Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, Volume 20 (2016)
The Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (UNYB), founded in 1997, appears under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law.
Edited by Frauke Lachenmann, Tilmann J. Röder, Rüdiger Wolfrum, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law
The Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (UNYB), founded in 1997, appears under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law. It has a three-tier structure: The first part, ‘The Law and Practice of the United Nations’, concentrates on the legal fundamentals of the UN, its Specialized Agencies and Programmes. The second part, ‘Legal Issues Related to the Goals of the United Nations’, analyzes achievements with regard to fulfilling the main objectives of the UN. The third part consists of an overview of the key developments at the UN for the reporting year. The UNYB addresses both scholars and practitioners, giving them insights into the workings, challenges and evolution of the UN.
Tilmann J. Röder is a Managing Director at the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law, Heidelberg.
Rüdiger Wolfrum is a Managing Director at the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law, Heidelberg.
Table of contents
List of Contributors
Part 1: The Law and Practice of the United Nations
1 The Interpretation of Security Council Resolutions, Revisited
2 The Work of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf: Current Accomplishments and Challenges on the Verge of Its 20th Anniversary
Paula M. Vernet
3 Marine Genetic Resources in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction: Issues with, in and outside of unclos
Natalie Y. Morris-Sharma
4 Non-discrimination, Accommodation, and Intersectionality under the crpd: New Trends and Challenges for the un Human Rights System
5 The Realization of the Ethical Mandate of unesco in 2015 and in 2016
6 The Complexities of the Gravity Threshold in the International Criminal Court: A Practical Necessity or an Insidious Pitfall?
Ghazia Popalzai and Hiba Thobani
7 The Status and Criminal Accountability of Members of Formed Police Units: Conflicting Positions, Current Status Quo and Future Prospects
8 Autonomy and Accountability of the un in Peacekeeping Operations: The Case of the Central African Republic
Ginevra Le Moli
Part 2: Legal Issues Related to the Goals of the United Nations
9 Transnational Criminal Investigations in Cyberspace: Challenges to National Sovereignty
Ulrich Sieber and Carl-Wendelin Neubert
10 Regulatory Safeguards in Mega-Regionals against Sovereignty Loss
11 South China Sea Arbitral Awards: Main Findings and Assessment
12 Protection Gaps and Temporary Protection
13 Prisoners Dilemma: Ascertaining and Augmenting the Multinational niac Detention Regime
Part 3: Report on Key Legal Developments at the United Nations in 2016
14 Key Legal and Political Developments at the United Nations in 2016
Tilmann J. Röder and Maximilian Spohr
Impartiality and Independence of Arbitrators in International Arbitration: Issue Conflicts as Grounds for Disqualification with Special Regard to icsid Arbitrations
Pablo Agustín Alonso
Charles Fombad (ed.): Separation of Powers in African Constitutionalism
Cameron S.G. Jefferies: Marine Mammal Conservation and the Law of the Sea