• Migration - Research Guide International Law

    Migration

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    The past few decades the movement of people across borders has increased significantly. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), more and more people are on the move today than at any other point in human history. Various aspects of migration include: labour migration, family reunification, migration and security, combating irregular migration, migration and trade, migrant rights, health and migration, integration, migration and development.

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  • Intellectual Property

    Intellectual Property

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    Intellectual property (IP) law refers to a set of laws that govern the creation, protection, sharing, and use of intellectual property. IP is intangible property created through mental work, such as an invention, creative work, design, or idea. IP has become an increasingly important and frequently litigated area, particularly in the patent, copyright, and trademark areas but also in the protection of domain names, databases, software, and traditional knowledge.

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  • International Environmental Law - Research Guide International Law

    Environment

    Research guide

    International Environmental Law (IEL) is concerned with the attempt to control pollution and the depletion of natural resources within a framework of sustainable development. IEL covers topics such as population, biodiversity, climate change, ozone depletion, toxic and hazardous substances, air, land, sea and transboundary water pollution, conservation of marine resources, desertification, and nuclear damage.

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  • Ratko Mladić’s arrest and the ICTY

    Library blog - May 30, 2011

    It was all over the news that Ratko Mladić, one of two remaining the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) fugitives, was arrested on Thursday 26th of May in the village of Lazarevo, northern Serbia. After 16 years on the run, the arrest of this Colonel General, former Commander of the Main Staff […]

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  • Japan’s nuclear energy policy: energy security versus non-proliferation

    Library blog - March 22, 2011

    Nuclear power dependence Energy is the “life blood” of any economy, but for Japan, this truism has an added importance. Japan is poor in natural resources, specifically sources of energy, which are so vital to a healthy, modern economy: – Japan must import over 80% of all primary energy needs; – Japan obtains only 0.3% […]

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