Saturday, January 25, 2020

Maurice Kamto expected in Montreal as a special guest at the University of Quebec IEM meeting in Montreal


Organized by the IEM, it will surely be one of the intellectual meetings of this beginning of the year at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM).

The Cameroonian academic and politician, Maurice Kamto will give a conference this Friday, February 7, 2020 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., room J-2805 (Woodwork), of the Judith-Jasmin pavilion (UQAM) 

The author among others of the work “International law of governance” He to whom a large fringe of his compatriots lend an alleged victory to the presidential election of 2018 in his country - which victory would have been stolen from him by his opponent, the outgoing president, Paul Biya- will talk to your audience on the theme "International law and unfinished decolonization" 

Maurice Kamto seen by the IEM 

Professor Maurice Kamto is a lawyer, academic and former Minister for Justice of Cameroon. He has led the main opposition party in this country since 2012. Member and legal adviser of the Cameroonian delegation to the diplomatic conference in Rome for the creation of the International Criminal Court, he was from 1999 to 2016 member, then president of the Commission international law of the United Nations.

Professor Kamto is a member of several learned societies in law, including the Institute of International Law. He is a member of the curatorium of the Academy of International Law in The Hague, which provides scientific direction. Founder of the African Society of International Law, he represented several States before international courts and served as an arbitrator at the Permanent Court of Arbitration established under the Hague Conventions of 1899-1907. 

Montreal Institute for International Studies (IEIM) 

The Montreal Institute for International Studies (IEIM) was created in 2002 to support, strengthen and deepen research, training and knowledge mobilization initiatives in research centers and chairs belonging to the Faculty of Political Science and UQAM law involved in the field of international studies. Since then, its action has extended to other research centers and chairs attached to the Faculty of Human Sciences and the Faculty of Communication at UQAM. This extension and openness had a major impact on the way he envisioned and put into practice the international dimension of his activities.