Successful completion of the 2018 IALS-UN Habitat training seminar

Successful completion of IALS-UN Habitat training seminar "Building drafting skills for improving the quality of urban legislation”

A specialized training seminar titled ‘Building drafting skills for improving the quality of urban legislation” was organized by the Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies in cooperation with UN-Habitat from 9-13th July 2018. 

The seminar addressed policy makers, urban planners, UN Habitat officers and legal experts from around the world and aimed to familiarize them with the dividing lines between policy and legislation, help them understand criteria of quality in legislation and familiarize them with existing methods and tools for evidence based law making and basic drafting principles. The seminar was run by Dr. Constantin Stefanou, Director of the Sir William Dale Centre, Prof. Helen Xanthaki, Professor of Law at UCL and Dr. Maria Mousmouti, Lecturer at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. 

Picture of Dr Mousmouti and Dr Stefanou
Picture of UN-Habitat seminar 2018


The seminar falls within the Urban Law Initiative implemented by the Sir William Dale Centre for Legislative Studies in cooperation with UN Habitat. 

Picture of UN Habitat workshop participants in 2018

Picture of UN Habitat participants in 2018