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Activities of the Legal Counsel of the United Nations

United Nations Legal Counsel speaks at Lisbon University Law School.

Returning to his alma mater, Lisbon University Law School, the United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr. Serpa Soares, participated on 11 and 12 September 2014 in the International Law Association Regional Conference entitled "Towards a Universal Justice? Putting International Courts and Jurisdictions into Perspective". In his keynote address, Mr. Serpa Soares traced the history of international courts, examined the proliferation of international courts and elaborated on the future logical development of the international judicial system.

Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon addresses the opening plenary of the 2014 UN SIDS Conference
The United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr. Serpa Soares, at Lisbon University Law School

Whenever his schedule allows him to do so, Mr. Serpa Soares enjoys discussing current legal issues at the United Nations with students and academics.