GUC’s Public International Law Department has conceptualized and launched GUCs Year of Public International Law 2020 in the presence of the UN Resident Coordinator, Mr. Richard Dictus, GUCs Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Prof. Mansour, GUCs President, Prof Hegazy, as well as representatives from Switzerland, Egypt, EU Delegation in Egypt, UNHCR, UNODC and DAAD.
Mr. Richard Dictus. the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Egypt, was the keynote speaker at the launch event. He tackled the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and Egypt’s progress in the SDGs and the challenges it faces within the region.
In Mr. Dictus’ very insightful guest lecture he stressed on the importance of #UNSDGs and means of measuring the progress by focusing on People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace, and Partnerships.
GUCs Year of Public International Law aims at broadening students’ knowledge on international law, current developments and the diverse stakeholder landscape. For the purpose, the Public International Law Department designed a series of extracurricular activities, including a biweekly lecture series during Tuesday’s lunch hour by high ranking practitioners, excursions to international Institutions and international moot court participation.