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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons On July 7, 2017 a vote was held by a United Nations treaty conference to adopt the final text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). Of the 124 states participating in the conference, 122 states voted for adoption, …

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The Middle East’s Next War

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The Middle East’s Next War Joschka Fischer Joschka Fischer was German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor from 1998-2005, a term marked by Germany’s strong support for NATO’s intervention in Kosovo in 1999, followed by its opposition to the war in Iraq. Fischer entered electoral politics after participating in the anti-establishment …

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Carrillo-Santarelli: Direct International Human Rights Obligations of non-State Actors

Carrillo-Santarelli: Direct International Human Rights Obligations of non-State Actors

Carrillo-Santarelli: Direct International Human Rights Obligations of non-State Actors Nicolás Carrillo-Santarelli (Universidad de La Sabana – Law) has published Direct International Human Rights Obligations of non-State Actors: A Legal and Ethical Necessity (Wolf Legal Publishers 2017). Here’s the abstract: In this book, addressing the reality that non-state actors do violate …

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Kolb: Good Faith in International Law

Kolb: Good Faith in International Law

Kolb: Good Faith in International Law Robert Kolb (Univ. of Geneva – Law) has published Good Faith in International Law (Hart Publishing 2017). Here’s the abstract: There is a great degree of controversy on the proper complexion and role of general principles of law in the international legal order. Opinions …

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Tibori-Szabó & Hirst: Victim Participation in International Criminal Justice: Practitioners’ Guide

Tibori-Szabó & Hirst: Victim Participation in International Criminal Justice: Practitioners’ Guide

Tibori-Szabó & Hirst: Victim Participation in International Criminal Justice: Practitioners’ Guide Kinga Tibori-Szabó (Kosovo Specialist Chambers) & Megan Hirst (Doughty Street Chambers) have published Victim Participation in International Criminal Justice: Practitioners’ Guide (Asser Press 2017). Contents include: Kinga Tibori-Szabó & Megan Hirst, Introduction: Victim Participation in International Criminal Justice Mélissa …

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New Issue: Cambridge International Law Journal

New Issue: Cambridge International Law Journal

New Issue: Cambridge International Law Journal The latest issue of the Cambridge International Law Journal (Vol. 6, no. 1, June 2017) (formerly, the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law) is out. Contents include: Michael A Becker, The dispute that wasn’t there: judgments in the Nuclear Disarmament cases at the …

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McMahon: The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond

McMahon: The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond

McMahon: The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond Patrice C. McMahon (Univ. of Nebraska – Political Science) has published The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond (Cornell Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: In most post-conflict countries nongovernmental organizations are everywhere, but their presence …

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New Issue: Questions of International Law

Questions of International Law

New Issue: Questions of International Law The latest issue of Questions of International Law / Questioni di Diritto Internazionale (no. 40, 2017) is out. Contents include: The advent of the Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals and the future of (ad hoc) international criminal justice: Questions of legality, efficiency, and fairness …

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20 Years After the Hong Kong Handover

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20 Years After the Hong Kong Handover Since Hong Kong returned to Chinese sovereignty on July 1, 1997, it has remained one of Asia’s freest and most successful cities. But China’s tightening grip raises the question: What happened to “one country, two systems”? Chris Patten Chris Patten, the last British …

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Call for Papers: ESIL 2018 Research Forum

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Call for Papers: ESIL 2018 Research Forum The European Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for its 2018 Research Forum, which will take place February 28-March 1, 2018, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law. Here’s the call: European Society of International Law Research …

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