Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations Volume 25 (2019): Issue 3 (Sep 2019) Print ISSN: 1075-2846 @brillpublishing @BrillPublishing/ Global Governance showcases the expertise of leading scholars and practitioners concerned with the processes of international cooperation and multilateralism. The result is a provocative exploration of the most pressing …Leer »
How Can the UN Respond to International Crimes in Times of Crisis?
Video: How Can the UN Respond to International Crimes in Times of Crisis? by Kevin Jon Heller The International Commission of Jurists organised a fascinating side-event yesterday at the Human Rights Council. Here is the ICJ’s background statement: Particularly when crimes under international law are perpetrated on a large scale …Leer »
Towards an International Convention on Business and Human Rights
Towards an International Convention on Business and Human Rights by Carlos Lopez [Carlos Lopez is a Senior Legal Advisor at the International Commission of Jurists.] The first draft of one of the most important international human rights treaties of recent years, and instrument addressing on business and human rights has …Leer »
The Pardon of Fujimori: Amnesties and Remedies Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
The Pardon of Fujimori: Amnesties and Remedies Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights by Carlos Lopez [Carlos Lopez is a Senior Legal Adviser at the International Commission of Jurists.] The “humanitarian pardon and grace” granted by Peruvian President Kuczynski to former President Fujimori on the eve of Christmas 2017 has spurred …Leer »
The Constitutional Conflict in Turkey: Is There Still an Effective Remedy for Human Rights Violations?
The Constitutional Conflict in Turkey: Is There Still an Effective Remedy for Human Rights Violations? by Massimo Frigo [Massimo Frigo is the Senior Legal Advisor of the International Commission of Jurists, Europe Programme.] A legal dispute between first instance ordinary courts and the Constitutional Court in Turkey is leading the country …Leer »
Crimea: Does “The West“ Now Pay the Price for Kosovo?
Crimea: Does “The West“ Now Pay the Price for Kosovo? There is a lingering sentiment on this blog (see the posts by Nico Krisch and Christian Marxsen) that “the Kosovo issue” has facilitated the blatant violations of international law recently committed by Russia with regard to Crimea (notably the unlawful …Leer »
Junta Internacional de Jurisconsultos. Primera Reunión, Río de Janeiro, 26 de Junio-20 de Julio, 1912
Celebrada en cumplimiento de ciertas disposidones prescritas en la Convención sobre Derecho Internacional, aprobada en Río de Janeiro, en el año de 1906, por la Tercera Conferencia Internacional Americana, y modificada por el Protocolo, o convenio suplementario, suscrito el día 15 de enero de 1912 por el Consejo Directivo de …Leer »
Declaration of Principles Relevant to the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space (UNGA resolution 47/68)
The General Assembly, Having considered the report of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space on the work of its thirty-fifth session and the text of the Principles Relevant to the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space as approved by the Committee and annexed to its …Leer »
General Act of the Congress of Berlin (1885)
GENERAL ACT OF THE CONFERENCE AT BERLIN OF THE PLENIPOTENTIARIES OF GREAT BRITAIN, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY, BELGIUM, DENMARK, FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY, THE NETHERLANDS, PORTUGAL, RUSSIA, SPAIN, SWEDEN AND NORWAY, TURKEY AND THE UNITED STATES RESPECTING:(1) FREEDOM OF TRADE IN THE BASIN OF THE CONGO;(2) THE SLAVE TRADE;(3) NEUTRALITY OF THE TERRITORIES IN …Leer »
Text of Declaration by Paris Conference on Vietnam (March 3, 1973)
ACT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON VIETNAM the Government of Canada; the Government of the People’s Republic of China; the Government of the United States of America; the Government of the French Republic; the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam; the Government of the Hungarian People’s Republic; …Leer »
Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities in Cambodia (Geneva, 20 July 1954)
CHAPTER I Principles and Conditions Governing Execution of the Cease- Fire Article 1. As from twenty-third July 1954 at 0800 hours (Pekin mean time) complete cessation of all hostilities throughout Cambodia shall be ordered and enforced by the Commanders of the Armed Forces of the two parties for all troops …Leer »
Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities in Laos (Geneva, 20 July 1954)
CHAPTER I Cease-Fire and Evacuation of Foreign Armed Forces and Foreign Military Personnel Article 1. The Commanders of the armed forces of the parties in Laos shall order and enforce the complete cessation of all hostilities in Laos by all armed forces under their control, including all units and personnel …Leer »