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Denver Post: Lawsuit over Rwandan Genocide Appealed in Federal Court in Denver

December 30, 2011


Denver Post: Professor Ved Nanda Reflects on The Arab Spring

December 26, 2011


Ambassador Mwanaidi S Maajar of Tanzania visits Sturm College of Law

October 24, 2011

The Ved Nanda Center, the International Legal Studies Program, and the International Law Society at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law hosted a lunchtime lecture in Celebration of United Nations Day. The Sturm College of Law was honored to welcome Ambassador Mwanaidi S. Maajar, Ambassador of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United States of America. Ambassador Maajar will speak on the topic of “Tanzania and International Law on UN Day.”

Prior to Mrs. Maajar’s appointment to her current position as Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the United Republic of Tanzania, she was High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Kingdon from April 2006 to July 2010.

Leading up to her appointment as High Commissioner in June 2006, Mrs. Maajar was a partner at Rex Attorneys , a leading law firm in Tanzania established in early 2006 following the merger of MRN&M Advocates ( Maajar, Rwechungura, Nguluma and Makani) and Epitome Advocates, another leading law firm in Tanzania. She was a founding partner of MRN&M and the lead partner of its mining, natural resources and corporate law portfolio. She also practiced as an advocate of the high court of Tanzania specializing in corporate and mining law litigation. Prior to setting up her legal practice in 1991, she worked as senior legal advisor with the Central Bank of Tanzania and subsequently as Business Manager with Coopers & Lybrand, the predecessor firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tanzania.

Mrs. Maajar was a member of the board of several public enterprises, government entities and private companies. She was also an active member of the Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (TAWLA), an NGO formed to harness the efforts of women lawyers to help women and children to access justice and to advocate for women rights. She was TAWLA’s chairperson between 2001 and 2003.

She was born and raised in Moshi, Tanzania and she is a holder of LLM and LLB degrees from the University of Dar-es-salaam and a member of the Tanzania bar.

The Ved Nanda Center and the Sturm College of Law thank the Friends of Tanzania organization for facilitating the Ambassador’s visit.

Silenced, Protecting Immigrant Women and Girls Facing Gender based Violence

October 07, 2011

Silenced: Protecting Immigrant Women and Girls Facing Gender-Based Violence
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Nanda Center hosts reception honoring Sir Shridath Ramphal, former Commonwealth Secretary-General

September 22, 2011

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Nanda Center Hosts Sports Diplomacy Panel

September 16, 2011

Nanda Center Hosts Sports Diplomacy Panel with the US Olympic Committee and other Members of the Olympic Movement.
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Denver Post: Professor Ved Nanda calls for a treaty defining terrorism and acts of terrorism

September 09, 2011

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The Crime of Aggression: Who’s Killing it and Why with Mr. Donald Ferencz

September 01, 2011

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Nanda Center hosts reception in honor of the UNHCR

August 29, 2011

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Denver Law Presence at International Sustainability Conference

August 02, 2011

Denver Law Professor Celia Taylor, Adjunct Professor Anita Halvorssen and Environmental and Natural Resources Law & Policy LLM Graduate Diego Parravicini will chair panels at an upcoming conference at University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, on August 29-30, 2011.

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