17-19 June 2021 UMSAILS-UAP International Virtual Conference Schedule

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Conference Session- 1

Thursday, 17  June 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Zoom Link: https://bdren.zoom.us/j/68506428893

Anchor

Ms. Farzana Akhter

Lecturer

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Moderator

Mr. Md. Asduzzaman

Associate Professor

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Panelist

Dr. Sumaiya Khair

Professor, Faculty of Law

University of Dhaka  

Panelist

Dr. Faustina Pereira

Professor, General Education in Law

Centre for Peace and Justice

BRAC University Dhaka.  

  Paper Presentation

Susma Giri

Section Officer in the High Court, Patan Government of Nepal                    

The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic in The Legal Profession of Nepal

Mahdi Ezaz Maswood

LL.M Commercial Law (Specialisation: Maritime & Transport Law) Erasmus University Rotterdam  

Providing Service In Platform Economy As Franchisee

Bharat Kumar Rohalan

LLM, Constitutional Law Sikar, India-332001

Rule of Law and Pandemic in India  

Arifur Rahman

Senior year student, Department of law, University of Dhaka

&

Suraya Ferdous

Senior year student, Department of law, University of Dhaka  

A Legal Perspective on Secondary Victimisation in Bangladesh: Contextualizing with Rape and Covid-19      

 

Conference Session- 2

Thursday, 17  June 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Zoom Link: https://bdren.zoom.us/j/64072965742

Anchor

Ms. Alida Binte Saqi

Lecturer

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Moderator

Mr. Md. Abdur Rahim

Assistant Professor

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Panelist

Dr. A.K.M. Emdadul Haque

Deputy Secretary to the Government of Bangladesh, Law and Justice Division, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh.  

Panelist

Mr. Shahariar Sadat

Director, Academic and Legal Empowerment Centre for Peace and Justice Brac University  

Paper Presentations

Parisha Afrin

Student of 3rd Year Department of Law and Human Rights University of Asia Pacific  

Human Rights and COVID-19

S.M. Amanullahal Aman

Student of UMSAILS-LLM University of Asia Pacific  

Violence against Men, Women and Children during the Pandemic: Bangladesh Perspective

Nabila Rubaiyat

Associate Credence LP (Law firm)  

COVID-19 and its impact on the RMG sector in Bangladesh

Maimuna Syed Ahmed

Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP)

&

Raihan Rahman

LL.M.(Candidate), University of Dhaka

Addressing Human Rights Violations during COVID-19 Pandemic in Bangladesh: Assessing and Exploring the Role of NHRC Bangladesh vis-à-vis South Asian NHRIs

 

Conference Session- 3

Thursday, 17  June 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Zoom Link: https://bdren.zoom.us/j/67577331201

Anchor

Mr. Md. Sazzad Hossain

Lecturer

Department of Law and Human

Rights University of Asia Pacific  

Moderator

Ms. Nazia Wahab

Assistant Professor

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Panelist

Dr. Farmin Islam

Professor, Faculty of Law

University of Dhaka    

Panelist

Mr. Vijay Prasad Jayshwal

Lecturer (Doctoral Candidate at South West University of Political Science and Law, China) Kathmandu University school of law  

Paper Presentations  

Protyasha Ahmed Mim

LLB (Honours) Department of Law and Human Rights University of Asia Pacific  

The rise of violence and inequality against women during Covid-19 Pandemic in Bangladesh and Barriers to Legal Protection

Shahriar Islam Shovon

Student of 3rd  Year Department of Law & Human Rights University of Asia Pacific   

Domestic violence against women in rural areas in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic: Bangladesh in Context

Faria Jahin Auntara

Department of Law University of Dhaka  

The veiled epidemic during natural disasters: upsurge of intimate partner violence on the wake of Covid 19 Pandemic

Arafat Ibnul Bashar

LL.B., LL.M. (pursuing), Department of Law, University of Chittagong

Evaluating the Mass Release of Prisoners during Covid-19 Pandemic & other Public Health Emergencies

 

Conference Session- 4

Friday, 18  June 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Zoom Link: https://bdren.zoom.us/j/61061095162

