Urban Law Project

The Urban Law Day is a specialised forum aiming to bring together a multidisciplinary circle of academics and practitioners interested in urban legislation, including planners, architects, policy makers, economists, urbanises, and lawyers. The purpose of the Urban Law Day is to facilitate discussion, the exchange of views, networking, and the presentation of new research findings or emerging issues.

Construction site - London

Urban environment - Oxford

Urban environment - Brussels

The Urban Law Day 2017 is scheduled for the 14th July 2017 at the IALS and will focus on legal issues linked to the implementation of the New Urban Agenda that was adopted by the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) on the 20th October 2016.

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in cooperation with UN Habitat invites you to the 2017 Urban Law Day on 14 July 2017.

Download the invitation letter to the 2017 Urban Law Day

The third Urban Law Day organised by IALS together with UN Habitat was held at IALS as part of an ongoing collaboration which will see a PhD scholarship programme launched in 2015/16.

The annual Urban Law Day, jointly organised by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) was held on 6th July 2015. Speakers included Dr Maria Mousmouti, one of the Directors of the Clinic and also IALS Professor Helen Xanthaki.

Urban Law Day: Exercises and Workshop Notes

Urban Law - workshop exercises
Urban Law - workshop notes

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), in partnership with the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat), invite applications for a research degree (MPhil/PhD) studentship at IALS in this area of urban law. Closing Date for Applications: 30 November 2015.

Download further details here (pdf).

Page last updated: 27th March 2017