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Dr Virginie Barral appointed General Rapporteur to the International Academy of Comparative Law general congress

Dr Virginie Barral has recently been appointed as General Rapporteur to the next general congress of the prestigious International Academy of Comparative Law on the topic of Distributive Justice and Sustainable Development. She will share the role with International Law Professor Phoebe Okowa (QMUL). Together they will coordinate the work of the National Rapporteurs on the topic and produce a General Report bringing together and analysing the most up to date data on the Law and Practice relating to distributive justice and sustainable development.

The final report is to be presented at the 2022 Congress in AsunciĆ³n, Paraguay, and published thereafter, thus providing legal scholars across the globe with a comprehensive comparative survey of the topic.