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  • Argentina To Report Venezuela to the ICC for Alleged Crimes Against Humanity

    September 4, 2018

    On August 20, the President of Argentina, Mr. Mauricio Macri, announced during a press meeting that he intends to report Venezuela to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over alleged crimes against humanity. President Macri stated that his plans to refer the Venezuelan government to the ICC are supported by Colombia, Chile and Paraguay. If Argentina succeeds, it will be the first time in history that a state party to the Rome Statute refers a fellow member to the ICC.

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  • Embassy Centennial Book Donation Project: Thailand

    Embassy Centennial Book Donation Project: Argentina and Thailand

    March 4, 2014

    Our special Embassy Centennial Book Donation Project is still going strong! This month, the Embassies of Argentina and Thailand have generously donated many books to help us expand our National Law Collection. Find out what publications are now part of the Library Collection.

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  • Case No. 20 before the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ARA Libertad)

    Case No. 20 before the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ARA Libertad)

    October 3, 2013

    The Embassy of the Argentine Republic, the Carnegie Foundation and The Hague Institute for Global Justice will present a lecture by Ambassador Susana Ruiz Cerutti, Legal Adviser of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship. Ambassador Cerutti will speak on the subject “Case No. 20 before the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ARA Libertad)”.

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  • Falkland Islands: 'Desire the Right' of Self-Autonomy

    Falkland Islands: ‘Desire the Right’ of Self-Autonomy

    March 15, 2013

    Monday 12 March 2013 was marked as the final day of a two-day referendum on the disputed Falkland Islands. The question to the voters was: “Do you wish the Falkland Islands to retain their current political status as an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom?” The Residents of the Falkland Islands voted overwhelmingly to remain a British Overseas Territory. More than 99% of voters said yes, just three people voted no. Turnout was 92%. The referendum was held in an effort to fend off aggressive Argentinian claims over the South Atlantic islands.

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  • Latin American Amnesty Laws Annulled; the Struggle Against Impunity Continues

    January 17, 2011

    Over the last two decades national courts all throughout Latin-America began to vigorously ‘attack’ Amnesty laws in order for investigations on human rights violations from the past to go forward. This Blog will briefly outline the causes that led to to these recent changes in Latin – American legal culture.

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  • The Falkland Islands Conflict

    March 12, 2010

    Tensions between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the Falkland Islands came to a boiling point when the UK announced plans to begin offshore oil drilling near the remote islands in February 2010. This blog will briefly discuss this complicated dispute as well as the actions taken by both parties in the United Nations General Assembly.

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  • Messages in Miniature

    September 18, 2009

    Postage stamps were originally used as denotation of the prepayment of postal charges. Back in the 19th century stamps issued usually depicted heads of state, crests or flags and occasionally commemorated an event. In the 1920s this changed, when governments began to realize that postage stamps, by conveying cultural or political messages, could also be […]

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