Anchor

Mr. Md. Sazzad Hossain

Lecturer

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Moderator

Mr. Md. Rezaur Rahman

Assistant Professor

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Panelist

Dr. Ridwanul Hoque

Professor, Faculty of Law,

University of Dhaka and

IASH-Alwaleed Research Fellow, the University of Edinburgh  

Panelist

Barrister Imran Abdullah Siddiq

Advocate

Supreme Court of Bangladesh  

Paper Presentations  

S.M. Amanullahal Aman

Student of UMSAILS LLM University of Asia Pacific

&

Rubyate Jamila Manoby

Student of UMSAILS LLM University of Asia Pacific  

Labour Law and Covid 19 Situation in Bangladesh

Padma Rijal

Student, UMSAILS, LLM Department of Law and Human Rights University of Asia Pacific  

Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic in Right to food and regional food security of South Asia

Bushra Haque

LL.M.(Candidate), University of Dhaka

Labor Law in Bangladesh and India during Covid 19: A Critical Analysis  

Tanveer Ahmed Fahim

Student at the Department of Law, University of Dhaka

&                       

Maruf Hasan Tamal

Student at the Department of Law, University of Dhaka  

Balancing Conflicting Public Interests in COVID-19: How State Parties Uphold Certain Rights Over Others?

 

Conference Session- 5

Friday, 18  June 2021

2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Zoom Link: https://bdren.zoom.us/j/62561151624

Anchor

Ms. Alida Binte Saqi

Lecturer

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Moderator

Mr. Md. Saleh Akram

Assistant Professor

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Panelist

Mr. Ikteder Ahmed

Former Registrar General, Supreme Court of Bangladesh and Chairman, Minimum Wages Board on deputation  

Panelist

Dr. Jamila A Chowdhury

Professor, Faculty of Law

University of Dhaka

  Paper Presentations  

Ahmed Ragib Chowdhury

Student of 4th year Faculty of Law University of Dhaka  

Entry Regulation and Border Closures Are States in Violation of International Law

Fatema Alam Oishy

Student of 3rd Year Department of Law and Human Rights University of Asia Pacific

&

Fariha Tasnim Mitu

Student of 3rd Year Department of Law and Human Rights University of Asia Pacific  

          International law and Covid-19.

Md. Pavel Sarker

LLB(Hon’s), LLM South East University

Unprecedented Challenges and Possibilities in Ensuring Quality of Higher Education: The Redundant Impact of COVID 19 on the Backbone of Bangladesh

  Ali Mashraf

LLM student Department of Law, University of Dhaka

&

Jalal Uddin Ahmed

LLM student Department of Law, University of Dhaka  

Operation of Virtual Courts: Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Access to Justice in Bangladesh

 

Conference Session- 6

Friday, 18  June 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Zoom Link: https://bdren.zoom.us/j/65807543722

Anchor

Ms. Farzana Akhter

Lecturer

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Moderator

Ms. Azizun Nahar

Assistant Professor

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Panelist

Mr. Quazi Mahfujul Hoque Supan

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law

University of Dhaka  

Panelist

Barrister Sara Hossain

Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh &

Executive Director, BLAST  

Paper Presentations  

Jivesh Jha 

Judicial Officer, Dhanusha District Court, Janakpurdham, Nepal,

&

Alok Kumar Yadav

Assistant Professor (Constitutional Law), HNB Garhwal Central University, Shrinagar, Uttarakhand, India

 

COVID-19 Outbreak and Rule of Law: An appraisal of epidemic laws of India and Nepal

Parag Pasha

LLB Candidate at Department of Law, University of Dhaka

&

Shahrima Tanjin Arni

LLM Candidate, Department of Law University of Dhaka  

Sketching Covid-19 as a means to excuse performance under international commercial contracts: the “next level” of pandemic

Shushil Kabir Miazi

Student of 3rd Year Department of Law and Human Rights University of Asia Pacific

&

Ananya Mahbub Sanchita

Student of 3rd Year Department of Law and Human Rights University of Asia Pacific  

