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Sandholtz & Whytock: Research Handbook on the Politics of International Law

Research Handbook on the Politics of International Law

Sandholtz & Whytock: Research Handbook on the Politics of International Law Wayne Sandholtz (Univ. of Southern California – International Relations) & Christopher A. Whytock (Univ. of California, Irvine – Law and Political Science) have published Research Handbook on the Politics of International Law (Edward Elgar Publishing 2017). Contents include: Wayne …

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Call for Applications for the Venice Academy of Human Rights

Venice Academy of Human Rights

Admissions to the Venice Academy of Human Rights on the topic Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights as an Answer to Rising Inequalities (3 – 12 July 2017), organised by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) are open until 19 April 2017, early birds who apply until 15 March 2017 receive a 10% discount. The Venice Academy of Human …

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New Issue: Chicago Journal of International Law

New Issue: Chicago Journal of International Law The latest issue of the Chicago Journal of International Law (Vol. 17, no. 2, Winter 2017) is out. Contents include: Sungjoon Cho & Jürgen Kurtz, The Limits of Isomorphism: Global Investment Law and the ASEAN Investment Regime Daniel C.K. Chow, How the United …

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Breau & Samuel: Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law

Breau & Samuel: Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law Susan C. Breau (Univ. of Reading – Law) & Katja L.H. Samuel (Univ. of Reading – Law) have published Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law (Edward Elgar Publishing 2016). Contents include: Susan C. Breau & Katja L.H. Samuel, Introduction …

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Human Rights: Member State, EU and ECHR Levels of Protection

Human Rights: Member State, EU and ECHR Levels of Protection Article 53 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union caused, already at its inception, a hermeneutical conundrum: Nothing in the Charter shall be interpreted as restricting or adversely affecting human rights and fundamental freedoms as recognized, in …

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Incorporating UN General Assembly Declaratory Texts into Domestic Law?

Incorporating UN General Assembly Declaratory Texts into Domestic Law? Last week in Canada, with federal MPs returning to Parliament amidst the continuation of countrywide protests by indigenous peoples, an opposition MP introduced a private member’s bill (Bill C-469) to require the Canadian government to ensure that all federal laws are …

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Protocol on the Establishment of an African Court of Human Rights

PROTOCOL ON THE STATUTE OF THE AFRICAN COURT OF JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS The Member States of the African Union, Parties to this Protocol, RECALLING the objectives and principles enunciated in the Constitutive Act of the African Union, adopted on 11 July 2000 in Lome, Togo, in particular the commitment …

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Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture

The American States signatory to the present Convention, Aware of the provision of the American Convention on Human Rights that no one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman, or degrading punishment or treatment; Reaffirming that all acts of torture or any other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment …

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41/128. Declaration on the Right to Development

A/RES/41/128 4 December 1986 97th plenary meeting 41/128. Declaration on the Right to Development The General Assembly, Having considered the question of the right to development, Decides to adopt the Declaration on the Right to Development, the text of which is annexed to the present resolution. The General Assembly, Bearing …

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Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam

The Nineteenth Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers (Session of Peace, Interdependence and Development), held in Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt, from 9-14 Muharram 1411H (31 July to 5 August 1990), Keenly aware of the place of mankind in Islam as vicegerent of Allah on Earth; Recognizing the importance of issuing …

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Charter of Paris for a New Europe

We, the Heads of State or Government of the States participating in the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, have assembled in Paris at a time of profound change and historic expectations. The era of confrontation and division of Europe has ended. We declare that henceforth our relations will …

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