Anton’s Weekly Digest of International Law, Vol. 3, No. 9 (1 March 2012)

Anton’s Weekly Digest of
International Law

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Vol. 3, No. 9
(1 March 2012)

A PDF VERSION OF THIS WEEK’S DIGEST IS HERE

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Contents

I. SSRN Legal Scholarship Network/bepress Legal Repository/NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository/Publishers Advances
II. Books
III. Journals
IV. Cases
V. Blogs/Comments/Reviews
VI. Podcasts/Gray Literature
VII. Documents/Negotiations
VIII. Press Releases
IX. Media (select items)

I. SSRN Legal Scholarship Network/bepress Legal Repository/NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository/Publishers Advances

bepress ExpressO
Sungjoon Cho, Northwestern Law School; IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

by Graham Greenleaf et al.
in Faro, S and Biasiotti, M (Eds) From Information to Knowledge: On Line Access to Legal Information, Istituto di Teoria e Tecniche dell’Informazione Giuridica, del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerchem, Firenze, Italy, 2011. This paper may also be referenced as [2012] UNSWLRS 9.

by Andrew Byrnes and Marsha Feeman
This paper may be referenced as [2012] UNSWLRS 7.

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-11
Olufunmilayo Arewa
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Date Posted: March 01, 2012

Denver University Law Review, Forthcoming
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh – School of Law
Date Posted: February 29, 2012

Warwick School of Law Research Paper No. 2012/07, International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 10, 2012
Ming-Sung Kuo
University of Warwick School of Law
Date Posted: February 29, 2012

William Thomas Worster
The Hague University
Date Posted: February 29, 2012

William Thomas Worster
The Hague University
Date Posted: February 29, 2012

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-12
Richard Thompson Ainsworth and Andrew Shact
Boston University – School of Law and Boston University Law School
Date Posted: February 29, 2012

AMNESTY IN THE AGE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ACCOUNTABILITY: COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES, Leigh A. Payne and Francesca Lessa, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012
Par Engstrom and Gabriel Pereira
University of London – School of Advanced Study, Human Rights Consortium and University of Oxford
Date Posted: February 29, 2012

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 9, pp. 449-469, 2011
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto – Faculty of Law
Date Posted: February 29, 2012

Henri Joel Nkuepo
University of Iowa – School of Law
Date Posted: February 29, 2012

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-8
J. B. Ruhl and James Salzman
David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair in Law, Vanderbilt University Law School and Duke University – School of Law
Date Posted: February 29, 2012

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 13, p. 423, 2010
Aaron Xavier Fellmeth
Arizona State University (ASU) – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Date Posted: February 28, 2012

MJA Online First, February 29, 2012
Deborah Gleeson , Kyla Tienhaara and Thomas Alured Faunce
La Trobe University , Regulatory Institutions Network and Australian National University
Date Posted: February 28, 2012

Choice of Gender Identity in International Human Rights Law
LOOKING TO THE FUTURE: ESSAYS ON INTERNATIONAL LAW IN HONOR OF W. MICHAEL REISMAN, 499, Martinus Nijhoff, 2011
Aaron Xavier Fellmeth
Arizona State University (ASU) – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Date Posted: February 28, 2012

Uniform Law Review / Revue de droit uniforme, 2012
Genevieve Saumier
McGill University – Faculty of Law
Date Posted: February 28, 2012

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 34, 2009
Aaron Xavier Fellmeth
Arizona State University (ASU) – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Date Posted: February 28, 2012

The Abyei Arbitration (Sudan/Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army) Award of 2009, PCA Awards Series, TMC Asser Press, Forthcoming
Vaughan Lowe and Antonios Tzanakopoulos
University of Oxford – Faculty of Law and University College London – Faculty of Laws
Date Posted: February 28, 2012

Israel Law Review, Vol. 45, 2012
Aaron Xavier Fellmeth
Arizona State University (ASU) – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Date Posted: February 28, 2012

Religion and Human Rights, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 11-29, 2012
Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko
University of Montreal – Faculty of Law
Date Posted: February 27, 2012

Anne Sy Cheung
University of Hong Kong – Faculty of Law
Date Posted: February 27, 2012

ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, Shawkat Alam, Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan, Tareq M.R. Chowdhury, Erika Techera, eds., Routledge, October 2012, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 12-11
Carmen G. Gonzalez
Seattle University School of Law
Date Posted: February 26, 2012, Last Revised: February 28, 2012

North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, Vol. 37, 2012, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Jacqueline M. Nolan-Haley
Fordham University School of Law
Date Posted: February 25, 2012

Velimir Zivkovic
University of Belgrade – Faculty of Law
Date Posted: February 25, 2012

Journal of Politics & International Affairs, Vol. 5, p. 63, Spring 2009
Leonid Traps
Columbia Law Review
Date Posted: February 24, 2012

Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, Vol 18, p. 513, 2011, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-03
D. A. Jeremy Telman
Valparaiso University Law School
Date Posted: February 24, 2012

INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ETHICS, Wiley & Sons, 2012, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper
Adil Ahmad Haque
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – School of Law-Newark
Date Posted: February 24, 2012

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Peter Jan Honigsberg
University of San Francisco – School of Law
Date Posted: February 24, 2012

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Constance de la Vega , Alexandra Wong and Amol Mehra
University of San Francisco School of Law , affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: February 24, 2012, Last Revised: February 28, 2012

African Human Rights Law Journal, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 368-395, 2011
Victoria Balogun and Ebenezer Tope Durojaye
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of the Free State
Date Posted: February 24, 2012

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 34, pp. 251-256, 2012, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-07
Burns H. Weston
University of Iowa
Date Posted: February 23, 2012

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-10
Richard Thompson Ainsworth
Boston University – School of Law
Date Posted: February 23, 2012

Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2011
Robert J. Miller and Micheline D’Angelis
Lewis & Clark Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: February 23, 2012

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 37, No. 1, p. 51, 2012, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper
Oona A. Hathaway , Sara Aronchick Solow and Sabria McElroy
Yale University – Law School , affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: February 23, 2012

International Journal of Law in Context, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 155-178, 2012 , Georgetown University: Center for Transnational Legal Studies Paper No. 12-015
César Arjona , Arif Jamal , Carrie Menkel-Meadow , Victor V. Ramraj and Francisco Satiro
ESADE Business School , National University of Singapore – Faculty of Law , Georgetown University Law Center , National University of Singapore (NUS) – Faculty of Law and University of Sao Paulo (USP) – Commercial Law
Date Posted: February 23, 2012

Michigan State Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Dimitry Kochenov
University of Groningen – Faculty of Law
Date Posted: February 23, 2012

Yearbook of International Environmental Law, Vol. 9, p. 6, 1999, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-06
Jeffery Atik
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Date Posted: February 23, 2012

PUBLIC HEALTH AND PLAIN PACKAGING OF CIGARETTES: LEGAL ISSUES, A. Mitchell, T. Voon and J. Liberman, eds., Edward Elgar, 2012
Mark Davison
Monash University – Faculty of Law
Date Posted: February 22, 2012

