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Heupel & Zürn: Protecting the Individual from International Authority

Heupel & Zürn: Protecting the Individual from International Authority

Heupel & Zürn: Protecting the Individual from International Authority Monika Heupel (Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg – Politics) & Michael Zürn (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung; Freie Universität Berlin – International Relations) have published Protecting the Individual from International Authority: Human Rights in International Organizations (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). The table of contents is …

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Argentina signed Cooperation agreement with the International Criminal Court

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Argentina signed Cooperation agreement with the International Criminal Court Today, Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra and the President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, subscribed an agreement between the Argentine Republic and the ICC on the enforcement of ICC sentences, for which the signature of agreements with …

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Argentina assumed presidency pro tempore of UNASUR

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Argentina assumed presidency pro tempore of UNASUR The Argentine Republic has assumed the Presidency Pro Tempore of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR in Spanish) to be held until April 17, 2018. Argentina assumes such responsibility with the aim of elaborating concrete plans that bring us closer to the …

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IACHR to hold sessions in Argentina

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IACHR to hold sessions in Argentina Argentina welcomes the acceptance by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) of the invitation extended by the Argentine Republic to hold an Extraordinary Period of Sessions in Buenos Aires, on 22-26 May. This is yet another token of Argentina’s commitment to the Inter-American …

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Delegation of OECD high officials to visit Argentina

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Delegation of OECD high officials to visit Argentina Within the framework of Argentina’s renewed participation in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), a delegation of high officials of such organization, headed by the Director for Global Relations, Marcos Bonturi, will visit Argentina between 27 and 29 June. [via …

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Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya (Reuters) – As many as 700 people were feared dead after a fishing boat packed with migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in what may be one of the worst disasters of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said …

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Obama and Raúl Castro Meet, Making History

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Obama and Raúl Castro Meet, Making History PANAMA — President Obama and President Raúl Castro of Cuba met here Saturday, in the first face-to-face discussion between the leaders of the two countries in a half century. Seated beside Mr. Castro in a small room in the convention center downtown where …

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