Jericho, New York (August 4, 2020) – Long Island based, full-service law firm, SilvermanAcampora LLP, announces the recent appointment of partner, James M. Black II, as a representative of the World Jurist Association to the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The World Jurist Association (WJA), founded in 1963, provides a unique forum for the international community, promoting dialogue on world peace, between often different conflicting governments, nongovernmental organizations, and international associations.
“We are extremely proud of Jim for his recent designation,” said Anthony Acampora, PartnerIn-Charge at SilvermanAcampora LLP. “We are confident that his vast legal experience and steadfast commitment to global education will serve as a tremendous asset to the organization.”
“In these challenging times, it is important that as one of the leading advocates for the Rule of Law, that the WJA’s voice be clearly heard at the United Nations,” said Kim Quarles, Executive Vice President of the World Jurist Association and U.N. Representative. “Jim Black brings a wealth of expertise to this position and I welcome him to our UN team and look forward to working with him as we continue to promote the mission of the World Jurist Association.”
The WJA´s members are leaders of the International legal community, made up comprised of judges, law professors, lawyers, students, and many other political leaders from more than 140 countries. WJA fights for a system of laws that can ensures peace, without force, through implementation of the Rule of Law. It serves as a central forum for discussing international economic and social issues, and for formulating policy recommendations to Member States and the United Nations system.
“I am honored to be appointed by the WJA to serve as one of our UN Representatives,” said Jim Black. “Without a focus on the Rule of Law, the freedom of people in all countries is in great jeopardy. Kim and I will work together to remind representatives of all nations of its critical importance in all our endeavors.”