NEW BATTLEFIELDS/OLD LAWS: SHAPING A LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR COUNTERINSURGENCY, William Banks ed., Oxford Univ. Press, 2012, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 116
Peter Margulies
Roger Williams University School of Law
Date Posted: February 22, 2012, Last Revised: February 29, 2012

Luis Anibal Aviles
University of Puerto Rico School of Law
Date Posted: February 22, 2012

Hovhannes Nikoghosyan
Russian – Armenian (Slavonic) University
Date Posted: February 21, 2012

II. Books

Unimaginable Atrocities: Justice, Politics, and Rights at the War Crimes Tribunals

(Oxford University Press, 2012)

William Schabas

  • Highlights critical debates and controversies facing international criminal courts and tribunals, such as the tensions between peace and justice, and between fair trial rights and the need to secure a conviction
  • Presents fresh analysis of these issues from an interdisciplinary perspective and offers innovative solutions
  • Written by one of the undisputed authorities on international crimes and war crimes tribunals
  • Accessible and clear style makes the book a good read for lawyers and non-specialists alike

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The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law: Print Edition

(Oxford University Press, 2012)

  • Print edition of the leading reference work in international law
  • Written by over 800 scholars and practitioners drawn from all over the world
  • Suitable for practitioners, scholarly researchers, and taught courses in international law
  • Each article has been rigorously peer reviewed by the members of the advisory board with relevant specialist expertise

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Development at the WTO

(Oxford University Press, 2012)

Sonia E. Rolland

  • Analyses the question of the WTO and development from an institutionalist perspective, offering new insights on why the Doha Round has stalled
  • Provides a thorough analysis of the special and differential treatment of developing states and of these states’ capability to participate in WTO decision-making
  • Presents a range of proposals for a better balance between trade liberalization and the development needs of WTO member states

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Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

(Oxford University Press, 2012)

Jane McAdam

  • Full legal analysis of the position in international law of the growing number of people displaced by climate change
  • In-depth international law analysis of the phenomenon of ‘climate change refugees’
  • Interdisciplinary approach to this complex issue
  • Draws on field work in Bangladesh, India, and the Pacific island States of Kiribati and Tuvalu

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The International Law of Occupation, Second Edition

(Oxford University Press, 2012)

Eyal Benvenisti

  • Features new chapters on the historical evolution of the concept of occupation, collective ‘peacekeeping’ or ‘post-conflict’ occupations, the occupation of Iraq, and on the obligation to end occupations
  • Expanded chapters on the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza and on the impact of developments in other areas of law, including self-determination, human rights law, democracy, and State responsibility
  • New edition of a landmark book on the international law of occupation, written by one of the most respected experts on the issue
  • Features new chapters on the historical evolution of the concept of occupation, collective ‘peacekeeping’ or ‘post-conflict’ occupations, the occupation of Iraq, and on the obligation to end occupations
  • Expanded chapters on the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza and on the impact of developments in other areas of law, including self-determination, human rights law, democracy, and State responsibility

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Human Rights Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide

(Oxford University Press, 2012)

Bernadette Rainey

  • Useful tool for exam revision.
  • All content rigorously reviewed for accuracy and currency
  • End of chapter tables include all the essential cases, providing convenient access to detail when you need it most
  • Common pitfalls are highlighted to ensure you know how to avoid them
  • A glossary of key terms provides useful definitions for students
  • Accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which provides a full range of extra resources.

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Eine objektiv-rechtliche Gewährleistung der Rundfunkfreiheit in der Europäischen Union?

(Mohr Siebeck, 2012)

Niels Lutzhöft

Published in German: The Freedom of Broadcasting as a Positive Obligation in the European Union? This book examines the national constitutional law of broadcasting and fundamental rights in the European Union in view of diverging traditions, functions and concepts of fundamental rights. The author develops a genuine fundamental rights approach to the broadcasting media at EU level to capture the dual nature of broadcasting as a cultural and an economic good in European law.

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Umweltprivatrecht in Deutschland und Polen unter europarechtlichem Einfluss

(Mohr Siebeck, 2012)

Marcin Krzymuski

Published in German: Private Environmental Law in Germany and Poland under the Influence of European Law. Marcin Krzymuski deals with two levels of private environmental law. He begins by examining the law applicable to cross-border environmental damage and then discusses the bases for claims connected to this in German and Polish private law.

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Grundfragen des Strafzumessungsrechts aus deutscher und japanischer Sicht

(Mohr Siebeck, 2011)

Wolfgang Frisch

Published in German: Basic Issues in Sentencing Law from a German and Japanese Perspective. This volume deals with basic issues of sentencing. It is based on the lectures given at an international symposium on sentencing law and the reality of punishment in Kyoto in September 2009. The articles show that there are common ideas of justice as well as differences due to legal culture.

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Rechtsfortbildung im Unionsrecht

(Mohr Siebeck, 2011)

Nils Grosche

Published in German: Judicial Law-Making in European Union Law. Whenever judges make a decision, questions as to the limits of interpretation arise. This applies to decisions made by the European Court of Justice in general and especially to those considered to be judge-made law.

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Unterlassungsansprüche gegen die Betreiber von Internet-Auktionshäusern und Internet-Meinungsforen

(Mohr Siebeck, 2011)

Leo Schapiro

Published in German. Injunctive Relief against the Operators of Online Auction Houses and Internet Forums: A Contribution in Favour of Abandoning ‘Störerhaftung’ (Disturbance Liability) in Copyright, Trademark and Competition Law.

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Der Beweis des Versicherungsfalls im deutschen, U.S.-amerikanischen und englischen Recht

(Mohr Siebeck, 2011)

Andreas Schmidt

Published in German. Proof of an Event Covered by Insurance in German, U.S. American and English Law. The enforceability of claims arising from an insurance contract depends largely on whether or not it is possible for the insured to prove the occurrence of the insurance contingency in a court of law. The legal systems in Germany, the USA and England have developed some similar and some different devices to obtain fair outcomes.

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Europäisches Internationales Vereinsrecht

(Mohr Siebeck, 2011)

Max Wesiack

Published in German: The European Private International Law on Associations. Are associations allowed to transfer their head office to another EU Member State and to participate in cross-border mergers, splits and conversions? Max Wesiack explores these questions in the light of the freedom of establishment and the general right to freedom of movement.

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Geheimnisschutz und Auskunftsansprüche im Recht des Geistigen Eigentums

(Mohr Siebeck, 2011)

Melanie Siebert

Published in German: Protection of Secrets and the Right of Information in Intellectual Property Law. The directive on the enforcement of intellectual property rights has led to the implementation of a comprehensive right of information which conflicts with the protection of personal data and the protection of trade secrets. Melanie Siebert analyzes European and German law and shows how it is possible to reconcile these appropriately.

