Human Rights: Member State, EU and ECHR Levels of Protection Article 53 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union caused, already at its inception, a hermeneutical conundrum: Nothing in the Charter shall be interpreted as restricting or adversely affecting human rights and fundamental freedoms as recognized, in …Leer »
ECHR Grand Chamber to Hear Case Challenging Legality of UN Security Council Sanctions
ECHR Grand Chamber to Hear Case Challenging Legality of UN Security Council SanctionsThe Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has been asked to decide a case which challenges the legality of national measures implementing Security Council measures taken against persons associated with the Taleban and Al …Leer »
The European Union and International Law under the Treaty of Lisbon
The European Union and International Law under the Treaty of Lisbon Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of post on the Treaty of Lisbon. The first post in the series was by Laurent Pech and can be found here Now that Ireland has voted yes in a referendum …Leer »
The Security Council and Human Rights: What is the role of Art. 103 of the Charter?
The Security Council and Human Rights: What is the role of Art. 103 of the Charter? At last week’s ASIL meeting there was a panel on whether the United Nations Security Council is bound by human rights law. The panelists (Vera Gowlland-Debbas, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Linos-Alexander …Leer »