5th International Conference: 'Challenges of Law in the 21st Century' "IusXXI 2023"

5th International Conference: 'Challenges of Law in the 21st Century'

IusXXI 2023

The Law Department of Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas (UCLV) is pleased to announce the V International Conference "Challenges of Law in the 21st Century" IUS XXI 2023 within the framework of the IV International Scientific Convention of UCLV. IUS XXI will provide a context for the discussion of legal sciences and practice from an inter- and multi-disciplinary approach.


PRESIDENT: Prof. Dr. Yanelys Delgado Triana

SECRETARY: M. Sc. Jorge Freddy Milian Gómez

COORDINATOR: M. Sc. José Grabiel Luis Cordova
                                     Lic. Beatriz Lorenzo Yera


PRESIDENT: Prof. Dr. Yanelys Delgado Triana

SECRETARY: Prof. Dr. Jaime García Ruiz


Prof. Dr. Kim Van der Borght (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

Prof. Dr. Katarzyna Gromek Broc (Università degli Studi di Pavia)

Prof. Dr. Ebony Woodruff (Southern University Law Center)

Prof. Dr. Alexandra Aragao (University of Coimbra)

Prof. Dr. Anderson O. Cavalcante Lobato (Federal University of Rio Great)

Prof. Dr. Ivo Aertsen (KU Leuven)

Prof. Dr. Koen Byttebier (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

Prof. Dr. Javier Valenzuela Garach (U.Granada)

Prof. Dr. Maria Claudia Crespo Brauner (Universidad Federal de Río Grande)

Prof. Dr. Carlos Roberto da Silva Machado (Universidad Federal de Río Grande)

Prof. Dr. José Ricardo Caetano Costa (Universidad Federal de Río Grande)

Prof. Dr. Alexander Martínez Castellanos (UCLV)

Prof. Dr. Yulier Campos Pérez (UCLV)

Prof. Dr. Reinerio Rodríguez Corría (UCLV)

Prof. Dr. Mirtha A del Río Hernández (UCLV)

Prof. Dr. Boris Santana Cabrera (UCLV)

Prof. Dr. Yisel Muñoz Alfonso (UCLV)

Prof. Dr. Jorge Luis Barroso González

Prof. Dr. Pascual Felipe Correa Álvarez (UCLV)

Prof. Dr. Yadira García Rodríguez (UCLV)


III Workshop Public Policies and Law

III Workshop Law, Energy, Food and Sustainable Development

II Workshop Economic and Co-operative Law

I Workshop  Restorative Justice and Crime Treatment

I Workshop International Sanctions and Human Rights

I Workshop Cessation of violence against women and childhood

Event Schedule

November 13th and 14th, 2023__Virtual Mode

From November 15th to 17th, 2023____Face to Face Mode

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Benjamín Rivaya García
Professor of Philosophy of Law at the University of Oviedo (Spain), where he was Dean of the Faculty of Law.
ORCID: 0000-0002-0938-4923.
Presentation Title: "Law and cinema"
Yana J Jaspers
Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium). Director of the Youth Studies Research Group since 2021.
ORCID: 0000-0002-7071-8902
Presentation Title: "Violence Against Children: A European Perspective"
Manuela Azucena Escobedo Izquierdo
Professor at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Coordinates the specialty in Energy Saving and Efficient Energy Use.
ORCID: 0000-0002-1012-0183
Presentation Title: "Integration of official mexican energy efficiency standards into state and municipal building regulations"

Anderson O. C. Lobato
Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande (Brazil). RS State Office of the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Family Farming.
ORCID: 0000-0002-1045-1433
Presentation Title: "The Challenges of Family Farming in the 21st Century: Perspectives from the New Brazilian Government"

Leonardo Rafael de Souza
PhD Candidate in Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR, Brazil). Master in Cooperative Management at the same institution, with an extension in Cooperative Enterprise Law at the University of Helsinki (Finland).
ORCID: 0000-0003-2066-2661
Presentation Title: "Reflections on the concept of Cooperative Cyberspace"

Carlos Roberto da Silva Machado
Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande, RS/Brazil and in the graduate program in environmental education.
ORCID: 0000-0002-6075-1506
Presentation Title: "Human rights for all humans and nature: against racism and environmental and climate injustice"

Ivo Aertsen
Professor Emeritus at the University of Leuven. Co-founder and first president of the European Forum for Restorative Justice. Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Restorative Justice. Advisor to the United Nations, the Council of Europe and the European Union on restorative justice.
ORCID: 0000-0002-6929-6757
Presentation Title: "Restorative justice as a means of dealing with crime in a comprehensive manner"

Yulier Campos Pérez
Professor at Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas. PhD in Juridical Sciences, 2022. Member of the International Association of Cooperative Law (University of Deusto).
ORCID: 0000-0001-5434-670X
Presentation Title: "Member contributions as a source of financing the equity (capital stock) of cooperatives"


 Edgardo R. Romero Fernández
Professor at Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas. PhD in Philosophical Sciences.  He directs a project on public policy and now another PAP linked to the national program of Marxism and History also related to public policy.
ORCID: 0000-0002-3267-2552
Presentation Title: "The legal context for public policy work in Cuba today"

Yisel Muñoz Alfonso
Professor at Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas. PhD in Juridical Sciences. Coordinates the Non-Violence Counseling, Women and Family Orientation House, Villa Clara. Director of the international project "Cessation of violence, protocols for the care and protection of women and children victims of violence".
ORCID: 0000-0003-3775-8977
Presentation Title: "Critical route and protocols for the care and protection of women in situations of violence"
Jorge Luis Barroso González
Professor of Law at the UCLV. PhD in Juridical Sciences. Deputy Technical Director of the ONBC in Villa Clara. Co-director of the international project "Restorative processes for conflict resolution. Towards an implementation".
ORCID: 0000-0003-1201-8892
Presentation Title: "Restorative justice and treatment of crime in Cuba: realities and perspectives"

A selection of the papers presented at our conference will be published in the book "Cuba and Changing Values in Law & Policy: A Human Rights Perspective" in the series "Socioeconomics & Law: Making a stance for changing values"

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Hotel Meliã Paradisus
Cayo Santa María
Cayos de Villa Clara VCL


The registration fee for nationals includes a Certificate of Participation and publication of the best papers in the journals that will sponsor the event.
November 14, 2023
Inicio - 8:00 AM
November 17, 2023
Fin - 5:00 PM Cuba

Hotel Meliã Paradisus

Cayo Santa María
km 48, Jardines del Rey
Cayos de Villa Clara VCL

IV International Scientific Convention UCLV 2023


Beatriz Lorenzo Yera


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