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International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan

Unimaginable Atrocities: Justice, Politics, and Rights at the War Crimes Tribunals (Oxford Univ. Press 2012)

Development at the WTO (Oxford Univ. Press 2012)

Taming Globalization: International Law, the U.S. Constitution, and the New World Order (Oxford Univ. Press 2012)

International Civil Tribunals and Armed Conflict (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2012)

III. Journals

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 31: Feb 28, 2012

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

Spain’s Remaining Territories in Africa, and the Ghost of São João Baptista De Ajudá

Jamie Trinidad, University of Cambridge

Rational Choice within Normative Constraints: Compliance by Liberal Democracies with the Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

Andreas von Staden, Department of Political Science, University of St. Gallen

Anglo-Saxonizing Rights: Transnational Public Interest Litigation in Europe

Anna V. Dolidze, Cornell Law School

Analysis of Article 33 of the UN Convention: The Critical Importance of National Implementation and Monitoring

Luis Fernando Astorga Gatjens, affiliation not provided to SSRN

The European Court of Justice: Empowered After Lisbon

Sebastien Bristard, affiliation not provided to SSRN

A Global Justice Approach to Animal Law and Ethics

Gail Tulloch, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Steven White, Griffith University – Griffith Law School

The ‘Center of Life’ Policy: The Actual Reality in East Jerusalem

Danielle C. Jefferis, Georgetown University Law Center

Trips on the High Seas: Intellectual Property Rights on Marine Genetic Resources

Seline Trevisanut, University of Cagliari – Department of Public Law and Social Studies
Angelica Bonfanti, affiliation not provided to SSRN

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PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 30: Feb 27, 2012

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

International Courts and the U.S. Constitution: Reexamining the History

Jennifer (Jenny) S. Martinez, Stanford Law School

Virtual Battlegrounds: Direct Participation in Cyber Warfare

Emily Crawford, University of Sydney – Faculty of Law

Pragmatism in International Law: Non-State Actor Participation in International Dispute Settlement

Eric De Brabandere, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

Do Not Dismiss ‘Adequacy’: European Data Privacy Standards are Entrenched

Graham Greenleaf, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa: Progress After 5 Years

Helene Combrinck, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Tobias Pieter Van Reenen, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Food Sovereignty for Poor Countries in the Global Trading System

James Thuo Gathii, Albany Law School

Water Conflicts and the Role of International Law in Their Prevention

Christina Leb, Platform for International Water Law

Promoting Social Change in Asia and the Pacific: The Need for a Disability Rights Tribunal to Give Life to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Michael L. Perlin, New York Law School

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PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 29: Feb 24, 2012

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

The ICTY’s Referral Practice: A Brief Review of Rule 11 Bis Jurisprudence – Commentary on the Mejakic et al Case

Krit Zeegers, University of Amsterdam – Amsterdam Center for International Law

A Case of Disaggregated Sovereignty: The European Court of Justice and the Turn to Fundamental Rights Protection, 1969-1974

Tommaso Pavone, University of Chicago

African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights – Response to the Situation in Libya

Anna V. Dolidze, Cornell Law School

The Impact of Bolsa Família on Women’s Decision-Making Power

Alan de Brauw, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) – International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Daniel O. Gilligan, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
John Hoddinott, International Food Policy Research Institute
Shalini Roy, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) – International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Peacemaking and Constitution-Drafting: A Dysfunctional Marriage

Hallie Ludsin, South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre

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PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 28: Feb 23, 2012

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

The Admission of Fresh Prosecution Evidence Before the ICTY – Commentary on the Prlic et al Case

Krit Zeegers, University of Amsterdam – Amsterdam Center for International Law

Changing International ‘Subjectivity’ and Rights and Obligations Under International Law – Status of Corporations

Merja Pentikäinen, University of Turku

Decentralisation and the Demon of Exit: Vojvodina’s Struggle for Autonomy in Serbia

Alexander Kleibrink, Free University Berlin

Law & Development as Anti-Comparative Law

Jedidiah Kroncke, Harvard Law School

Transcending Sovereignty: Locating Indigenous Peoples in Transboundary Water Law

Jennifer L. Archer, University of British Columbia – Faculty of Law

UN Security Council Simulation

Nathan Zook, Montgomery College
Jennifer Haydel, affiliation not provided to SSRN

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PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 27: Feb 22, 2012

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

Initiation of Investigations and Selection of Cases, in Towards Codification of General Rules and Principles of International Criminal Procedure

Margaret M. deGuzman, Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law
William A. Schabas, University College, Galway (UCG) – Faculty of Law, Criminal Law Forum, Irish Centre for Human Rights

Global Data Privacy Laws: 89 Countries, and Accelerating

Graham Greenleaf, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales

Killing in the Fog of War

Adil Ahmad Haque, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – School of Law-Newark

Constitutional Rights in Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal

Simon N.M. Young, Centre for Comparative and Public Law, University of Hong Kong – Faculty of Law

Time to Move on? The International State of Affairs with Respect to Child Relocation Law

Yildiz Maria Bérénos, Utrecht Univesity School of Law

Defence Counsel Immunity at the Ad Hoc Tribunals

Krit Zeegers, University of Amsterdam – Amsterdam Center for International Law

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 22: Feb 27, 2012

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

Public Policies from a Human Rights Perspective: A Developing Field

Daniel Vázquez, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Domitille Delaplace, affiliation not provided to SSRN

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa: Progress After 5 Years

Helene Combrinck, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Tobias Pieter Van Reenen, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Human Diversity and Asymmetries: A Reinterpretation of the Social Contract Under the Capabilities Approach

Stella C. Reicher, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Interview with Luis Gallegos Chiriboga, President (2002-2005) of the Ad Hoc Committee that Drew Up the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Regina Atalla, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Cross-Border Intellectual Property Rights: Contract Enforcement and Absorptive Capacity

Alireza Naghavi, University of Bologna – Department of Economics, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
Yingyi Tsai, National University of Kaohsiung

From Incitement to Indictment? Prosecuting Iran’s President for Advocating Israel’s Destruction and Piecing Together Incitement Law’s Emerging Analytical Framework

Gregory Gordon, University of North Dakota – School of Law

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 21: Feb 24, 2012

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

Philip Morris v. Australia and the Benefits of the Investor-State Arbitration System

Kyle D. Dickson-Smith, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Patenting in Biotechnology – An Overview

Rameshwari R. Rao, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Analytical Framework of the Protection of Human Right Under the Arab Charter on Human Rights (2004)

Vijay N. Ghormade, Mzumbe University

The Relationship between Perceived Family Support and Physical Abuse Among Married Women: A Case Study of Harare, Zimbabwe

Winnie Zembe, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Rethinking the Role of Amicus Curiae in International Investment Arbitration: How to Draw the Line Favorably for the Public Interest

Katia Fach Gomez, University of Zaragoza

Negotiating Sexuality in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Marta Schaaf, affiliation not provided to SSRN

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 20: Feb 22, 2012

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

Cutting Too Close? Design Protection and Innovation in Fashion Goods

Petal Jean Hackett, University of Edinburgh

Comparative Analysis of Corporate Takeover Laws and Their Applications

Shashikala Gurpur, Symbiosis International University
Vinay N. Paranjape, Symbiosis Law School, Pune
Bindu S. Ronald, Symbiosis Law School, Pune
Nikhil Ramchandra Fulambarkar, The Competition Commission of India
Jina Baruah, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Chaitra Beerannavar, affiliation not provided to SSRN

There is No Human Right to Democracy: But May We Promote It Anyway?

