Nouvelles du droit international

Nouvelles du droit international

  • WHO FCTC Throws out Public at Moscow Meeting: “What do They Have to Hide?”, asks JTI

    October 14, 2014

    Today in Moscow the public was forced to leave the public gallery and prevented from observing the WHO FCTC’s Sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP6). JTI’s (Japan Tobacco International) reaction:

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  • New Publication: Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 368

    October 13, 2014

    ISBN 978-90-04-26795-4, Hague Academy of International Law, Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. With contributions from Lucius Caflisch, Eyal Benvenisti and Ki Gab Park.
     New Publication: Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 368

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  • Nobel Peace Prize 2014: Malala Yousafzay and Kailash Satyarthi

    October 10, 2014

    The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 is to be awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.
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  • Programme 2015 Summer Courses Hague Academy of International Law

    October 9, 2014

    The Programme of the 2015 Session of the Summer Courses of The Hague Academy of International Law can now be downloaded here. You will be able to register online as of November 1st, 2014.
    Dokeos: Hague Academy Document Portal

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  • Law professor offers advice to Columbian officials

    October 9, 2014

    University of Iowa law Professor Mark Osiel was recently invited to Colombia by the Republic of Colombia and the Organization of Ibero-American States, an inter-governmental organization dedicated to promoting human rights in the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking world.

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  • Hot pursuit in Syria and in history

    September 29, 2014

    tary of State John Kerry justified the use of U.S. airpower in Syria in part on the shaky legal grounds of “hot pursuit.” Presumably this would entail the use of force to pursue militants who committed some crime in Territory X but fled into Territory Z and would allow X to temporarily violate Z’s sovereignty. The phrase has a long and storied history. In the 20th century, the idea of chasing bandits across borders conjures an image of Pancho Villa and the United States’ failed raid into Mexico to nab him — as anyone familiar with the Townes Van Zandt tune “Pancho and Lefty” will appreciate.

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  • Film ‘La Jaula De Oro’, Peace Palace Gardens, 19 September 2014

    September 17, 2014

    A unique experience in the historical gardens of the Peace Palace! Watch a great movie, sitting on the steps of the Palace’s gardens. The film deals with children’s rights and has been selected in conjunction with the annual Film Festival Movies that Matters of Amnesty International.
    Film 'La Jaula De Oro', Peace Palace Gardens, 19 September 2014

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  • HagueTalks: Young Justice, Children in Conflict, Peace Palace, 19 Sept. 2014

    September 16, 2014

    In an exciting new event creative minds, peace inventors and game changers shed new light on the theme of ‘Young Justice: Kids in Conflict’. Join the debate at this first ever Hague Talk event.
    HagueTalks: Young Justice, Children in Conflict, Peace Palace, 19 September 2014

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  • International Court of Justice Press Release 2014/28

    September 8, 2014

    Press Release of the International Court of Justice (2014/28 – Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v. Australia) – The Court decides to grant the Parties’ request to postpone the oral proceedings due to open on 17 September 2014)

    Source: International Court of Justice

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  • Long-Term Damage Of US Court’s Argentine Debt Ruling – Analysis

    July 25, 2014

    The US court ruling forcing Argentina to pay its hold-out creditors has big implications. This column argues that some of them are particularly worrying. The court ruling undermines the possibility of negotiated re-structuring of unsustainable debt burdens in future crises. In the future, it will not be not enough for the debtor and 92% of creditors to reach an agreement, if holdouts and a New York judge can block it. This will make both debtors and creditors worse-off.

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