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Territorial Sovereignty

Territorial Sovereignty

Territorial Sovereignty A Philosophical Exploration Anna Stilz ISBN: 9780198833536 (Hardcover)Publicado: 29 October 2019Páginas: 304 Territorial Sovereignty: A Philosophical Exploration offers a qualified defense of a territorial states-system. It argues that three core values-occupancy, basic justice, and collective self-determination-are served by an international system made up of self-governing, spatially defined political …

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Keynote Speech Part III: Challenging International Law: What’s New?

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Keynote Speech Part III: Challenging International Law: What’s New? [Jutta Brunnée is Professor of Law and Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. This essay is based on a keynote presentation given at the annual conference of the Canadian Council on International Law in Ottawa, on November …

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Inter-American Court of Human Rights condemns Venezuelan regime’s political persecution against the opposition in the San Miguel Sosa and others case

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Inter-American Court of Human Rights condemns Venezuelan regime’s political persecution against the opposition in the San Miguel Sosa and others case The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter, IACtHR) published a recent decision (only available in Spanish) in the San Miguel Sosa and others vs. Venezuela case, by means of …

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The Israeli Strikes on Iranian Forces in Syria: a case study on the use of force in defence of annexed territories

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Israeli Strikes on Iranian Forces in Syria: a case study on the use of force in defence of annexed territories Factual Background and Legal Issue The extensive air strikes launched by Israel on Iranian forces and assets across Syria in the early morning of 10 May 2018 present a …

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Prolonged Occupation or Illegal Occupant?  

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Prolonged Occupation or Illegal Occupant?   An unresolved question in international humanitarian law is whether an occupying power – whose authority as occupant may have initially been lawful – can cross a bright red line into illegality because it is acting contrary to the fundamental tenets of international law dealing …

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The IACtHR Advisory Opinion: one step forward or two steps back for LGBTI rights in Costa Rica?

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The IACtHR Advisory Opinion: one step forward or two steps back for LGBTI rights in Costa Rica? On 9th January 2018, the IACtHR issued Advisory Opinion No. 24 on gender identity, equality and non-discrimination for same-sex couples, a ground-breaking decision for the advancement of LGBTI rights in the Americas. However, the …

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Donald Trump and the Decline of US Soft Power

Project Syndicate

Donald Trump and the Decline of US Soft Power Feb 6, 2018 Joseph S. Nye How a government behaves at home, in international institutions, and in foreign policy can affect others by the influence of its example. In all of these areas, Trump has reversed attractive American policies. CAMBRIDGE – …

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Understanding the Use of Zones and the Concept of Proportionality: Enduring Lessons from the Falklands War

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Understanding the Use of Zones and the Concept of Proportionality: Enduring Lessons from the Falklands War On 2 April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands (alternatively, the Islas Malvinas). The resulting conflict lasted 74 days and claimed the lives of 255 UK military personnel and 652 Argentine servicemen. The conflict …

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Why Catalonia’s Independence Bid Is Failing

Project Syndicate

Why Catalonia’s Independence Bid Is Failing Oct 12, 2017 Shlomo Ben-Ami What frequently seals the fate of independence movements is the response of third countries. And it is all but unimaginable that any European country would see any political advantage in facilitating Catalonia’s independence, which would alienate a key EU …

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International Electoral Observers (IEO) – Training

International Electoral Observers (IEO) - Training

International Electoral Observers (IEO) – Training Open and legitimate elections are at the basis of both sustainable development and effective democracy. Actions supporting the right to participate in genuine elections can play a major role in sustaining peace, security and conflict prevention. This support takes the form of electoral assistance …

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An Appraisal of the Council of Europe’s Draft European Rules on the Conditions of Administrative Detention of Migrants

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An Appraisal of the Council of Europe’s Draft European Rules on the Conditions of Administrative Detention of Migrants In the last decade, a growing momentum has developed to end immigration detention. This momentum has two dimensions. First, that certain migrants, such as children, should never be detained as they are …

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The Precedent Set by the US Reprisal Against the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Precedent Set by the US Reprisal Against the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria In his recent post on the United States’ missile strike against a Syrian airbase, on 6 April 2017, Marko Milanovic focused primarily on the unlawfulness of that action (here). While I agree with that view, …

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