Matthew J. Lister, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Villanova University School of Law

Investor State Arbitration or Local Courts: Will Australia Set a New Trend?

Leon Trakman, University of New South Wales (UNSW) – Faculty of Law

Coming to Terms with Dred Scott: A Response to Daniel A. Farber

Paul Finkelman, Albany Law School – Government Law Center

Reflections on EU International Trade Law: An Introspective View

Rafael Leal-Arcas, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law

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INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 4, No. 8: Feb 23, 2012

DAVID D. CARON & TSEMING YANG, EDS.

Networking for Environmental Law Enforcement – A Response of Choice or Need?

James Lehane, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Invalid Land, Invisible People: The Case of Extractivists Rural Communities of the Coast of Paraná – Brazil

Marcia Regina Ferreira, Federal University of Parana (UFPR)
Rafael A. F. Zanatta, University of São Paulo Faculty of Law
Raquel Rejane Bonato Negrelle, affiliation not provided to SSRN

A Yellow Light for ‘Green Zoning’: Some Words of Caution About Incorporating Green Building Standards into Local Land Use Law

Michael Allan Wolf, University of Florida – Fredric G. Levin College of Law

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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 17, Feb 22, 2012

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

Some Remarks on the Efficiency of Exequatur

Gilles Cuniberti, University of Luxembourg

Investor State Arbitration or Local Courts: Will Australia Set a New Trend?

Leon Trakman, University of New South Wales (UNSW) – Faculty of Law

Modeling Effects of Foreign Direct Investment on Macroeconomic Variables in Sudan

Issam A.W. Mohamed, Al-Neelain University – Department of Economics
Magdy Alamin, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Pragmatism in International Law: Non-State Actor Participation in International Dispute Settlement

Eric De Brabandere, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

When the Euro Falls Apart – A Sequel

Hal S. Scott, Harvard Law School

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HUMAN RIGHTS & THE GLOBAL ECONOMY eJOURNAL

Vol. 6, No. 13, Feb 28, 2012

Hope Lewis, Wendy E. Parmet & Rashmi Dyal-Chand, eds.

Promoting Social Change in Asia and the Pacific: The Need for a Disability Rights Tribunal to Give Life to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Michael L. Perlin, New York Law School

Exploring a More Holistic Approach to the Realization of Socio-Economic Rights in Third World States

Opeoluwa Badaru, Critical Research Laboratory in Law and Society, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

The Private Sector’s Pivotal Role in Combating Human Trafficking

Jonathan Todres, Georgia State University College of Law

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HUMAN RIGHTS & THE GLOBAL ECONOMY eJOURNAL

Vol. 6, No. 12, Feb 27, 2012

Hope Lewis, Wendy E. Parmet & Rashmi Dyal-Chand, eds.

Online, Distance Legal Education as an Agent of Social Change

Michael L. Perlin, New York Law School

Rational Choice within Normative Constraints: Compliance by Liberal Democracies with the Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

Andreas von Staden, Department of Political Science, University of St. Gallen

Understanding of Right to Abortion Under Indian Constitution

Samadrita Dutta, KIIT LAW SCHOOL
Shakti Deb, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT University) – KIIT Law School

From Incitement to Indictment? Prosecuting Iran’s President for Advocating Israel’s Destruction and Piecing Together Incitement Law’s Emerging Analytical Framework

Gregory Gordon, University of North Dakota – School of Law

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INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT & LABOR LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 12: Mar 1, 2012

J.H. VERKERKE, EDITOR

Judges’ Gender and Employment Discrimination Cases: Emerging Evidence-Based Empirical Conclusions

Pat K. Chew, University of Pittsburgh – School of Law

Hosanna-Tabor and Supreme Court Precedent: An Analysis of the Ministerial Exception in the Context of the Supreme Court’s Hands-Off Approach to Religious Doctrine

Samuel J. Levine, Touro Law Center

Clarifying the Employment Relationship

Chrispas Nyombi, University College London – Faculty of Laws
Diana Nankabirwa, Kingston Law School

Child Labour in India: A Journey Through Acts, Facts and Effects

Garv Malhotra, Gujarat National Law University
Tirth Bhatta, affiliation not provided to SSRN

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INTERNATIONAL, TRANSNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 6, No. 10: Feb 29, 2012

DIANE MARIE AMANN, EDITOR

Networking for Environmental Law Enforcement – A Response of Choice or Need?

James Lehane, affiliation not provided to SSRN

The Revolution and the Criminal Law

Adil Ahmad Haque, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – School of Law-Newark

More than Meets the Eye: Navigating Immigration Compliance for the Prudent Employer

Robert Shuman-Powell, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

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CLIMATE CHANGE LAW & POLICY eJOURNAL

Vol. 4, No. 9: Feb 27, 2012

DANIEL A. FARBER & PATRICK A. PARENTEAU, EDITORS

Of Dialogue – and Democracy – in Administrative Law

Jim Rossi, Florida State University – College of Law

Atmospheric Trust Litigation Across the World

Mary C. Wood, Environment & Natural Resources Program

Agriculture and Trade: Issues in the Climate Change Negotiations

Aaron Cosbey, IISD

The Wrong Rules for the Right Energy: The WTO SCM Agreement and Subsidies for Renewable Energy

Daniel Peat, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEI)

Indigenous People and Customary Land Ownership Under Domestic Redd Frameworks: A Case Study of Indonesia

Glen Wright, Australian National University (ANU) – College of Law

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CLIMATE CHANGE LAW & POLICY eJOURNAL

Vol. 4, No. 8: Feb 22, 2012

DANIEL A. FARBER & PATRICK A. PARENTEAU, EDITORS

Tipping Points in a Dynamic Stochastic IAM

Thomas S. Lontzek, University of Zurich, Center for Robust Decisionmaking on Climate & Energy Policy (RDCEP)
Yongyang Cai, Stanford University – The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Center for Robust Decisionmaking on Climate & Energy Policy (RDCEP), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Kenneth L. Judd, Stanford University – The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Center for Robust Decisionmaking on Climate & Energy Policy (RDCEP), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

The Interactive Business Case Approach for Multiple Land Use: More Efficiency, Less Costs!

