Welcome to the book launch of “Rule of Law and Sustainable Development” (2017) by Dr. Pekka Hallberg, Emeritus President of the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland and founder of the research unit Rule of Law Finland ROLFI.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
5.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.
Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki
Lehtisali, Porthania Building, 2nd floor
address: Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki
“Rule of law development for a developing world – The rule of law is fundamental for democracy, a functioning administration and trust in society. Viewed in a social context, the rule of law is also a facilitator of welfare and economic growth. It can improve sustainable development. This is why the strengthening of the rule of law is of essence for many developing nations.“
“Rule of Law and Sustainable Development ” presents a collection of analyses on various aspects of the rule of law and reviews the state of play in different countries. It highlights ways to collaborate in international rule of law development and proposes a comprehensive model for monitoring the rule of law.
The book launch will be kicked off with a speech by the writer, Dr. Pekka Hallberg. Post-Doctoral Researcher Guilherme Vasconcelos Vilaça, University of Helsinki, and Visiting researcher, Dr. Junqiang Du, Xi’an Jiaotong University School of Law, will comment on the work.
Join us to celebrate the launch of “Rule of Law and Sustainable Development”!
RSVP appreciated: please send an email to Ms Iina Tornberg (iina.tornberg(at)helsinki.fi).