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Archivo de Etiquetas: UN General Assembly

Kosovo Advisory Opinion Preview

Kosovo Advisory Opinion Preview The ICJ has now officially announced that it will deliver its advisory opinion in the Kosovo case on 22 July. This essay/post is intended to serve as a preview of the many issues raised in the case, of the main lines of argument by states before …

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20th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

20th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Today marks the 20th anniversary of the adoption by the UN General Assembly of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Convention has become the most widely ratified treaty after the Geneva Conventions of 1949 (which …

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The Honduran Crisis and the Turn to Constitutional Legitimism, Part I: The Place of Domestic Constitutional Orders in the International Legal Framework

The Honduran Crisis and the Turn to Constitutional Legitimism, Part I: The Place of Domestic Constitutional Orders in the International Legal Framework Who is the current President of Honduras?  Far from the stuff of quiz shows, this question bears on the very foundations of international law.  The international reaction to …

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UN General Assembly Adopts the Optional Protocol to ICESCR

UN General Assembly Adopts the Optional Protocol to ICESCR On 10 December the UN General Assembly at its plenary meeting unanimously adopted an Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The Protocol is undoubtedly a milestone in the history of the universal human rights system. …

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ICJ to Give Advisory Opinion on the Legality of Kosovo`s Independence

ICJ to Give Advisory Opinion on the Legality of Kosovo`s Independence Yesterday, the UN General Assembly by 77 votes in favor, 6 votes against and 74 Member States abstaining backed Serbia’s proposal to submit the question of the legality of Kosovo’s independence to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).  According …

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