Rule of Law Event & Awards
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On Thursday, September 19, 2013, LexisNexis—a Reed Elsevier business and a leading global provider of content and technology solutions—and the Atlantic Council—a preeminent, non-partisan institution devoted to promoting transatlantic cooperation and international security—proudly introduced the Global Rule of Law Business Principles.
Hosted by Mike Walsh, CEO LexisNexis Legal & Professional, and Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council, this special, invitation-only NYC event featured a private conversation with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and CNN Chief Domestic Affairs Correspondent Jessica Yellin about the state of rule of law today and the powerful role that global businesses, law firms, NGOs, and other organizations each play in advancing its goals around the world.
The event also featured the inaugural LexisNexis Rule of Law awards, presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing the rule of law.
LexisNexis Rule of Law Award Honorees Include:
- Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
- Mary Robinson, First Woman President of Ireland, Former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and President of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice
- Laurel G. Bellows, Immediate Past President, American Bar Association and Founding Partner, The Bellows Law Group, P.C.
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