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Conference: Institutions and International Law in Eastern Europe

Conference: Institutions and International Law in Eastern Europe On September 28-29, 2017, the Leibniz-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europa (GWZO) will hold a conference on “Institutions and International Law in Eastern Europe,” in Leipzig. The program is here. Here’s the idea: International law is enjoying increasing popularity among …

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The Fire This Time?

Project Syndicate

The Fire This Time? Sep 15, 2017 With autumn almost here, the world can look forward to a bumper crop of large-scale crises. The international community now must confront a series of disasters that those paying attention predicted with remarkable accuracy. When James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time was first …

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The MERCOSUR Protocol on Investment Cooperation and Facilitation: regionalizing an innovative approach to investment agreements

EJIL

The MERCOSUR Protocol on Investment Cooperation and Facilitation: regionalizing an innovative approach to investment agreements The States Parties of the MERCOSUR (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) signed in April 2017 the Protocol on Investment Cooperation and Facilitation (“MERCOSUR Protocol”). As discussed in this post, the Protocol draws significantly on the …

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New EJIL:Live! Interview with Niels Petersen on his Article “The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Politics of Identifying Customary International Law”

EJIL

New EJIL:Live! Interview with Niels Petersen on his Article “The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Politics of Identifying Customary International Law” In this latest episode of EJIL: Live! the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, Professor Joseph Weiler, speaks with Professor Niels Petersen of the University of Münster, whose article, “The …

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How Much Does Trump Matter?

Project Syndicate

How Much Does Trump Matter? Joseph S. Nye Joseph S. Nye, Jr., a former US assistant secretary of defense and chairman of the US National Intelligence Council, is University Professor at Harvard University. He is the author of Is the American Century Over? SEP 5, 2017 CAMBRIDGE – The United …

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Conference: 113th APSA Annual Meeting

Conference: 113th APSA Annual Meeting On August 31–September 3, 2017, the American Political Science Association will hold its 113th Annual Meeting, in San Francisco. The theme is: “The Quest for Legitimacy: Actors, Audiences, and Aspirations.” The program, including a number of sessions related to international law and international organizations, is …

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Saving the International Economic Order

Project Syndicate

Saving the International Economic Order Paola Subacchi Paola Subacchi is Research Director of International Economics at Chatham House and Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna. She is the author of The People’s Money: How China is Building an International Currency. SEP 1, 2017 LONDON – This autumn, the …

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Is Ukraine a “Stranger” to the EU? OPAL Case

EJIL

Is Ukraine a “Stranger” to the EU? OPAL Case In their recent contribution to the Global Trust Working Paper Series, Professor Eyal Benvenisti and Dr. Sivan Shlomo Agon raise one conspicuous, though rarely asked, question within a broader topic of state sovereignty in a globalised world. They wonder how sovereign …

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Of Fire and Fury: The Threat of Force and the Korean Missile Crisis

OpiniJuris

Of Fire and Fury: The Threat of Force and the Korean Missile Crisis by Mohamed Helal [Mohamed Helal is an Assistant Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law & Affiliated Faculty, Mershon Center for International Security Studies – The Ohio State University.] Wars of Words and Tweets The recent escalation …

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Costa Rica – Nicaragua: compensation for environmental damages caused by Nicaragua

Derecho Internacional Público. Costa Rica

COSTA RICA  –  NICARAGUA : COMPENSATION  FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE  /  MONTO INDEMNIZATORIO POR DAÑO AMBIENTAL Costa Rica – Nicaragua: compensation for environmental damages caused by Nicaragua (Spanish version available too) On August 29, 2017, the written procedure finalized at Internacional Court of Justice (ICJ) between Costa Rica and Nicaragua concerning …

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