viernes, abril 19, 2024

Archivo de Etiquetas: President

Palestine’s Application for UN Membership

Palestine’s Application for UN Membership The official application submitted by Palestine for UN membership is now available here, UN Doc. S/2011/592 (h/t Diane Marie Amann). It is of interest not the least because it has been carefully drafted and with the benefit of substantial legal advice. Note, first, how Mahmoud Abbas …

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Palestine’s Rocky Path to the United Nations

Palestine’s Rocky Path to the United NationsEurope Needs to Step in Where the United States Has Failed September 19, 2011 Robert Blecher Summary: With his credibility on the line, Mahmoud Abbas has no choice but go through with an ill-conceived plan to petition the UN for Palestinian statehood. The United States …

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Argentina’s Turnaround Tango – nyt.com

By IAN MOUNT Buenos Aires ARGENTINA may seem like one of the last countries on earth to offer lessons for dealing with economic malaise. Once the eighth-largest economy in the world, it steadily slid through the 20th century, thanks to decades of repressive dictatorships and inconsistent market experiments. This ended …

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How to Qualify the Armed Conflict in Libya?

How to Qualify the Armed Conflict in Libya? A colleague and I are currently working on an article on the qualification or classification of armed conflicts in modern IHL. The ongoing developments in Libya bring out a specific difficulty in the process of qualification which we see as problems of …

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President Obama Creates US Atrocities Prevention Board

President Obama Creates US Atrocities Prevention BoardEarlier this month, US President Barrack Obama directed the National Security Advisor to create an Atrocities Prevention Board which will be tasked with co-ordinating the US government’s policies on the prevention of mass atrocities and genocide. In addition, the President also launced a US interagency …

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The African Union takes on the ICC Again: Are African States Really Turning from the ICC?

The African Union takes on the ICC Again: Are African States Really Turning from the ICC? In the latest summit meeting of the African Union (AU) held in Malabo, Equitorial Guinea, the AU Assembly of Heads of States and Governments has reiterated its opposition to a number of prosecutions at the …

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The Long Overdue Palestinian State – nyt.com

By MAHMOUD ABBAS Ramallah, West Bank SIXTY-THREE years ago, a 13-year-old Palestinian boy was forced to leave his home in the Galilean city of Safed and flee with his family to Syria. He took up shelter in a canvas tent provided to all the arriving refugees. Though he and his …

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Recent Developments with Regard to ICJ Provisional Measures

Recent Developments with Regard to ICJ Provisional Measures On Monday of this week, the International Court of Justice indicated provisional measures in the case between Cambodia and Thailand regarding the Temple of Preah Vihear. The case was filed earlier this year after confrontations between the armed forces of both States in …

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REQUEST FOR INTERPRETATION OF THE JUDGMENT OF 15 JUNE 1962 IN THE CASE CONCERNING THE TEMPLE OFPREAH VIHEAR (CAMBODIA v. THAILAND) – 18/07/2011

18 JUILLET 2011 ORDONNANCE DEMANDE EN INTERPRÉTATION DE L’ARRÊT DU 15 JUIN 1962 EN L’AFFAIRE DU TEMPLE DE PRÉAH VIHÉAR (CAMBODGE c. THAÏLANDE) (CAMBODGE c. THAÏLANDE) DEMANDE EN INDICATION DE MESURES CONSERVATOIRES REQUEST FOR INTERPRETATION OF THE JUDGMENT OF 15 JUNE 1962 IN THE CASE CONCERNING THE TEMPLE OFPREAH VIHEAR …

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Which Entity is the Government of Libya and Why does it Matter?

Which Entity is the Government of Libya and Why does it Matter? In the past couple of days, Germany and Canada have joined the group of countries that have declared that they consider the National Transitional Council (NTC) in to be the “legitimate representative” of the Libyan people. But what …

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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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Waiting for Godot: An Analysis of the ICJ Kosovo Advisory Opinion

Waiting for Godot: An Analysis of the ICJ Kosovo Advisory Opinion Dov Jacobs and Yannick Radi are both postdoctoral researchers at the Amsterdam Center of International Law, University of Amsterdam Nearly two years after the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) submitted a request to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) …

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