The Joint Declaration

and the National Security Law:

An International Law Analysis 



Date: October 24, 2020 (Saturday) (HK Time) 

Time: 16:30 — 18:30 

Language: English

Zoom Registration: Please click HERE to reserve a place.   

Venue: Zoom Webinar (Prior registration will be required. The zoom ID will be sent to registrants by email) 


This seminar discusses the international law implications of the Hong Kong National Security Law (NSL), in particular the relationship between the NSL and the Sino-British Joint Declaration and the legality of foreign interventions following the enactment of the NSL. 


Hualing Fu, Dean, Warren Chan Professor of Human Rights and Responsibilities, HKU Faculty of Law Dean, Warren Chan Professor of Human Rights and Responsibilities, HKU Faculty of Law 


Chin Leng Lim,Choh-Ming Li Professor of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Honorary Senior Fellow of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law; Visiting Professor, King’s College London 

Albert H.Y. Chen, Cheng Chan Lan Yue Professor in Constitutional Law, HKU Faculty of Law; Member, the HK Basic Law Committee of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee 

John Anthony Carty, Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology School of Law


For inquiries, please contact Ms. Shelby Chan at

Centre for Chinese Law
Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
10/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower
Centennial Campus
Pokfulam Road
Hong Kong

Tel : +(852) 3917 4267    

Fax : +(852) 2549 8495

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