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Archivo de Etiquetas: United Nations Charter

The International Court of Justice launches an app

International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice launches an app THE HAGUE, 22May 2019. Today, the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the UnitedNations, launched a mobile device app. The free app, called CIJ-ICJ, allows users to keep abreast of developments at the Court in its two official languages, …

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Hybrid Threats and the United States National Security Strategy: Prevailing in an “Arena of Continuous Competition”

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Hybrid Threats and the United States National Security Strategy: Prevailing in an “Arena of Continuous Competition” The dividing line between war and peace is blurred. This is one of the messages emerging from the National Security Strategy (NSS) of the United States of America adopted in December 2017. The United …

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The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria

OpinioJuris

The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria by Nancy Simons [Nancy Simons is a Belgian lawyer and serves on the International Bar Association’s Drones Task Force. Her professional background lies in international law generally. She has worked at a number of international non-governmental organisations and the International Criminal Tribunal …

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UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING AN INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATION MECHANISM IN SYRIA ON GRAVE VIOLATIONS OF HUMANITARIAN LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Nicolas Boeglin

UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING AN INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATION MECHANISM IN SYRIA ON GRAVE VIOLATIONS OF HUMANITARIAN LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS Picture of airstrikes on Aleppo, from the article: End Abusive Invocation Of ‘Self-Defence’ In Response To Terror, published in Canada, with the following indication:”Smoke rises after U.S.-led coalition …

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Adopting Resolution, General Assembly Reaffirms Role of Sport in Promoting Sustainable Development, Reconciliation in Strife-Torn Areas

GUIDO CRILCHUK (Argentina), highlighting the crucial work Brazil was doing when organizing the 2016 Games in the countries’ region, said that much had been said about how sports could play a key role. The Olympic spirit showed how sport could help build a better world. There was recognition of the importance of sport in the 2030 Agenda. In the past decade, Argentina had worked on a concept of sport as a way to promote social inclusion. As members of the Assembly knew, Buenos Aires had been chosen for the holding of the third Olympic Youth Summer Games in 2018. By adopting the resolution before it, the Assembly continued sending a message of peace and goodwill to inhabitants of the world. Argentina called on everybody to observe the Olympic Truce.

Recognizing the potential of sport as a valuable tool in the achievement of peace and development, the General Assembly today adopted a resolution reaffirming its use to promote dialogue and reconciliation in areas of conflict during and after the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Further to that text, adopted without a …

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Military force against Syria would be a reprisal rather than humanitarian intervention, but that doesn’t make it any more lawful

Military force against Syria would be a reprisal rather than humanitarian intervention, but that doesn’t make it any more lawful Dr Shane Darcy is a lecturer at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway. The anticipated use of military force against Syria in reaction to 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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Can Gaddafi invoke self-defence against NATO; have NATO leaders committed the crime of aggression?

Can Gaddafi invoke self-defence against NATO; have NATO leaders committed the crime of aggression? Dr Gleider I. Hernández  is lecturer in law at the University of Durham; Thomas R. Liefländer is a PhD candidate at the University of Cologne. The recent events rapidly unfolding in Libya have raised a number …

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Treaty of Mutual Relations Between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, Signed at Prague, December 11, 1973

The Federal Republic of Germany and the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, In the historic awareness that the harmonious coexistence of the nations in Europe is a necessity for peace, Determined to put an end once and for all to the disastrous past in their relations, especially in connexion with the Second …

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