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Program: The International Law and Domestic Policies Conference, 30-31 October 2015, Turgut Ozal University, Ankara

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INTERNATIONAL LAW AND DOMESTIC POLICIES CONFERENCE
30-31 October 2015, Turgut Ozal University, Ankara
* The International Law and Domestic Policies Conference is organized by Turgut Ozal University School of Law in Ankara in partnership with Association for Canadian Studies, Intercultural Dialogue Institute, Canadian Council for International Law, and Center for Global and Regional Studies (CEGRES)
30 October 2015
9:00-10:00 Registration
10:00-11:00 Opening session
Prof. Dr. Abdulkadir Sengun, Rector of Turgut Ozal …

Workshop: Global Constitutionalism without Global Democracy EUI, Florence, 14-15 January 2016

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* Sponsored by “Democracy as Idea and Practice Programme”, University of Oslo
International law is undergoing several profound transformations. New sectors develop as with the consolidation of the regime of Investment Arbitration or with the advancement of already existing areas as with the WTO. At the same time, claims about the “judicialization” of international law and processes   of   “global   constitution”   call   for   more   precise   definitions   of   terms  …

INTERPOL: reckless arrogance or simple naïveté? (Part II)

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* By Stephen Bailey
* I am grateful to Dr Rutsel Silvestre J Martha (former General Counsel and Director of Legal Affairs of INTERPOL) for his helpful comments.
The first part of this blog post argued that INTERPOL’s deficient remedial procedures give rise to human rights violations. In particular, it was argued that an individual who is subject to a Red Notice is not afforded a fair …

INTERPOL: reckless arrogance or simple naïveté? (Part I)

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* [The ILO blog will be hosting a post in two parts, written by Stephen Bailey. Stephen has taught law at the universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh. He has been involved in cases before the Permanent Court of Arbitration and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. His recent and forthcoming publications address questions of public international law, international criminal law, UK public law, and …

Calls for papers from the European Society of European Law

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* With thanks to Valentina Spiga for bringing this to our attention, please find below calls for papers issued for two events to be organised by the European Society of European Law in 2016:

2016 ESIL Research Forum, Istanbul: Call for Papers

The 2016 ESIL Research Forum will take place on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 April 2016 at Koç University Law School and the Center for …

Why Is Implementation of the Principle of Non-Discrimination within the UN Delayed?

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By Cecilia M. Bailliet, Professor, PluriCourts, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo
Cecilia Bailliet is Professor, Director of the Masters Program in Public International Law, and coordinator of International Criminal Law for PluriCourts at the University of Oslo.  She has a doctoral degree in law from the University of Oslo and a combined JD/MA degree from the George Washington University Law School & Elliott School of …

Reminder: ADC-ICTY Annual Conference – Judge Schomburg Confirmed as Keynote Speaker

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The Association of Defence Counsel Practising before the ICTY and Representing Counsel before the MICT (ADC-ICTY) is pleased to announce that its Annual Conference on 5 December 2015 will be opened with a keynote speech entitled No Justice Without Defence Counsel by Professor Doctor h.c. Wolfgang Schomburg.
Wolfgang Schomburg served as an international Judge at the UN-ICTY first as a presiding Judge and then in the …