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PhD’s National Education Index

24/02/2013 – 5:23 pm | Comments Off on PhD’s National Education Index

The Education Index is the only college database of its kind on the web. Using consistent, updated data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the index allows students to search for and rank college programs in the U.S. using special filters. The data spans both undergraduate and graduate institutions at all degree levels.
The database also allows students to sort schools by things like …

Socio Legal Review Essay Competition 2013

18/02/2013 – 10:22 am | Comments Off on Socio Legal Review Essay Competition 2013

Socio-Legal Review Essay Competition Poster 2013
The Socio-Legal Review, with Khaitan and Co. and Sterling Developers, announces the 3rd Annual Essay Competition 2012-13, as part of its initiative to encourage writing on issues of contemporary relevance among students in South Asia.
The topics for this year’s competition are:
a. Legislating on Land Acquisition: A Possible Consensual Model?
b. Extending Social Security to Developing Countries
c. The Viability of Supra-State Entities: The …

Public International Law Quiz

17/02/2013 – 6:05 pm | Comments Off on Public International Law Quiz

I do recommend to our readers this funny quiz on international law provided by OUP: Public International Law Quiz

Quick update on the International Court of Justice

13/02/2013 – 11:25 am | Comments Off on Quick update on the International Court of Justice

Conference on the Compulsory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice
Judge Peter Tomka, President of the ICJ, gave an opening statement at a conference on the Compulsory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice held in Bucharest, Romania, on 4 February 2013. The full text of his speech is available here. Among others he noted that,
 At present, 69 States out of 193 Member States of …

BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: OBLIGATIONS, CHALLENGES AND IMPLEMENTATION

07/02/2013 – 2:32 pm | Comments Off on BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: OBLIGATIONS, CHALLENGES AND IMPLEMENTATION

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences in Vietnam together with the Vietnam Programme at the Norwegian Centre for Human Right, University of Oslo, call for papers to an international conference on business and human rights to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam, on 27-28 June 2013. The Conference is inter-disciplinary and aimed at bringing together scholars and practitioners with an interest in the area.
The huge economic …

Book Review: The Law of International Responsibility (OUP, 2010)

04/02/2013 – 7:20 pm | Comments Off on Book Review: The Law of International Responsibility (OUP, 2010)

The Law of International Responsibility, Edited by James Crawford, Alain Pellet and Simon Olleson, (Oxford University Press, 2010) ISBN13: 9780199296972, ISBN10: 0199296979, Hardback, 1376 pages.
The book review of this volume is long overdue. That said, I have had the possibility to make ample use of this book in my scholarly work over the last two years. Despite international law’s breadth and depth, it is difficult to find a topic which …

International Institute of Humanitarian Law: Summer Course on International Humanitarian Law

01/02/2013 – 4:45 pm | Comments Off on International Institute of Humanitarian Law: Summer Course on International Humanitarian Law

International Institute of Humanitarian Law
Summer Course on International Humanitarian Law
San Remo, Italy / Geneva, Switzerland
24 June – 5 July 2013
The San Remo Institute has been organizing a very successful annual Summer Course on International Humanitarian Law since 2001.

This 2-week course will take place the first week in San Remo, Italy and the second week in Geneva, Switzerland.

Registration is now open : …