School of Law Lecturer speaks on governance at Yale and the UN University
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"Mr Kumar is a fine example of our staff's unstinting efforts to uphold the University's mission of providing quality professional education and making valuable contributions that benefit society," said Professor Peter Malanczuk, SLW Dean. "Not only does our expertise in areas of international significance raise CityU's profile among prestigious universities and respected academics locally, regionally, and overseas, it helps to attract top-notch students to our campus."
Professor Peter Schuck, a Simon E Baldwin Professor of Law at Yale Law School, attested to the expertise evidenced in Mr Kumar's lecture at Yale: “The students and faculty members who enjoyed his lecture found it to be an informative, well-designed exploration of the conflict between corruption and the rule of law. Mr Kumar's lecture was a very stimulating tour d'horizon of an exceedingly important problem of law, policy, and politics.”
Mr Kumar's participation in the UNU's Sovereignty project began with his attending a workshop in
Currently, Mr Kumar is working on a project relating to terrorism and its implications for human rights. He is a Special Advisor and Country Expert to REDRESS in the United Kingdom; Honorary Consultant to the National Human Rights Commission in India; and a Member of the Public Affairs Forum of the Home Affairs Bureau, Hong Kong SAR.
Along with supporting CityU's high quality professional education, the School of Law continuously seeks out ways to bolster the University's fresh focus on internationalisation. It's upcoming international conference on "Human Rights and Development: Approaches to the Reform of Governance in Asia" to be held on campus from 9 to 10 May, will be attended by speakers from
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