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The Anatomy of Global Debt

Project Syndicate

The Anatomy of Global Debt Jun 15, 2018 Howard Davies The IMF’s new Global Debt Database is an impressive piece of work. And the numbers suggest that the so-called debt intensity of growth has increased: we seem to need higher levels of debt to support a given rate of economic …

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Question of the Malvinas Islands: Argentina’s claim approved by acclamation at OAS

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto de la República Argentina

Question of the Malvinas Islands: Argentina’s claim approved by acclamation at OAS In Washington, Foreign Minister Faurie ratified Argentina’s sovereignty claim in the context of a new stage in the relationship with the United Kingdom Today, the OAS General Assembly being held in Washington D.C. adopted by acclamation a new …

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The Attack on Syria and the Contemporary Jus ad Bellum

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Attack on Syria and the Contemporary Jus ad Bellum The United States, Britain, and France have attacked various chemical weapons facilities in Syria. Even before they acted, a number of commentators claimed that any such attack would be internationally unlawful. Below, I explain why that claim is too simplistic …

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Tratado sobre prohibición de armas nucleares: breve balance

Nicolas Boeglin

Tratado sobre prohibición de armas nucleares: breve balance Foto de la mesa que dirigió las negociaciones extraida de entrevista radial del Programa Hablando Claro titulada “El papel de Costa Rica en el Tratado sobre la Prohibición de las Armas Nucleares, con Elaine White” En julio del 2017, se celebró la …

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Does the ICJ Have Binding Jurisdiction Over the Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy? Probably, But Maybe Not

OpinioJuris

Does the ICJ Have Binding Jurisdiction Over the Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy? Probably, But Maybe Not by Julian Ku Last month, the UN Secretary General António Guterres announced that he was referring the longstanding border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela to the International Court of Justice. This decision was made after a …

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International Law Relating to Islands

International Law Relating to Islands - Sean D. Murphy

International Law Relating to Islands Sean D. Murphy This monograph considers the application of general rules of international law to islands, as well as special rules focused on islands, notably Article 121 of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Such rules have been applied in several landmark …

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ICJ Advisory Opinion Request on the Chagos Islands

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

ICJ Advisory Opinion Request on the Chagos Islands Yesterday the UN General Assembly voted, by 94 to 15 with 65 states abstaining, to issue a request for an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice on the Chagos Islands. Readers will be familiar with the many legal disputes that …

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The Right of Self-Defence Against Imminent Armed Attack In International Law

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Right of Self-Defence Against Imminent Armed Attack In International Law On 11 April 2017, the Australian Attorney-General, Senator the Hon. George Brandis QC, delivered a public lecture on “The Right of Self-Defence Against Imminent Armed Attack In International Law”, at the T C Beirne School of Law, University of …

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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit?

OpinioJuris

Can’t Britain Exit Brexit? by Edward Swaine Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May had hand-delivered to Brussels—via a black Jaguar, taking a secret route!—a notice “in accordance with Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union.”  Brexit is happening, even …

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Comment on Paposhvili v Belgium and the Temporal Scope of Risk Assessment

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Comment on Paposhvili v Belgium and the Temporal Scope of Risk Assessment On 13 December 2016, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) delivered a significant ruling in Paposhvili v Belgium, App. No. 41738/10, correcting the narrow approach to Article 3 medical removal cases taken in …

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Brexit: Causes and Consequences

Fundación CIDOB

Brexit: Causes and Consequences Europe is at an Inflexion Point of Danger The vote by the British people to leave the European Union sent shockwaves across the continent of Europe and beyond. It is the most significant event in Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and …

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Brexit and International Law

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Brexit and International Law In earlier posts (here and here) there was a discussion about the different scenarios that might play out following the UK’s vote to exit the European Union. These and other debates have focused largely on the legal implications for the UK and the European Union and …

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