How can Research Universities Contribute to Fostering Sustainable Societies in Developing Countries

GK Challenges, Chapters and other contributions, Missions & Responsibilities

Anne-Marie Leroy, The World Bank Group

Although law is hardly a science, rather an intellectual discipline, it is at the heart of many of the issues discussed in this Colloquium: it shapes the functioning of democracy; it regulates markets; contributes to protecting the environment, to fighting corruption and crime; it avoids or solves conflicts, translates the ethical values of society into concrete rules, and sanctions violations.


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