- ABA Sections of Antitrust Law, International Law submit comments to China’s Ministry of Commerce concerning its Comment Draft of the Interim Regulation on Standards Applicable to Simple Cases of Concentrations of Business Operators
- ABA Sections of Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law and Science and Technology Law submit comments on European Commission Draft Proposal for a Revised Block Exemption for Technology Transfer Agreements and for Revised Guidelines
- Antitrust in the Americas II in Brazil to discuss competition law and policy
President-Elect Silkenat Commends Navi Pillay and ABA ROLI For Advancement of the Rule of Law
October 11, 2012
U.N. High Commissioner: Human Rights Has to Be at The Core of the Rule of Law
October 11, 2012
Three Supreme Court Justices Representing Three Nations Compare Constitutional Law Throughout World
August 3, 2012
Zack on Critical Need for Women in Law; Bachelet on Women’s Legal Progress
ABA immediate past president Stephen N. Zack introduces the 2011 Rule of Law Award winner, Michelle Bachelet.
United Nations Under-Secretary-General Michelle Bachelet, a woman of many firsts, is the recipient of the 2011 Rule of Law Award from the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative. Bachelet, also the executive director of U.N. Women and former president of Chile, received the award Oct. 5 at 9 p.m. during ABA ROLI’s Annual Rule of Law Award Dinner at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Bachelet, the first woman president of Chile and first female minister of defense in Latin America, is the first Hispanic to be presented with the ABA Rule of Law Award. Bachelet, who held ministerial portfolios in the Chilean government, introduced gender policies intended to improve the conditions of women in the military and police forces; and implemented health care reform, increasing attention on primary care facilities, with the aim of ensuring better and faster health care response for families.
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Long-Time Champion of Women’s Rights Honored with ABA Rule of Law Award