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ICJ Advisory Opinion Request on the Chagos Islands

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ICJ Advisory Opinion Request on the Chagos Islands Yesterday the UN General Assembly voted, by 94 to 15 with 65 states abstaining, to issue a request for an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice on the Chagos Islands. Readers will be familiar with the many legal disputes that …

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Errico: The American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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Errico: The American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Stefania Errico (Coventry Univ. – Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience) has posted an ASIL Insight on The American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. On June 15, 2016, the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) …

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Yearbook of International Organizations 2017-2018, Volumes 1A & 1B (SET)

Yearbook of International Organizations 2017-2018, Volumes 1A & 1B (SET)

Yearbook of International Organizations 2017-2018, Volumes 1A & 1B (SET) Edited by the Union of International Associations. The Yearbook of International Organizations provides the most extensive coverage of non-profit international organizations currently available. Detailed profiles of international non-governmental (NGO) and intergovernmental organizations (IGO), collected and documented by the Union of …

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Who Will Fill America’s Shoes?

Project Syndicate

Who Will Fill America’s Shoes? Richard N. Haass Richard N. Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, previously served as Director of Policy Planning for the US State Department (2001-2003), and was President George W. Bush’s special envoy to Northern Ireland and Coordinator for the Future of Afghanistan. He …

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Revising the Treaty of Guarantee for a Cyprus Settlement

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Revising the Treaty of Guarantee for a Cyprus Settlement On June 28th, 2017, the UN-sponsored international conference in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, will attempt to comprehensively settle the Cyprus Issue. The Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot delegations will be joined by the delegations of the three ‘Guarantor Powers’ (Greece, Turkey and the UK), and …

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Conference: ANZSIL 25th Annual Conference

ANZSIL Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law

Conference: ANZSIL 25th Annual Conference The Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law will hold its 25th Annual Conference on June 29-July 1, 2017, in Canberra. The theme is “Sustaining the International Legal Order in an Era of Rising Nationalism.” The program is here. [via International Law Reporter]

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Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome 384

Recueil des cours, Collected Courses

Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome 384 Idealism, Pragmatism, Eclecticism, General Course on Private International Law by Symeon C. Symeonides. Biographical note Co-publication with: The Hague Academy of International Law. Symeon C. Symeonides, born 1949 in Lythrodontas, Cyprus. Law degrees: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki: LL.B. in Private Law, summa cum …

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Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome 383

Recueil des cours, Collected Courses

Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome 383 Le droit international entre la lettre et l’esprit. Cours général de droit international public (2016), par M. Bennouna, juge à la Cour internationale de Justice. Biographical note Co-publication with: The Hague Academy of International Law. Mohamed Bennouna, né le 29 avril 1943 à …

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The Jadhav Case and the Legal Effect of Non-Registration of Treaties

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The Jadhav Case and the Legal Effect of Non-Registration of Treaties Those following the legal tangle of the Jadhav Case closely would have noticed India’s (attempted) coup de grâce in its oral submissions regarding the bilateral Agreement on Consular Access of 21 May 2008 between India and Pakistan (“2008 Agreement”, …

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Call for Papers: ASIL Midwest Works-in-Progress Workshop

Call for Papers: ASIL Midwest Works-in-Progress Workshop The ASIL-Midwest, an interest group of the American Society of International Law, has issued a call for papers for its annual works-in-progress workshop, to take place September 15-16, 2017, in Cleveland. Here’s the call: ASIL-Midwest is co-sponsoring its fourth scholarly works-in-progress conference at …

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Call for Session Proposals: 2018 ASIL Annual Meeting

Call for Session Proposals: 2018 ASIL Annual Meeting The American Society of International Law has issued a call for session proposals for its 112th Annual Meeting, which will take place April 4-7, 2018, in Washington, DC. The conference theme is: “International Law in Practice.” As one of the co-chairs, I …

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New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution

Journal of Conflict Resolution

New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution The latest issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution (Vol. 61, no. 6, June 2017) is out. Contents include: Nils W. Metternich, Shahryar Minhas, & Michael D. Ward, Firewall? or Wall on Fire? A Unified Framework of Conflict Contagion and the Role of Ethnic …

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