FLIA Youth | Global Civics
FLIA’s mission includes working together with young people to create a global mindset and foster respect for comparative ideas and legal perspectives. The FLIA Youth program provides reliable educational resources for international students. The fundamental goal is to help the youth become well-rounded global citizens with an international mindset. For this purpose, FLIA is pleased to announce the FLIA Youth | Global Civics project and invites you to join us in our exciting series of programs. FLIA Youth | Global Civics aims to improve the participation of the young people in international affairs, strengthen their legal capacity and competitiveness in the era of globalization, and encourage those with international views to engage in global governance and development. The following list describes some of FLIA's recently completed and ongoing activities.
Upcoming Events and Ongoing Programs
Young Professional Virtual Seminar
The FLIA Youth | Young Professional Virtual Seminar (YPVS) is an innovative online program that provides a virtual platform for young professionals from all over the world to share their educational or work experiences from abroad, present and share their thoughts and questions with their research, learn useful information and skills for international job applications, and enhance their public speaking skills in English. We will invite guests to speak and will also accept applicants to speak. The YPVS also serves as FLIA’s team training sessions. Please contact Xiaoran Jiang (Christina) at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you would like to attend the seminar or speak at the seminar.
2017 Summer Legal Training Program (China)
The 2017 Summer Legal Training Program is custom-designed to meet the training goals of Chinese college students who are seeking to enroll in a U.S. law school or work in an international law firm. The program activities include lectures, moot court training, visits to U.S. law schools and courts, internships in U.S. law firms, as well as cultural and social activities. Participants in the Program benefit by returning to China with new perspectives and knowledge about the American legal system and legal education. The teachers and directors in this program are all reputable, experienced professors from U.S. universities. Read more here, or fill out the application form here.
Lecture Series: Legal Education and the Legal Profession in the Context of Globalization
FLIA invites scholars and practitioners, especially young scholars and practitioners, to share stories, perspectives, and ideas on being a global legal professional and studying foreign-related issues and international law.
Previous Programs and Events
Conference: The First Session of the Forum of the United Nations on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law
FLIA's delegation attended the first session of the United Nations Forum on Human Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law, which was held from November 21-22, in Geneva, Switzerland, at the Palais des Nations. The topic was widening the Democratic Space: the role of youth in public decision-making.
Seminar: Political Participation and the Global Civic Education of Youth
FLIA and CPE (The Coalition for Peace and Ethics) organized a side event of the United Nations Forum on Human Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law titled “Political Participation and the Global Civic Education of Youth,” on November 21, Geneva, Switzerland, at the Palais des Nations.
Research Project: An Empirical Study on the Patriotic Consciousness of Overseas Youth -- Based on the Questionnaire Survey of Students Studying in Europe, the US, Japan and Korea
The increasing number of young students studying abroad is becoming an important group among contemporary Chinese youth. Their sense of patriotism and national identity, as well as the willingness to dedicate themselves to the construction of China has been paid high attention. The research makes a questionnaire survey on students studying in Europe, the United Stated, Japan and South Korea to try to understand their sense of patriotism and the influencing factors.
Interview: A Conversation with Bi Jiawei about the UN Forum on Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law
Flora Sapio (The China Research and Analysis Blog) has held an interview with Mr. Bi Jiawei (毕家玮), one of the members of FLIA and the CPE’s delegation for the first session of the United Nations Forum on Human Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law. Bi Jiawei studied International Law at Leiden University, before moving to The Hague, where he now lives and works as the Administrative Director of The Chinese Initiative on International Law.
Interview: Domenico Letizia on the UN Forum on Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law
Interview: Jason Cai on the UN Forum on Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law
Flora Sapio intervewed Jason Cai regarding the United Nations Forum on Democracy, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law and the side vent FLIA and CPE organized. At the side event, Jason Cai served as the chair and moderated a lively discussion. Jason Cai is a legal consultant at the Shanghai office of an international law firm. He earned a bachelor of law degree, majoring in intellectual property law, and he also has a stong interest in international law issues.