Established in 1930, the Nordic Journal of International Law has remained the principal forum in the Nordic countries for the scholarly exchange on legal development in the international and European domains. Combining broad thematic coverage with rigorous quality demands, it aims to present current practice and its theoretical reflection within the different branches of international law.
The Nordic Journal of International Law features: • an Editorial Board selected from among the most prominent scholars and practitioners in the field of international law in the Nordic countries of Iceland, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark; • a diverse range of peer-reviewed articles; • annual reports on state practice in the Nordic region; • an annual report on the work of the International Law Commission; • special issues on current topics; • regular book reviews; and, • periodic updates on key developments and events in Nordic and international practice.
The strength of its editorial board and the resulting quality and variety of the features and articles offered make this well-established journal an important component in a complete international law library.
Introduction: Nordic Visions of International Migration and Refugee Law Authors: Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen and Sarah Scott Ford
Great Expectations? Some Thoughts on the Impact of Incorporation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child for Asylum-seeking Children in the Nordic Countries Author: Rebecca Thorburn Stern
Nordic Migration Cases before the UN Treaty Bodies Pathways of International Accountability? Author: Sarah Scott Ford
The Impact of Covid-19 on the Free Movement Regime in the North Analysis of Border Closures in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden Authors: Saila Heinikoski and Tatu Hyttinen
Nordic Norms, Natural Disasters, and International Protection Swedish and Finnish Practice in European Perspective Authors: Matthew Scott and Russell Garner
Legislative and Judicial Strategies in Danish Law Accommodation or Evasion of International Obligations? Author: Jens Vedsted-Hansen
Arctic Asylum The Legal Regulation of Asylum-Seekers and Refugees in Greenland and Svalbard Authors: Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen and Sune Klinge
Policy Analysis Visions of the Realistic? Denmark’s Legal Basis for Extraterritorial Asylum Author: Nikolas Feith Tan
Atle Grahl-Madsen, Founder of the Academic Discipline of Refugee Law Author: James C. Hathaway