ANNIVERSARY
EDITION

2022 will mark NORDSCI's 5th Edition! The event will welcome you on the well-known face to face live platform with oral and poster sessions, workshops and exciting social program! 

It will be special for many reasons!

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UNIVERSITY OF NATIONAL AND WORLD ECONOMY
PARTNERSHIP

UNWE is the largest and longest running higher educational institution in Southeastern Europe. With an unequalled track record in Bulgaria, the university is considered as a leader in European higher education, playing an integral role in furthering educational standards in economics, management, administration, law and politics.

NORDSCI and UNWE settled a partnership, which will be contributing both for scientific communities. The fifth edition of the conference will be a platform for exchanging, sharing and discussing scientific progress. 

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NORDSCI OPEN ACCESS LIBRARY
LAUNCH

All published conference proceedings are available now - free and open to all researchers! 

The new NORDSCI Library is made easy to use, with clear navigation and options for searching by keywords, author, university etc. 

Migrating the full archive of published papers is vital part of our team's vision for creating user-friendly and reliable access.

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WORLD BANK GROUP 
COLLABORATION

Amid development challenges that disproportionately affect women, a legal environment that supports women’s work is more important than ever. Yet, discriminatory laws continue to exacerbate the effects of an already difficult period, and billions of women around the world still do not have the same legal rights as men.

Learn more in the introductory video.

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The World Bank Group’ s Women Business and the Law 2022 study covers 190 economies and measures discriminatory laws and regulations in eight areas specific to how women are impacted by the law throughout their life. The study continues to build on evidence of the critical relationship between gender equality and women’s economic participation, finding that good practice legislation is strongly associated with their increased empowerment.

During NORDSCI Anniversary Edition, Women, Business and the Law 2022 presentation will showcase the main findings from the report and discuss what can be done to improve women’s economic opportunities and empower them at work and at home. Additionally, preliminary findings and analysis of pilot data collected on the provision of childcare and implementation of the law will be presented.

Claudia Lenny Corminales

Legal Analyst World Bank Group

Claudia Lenny Corminales joined Women, Business and the Law in 2016. She conducts research and analysis on laws and regulations constraining women’s legal capacity and property rights. Her works also covers the financial inclusion and rights of women with disabilities. She previously worked as a staff member of the Permanent Mission of Bolivia to the Organization of American States (OAS) and as a staff member of the Embassy of Costa Rica. Claudia holds an LL.M in International Legal Studies and Certificate in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from Georgetown University Law Center and a law degree from Universidad Católica, Bolivia. She is a native Spanish speaker, fluent in English, and proficient in Portuguese and French.

Viktoria Khaitina

Legal Analyst World Bank Group

Viktoria Khaitina joined Women, Business and the Law in January 2017. She researches and analyzes data related to property laws and laws protecting women from violence. She previously worked with the Global Forum on Law, Justice, and Development team at the Legal Vice Presidency. Before joining the World Bank, Viktoria worked at an international law firm, where she advised businesses on investment, finance, and trade matters. Viktoria holds degrees from the Belarusian State University (LL.B (Hons), LL.M (Hons) in International Business Law), Certificate in Public Administration from the Swedish Institute of Public Administration and American University Washington College of Law (H.H. Fellowship Program). She is a native Belarusian and Russian speaker.