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Archivo de Etiquetas: European Union

EJIL Call for Papers: International Law and Democracy Revisited – The EJIL 30th Anniversary Symposium

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EJIL Call for Papers: International Law and Democracy Revisited – The EJIL 30th Anniversary Symposium EJIL was founded in 1989, coinciding with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the attendant excitement encapsulated by that well-known optimistic/hubristic End of History phraseology, with predictions of liberal democracy to become regnant in …

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The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2017

The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence

The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2017 Author: General Editor: Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo ISBN: 9780190923846 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 16 November 2018 Price: $360.00 Description The Global Community Yearbook is a one-stop resource for all researchers studying international law generally or international tribunals specifically. The Yearbook has …

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Achmea: The principle of autonomy and its implications for intra and extra-EU BITs

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Achmea: The principle of autonomy and its implications for intra and extra-EU BITs On 6 March 2018, the CJEU issued its judgment in Case C-284/16 Achmea, where it opined that intra-EU BITs and in particular their ISDS provisions are incompatible with the principle of autonomy of EU law. In a …

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The Consequence of the UN Resolution on Israeli Settlements for the EU:  Stop Trade with Settlements

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Consequence of the UN Resolution on Israeli Settlements for the EU:  Stop Trade with Settlements The recent UN Security Council Resolution 2334 (2016) reaffirmed that the establishment of Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory has no legal validity and that Israel’s settlement enterprise is a flagrant violation of …

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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit?

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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit? by Edward Swaine Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May had hand-delivered to Brussels—via a black Jaguar, taking a secret route!—a notice “in accordance with Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union.”  Brexit is happening, even …

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European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) 2017/2018

European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) 2017/2018

The European Interuniversity Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) and 41 participating universities from all member states of the European Union are proud to present to you the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) 2017/2018. E.MA is an intensive one-year course aimed at educating up to 100 professionals annually …

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Brexit: Causes and Consequences

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Brexit: Causes and Consequences Europe is at an Inflexion Point of Danger The vote by the British people to leave the European Union sent shockwaves across the continent of Europe and beyond. It is the most significant event in Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and …

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Brexit and International Law

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Brexit and International Law In earlier posts (here and here) there was a discussion about the different scenarios that might play out following the UK’s vote to exit the European Union. These and other debates have focused largely on the legal implications for the UK and the European Union and …

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Moldova, Between Protests and “State Capture”

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Moldova, Between Protests and “State Capture” Moldova is facing fundamental political challenges caused by political and sectorial corruption, weak state institutions and smashed public trust in the political class. This context triggered massive anti-governmental protests throughout 2015, conducted both by protesters with pro-European views and by political parties with pro-Russian …

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A Shared Responsibility Trap: Supplying Weapons to the Syrian Opposition

A Shared Responsibility Trap: Supplying Weapons to the Syrian Opposition Syrian Opposition Flag (Wikipedia) Cross-posted at the SHARES Blog In the last few weeks, a shared responsibility trap has arisen in relation to the conflict in Syria. On 4 June 2013, the Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry …

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Scottish Independence: Political Rhetoric and Legal Realities

Scottish Independence: Political Rhetoric and Legal Realities The recent publication of Professors Crawford and Boyle’s opinion on the international law aspects of Scottish independence is an event not because it says anything new – most commentators (including the present writer) come to the same conclusions – but because it puts …

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Boyle and Crawford on Scottish Independence

Boyle and Crawford on Scottish Independence Last month, Joseph Weiler’s post on Catalonian independence and the European Union triggered a lively discussion here on EJIL!Talk (including Nico Krisch’s reply). Yesterday’s publication by the British government of a legal opinion by Alan Boyle of the University of Edinburgh and James Crawford of the …

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