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WISLaw lunch talk at the Duke University (North Carolina) on October 24, 2017

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Join us for a lunch talk organized by WISLaw and the Duke University on October 24, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. (Room 4000) Duke Law School

Event Title: 
Legal considerations for addressing Harassment and Abuse in Sport (Multi-Jurisdictional Perspective) 

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Event Description: 
As recent IOC Consensus Statement on Prevention of Harassment and Abuse in sports noted “[t]he promotion of safe sport is an urgent task and part of the broader international imperative for good governance in sport.” Individuals and organizations including international organizations need to engage in effective leadership using legal tools and strategies for addressing these issues. What they are and what we can learn from multinational companies is going to be discussed by Professor Paul Haagen and Andrea Carska-Sheppard. This program is suitable for students and any individuals interested in good governance in sports.

Andrea Carska–Sheppard is a WISLaw Member and the General Counsel of Workplace Options LLC,  Member of the Court of Arbitration for Sports, IOC Working Group - Prevention of Harassment and Abuse in Sport, Co-Author of the IOC Consensus Statement on Prevention of Harassment and Abuse in Sports, licensed lawyer in New York State, Ontario, UK Solicitor.

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