Jurgen van der Heijden, University of Amsterdam – Centre for Environmental Law
R.J.M. Franssen, affiliation not provided to SSRN
G.J. Ellen, affiliation not provided to SSRN
F. van Lamoen, affiliation not provided to SSRN
E.J. Melisie, affiliation not provided to SSRN
K. Peerdeman, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Steven Van Rooij, affiliation not provided to SSRN
M.H.A. Wind, affiliation not provided to SSRN
M. Paalman, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Rethinking Environmental Decision-Making Practice: Analysis of Environmental and Climate Change Decisions in Australian Governments

Anisha Pradhan, University of Sydney – Urban and Regional Planning and Policy
Krishna K. Shrestha, University of Sydney – Urban and Regional Planning and Policy

Do We Need Environmental Mediators? Indigenous Environmental Mediation: Exploring New Models for Resolving Environmental Disputes

Sean F. Nolon, Vermont Law School

Climate Change, Political Truth, and the Marketplace of Ideas

Karl S. Coplan, Pace University School of Law

Biodiversity Offsets & Habitat Banking in Climate Change Law – An MBI’s (Coase) Efficiency

Cheryl Micallef-Borg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Faculty of Law

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 9, No. 18: Feb 29, 2012

PAUL B. STEPHAN & JOHN S. BELL, EDITORS

Do Not Dismiss ‘Adequacy’: European Data Privacy Standards are Entrenched

Graham Greenleaf, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales

Transboundary Movement of Waste: Second-Hand Markets and Illegal Shipments

Sophie Bernard, CIRANO and École Polytechnique de Montréal

Case Note-Case C-81/09, Idrima Tipou AE v. Ipourgos Tipou kai Meson Mazikis Enimerosis, Judgment of the Court of Justice (Second Chamber) of 21 October 2010

Thomas Papadopoulos, University of Oxford

Reflections on EU International Trade Law: An Introspective View

Rafael Leal-Arcas, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law

The Family Rights of European Children: Expulsion of Non-European Parents

Gareth T. Davies, Free University of Amsterdam – Faculty of Law

Reverse Engineering Informational Privacy Law

Michael D. Birnhack, Tel Aviv University – Buchmann Faculty of Law

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 9, No. 17: Feb 28, 2012

PAUL B. STEPHAN & JOHN S. BELL, EDITORS

The Court of Justice and the Free Provision of Services in the EU: Between Proportionality and Fundamental Rights

Giuseppe Bianco, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Tatum Ragues, University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

Information über die Verwendung des Gemeinsamen Europäischen Kaufrechts – Gedanken zum Harmonisierungskonzept (Information About the Use of the Common European Sales Law – Thoughts on the Concept of ‘Harmonisation’)

Karl Riesenhuber, Ruhr-University Bochum – Faculty of Law

Towards a Uniform European Capital Markets Law: Proposals of the Commission to Reform Market Abuse

Ruediger Veil, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Philipp Koch, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Network for a European Demoi-Cracy: Are the National Parliaments Up to the Job?

Vesselin Paskalev, European University Institute, Florence

Administrative Law Beyond the State: Participation at the Intersection of Legal Systems

Joana Mendes, Amsterdam Centre of European Law and Governance

The Impact of Directive 2011/83/EU on Consumer Rights

Anca Daniela Chiriţă, Durham University – Department of Law, Europa-Institut, Saarland University

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NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 9, No. 18: Feb 24, 2012

OREN GROSS, EDITOR

Virtual Battlegrounds: Direct Participation in Cyber Warfare

Emily Crawford, University of Sydney – Faculty of Law

Rebellious State Crimmigration Enforcement and the Foreign Affairs Power

Mary Fan, University of Washington – School of Law

Outsourcing Covert Activities

Laura Dickinson, George Washington University – Law School

The Threat of Continued Anti-Muslim Animus Toward American National Security

Ahmad Chehab, Georgetown University Law Center

Teaching Foreign Policy Across Borders Without Leaving the Classroom

Pamela K. Starr, affiliation not provided to SSRN

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NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 9, No. 18: Feb 24, 2012

OREN GROSS, EDITOR

Killing in the Fog of War

Adil Ahmad Haque, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – School of Law-Newark

There is No Human Right to Democracy: But May We Promote It Anyway?

Matthew J. Lister, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Villanova University School of Law

Supervision Without Vision: Risk Governance and PMSCs

Lucas Roorda, Utrecht Univesity School of Law

Historical Gloss and the Separation of Powers

Curtis A. Bradley, Duke University – School of Law
Trevor W. Morrison, Columbia University – Law School

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TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE eJOURNAL

Vol. 3, No. 6: Feb 27, 2012

BERNADETTE ATUAHENE, EDITOR

International Journal of Rule of Law, Transitional Justice and Human Rights, Year 2, Volume 2

Adnan Kadribasic, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Milos Bogicevic, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Francesca Capone, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies
Alice Margaria, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Marjolein Schaap, Erasmus School of Law
Adela Kabrtova, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Aleksandra Djordjevic, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Ardian Adzanela (Axhanela), affiliation not provided to SSRN
Aydin Atilgan, affiliation not provided to SSRN
claire fernandez, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Claire Schaepelynck, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Márta Csuka, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Dennis Michels, Goethe University Frankfurt – Cluster of Excellence Normative Orders
Diana Cosmina Trifu, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Leila Mignonne Stehlik-Barry, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Osiris Hoepel, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Tomasz Lachowski, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Transitional Justice and Ongoing Conflict

Par Engstrom, Human Rights Consortium, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Institute for the Study of the Americas

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LAW, INSTITUTIONS & DEVELOPMENT eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 8: Feb 27, 2012

KEVIN E. DAVIS and KATHARINA PISTOR, EDS.

Promoting Social Change in Asia and the Pacific: The Need for a Disability Rights Tribunal to Give Life to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Michael L. Perlin, New York Law School

Discrepancies between Official Development Assistance Datasets

Ken Togo, Musashi University

Morocco at the Crossroads: Seizing the Window of Opportunity for Sustainable Development

Silvia Colombo, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Infrastructure: the Social Value of Shared Resources (Introduction)

Brett M. Frischmann, Yeshiva University – Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Land Acquisition & Human Right Approach: A Case Study

Yuvraj Dilip Patil, Symbiosis International University , Symbiosis Law School, Pune

Book Review of ‘Foundations of Economic Analysis of Law,’ by Steven Shavell

Georges Dionne, HEC Montreal – Department of Finance

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IMMIGRATION, REFUGEE & CITIZENSHIP LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 13, No. 12: Feb 28, 2012

BERNARD TRUJILLO, EDITOR

Deconstructing Judulang

Patrick James Glen, Georgetown University Law Center

The Meaning of Admission and the Effect of Waivers Under the Immigration and Nationality Act

Elwin Griffith, Florida State University – College of Law

Case C- 34/09 Ruiz Zambrano: A Respectful Rejoinder

Michael A. Olivas, University of Houston Law Center
Dimitry Kochenov, University of Groningen – Faculty of Law

