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El Cuadragésimo Periodo Ordinario de Sesiones de la Asamblea General de la OEA se realizará en Lima, Perú

El Cuadragésimo Periodo Ordinario de Sesiones de la Asamblea General de la OEA se realizará en Lima, Perú El Consejo Permanente de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) aprobó hoy por aclamación la Resolución en la que se establece que el Cuadragésimo Periodo Ordinario de Sesiones de la Asamblea …

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Sixty Years of the Geneva Conventions

Sixty Years of the Geneva Conventions On 12 August 1949 the four Geneva Convention were opened for signature. They, as we know, form the bedrock of what came to be known as international humanitarian law. They are also, to my knowledge, the first treaties ever that have become truly universal, …

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DECLARACIÓN DEL SECRETARIO GENERAL DE LA OEA SOBRE LA PRÓXIMA VISITA DE LA COMISIÓN DE CANCILLERES A HONDURAS

DECLARACIÓN DEL SECRETARIO GENERAL DE LA OEA SOBRE LA PRÓXIMA VISITA DE LA COMISIÓN DE CANCILLERES A HONDURAS El Secretario General de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), José Miguel Insulza, declaró hoy que “la misión que visitará Honduras en los próximos días tiene por objeto buscar, a través …

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Ecuador Denounces ICSID: Much Ado About Nothing?

Ecuador Denounces ICSID: Much Ado About Nothing? Much has been made of Ecuador’s recent withdrawal from the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (’ICSID’). The notice has the effect of terminating the jurisdiction of the Centre effective 7 January 2010. The most …

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The ICJ and Evolutionary Treaty Interpretation

The ICJ and Evolutionary Treaty Interpretation On Monday, the ICJ delivered its judgment in the Costa Rica v. Nicaragua case, concerning navigational and related rights on the river San Juan (Registry summary; judgment). The case itself is not terribly important in the grand scheme of things, but upon reading the …

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Is Sudanese President Bashir Immune from Arrest?

Is Sudanese President Bashir Immune from Arrest? In a post last week, I mentioned a forthcoming article of mine dealing with Bashir’s Immunity. That article titled “The Legal Nature of Security Council Referrals to the ICC and its Impact on Al’Bashir’s Immunities” has now been published in the latest issue of the …

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Afghanistan accedes to Additional Protocols to Geneva Conventions: Will AP II govern the conflict in Afghanistan?

Afghanistan accedes to Additional Protocols to Geneva Conventions: Will AP II govern the conflict in Afghanistan? Last week (June 24) Afghanistan acceded to Additional Protocols I & II to the Geneva Conventions. These treaties continue to inch towards univeral participation as there are 169 States parties to AP I and …

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No Longer a Weak Department of Power? Reflections on the Emergence of a New International Judiciary

No Longer a Weak Department of Power? Reflections on the Emergence of a New International Judiciary Professor Yuval Shany is the Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in Public International Law, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His latest EJIL article, summarised in this post, is available here. His publications include The Competing …

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Africa and the International Criminal Court

Africa and the International Criminal Court This week African States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court will meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to assess the work of the ICC in relation to Africa. The meeting is significant as all of the current situations and cases under …

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The Role of Courts in the International Legal System – An EJIL:Talk! Discussion

The Role of Courts in the International Legal System – An EJIL:Talk! Discussion Starting next week, EJIL:Talk! will be hosting a discussion of the changing role courts and tribunals in the international legal system. This conversation will be structured around a discussion of two articles in the current anniversary issue of the European …

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Order of 28 May 2009

International Court of Justice – Order of 28 May 2009 NEW Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal) – Request for the indication of provisional measures (92 Kb)Read more … [via International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands]

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