9th Annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas

Creating a Consensus for Justice Reform in Peru

May 26 – 28, 2008 Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Conference Agenda

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Panel: Legal Education, Professional Responsibility and Ethics

Panel: Best Practices in Judicial Reform in the Americas

Panel: The Rule of Law: An Essential Component of the Financial War against Organized Crime and Terrorism in the Americas

Panel: Human Rights

Panel: Property Rights, Land Tenure and Reform, and Rural Violence

Panel: Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Sustainability

Panel: MERCOSUR’s Tangible and Prospective Assistance in Closing Infrastructure Gaps, Improving the Use of Mediation to Settle Disputes and Invocation by Private Parties of Dispute Processes, and Fostering the Wider Sharing of Trade’s Economic Benefits

Panelists’ Biographical Summary