CILC Events

The California International Law Center (CILC) adds new events all the time, so please check back regularly for schedule and event registration links. All events will be offered on Zoom; additionally, some will offer an in-person option on campus at the UC Davis School of Law in King Hall.


2023-24 Events

Protecting The Rights of Women & Children

Featuring Cameroon Supreme Court Justice Justice Vera Ngassa

Thursday, March 02, 2023 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) |  On Zoom & Livestreamed at UC Davis School of Law 

King Hall, Room 1301  |   Register to watch it via ZOOM or Livestreamed at King Hall

Join Cameroon Supreme Court Justice Vera Ngassa as she speaks about Women’s Rights, Property Rights and Natural Justice in Cameroon, West Central Africa.

Justice Ngassa has been a lifelong advocate for women’s rights from her beginnings as a prosecutor in Cameroon to her ascendancy as a highly respected Cameroon Supreme Court Justice and academic. 

Justice Ngassa is internationally recognized for her groundbreaking and lifelong dedication to natural justice - women’s access to justice, property rights, and protecting women and children against violence.


Democratic Deconsolidation and the Decline of the Rule of Law in Poland

Featuring Polish Attorney and Activist Michel Wawrykiewicz

Monday, February 27, 2023 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) |  In person or via Zoom
UC Davis School of Law 

King Hall, Room 1301  |   Register to watch it In-Person or via ZOOM

Join Polish Attorney and Activist, Michal Wawrykiewiz, as he examines the crucial questions that arose after the populist government had taken power in Poland in 2015.

Michal Wawrykiewicz, a Polish attorney, activist, and political analyst, is currently a Reagan-Fascell Program Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, DC, where he is conducting a comparative analysis of the decline of the rule of law in populist authoritarian states.

A specialist in constitutional law, human rights, and European Union law, he is the co-founder of the Free Courts Initiative (legal think tank and activist organization) and the Justice Defense Committee, which assists Polish legal professionals who have been singled out for harassment and intimidation.

Co-Sponsored by UC Davis School of Law and UC Davis Global Affairs