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New Issue: Human Rights Quarterly

Human Rights Quarterly

New Issue: Human Rights Quarterly The latest issue of the Human Rights Quarterly (Vol. 39, no. 3, August 2017) is out. Contents include: Paul Hunt, Configuring the UN Human Rights System in the “Era of Implementation”: Mainland and Archipelago Isabel Marcus, Compensatory Women’s Rights Legal Education in Eastern Europe: The …

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Kierulf: Disarmament under International Law

Kierulf: Disarmament under International Law

Kierulf: Disarmament under International Law John Kierulf (formerly, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark) has published Disarmament under International Law (McGill-Queen’s Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: Russia’s annexation of Crimea and involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine has in many respects set back post-Cold War improved relations between Russia, …

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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons On July 7, 2017 a vote was held by a United Nations treaty conference to adopt the final text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). Of the 124 states participating in the conference, 122 states voted for adoption, …

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New Issue: Human Rights Quarterly

Human Rights Quarterly

New Issue: Human Rights Quarterly The latest issue of the Human Rights Quarterly (Vol. 39, no. 2, May 2017) is out. Contents include: Roland Burke, Emotional Diplomacy and Human Rights at the United Nations Lea David, Against Standardization of Memory Andrew Fagan, Cultural Harm and Engaging the Limits of a …

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Sinclair: To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States

Sinclair: To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States

Sinclair: To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States Guy Fiti Sinclair (Victoria Univ. of Wellington – Law) has published To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States (Oxford Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: This book explores how international organizations (IOs) …

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Treaty Supremacy, International Legal Process, and the Origins of the International Human Rights System

OpinioJuris

Treaty Supremacy, International Legal Process, and the Origins of the International Human Rights System by Peggy McGuinness [This is the seventh post in our symposium this week on treaty supremacy.] I share with the preceding commentators’ praise of David Sloss’s book, The Death of Treaty Supremacy, and agree with their assessment …

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Moelle: The International Responsibility of International Organisations

Moritz P. Moelle (Federal Foreign Office, Germany) has published The International Responsibility of International Organisations: Cooperation in Peacekeeping Operations (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017).

Moelle: The International Responsibility of International Organisations Moritz P. Moelle (Federal Foreign Office, Germany) has published The International Responsibility of International Organisations: Cooperation in Peacekeeping Operations (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: The International Responsibility of International Organisations addresses the joint responsibility of organisations for violations of international law …

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UN court decides to hear case between Kenya and Somalia concerning maritime delimitation

View of the ICJ courtroom on 2 February 2017 at the delivery of the Court’s Judgment on Somalia v Kenya. UN Photo/ICJ-CIJ/Frank van Beek.

UN court decides to hear case between Kenya and Somalia concerning maritime delimitation 2 February 2017 – The International Court of Justice – the principal judicial organ of the United Nations – today issued a verdict, admitting an application submitted by Somalia, over the maritime delimitation between it and Kenya …

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U.S. Says Iran’s Pick for U.N. Envoy Won’t Get a Visa

U.S. Says Iran’s Pick for U.N. Envoy Won’t Get a Visa WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday said it would bar an Iranian diplomat nominated as United Nations ambassador from entering the country, in a rebuke to Iran at a time when the United States is engaged in delicate …

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