In recognition of its research quality and the combined analysis of elements of public international law, international economic law and soft law, CUHK Law PhD student Dini Sejko’s paper “United Nations Sanctions and the Governance of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Investigating the Case of the Libyan Investment Authority” was awarded the Prize for Best Paper sponsored by Edward Elgar Publishing out of more than fifty papers at the 7th Conference of the Postgraduate and Early Professionals/Academics Network of the Society of International Economic Law (PEPA/SIEL) 2018, which took place at the European University Cyprus in Nicosia on 13-14 April 2018. Co-authored with Daley J. Birkett, the paper analyses the impact of United Nations Security Council’s sanctions on the governance and assets of the Libyan sovereign wealth fund.
The Postgraduate and Early Professionals/Academics Network of SIEL aims to, inter alia, foster collaboration and provide mentoring opportunities for emerging academics and professionals in International Economic Law (IEL). In a supportive and welcoming environment, the PEPA/SIEL conference provides a unique and established platform for early professionals and academics to present, discuss and receive feedback on their research about broader issues relating to IEL.
Dini Sejko (second from left) presented his winning co-authored paper at the 7th Conference of the PEPA/SIEL 2018.