Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 21, 2011


A meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Law will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2011, from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 5:30 p.m., at the George Washington University Law School (Michael K. Young Faculty Conference Center, 5th Floor), 2000 H St. NW, Washington, D.C. The meeting will be chaired by the Legal Adviser of the Department of State, Harold Hongju Koh, and will be open to the public up to the capacity of the meeting room. It is anticipated that the agenda of the meeting will cover a range of current international legal topics, including recent developments in the Middle East; mechanisms of international lawmaking; systems of control in investor state arbitration; federalism and international law; and the possibility of a new Restatement of Foreign Relations Law.

Members of the public who wish to attend the session should, by Friday, December 2, 2011, notify the Office of the Legal Adviser (telephone: 202-776-8323, e-mail: AndersonSR@state.gov) of their name, professional affiliation, address, and telephone number. A valid photo ID is required for admittance. A member of the public who needs reasonable accommodation should make his or her request by December 2, 2011. Requests made after that time will be considered but might not be possible to accommodate.



PRN: 2011/1978