Rebellious State Crimmigration Enforcement and the Foreign Affairs Power

Mary Fan, University of Washington – School of Law

The Challenges of Facilitating Effective Legal Defense in Deportation Proceedings: Allowing Nonlawyer Practice of Law Through Accredited Representatives in Removals

M. Isabel Medina, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Matter out of Place: Immigration Detention in Greece

Leonidas K. Cheliotis, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law
Sappho Xenakis, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)

From ‘Collateral’ to ‘Integral’: The Seismic Evolution of Padilla v. Kentucky and Its Impact on Penalties Beyond Deportation

J. McGregor Smyth, The Bronx Defenders

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COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 12, No. 18: Feb 29, 2012

FRANCESCO PARISI, EDITOR

International Decision: Situation in the Republic of Kenya: No. ICC-01/09-02/11-274 – Judgment on Kenya’s Appeal of Decision Denying Admissibility

Charles C. Jalloh, University of Pittsburgh – School of Law

Reversing: Undoing Bad Laws and Bad Judicial Decisions

Francis (Frank) H. Buckley, George Mason University School of Law

Australia’s Fair Work Act and the Transformation of Workplace Disability Discrimination Law

Paul David Harpur, The University of Queensland – T.C. Beirne School of Law
Ben French, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Richard A. Bales, Northern Kentucky University – Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Chinese Maritime Law Update – 2010

Sik Kwan Tai, School of Law, City University of HK
Jimmy Ng, affiliation not provided to SSRN

The New Judge: The Judge as Conflict-Manager

Machteld W. De Hoon, Tilburg Law School
Suzan Verberk, Government of the Netherlands – Council for the Judiciary

Inside the Judicial Mind: Exploring Judicial Methodology in the Mixed Legal System of Quebec

Rosalie Jukier, McGill University – Faculty of Law

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COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 12, No. 17: Feb 28, 2012

FRANCESCO PARISI, EDITOR

Testamentary Formalities in Italy

Alexandra Braun, University of Oxford – Faculty of Law

The Empirical Turn in International Legal Scholarship

Gregory C. Shaffer, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities – School of Law
Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago Law School

Cooperative Identity and the Law

Antonio Fici, European Research Institute on Cooperative & Social Enterprise (EURICSE), Università degli Studi del Molise

Australia’s Solution to Disability Discrimination Enforcement

Paul David Harpur, The University of Queensland – T.C. Beirne School of Law
Ben French, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Richard A. Bales, Northern Kentucky University – Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Comparative Legal Diagnostics

Giuseppe Bellantuono, University of Trento – Department of Legal Sciences

Punishment v. Restoration: A Comparative Analysis of Juvenile Delinquency Law in the United States and Mexico

Beth Caldwell, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

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COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 12, No. 16: Feb 27, 2012

FRANCESCO PARISI, EDITOR

Transnational Comparisons: Theory and Practice of Comparative Law as a Critique of Global Governance

Peer Zumbansen, York University – Osgoode Hall Law School

Italy: The Trust Interno

Alexandra Braun, University of Oxford – Faculty of Law

Promoting Social Change in Asia and the Pacific: The Need for a Disability Rights Tribunal to Give Life to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Michael L. Perlin, New York Law School

New Study Group on European Cooperative Law: ‘Principles’ Project

Gemma Fajardo, University of Valencia
Antonio Fici, European Research Institute on Cooperative & Social Enterprise (EURICSE), Università degli Studi del Molise
Hagen Henrÿ, University of Helsinki
David Hiez, Universite du Luxembourg
Hans-Hermann Münkner, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Ian Snaith, University of Leicester – Faculty of Law

Dying Declaration and its Corroboration in Pakistan and India: An Analytical Study of Case Law

Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema, University of the Punjab – University Law College
Samee Uzair Khan, affiliation not provided to SSRN

The Rules on the Administration of Community Property in Poland

Anna Stępień-Sporek, University of Gdańsk School of Law, Stępień-Sporek, Pawelski, Stoppa Spółka partnerska Kancelaria Radców Prawnych i Adwokatów (Law Office)
Paweł Stoppa, Stępień-Sporek, Pawelski, Stoppa Spółka Partnerska Kancelaria Radców Prawnych i Adwokatów (Law Firm)
Margaret Ryznar, Government of the United States of America – Courts of Appeals, Notre Dame Law School, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

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Journal of International Dispute Settlement

Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2012)

Bruno Simma

Mainstreaming Human Rights: The Contribution of the International Court of Justice

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Federico Ortino

Legal Reasoning of International Investment Tribunals: A Typology of Egregious Failures

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John Martin Gillroy

Philosophical-Policy and International Dispute Settlement: Process↹Principle and the Ascendance of the WTO’s Concept of Justice

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Chang-Fa Lo

A Clearer Rule for Dictionary Use Will Not Affect Holistic Approach and Flexibility of Treaty Interpretation—A Rejoinder to Dr Isabelle Van Damme

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Erlend M. Leonhardsen

Looking for Legitimacy: Exploring Proportionality Analysis in Investment Treaty Arbitration

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Michele Potestà and

Marija Sobat

Frivolous Claims in International Adjudication: A Study of ICSID Rule 41(5) and of Procedures of Other Courts and Tribunals to Dismiss Claims Summarily

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Sumit Rai

Proposed Amendments to the Indian Arbitration Act: A Fraction of the Whole?

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Patrick Dumberry

Satisfaction as a Form of Reparation for Moral Damages Suffered by Investors and Respondent States in Investor-State Arbitration Disputes

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Journal of International Criminal Justice

Vol. 10, No. 1 (2012)

Salvatore Zappalà

Editorial

J Int Criminal Justice (2012) 10(1): 1-2 doi:10.1093/jicj/mqs009

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Claus Kreß and

Philippa Webb

Introduction

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I. The Long Shadow of Early Controversies

Kirsten Sellars

Delegitimizing Aggression: First Steps and False Starts after the First World War

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Thomas Weigend

‘In general a principle of justice’: The Debate on the ‘Crime against Peace’ in the Wake of the Nuremberg Judgment

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II. Uncertainties and Risks: Policy Issues Arising out of the Kampala Compromise

Erin Creegan

Justified Uses of Force and the Crime of Aggression

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Alexander G. Wills

The Crime of Aggression and the Resort to Force against Entities in Statu Nascendi

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Leonie von Braun and

Annelen Micus

Judicial Independence at Risk: Critical Issues regarding the Crime of Aggression Raised by Selected Human Rights Organizations

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Beth Van Schaack

Editor’s Choice: Par in Parem Imperium Non Habet: Complementarity and the Crime of Aggression

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III. Testing the Limits: Legal Issues Arising from the Kampala Compromise

Marko Milanovic

Aggression and Legality: Custom in Kampala

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Mary Ellen O’Connell and

Mirakmal Niyazmatov

What is Aggression?: Comparing the Jus ad Bellum and the ICC Statute

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Andreas Zimmermann

Amending the Amendment Provisions of the Rome Statute: The Kampala Compromise on the Crime of Aggression and the Law of Treaties

