pressure or Good for the Future?' by Prof Dr Georg Nolte

Aug 31, 2017

A Science Circle Lecture on the topic 'The International Rule of Law - Yielding under pressure or Good for the Future?' by Prof Dr Georg Nolte was organized by the German Embassy New Delhi in collaboration with the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) on 29th August 2017.

German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney Enlarge image German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney (© DWIH)

The lecture began with an opening speech by Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney, who introduced Prof Nolte and also highlighted the role of Indo-German cooperation in the field of Science and Technology.

In his speech he emphasized the importance of Rules Based International Order for India and Germany.

"As strategic partners, India and Germany are committed to close coordination, bilaterally and with partners, in the G20, the United Nations and other multilateral fora, to address current global challenges", said Ambassador Dr Ney.

Prof Georg Nolte is professor for Public International Law at the Humboldt University, Berlin and co-chair of the Berlin Potsdam Research Group 'The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?'.

He is the chairman of the United Nation’s International Law Commission and an associate member of the Institut de Droit International. He was the President of the German Society of International Law from 2013 to 2017.

The informative lecture was followed by an interactive Q&A session and a networking reception. An attendee asks Prof Nolte a question during Q & A Enlarge image An attendee asks Prof Nolte a question during Q & A (© DWIH)

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Science Circle Lecture on 'The International Rule of Law - Yielding under pressure or Good for the Future?' by Prof Dr Georg Nolte

Prof Dr Georg Nolte