Animal Law Academy Webinars
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Animal Legal Defense Fund Webinars
The Animal Law Academy Webinars is a series of webinars hosted by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) encompassing various topics of the animal law field. These webinars are for anyone who is interested in animal law, students, scholars, attorneys, etc. Webinars are free and open to the public and only require registration.
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Agenda of the presentation
Threats to the sharks' population
Regulations in certain countries
International legally binding instruments
International legally non-binding instruments
Conclusion/Proposals to strengthen the protection of sharks
About the speaker
Lu Shegay is a graduate of the Animal Law LLM Program, Lewis & Clark Law School. She earned her LL.B degree at KIMEP University in Kazakhstan, the only university that offers the course of animal law in the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Lu’s forthcoming work is the chapter on animals in agriculture in Animal Law, which will be published in Kazakhstan and become a supplemental reading for KIMEP University’s Animal Law course. She contributed to the discussion of the draft law on the Animal Welfare Act of Kazakhstan, served as an advisor and research assistant on foreign legislation in animal law issues, and contributed to the discussion on the closure of aquariums in Kazakhstan.
Lu is a managing director at the Institute of Animal Law of Asia (IALA).