viernes, octubre 30, 2020

Archivo de Etiquetas: States Parties

Fiscal de la Corte Penal Internacional (CPI): solicitud de investigación contra exacciones militares israelíes procede en todos los territorios palestinos, Gaza incluída

Nicolas Boeglin

Fiscal de la Corte Penal Internacional (CPI): solicitud de investigación contra exacciones militares israelíes procede en todos los territorios palestinos, Gaza incluída Fiscal de la Corte Penal Internacional (CPI): solicitud de investigación contra exacciones militares israelíes procede en todos los territorios palestinos, Gaza incluída Este 30 de abril del 2020, …

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Lost in Space? Gaps in the International Space Object Registration Regime

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Lost in Space? Gaps in the International Space Object Registration Regime Despite having been operational for over 15 years, the satellites NSS-6 and NSS-7 are missing from the United Nations Register of Objects Launched into Outer Space (‘International Register’). Just as we do not accept unregistered cars on our roads, …

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Understanding the State Party Referral of the Situation in Venezuela

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Understanding the State Party Referral of the Situation in Venezuela Since 8 February 2018, the situation in Venezuela has been the subject of an ongoing preliminary examination by the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. On Wednesday 26 September 2018, however, a coalition of States Parties to …

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ICERD and Palestine’s Inter-State Complaint

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

ICERD and Palestine’s Inter-State Complaint On 23 April, The Guardian reported that Palestinian diplomats had filed an inter-state complaint against Israel for breaches of its obligations under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of …

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The European Convention on Human Rights: the Draft Copenhagen Declaration and the Threat to the European Court

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The European Convention on Human Rights: the Draft Copenhagen Declaration and the Threat to the European Court by Roisin Pillay [Róisín Pillay is Director of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) Europe Programme.]  The European Court of Human Rights is once more facing a political challenge to its role, in …

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Why the New Weapons Amendments (Should) Apply to Non-States Parties

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Why the New Weapons Amendments (Should) Apply to Non-States Parties by Kevin Jon Heller Although aggression received most of the attention at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) last month, the ASP also adopted a series of amendments to Art. 8 of the Rome Statute, the war-crimes provision, prohibiting the use …

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Article 18 Mechanism

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Article 18 Mechanism by Mohammad Hadi Zakerhossein [Dr. Mohammad Hadi Zakerhossein is a Lecturer at Tilburg University.] On 9th November 2017, the Judges at PTC III of the International Criminal Court sprung a great surprise by unsealing an unexpected decision, thereby authorizing the Prosecutor to open a full investigation into the …

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One Step Forward for International Criminal Law; One Step Backwards for Jurisdiction

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One Step Forward for International Criminal Law; One Step Backwards for Jurisdiction by Jennifer Trahan [Jennifer Trahan is Associate Professor, The Center for Global Affairs, NYU-SPS and Chair of the International Criminal Court Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association] On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the ICC’s …

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The International Criminal Court Gets Jurisdiction Over the Crime of Aggression

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The International Criminal Court Gets Jurisdiction Over the Crime of Aggression The Assembly of States Parties to the Statute of the International Criminal Court has, overnight (New York time), adopted a resolution which activates the jurisdiction of the Court over the crime of aggression. This was the culmination of intense negotiations …

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Election Rules for ICC Judges: A Balanced Bench Through Quasi-Quotas

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Election Rules for ICC Judges: A Balanced Bench Through Quasi-Quotas At its 16th session starting today (Monday 4 December) in New York, the ICC Assembly of States Parties (ASP) will proceed to elect six new judges for the Court. In doing so, the ASP will follow a special procedure that …

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The Relationship of the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons with other Agreements: Ambiguity, Complementarity, or Conflict?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Relationship of the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons with other Agreements: Ambiguity, Complementarity, or Conflict? As discussed in Dan Joyner’s recent blog entry, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was adopted by 122 States at a United Nations diplomatic conference in New York on …

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Election of Judges to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Election of Judges to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea 2017 will be a busy year for elections to international tribunals. There will be elections later this year to elect five Judges of the International Court of Justice and six judges of the International Criminal Court (see here). …

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