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Call for Papers: AfSIL 6th Annual Conference

Call for Papers: AfSIL 6th Annual Conference The African Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for its sixth annual conference, October 27-28, 2017, in Dar es Salaam. The theme is: “International Law and Natural Resources in Africa.” The call is here.   [via International Law Reporter]

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New Issue: African Journal of International and Comparative Law

New Issue: African Journal of International and Comparative Law The latest issue of the African Journal of International and Comparative Law (Vol. 25, no. 1, February 2017) is out. Contents include: Tomasz P. Milej, Striking the Right Balance Between the Interests of the Foreign Investors and the Host State – …

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New Issue: International Organization

New Issue: International Organization The latest issue of International Organization (Vol. 71, no. 1, Winter 2017) is out. Contents include: Articles Bernd Beber, Michael J. Gilligan, Jenny Guardado, & Sabrina Karim, Peacekeeping, Compliance with International Norms, and Transactional Sex in Monrovia, Liberia Hein E. Goemans & Kenneth A. Schultz, The …

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General Assembly, Adopting Political Text, Pledges to Address Twin Imperatives of Security, Development, in Efforts to End Conflict in Africa

General Assembly, Adopting Political Text, Pledges to Address Twin Imperatives of Security, Development, in Efforts to End Conflict in Africa Declaration Reaffirms Importance of UN-African Union Partnership, Capping Two-day Event amid Calls for Africans to Take Charge of Peace Efforts Recognizing that the “indispensable” partnership between the United Nations and …

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Next ICC Prosecutor Will be African

Next ICC Prosecutor Will be African The International Criminal Court has announced that the list of candidates for election to be the next Prosecutor of the ICC has been narrowed to two. The elections will be held at the Tenth Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Statute …

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Kenyan ICC Cases a Good Test of an ICC Founding Principle

Kenyan ICC Cases a Good Test of an ICC Founding PrincipleMax Du Plessis is associate professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Senior Research Associate at the International Crimes in Africa Programme of the Institute for Security Studies. Chris Gevers is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law at the University …

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African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Banjul)

Preamble The African States members of the Organization of African Unity, parties to the present convention entitled “African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights”, Recalling Decision 115 (XVI) of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government at its Sixteenth Ordinary Session held in Monrovia, Liberia, from 17 to 20 …

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OAU Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa (Bamako Convention)

Adopted 30 January 1991 Bamako, Mali PREAMBLE The Parties to this Convention, 1.  Mindful of the growing threat to human health and the environment posed by the increased generation and the complexity of hazardous wastes, 2.  Further mindful that the most effective way of protecting human health and the environment …

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UN Convention to Combat Desertification

The Parties to this Convention, Affirming that human beings in affected or threatened areas are at the centre of concerns to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought, Reflecting the urgent concern of the international community, including States and international organizations, about the adverse impacts of desertification and drought, …

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African Nuclear Weapon-Free Treaty (Pelindaba)

The Parties to this Treaty, Guided by the Declaration on the Denuclearization of Africa, adopted by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity (hereinafter referred to as OAU) at its first ordinary session, held at Cairo from 17 to 21 July 1964 (AHG/Res. …

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New Issue: International Legal Materials

New Issue: International Legal MaterialsThe latest issue of International Legal Materials (Vol. 49, no. 1, January 2010) is out. Contents include:Presbyterian Church of Sudan v. Talisman Energy, Inc. (2d Cir.), with introductory note by Jennifer E. MarcovitzICSID: Vito G. Gallo v. Canada – Challenge of Arbitrator, with introductory note by …

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