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QU- LAWC hosted conference under the titles of Law in the face of global crises - MECHANISMS AND CHALLENGES | Qatar University

QU- LAWC hosted conference under the titles of Law in the face of global crises - MECHANISMS AND CHALLENGES

2021-02-10
officials during the conference

Qatar University’s College of Law will hosted two day conference under the theme of ‘Law in the Face of Global Crises: Means and Challenges’ on February 7.
This year, the conference has attracted the attention of many prominent national and international legal experts and practitioners. Amongst the many high quality articles submitted, organizers have selected the most relevant and timely contributions for presentation at the conference.
The conference was attended by numbers of public figures in Qatar society which includedAssistant Foreign Minister and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs H E Lolwah Al Khater and Dr. Abdullatif Al Khal, Chair of the National Health Strategic Group on COVID-19 and Head of Infectious Diseases at HMC.
Dr. Hassan bin Rashid Al-Derham, President of Qatar University opened the conference with a welcoming speech in which he said, “Qatar University is aware of the rapid and successive changes and developments that human society has undergone in recent years which has been reflected in many concepts, scientific theories and practical practices; It is natural for those who are concerned with science and legal studies to be at the forefront of responding to these repercussions and their dimensions, by researching, analyzing and drawing conclusions from realistic applications and methods of dealing. There is no doubt that what is being seen at various levels in terms of crises, disasters, and even catastrophic crises, foremost of which is COVID-19 pandemic (the emerging corona pandemic) It will be the focus of legal intellectual interest.”
“This conference organized by the College of Law, comes as a model of the college’s continuous hard work. We appreciate efforts made by the College of Law,” he added.
Dr. Khaled Saleh Al-Shamari, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs of the college of law welcomed the guests, speakers and participants. Dr. Khalid thanked Assistant Foreign Minister and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs H E Lolwah Al Khater and Dr. Abdullatif Al Khal, Chair of the National Health Strategic Group on COVID-19 and Head of Infectious Diseases at HMC for joining the conference.
Dr. Khaled said “The title of the conference is chosen in line with the new changes on the global level in the past and the current time. The Conference covers three main themes. The first theme is ‘International Conventional Relations and Global Crises’. The second theme is ‘National legislation and its role in addressing global crises’. The third theme is ‘Global Crisis and Litigation Systems.”
Topics included in the first session were: Global Crises and International Treaty Relations, the Impact of Global Crises on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the Implications of Global Crises on the Work of International Organizations, Global Crises and International Legal Responsibility, The Role of Diplomatic Missions in Dealing with Global Crises, Global Crises and the Concept, Framework and Rules of Public Order in Major Legal Systems.
Topics included in the second session were: Economic and Development Crises and their Effect on Contracts, the Effectiveness of the Criminalization Provisions in Reducing the Effects of Health Crises on Society and Individuals, the Role of Civil Law in Finding Solutions to Problematic Performance of Obligations in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Other Global Crises, the Impact of Global Crises on Criminal Responsibility, the Impact of Global Crises on the Functions of the Legislative and Executive Authorities, performing Air and Sea Transport Contracts in light of Global Crises, the Role of the Public Utility in Facing Global Crises, the Development of Academic Legislation on Distance Education in light of Global Crises, the Emergency Laws and their Importance in Facing Catastrophic Crises, the Corporate Social Responsibility and its Role in Addressing Global Crises.
Topics included in the third session were: Impact of Global Crises on Procedural Deadlines, the Trend towards Electronic Litigation and Electronic Judiciary, Evidential and Preliminary Investigation Procedures in Combating Crime during Global Crises, safeguarding Constitutional Rights of Individuals in light of Criminal Procedures aiming to tackle Dangers and Disasters, execution of Judgments in light of Global Crises, Global Crises and their Implications for Alternative Dispute Resolution, the Binding Effect of Evidence Derived from Remote Investigation Procedures.

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  • Assistant Foreign Minister and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs H E Lolwah Al Khater during the conference.
  • Dr. Abdullatif Al Khal, Chair of the National Health Strategic Group on COVID-19 and Head of Infectious Diseases at HMC during the conference