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New Publication: Leuven Manual on the International Law Applicable to Peace Operations

18/01/2018 – 5:28 pm |

General Editors: Terry Gill, Universiteit van Amsterdam; Dieter Fleck, International Society for Military Law and the Law of War; William H. Boothby, Geneva Centre for Security Policy; Alfons Vanheusden, Belgian Ministry of Defence
Assistant Editors:
Mr. Marco Benatar, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law; Mr. Remy Jorritsma, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law
 The Leuven Manual is the authoritative, comprehensive overview of the rules that are to be followed in peace operations conducted …

Call for Papers: Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights

16/01/2018 – 11:50 am |

PluriCourts invites contributions for its upcoming workshop, ‘Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights‘, to take place on 21 September 2018 at the European Court of Human Rights.
Deadline for submission: 15 February 2018.
Read the full announcement here.

EUI Conference: ‘Challenges to EU Law and Governance in the Member States’, 8 June 2018

11/01/2018 – 5:05 pm |

* With thanks to Dr Clara Rauchegger and Dr Anna Wallerman, Max Weber Fellows, European University Institute.
The conference on ‘Challenges to EU Law and Governance in the Member States’ will be held on 8 June 2018 at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Michal Bobek, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the EU, will deliver the keynote address.
The deadline for submitting an …

New article on the Human Rights Committee – Legacy and Promise

09/01/2018 – 10:12 am |

A new and interesting article on the Human Rights Committee is available via SSRN. The article is written by Professor Anja Seibert-Fohr of the University of Heidelberg, who is herself a member of the Committee, and it provides readers with an introduction to the work of this quasi-judicial expert body. Here is the link and abstract:
The UN Human Rights Committee, which is recognized for its legal expertise in …

International Court Authority

08/01/2018 – 9:33 am |

Karen Alter, Larry Helfer and Mikael Rask Madsen have published a new paper on International Court Authority that also serves as an introduction to a larger project that is forthcoming on Oxford University Press.
Here is the abstract:
An innovative, interdisciplinary and far-reaching examination of the actual reality of international courts, International Court Authority (Oxford University Press, 2018) challenges fundamental preconceptions about when, why, and how international …

The end of the ICTY?

03/01/2018 – 5:36 pm |

* By Furtuna Sheremeti. Furtuna is a law graduate from the University of Prishtina. She holds an MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice from University of Oxford and is currently doing her doctorate at KU Leuven in Belgium on state crime, harm and reparations.
This article was originally produced for and published by Kosovo2.0. It has been republished here with permission.
In its 24 years, the international …