Save the Date! 19 May: L4L-Award seminar
6 April 2017

Save the Date! 19 May: L4L-Award seminar

L4L invites you to

“The Voice of Rights”
About lawyers and Freedom of Expression



Presentation of the L4L-Award 2017

Phon van den Biesen
President Lawyers for Lawyers

Special guests:
Mark Stephens (United Kingdom)

Electra Koutra (Greece)

Jorge Molano (Colombia)
L4L-Award Laureate 2015

Heikelien Verrijn Stuart
Chair of the L4L Award Jury

Moderator: Frederiek de Vlaming (University of Amsterdam)

Date:          19 May 2017
Time:          13.00 – 17.30
Venue:        Law firm Allen & Overy, Apollolaan 15, 1077 AB Amsterdam

Award ceremony 2017

The Lawyers for Lawyers Award will be awarded to a lawyer or a group of lawyers who work to promote the rule of law and human rights in an exceptional way and whose rights have been violated as a result.
To pre-register for this event, please send an email to:

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