“Eurasia Law Meeting”

The international symposium entitled 'Eurasian Law Meeting'  was held in the premises of the International University of Sarajevo (IUS) in the period from September 4th to September 5th, 2014.

The aim of the symposium was to bring together international and local academics, researchers and professional lawyers,  to discuss ideas and research in the field of law.  The 'Eurasian Law Meeting'  symposium is also aimed at bringing together experts who explore various legal aspects, establish space for a discussion on current legal topics as well as expand cooperation and interaction among them.

In different panel sessions, participants discussed general topics such as: the right to freedom of opinion and expression, women's rights, human rights, coexistence among different communities, as well as some specific legal issues observed from the point of view of Islam, such as administrative law in Islam and Islamophobia as well.

The opening ceremony of the symposium was attended by distinguished guests from 35 countries including guests from the economic and social life of the Republic of Turkey, and other countries in the Middle East and Central Asia.

The symposium was opened by the Rector of the International University of Sarajevo, Prof. dr. Yücel Oğurlu, who welcomed all participants of the symposium, as a host  and stressed the importance of holding this exceptional  event. "Sometimes  even we, the members of the legal profession, forget the importance, role and rule of the law and the establishment of justice in the everyday human persistence. Scientific events such as our symposium “Eurasia Law Meeting” will try to examine and analyze trough presentations many important topics in the field of law. Experts from various specialized areas of legal science will try to answer and offer explanations to many questions posed by the current tragic events in the world", said Rector Oğurlu, in his welcoming remarks.

'Eurasian Law Meeting' symposium was organized by the Constitutional Lawyers Association, Lawyers Association, International Lawyers Association, International Law Center, Ministry of Justice of Republic of Turkey, Governors’ Office of Eskisehir, Istanbul University, Anadulu University, Konya KTO Karatay University, Turkey Law Portal in cooperation with IUS.