Travel Restrictions and Covid-19: A Critical Analysis of International Law

Dr. David Makwerere

Lecturer Department of Peace and Governance Bindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe

&

Rutendo Joyce Matekenya

Social Work Student in the Department of Social Work Bindura University of Science Education  

COVID-19, Child Social Policy and Vulnerability in Zimbabwe: A case of Teenage Girls

 

Conference Session- 7

Saturday, 19  June 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Zoom Link: https://bdren.zoom.us/j/65662738334

Anchor

Ms. Farzana Akhter

Lecturer

Department of Law and Human

Rights University of Asia Pacific  

Moderator

Ms. Nazia Wahab

Assistant Professor

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Panelist

Professor Dr. Mizanur Rahman

Director, Centre for Advanced Legal Studies (CALS), University of Dhaka, 

&

Former Chairman, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Bangladesh  

Panelist

Ms. Syeda Rizwana Hasan

Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh

&

Chief Executive, BELA  

Paper Presentations  

Nadia Islam Nody

Student of LL.M, Jahangirnagar University

&

Mehenaj Binte Amin

Student of LL. B 3rd Year Jahangirnagar University  

COVID-19 and Climate Change: A New Legal Hegemony for an Eco-friendly World

Hansi Halangoda

LL.B graduate of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka  

The Impact of Covid –19 On the Environment; A Critical Analysis with Environmental Law Principles and Environmental Justice  

Mahmudul Hasan Sabuz

LLB (UAP), LLM- (UMSAILS) University of Asia Pacific (UAP)

Covid-19 vaccine: NO business on lives  

Zarin Tasnim Rahman

Student of Department of Law, University of Dhaka

Human Rights and Policy Perplex: COVID 19 in Context

 

Conference Session- 8

Saturday, 19 June 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Zoom Link: https://bdren.zoom.us/j/63845343488

Anchor

Ms. Alida Binte Saqi

Lecturer

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Moderator

Mr. Md. Asduzzaman

Associate Professor

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Panelist

Barrister Mashiur Rahman Sabuj

Advocate

Supreme Court of Bangladesh  

Panelist

Barrister Ehsan Abdullah Siddiq

Advocate

Supreme Court of Bangladesh  

Paper Presentations  

Raihan Rahman Rafid

LL.M. (pursuing), University of Dhaka  

E-commerce Bubble during the Pandemic and Post-COVID Sustainability in Bangladesh:  Quest for a Facilitating Legal Environment

Md. Rafi Ibn Masud

Student, LLB 3rd Year Department of Law University of Dhaka  

The Conflict between Covid-19 and right to privacy: Does a pandemic enjoy primacy over right to privacy of the mass?

Fahad Bin Siddique

Student, UMSAILS- LLM Department of Law & Human Rights, University of Asia Pacific

Doctrine of fair use in the aspect of Covid – 19: Bangladesh Perspective

Julian Rafah

Department of Law, University of Dhaka

COVID-19 and Force Majeure: What Bangladesh Can Do?

 

Conference Session- 9

Saturday, 19  June 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Zoom Link: https://bdren.zoom.us/j/64324771082

Anchor

Mr. Md. Sazzad Hossain

Lecturer

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Moderator

Mr. Md. Abdur Rahim

Assistant Professor

Department of Law and Human Rights

University of Asia Pacific  

Panelist

Dr. Shahdeen Malik

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh  

Panelist

Dr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman

Professor, Faculty of Law

University of Dhaka  

Paper Presentations  
   

Nikhil Dongol

Student, Master of Laws (LL.M.) Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal.

&

Syeda Anjumanara Tripty

Student, UMSAILS- LLM Department of Law & Human Rights, University of Asia Pacific  

Access to Information as a Human Right amid the pandemic

Dr. habil Krystyna Nizioł

Prof. US, Szczecin University, Faculty of Law and Administration, Szczecin University, Poland  

A few reflections about the importance of cyber security of financial services during the COVID-19 pandemic

Priya Ahsan Chowdhury

LLM in International Law City University of London

How is the Digital Security Act Curbing Free Speech and Other Fundamental Rights During the Pandemic?