News & Events

Apr
25

Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition 2022

Uoc Team qualifies to the Advanced Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition 2022 Amaya Fernando, Daniella Perera, Mahin De Silva, Rushmi Wickramagamage and Sandun Batagoda representing the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo qualified for the Advanced Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition 2022. The [...]
By webadminlaw | News & Events . Students Events
DETAIL
Apr
05

UoC Team advances to the Semi-Final of the Jean Pictet Competition -2022

The Jean-Pictet Competition enables students to become better acquainted with international humanitarian law, using simulated events and role-playing based on fictitious situations of armed conflict. The prestigious competition is significantly different from other international law competitions as it aims to take the ‘law out of the books’. This year, the team representing the Faculty of […]

By webadminlaw | News & Events . Students Events
DETAIL
Mar
22

Visit of former chief justice of Bhutan to Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

Hon. Chief justice (former) of Bhutan, Sonam Tobgye visited the faculty of law on 21st March 2022 during his visit to the Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies. President’s Counsel Prashantha Lal de Alwis took charge of coordinating the event. Prof. Sampath Punchihewa, the Dean of the Faculty of Law, warmly welcomed the former Chief […]

By webadminlaw | News & Events
DETAIL
Mar
14

Student Welcome Ceremony of the Orientation Programme for New Entrants (2022)

The Student Welcome Ceremony, which inaugurated the Orientation Programme for New Entrants to the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, was held on 9th March 2022. In a world with many online gatherings, it was wonderful to be able to meet physically at the New Arts Theatre to commemorate this momentous occasion. The Ceremony opened […]

By webadminlaw | News & Events
DETAIL
Mar
03

5th Research Forum of the Department of Public and International Law on ‘Recent Trends in Right to Development: International Law Perspectives’

Download (PDF, 617KB) The Department of Public and International Law organized its 5th Research Discussion Forum on 7th of March 2022 From 8.30 p.m. onwards. The guest speaker, Mihir Kanade is a Professor of International Law, Department of International Law, United Nations University for Peace, San Jose, Costa Rica. Professor Kanade (India) is the Academic [...]
By webadminlaw | News & Events . PIL
DETAIL
Jan
21

The Launch of the Centre for Environmental Law and Policy

The Centre for Environmental Law and Policy of the University of Colombo was launched on the 5th of January, 2022 at the New Arts Theatre of the University. The Centre aims to be the pioneer institution within the Sri Lankan University system that specialises in Environmental Law related research, policymaking, and advocacy. At present, the […]

By webadminlaw | News & Events
DETAIL
Jan
18

Out with the old, in with the new

The Faculty of Law of the University of Colombo, reopens for the academic year 2021/2022 with a get-together! The Faculty of Law opened up onsite activities starting from the 3rd of January, 2022. Dr. Sampath Punchihewa, Dean of the Faculty of Law warmly welcomed both academic and non-academic staff members back to the faculty after [...]
By webadminlaw | News & Events
DETAIL
Oct
26

International Collaboration on Sustainable Development and Law

Successful International Collaboration on Sustainable Development and Law between Faculties of Law of University of Lund, Sweden and of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka The Faculty of Law, University of Lund in Sweden will be commencing a new Ph.D. course titled, ‘A Law to Save the World?.  It offers critical analysis of the Sustainable Development […]

By webadminlaw | News & Events . Post_Graduate_Unit
DETAIL
Oct
25

Inauguration Ceremony of Diploma in Public Law-2021

The Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo successfully organised the Inauguration Ceremony for Diploma in Public Law on the 16th October 2021 via online. This is the first time in Sri Lankan history, that a State university initiates a Diploma course in Law for students beyond the university. Department […]

By webadminlaw | News & Events . PIL
DETAIL
Jul
01

Fundamentals of Legal Research Series – 03

The Department of Public and International Law organized its 3rd Forum of Fundamentals of Legal Research on 17th of June 2021 From 2.30 onwards. The guest speaker, Ellen Hey is a Professor of Public International Law, Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam. She holds degrees in law from Utrecht University (LL.B, 1978; LL.M, 1981; […]

By webadminlaw | News & Events . PIL
DETAIL
TOP