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New Issue: International Relations

International Relations

New Issue: International Relations The latest issue of International Relations (Vol. 31, no. 1, March 2017) is out. Contents include: Articles Diana Panke, The institutional design of the United Nations General Assembly: an effective equalizer? Matti Jutila, New national organization of Europe: nationalism and minority rights after the end of …

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The Human Rights of Migrants as Limitations on States’ Control Over Entry and Stay in Their Territory

EJIL

The Human Rights of Migrants as Limitations on States’ Control Over Entry and Stay in Their Territory As Juan Amaya-Castro points out, (domestic) migration legislation is about selecting among potential or prospective migrants, i.e. creating two categories of migrants: ‘documented’ or ‘regular’ migrants, whose migration status complies with established requirements, …

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Separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine; ultimatum ends with no crackdown

Separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine; ultimatum ends with no crackdown (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists on Monday ignored an ultimatum to leave occupied government buildings in eastern Ukraine while another group of rebels attacked a police headquarters as a threatened military offensive by government forces failed to materialize. Rebels in the …

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Catalonian Independence and the European Union

Catalonian Independence and the European Union This post is part of an editorial that appears in the issue of EJIL (Vol. 23/4) that is published today ‘Vive le Québec libre!’ Who can forget de Gaulle’s mischievous and irresponsible speech in July 1967 during his visit to that hapless province, a catchphrase which has …

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Symposium on ExtraTerritorial Jurisdiction

Symposium on ExtraTerritorial Jurisdiction One of the topics that will be taught in any basic course on public international law is “Jurisdiction”. By this is meant the jurisdiction of States and as Rosalyn Higgins explains in her book Problems and Process: International Law and How We Use It, questions of …

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Treaty Establishing the European Coal and Steel Community

THE PRESIDENT OF THE GERMAN FEDERAL REPUBLIC, HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE ROYAL OF BELGIUM, THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC, THE PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC, HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE GRAND DUCHESS OF LUXEMBOURG, HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS, CONSIDERING that world peace may be safeguarded only …

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Treaty of Friendship, Co-operation and Mutual Assistance (Warsaw Pact)

Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance Between the People’s Republic of Albania, the People’s Republic of Bulgaria, the Hungarian People’s Republic, the German Democratic Republic, the Polish People’s Republic, the Rumanian People’s Republic, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the Czechoslovak Republic, May 14, 1955 The Contracting Parties, …

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European Convention on Establishment

The governments signatory hereto, being members of the Council of Europe,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to safeguard and to realise the ideals and principles which are the common heritage of its members and to facilitate their economic and social progress;Recognising the special character of the …

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European Convention for the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes

PreambleThe governments signatory hereto, being members of the Council of Europe,Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve a greater unity between its members;Convinced that the pursuit of peace based upon justice is vital for the preservation of human society and civilisation;Resolved to settle by peaceful …

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European Social Charter – 1995 Additional Protocol

PreambleThe member States of the Council of Europe, signatories to this Protocol to the European Social Charter, opened for signature in Turin on 18 October 1961 (hereinafter referred to as “the Charter”),Resolved to take new measures to improve the effective enforcement of the social rights guaranteed by the Charter;Considering that …

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European Social Charter – 1991 Protocol

The member States of the Council of Europe, signatory to this Protocol to the European Social Charter, opened for signature in Turin on 18 October 1961 (hereinafter referred to as “the Charter”),Being resolved to take some measures to improve the effectiveness of the Charter, and particularly the functioning of its …

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European Social Charter – 1988 Additional Protocol

PreambleThe member States of the Council of Europe signatory hereto,Resolved to take new measures to extend the protection of the social and economic rights guaranteed by the European Social Charter, opened for signature in Turin on 18 October 1961 (hereinafter referred to as “the Charter”),Have agreed as follows:Part IThe Parties …

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