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Kevin Jon Heller

The Uncertain Legal Status of the Aggression Understandings

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Friedrich Rosenfeld

Individual Civil Responsibility for the Crime of Aggression

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IV. Last Word: Assessing Kampala and Looking Forward

Mauro Politi

The ICC and the Crime of Aggression: A Dream that Came Through and the Reality Ahead

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Environmental Policy and Law

Vol. 42, No. 1 (2012)

UN / GA 66th Session – Summary of Environmental Outcomes 2

CSD (Rio+20) / ISM-2 – Crafting a Concise Outcome (Ann Powers) 9

UN / ECE – Regional Preparation for Rio+20 (Laura Covino-Kerpelman) 10

UNFCCC / COP-17 – Long Negotiations Produce a Climate Roadmap (Soledad Aguilar) 15

CBD – Article 8(j) and SBSTTA “Sustainable Use and Ecosystem Restoration” (Elisa Morgera) 19

CMS / COP-10 – A Strategy to Coordinate and Strengthen Commitments (Elisa Morgera) 23

Montreal Protocol – Diffi cult Negotiations as Inter-Linkages Expand 26

Elizabeth Haub Prize – 2010 Prize for Environmental Law 28

Images of Growth (Daniel B. Magraw) 30

Eye on Earth Summit 2011 – Improving Environmental Knowledge 38

What does CITES do for Conservation? (Willem Wijnstekers) 41

NGOs and Business for Sustainable Development – An Inevitable Partnership (Amado Tolentino) 43

Slovenia – Drafting a Climate Change Act “Lessons Learned” (Jernej Stritih and Barbara Simonič) 46

France – The Right to Drinking Water “Making it More Effective” (Henri Smets) 50

USA – Reducing Illegal Wildlife Trafficking “CITES and Caviar” (Frances Douglas) 57

Sweden – Forest Invasive Species and Climate Change “EU and Swedish Regulatory Frameworks” (Maria Pettersson and E. Carina H. Keskitalo) 63

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Human Rights Quarterly
Volume 34, Number 1, February 2012

“Rescues for Humanity”: Rescuers, Mass Atrocities, and Transitional Justice

pp. 1-38 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0018

Ron Dudai

Human Rights, Emergencies, and the Rule of Law

pp. 39-87 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0001

Evan J. Criddle, Evan Fox-Decent

Human Security: Undermining Human Rights?

pp. 88-112 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0004

Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann

The Netherlands Gradually Changing Views on International Economic and Social Rights Protection

pp. 113-140 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0007

Hilde Reiding

The Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights: Realizing Shared Commitments

pp. 141-177 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0010

Shyama Kuruvilla, Flavia Bustreo, Paul Hunt, Amarjit Singh, Eric Friedman, Thiago Luchesi, Stefan Germann, Kim Terje Loraas, Alicia Ely Yamin, Ximena Andion, Julio Frenk

The Domestic Politics of International Human Rights Law: Implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Ecuador, Chile, and Argentina

pp. 178-198 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0013

Jean Grugel, Enrique Peruzzotti

“Makers and Shapers”: Human Rights INGOs and Public Opinion

pp. 199-224 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0016

David R. Davis, Amanda Murdie, Coty Garnett Steinmetz

Self-Determination and Indigenous Women’s Rights at the Intersection of International Human Rights

pp. 225-250 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0000

Rauna Kuokkanen

The Theoretical Foundations of Intergenerational Ecological Justice: An Overview

pp. 251-266 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0003

Burns H. Weston

Book Reviews

Climate Change and Displacement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (review)

pp. 267-285 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0006

Bradford C. Mank, James W. (Jay) Jackson Jr.

Reckoning with Pinochet: The Memory Question in Democratic Chile, 1989-2006 (review)

pp. 285-289 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0009

Sonia Cardenas

Privatizing Water: Governance Failure and the World’s Urban Water Crisis (review)

pp. 289-292 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0012

Roger Mark Selya

Philosophy of Human Rights: Theory and Practice (review)

pp. 292-293 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0015

Morton Winston

The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (review)

pp. 294-299 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0019

Adam Etinson

Non-Governmental Organizations in World Politics: The Construction of Global Governance (review)

pp. 300-303 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0002

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones: From the Ancient World to the Era of Human Rights (review)

pp. 303-310 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0005

Tia Palermo

Forgotten Genocides: Oblivion, Denial, and Memory (review)

pp. 310-312 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0008

Ben Voth

Gender, Sexualities and Law (review)

pp. 312-316 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0011

Sahana Dharmapuri

Stones of Hope: How African Activists Reclaim Human Rights to Challenge Global Poverty (review)

pp. 316-320 | DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2012.0014

Dan Chong

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International Journal of Transitional Justice

Vol. 6, Issue 1 (2012)

Colm Campbell and

Ita Connolly

The Sharp End: Armed Opposition Movements, Transitional Truth Processes and the Rechtsstaat

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Bert Ingelaere and

Dominik Kohlhagen

Situating Social Imaginaries in Transitional Justice: The Bushingantahe in Burundi

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Renée Jeffery

Amnesty and Accountability: The Price of Peace in Aceh, Indonesia

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Simon Robins

Challenging the Therapeutic Ethic: A Victim-Centred Evaluation of Transitional Justice Process in Timor-Leste

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Jelena Subotić

The Transformation of International Transitional Justice Advocacy

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Briony Jones

Exploring the Politics of Reconciliation through Education Reform: The Case of Brčko District, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Christoph Sperfeldt

Cambodian Civil Society and the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

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Ereshnee Naidu

Memory Beyond Transitions: The Role of Memory in Long-Term Social Reconstruction

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World Competition

Vol. 35, Issue 1 (2012)

Recidivism in EU Antitrust Enforcement: A Legal and Economic Analysis [Wils] (149 KB)

Patenting Strategies of the EU Pharmaceutical Industry: Regular Business Practice or Abuse of Dominance [Tuominen] (167 KB)

Objective Justification and Article 102 TFEU [Vijver] (148 KB)

Rethinking Sanctions for Breaching EU Competition Law: Is Director Disqualification the Answer? [Khan] (167 KB)

Violations of Antitrust Provisions: The Optimal Level of Fines for Achieving Deterrence [Heimler, Mehta] (185 KB)

The Costs and Benefits of Antitrust Enforcement: Identification and Measurement [Hüschelrath] (714 KB)

Hong Kong Competition Bill: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back [Fung] (147 KB)

Antitrust Law amidst Financial Crises, by Ioannis Kokkoris & Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal. (Cambridge) [Korah] (38 KB)

Reality Ignored: How Milton Friedman and Chicago Economics Undermined American Institutions and Endangered the Global Economy, by Kenneth M. Davidson. (2011) [Waller] (34 KB)

Global Competition Law and Economics, edited by Einer Elhauge & Damien Geradin. (Oxford: Hart Publishing 2011) [Papp] (48 KB)

