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Call for Abstracts: The Environment in Court

23/07/2015 – 11:12 pm | Comments Off on Call for Abstracts: The Environment in Court

PluriCourts, Center of Excellence for the Study of the Legitimacy of International Courts and Tribunals at the University of Oslo, will host the 14th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, 20-25 June 2016.
They are currently inviting abstract submissions for presentations at the 2016 Oslo Colloquium by 15 January 2016.
The theme of the Colloquium is “The Environment in Court – Environmental protection in national …

Call for papers: International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies

23/07/2015 – 11:07 pm | Comments Off on Call for papers: International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies

Call for papers: International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies
About IJHRCS:
IJHRCS initiates and fosters academic dialogue concerning the modern subjects of constitutional law and human rights protection from a global perspective. It provides novel and original material in the fields of current economic and political crises, globalised democratic governance, human rights public policies, the theory and philosophy of rights, comparative constitutional law and the …

Göttingen Conference on Labour Standards in International Economic Law 1-2 Oct 2015

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Göttingen Conference on Labour Standards in International Economic Law 1-2 October 2015
Invitations are now open to be part of the Göttingen Conference on Labour Standards in International Economic Law that will be held at the Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany from 1-2 October 2015.
At the conference, academics and practitioners from around the world will engage in discussions on some of the most pressing issues at the …

Call for Papers /Human Rights Protection, Human Rights Public Policies, Democracy and Governance

15/07/2015 – 3:07 pm | Comments Off on Call for Papers /Human Rights Protection, Human Rights Public Policies, Democracy and Governance

International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies (IJHRCS) is a journal based on an independent academic synergy of more than forty academics, experts in the field of human rights and governance from all over the world. Over the past two years it has foster the academic dialogue concerning all the modern subject of constitutional law and human rights protection from a global perspective. It …

Israel to start dialogue with ICC on Gaza strip preliminary examination

11/07/2015 – 12:09 pm | One Comment

Israel has decided to engage in dialogue with the International Criminal Court (ICC) concerning the Gaza Strip conflict of summer 2014, according to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. According to an unnamed Israeli official, Israel will be arguing that the ICC has no jurisdiction to act on the claim of Palestine, since Palestine is not a country and the independent Israel judicial system can handle alleged …

Newly Published Articles on Human Rights by Taylor & Francis Online

10/07/2015 – 1:17 pm | Comments Off on Newly Published Articles on Human Rights by Taylor & Francis Online

Newly published articles from The International Journal of Human Rights have been made available by Taylor & Francis Online. See the latest articles below.
Defending corporate social responsibility: Myanmar and the lesser evil
Andrew Fagan
Published online: 09 July 2015
Struggling to start over: human rights challenges for Somali Bantu refugees in the United States
Reed Coughlan, Kathryn Stam & Lindsey N. Kingston
Published online: 09 July 2015
Corporate supply chain transparency: …

Freely Accessible:15 Popular Brill Articles on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

09/07/2015 – 10:34 pm | Comments Off on Freely Accessible:15 Popular Brill Articles on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Brill publisher has made 15 popular articles from Q1 2015 in International Law and Human Rights and Humanitarian Law freely available until July 31st 2015, while articles in Open Access remain freely available even after this date.
List of freely available articles:
Reconciliation in Post-Genocide Rwanda
Eugenia Zorbas
African Journal of Legal Studies, (Volume 1, No. 1, pp. 29-52) Open Access
Sovereignty, Choice, and the Responsibility to Protect
Edward C. Luck
Global …

“Oxi” vote the outcome of the Greek referendum

07/07/2015 – 11:53 pm | Comments Off on “Oxi” vote the outcome of the Greek referendum

An overwhelming 61,31% in favour of the “oxi” (no) vote was the outcome of the controversial Greek referendum of July 5th.
On Sunday past, the deeply divided Greek people were called to to accept or reject the proposal submitted by Greece’s creditors in the Eurogroup of June 25th, asking for more austerity in the form of spending cuts and tax increases. However, the referendum was given …

ITF Public Conference: “The ICSID Convention at 50”

03/07/2015 – 1:34 pm | Comments Off on ITF Public Conference: “The ICSID Convention at 50”

Friday 18 September 2015, 09:00-17:00
BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JP
From its founding as a little-known and seldom-used multilateral treaty for the resolution of international investment disputes, the ICSID Convention has become one of the most widely known and widely used international economic conventions. With 159 signatories, thousands of international investment treaties rely upon its provisions for the resolution of disputes and hundreds of arbitral …

Research Positions in Ocean Law and Policy

03/07/2015 – 12:01 pm | Comments Off on Research Positions in Ocean Law and Policy

The Centre for International Law (CIL) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) will expanding its Ocean Law and Policy research programme to carry out research on the protection and preservation of the marine environment.  CIL’s current research on oceans law and policy includes: the South China Sea disputes, submarine cables, the law of the sea in the Arctic, maritime security and offshore installations.
CIL intends …