2002 Founders' Celebration Events

Fourth Annual Grotius Lecture

(Co-sponsored by ASIL)
March 13, 2002


The American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the WCL International Legal Studies Program are pleased to announce that Mois�s Na�m, editor of Foreign Policy Magazine, agreed to present the Fourth Annual Grotius Lecture. Na�m previously served as director of the Projects on Economic Reforms at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He has written extensively on economic reforms, the political economy of international trade and investment, and on globalization. He is the author of eight books and numerous articles, and he is a frequent news commentator for the major broadcasting companies in the United States and abroad. Dr. Na�m has previously served as Venezuela�s Minister of Trade and Industry, as an Executive Director and a Senior Advisor to the President of The World Bank, and as Dean and Professor at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administraci�n (IESA) in Caracas. He is also on the advisory boards of The World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, Transparency International, World Economic Forum, and the Brookings Institution. This is the opening event of ASIL�s Annual Meeting, and was attended by conference participants as well as members of the international legal community in the Washington, D.C. area.