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Archivo de Etiquetas: oil

Towards an International Convention on Business and Human Rights

OpinioJuris

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 …

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Times Are Changing – and What About the International Rule of Law Then?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Times Are Changing – and What About the International Rule of Law Then? Note from the Editors:  This week we hold the first EJIL:Talk! Contributing Editors’ Debate, where some or all of our distinguished Contributing Editors lend their views on broad themes of international law and the state of the art, …

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Ghana v. Côte d’Ivoire: Unilateral Oil Activities in Disputed Marine Areas

OpinioJuris

Ghana v. Côte d’Ivoire: Unilateral Oil Activities in Disputed Marine Areas by Xuechan Ma [Xuechan Ma, PhD candidate at Grotius Center for International Legal Studies of Leiden University, the Netherlands, researching on the topic of international cooperation in disputed marine areas; L.L.M. & L.L.B. at Peking University, China. Email: maxuechan …

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The Who, Where, and When of Secession

Project Syndicate

The Who, Where, and When of Secession Sep 29, 2017 Joseph S. Nye National self-determination, the principle that US President Woodrow Wilson put on the international agenda in 1918, is generally defined as the right of a people to form its own state. The independence referendums in Iraqi Kurdistan and …

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The Fire This Time?

Project Syndicate

The Fire This Time? Sep 15, 2017 With autumn almost here, the world can look forward to a bumper crop of large-scale crises. The international community now must confront a series of disasters that those paying attention predicted with remarkable accuracy. When James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time was first …

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UN court decides to hear case between Kenya and Somalia concerning maritime delimitation

View of the ICJ courtroom on 2 February 2017 at the delivery of the Court’s Judgment on Somalia v Kenya. UN Photo/ICJ-CIJ/Frank van Beek.

UN court decides to hear case between Kenya and Somalia concerning maritime delimitation 2 February 2017 – The International Court of Justice – the principal judicial organ of the United Nations – today issued a verdict, admitting an application submitted by Somalia, over the maritime delimitation between it and Kenya …

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Turkish Military Intervention in Mosul: A Legal and Political Perspective

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Turkish Military Intervention in Mosul: A Legal and Political Perspective In October 2016, Turkey deployed hundreds of its armed troops to the Iraqi town of Bashiqa, 12 kilometers northeast of Mosul held by Islamic State. Meanwhile, Iraqi officials have called for Turkey to withdraw its forces from Iraq’s territory. Relevantly, …

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Falklands boat ban sparks UK-Argentina row – guardian.co.uk

Falklands boat ban sparks UK-Argentina row Kirchner accuses Britain of taking Argentina’s resources after South American trading bloc bans boats with islands’ flag The Argentinian president has accused Britain of taking her country’s resources and ignoring UN resolutions, as the Foreign Office condemned a move by a South American trading …

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NATO Begins Helicopter Attacks to Increase the Pressure on Qaddafi

NATO Begins Helicopter Attacks to Increase the Pressure on Qaddafi NATO officials have said they regard the introduction of attack helicopters as potential game changers in a conflict that has shown signs of settling into a stalemate. By JOHN F. BURNS TRIPOLI, Libya — In a move to intensify pressure …

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Why the Falklands Dispute Will (Probably) Never Go to Court

Why the Falklands Dispute Will (Probably) Never Go to Court Our readers are surely aware of the reemergence of the Falklands dispute on the international stage, provoked by the UK’s decision to allow oil exploration in the waters of the Islands, and the possibility that the oil deposits may be …

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Falklands' new dawn: islanders plan future around 18bn barrels of oil

Falklands’ new dawn: islanders plan future around 18bn barrels of oil Drills ready but prospective barons face environmental – and Argentinian – obstacles Early evening chatter in the Victory bar in Port Stanley used to touch on squid hauls and cruise liner schedules. Now, as the locals sip on imported …

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