Anti-Monopoly Law and Practice in China, by H. Stephen Harris, Jr. (OUP, 2011); Competition Policy and Regulation: Recent Developments in China, the US and Europe, edited by Michael Faure & Xinchu Zhang. (Edward Elgar, 2011) [Cheng] (44 KB)

GWB, edited by Rainer Bechtold. (Munich: C.H. Beck, 2010) [Papp] (42 KB)

Blackstone’s EU Treaties & Legislation 2011–2012, edited by Nigel Foster. (OUP); Butterworths Competition Law Handbook, edited by Antonio Bavasso. (LexisNexis, 2010) [Korah] (53 KB)

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The Modern Law Review

Vol. 75, No. 2 (2012)

The Recognition, and Res Judicata Effect, of a United States Class Actions Judgment in England: A Rebuttal of Vivendi (pages 180–211) Rachael Mulheron

Europe Reconstructed (pages 275–286) Anne Orford

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International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan

International & Comparative Law Quarterly (Vol. 61, no. 1, January 2012)

American Journal of International Law (Vol. 106, no. 1, January 2012)

International Journal of Refugee Law (Vol. 24, no. 1, February 2012)

Humanity (Vol. 3, no. 1, March 2012)

International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics (Vol. 12, no. 1, March 2012)

International Journal of Transitional Justice (Vol. 6, no. 1, March 2012)

The Global Community: Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence (Vol. 2010)

Journal of International Dispute Settlement (Vol. 3, no. 1, March 2012)

Human Rights Quarterly (Vol. 34, no. 1, February 2012)

European Journal of International Relations (Vol. 18, no. 1, February 2012)

IV. Cases and Dispute Settlement

A. OXFORD REPORTS ON INTERNATIONAL LAW

Sama v Germany, Admissibility, UN Doc CCPR/C/96/D/1771/2008; IHRL 3744 (UNHRC 2009) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Human rights, freedom of expression – Human rights, right to fair trial – Human rights, right to non-discrimination – Judicial review

Tarlue v Canada, Admissibility, Comm no 1551/2007; UN Doc CCPR/C/95/D/1551/2007; IHRL 3733 (UNHRC 2009) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Human rights, right to liberty of movement – International courts and tribunals, admissibility of claims – Non-refoulement

Prosecutor v TP, Decision, No 1066/2003; ILDC 1498 (GR 2003) Subject(s): Law of the sea Keyword(s): Coastal states – Flag state – Innocent passage – Jurisdiction of states, territoriality principle – Seafarers – Territorial sea

Othman (Abu Qatada) v United Kingdom, Merits, App no 8139/09; IHRL 1554 (ECHR 2012) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Deportation – Detention – Evidence – Human rights, civil and political rights – Human rights, freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment – Human rights, right to fair trial – Human rights, right to liberty and security of person – Terrorism

Vargay v Canada, Admissibility, UN Doc CCPR/C96D/1639/2007; IHRL 3735 (UNHRC 2009) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Exhaustion of local remedies

Gutiérrez Soler v Colombia, Constitutional petition, No 524/2005; ILDC 1014 (CO 2005) Subject(s): Human rights – International courts and tribunals – Relationship between international and domestic law Keyword(s): Human rights, right to fair trial – Human rights, right to life – International law and domestic law, direct effect – International law and domestic law, incorporation

Asakura v City of Seattle, Judgment, 265 US 332 (1924); ILDC 1679 (US 1924)

Subject(s): Law of treaties – Relationship between international and domestic law Keyword(s): Aliens, treatment – International law and domestic law, conflicts between – International law and domestic law, consistent interpretation – International law and domestic law, direct effect – Treaties, application – Treaties, interpretation – Treaties, self-executing

Golubeva v Russian Federation, Admissibility, merits and just satisfaction, App no 1062/03; IHRL 3707 (ECHR 2009) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Human rights, right to life

Ahmad and Aswat v United States, Appeal judgment, [2006] EWHC 2927 (Admin); ILDC 733 (UK 2006) Subject(s): Human rights – International criminal law Keyword(s): Capital punishment – Extradition and mutual assistance – Human rights, civil and political rights – Human rights, freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment – Human rights, right to liberty and security of person – Terrorism – Torture

Alfred Dunhill of London Inc v Cuba, Supreme Court decision, 425 US 682 (US 1976); ILDC 1680 (US 1976) Subject(s): Immunities – Statehood, jurisdiction of states, organs of states Keyword(s): Act of state doctrine – Burden of proof – Civil liability – Corporations – Debts – Governments – Immunity from jurisdiction, states – Property – States, agents

Lelas v Croatia, Admissibility, merits and just satisfaction, App no 55555/08; IHRL 3712 (ECHR 2010) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Debts – Human rights, right to property

Dubovik v Ukraine, Admissibility, merits and just satisfaction, App nos 33210/07; 41866/08; IHRL 3684 (ECHR 2009) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Extradition and mutual assistance – Human rights, civil and political rights – Human rights, right to liberty and security of person – Refugees

AA v Austria, Appeal judgment, 1 Ob 225/07f; ILDC 1619 (AT 2008) Subject(s): Air law and law of outer space – Human rights – Relationship between international and domestic law Keyword(s): Air law – Compensation – Due process – EC law – EC law, relationship with international law – Human rights, derogations – Human rights, equality before the law – Human rights, principle of legality – Human rights, right to effective remedy – Human rights, right to fair trial – Human rights, right to privacy – Information, access to – Peremptory norms / ius cogens – Responsibility of states – Terrorism – Treaties, application

S v Austria, Decision on final appeal, 1Ob149/02x; ILDC 1618 (AT 2002) Subject(s): International responsibility – Relationship between international and domestic law – Statehood, jurisdiction of states, organs of states Keyword(s): Compensation – Damages – Equity – Expropriation – International law and domestic law, conflicts between – International law and domestic law, consistent interpretation – International law and domestic law, direct effect – International law and domestic law, incorporation – Responsibility of states – State succession – State succession, international agreements – States, formation, continuity, extinction – Treaties, application – Treaties, scope (temporal and territorial)

Medvedyev and ors v France, Merits and just satisfaction, App no 3394/03; IHRL 3715 (ECHR 2010) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Drug trafficking – High seas – Human rights, civil and political rights – Human rights, right to liberty and security of person – Human rights, right to life – Jurisdiction of states, territoriality principle – Ships / Vessels – Treaties, application

Szuluk v United Kingdom, Merits and just satisfaction, App no 36936/05; IHRL 3668 (ECHR 2009) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Detention – Human rights, rights of persons deprived of their liberty – Human rights, right to privacy

R (on the application of Corner House Research and Anor) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office, Appeal judgment, [2008] UKHL 60; ILDC 957 (UK 2008) Subject(s): International co-operation – Relationship between international and domestic law Keyword(s): Corruption – Duty to investigate – Duty to prosecute – General principles of law – International law and domestic law, consistent interpretation – International law and domestic law, transformation – Judicial review – Non-justiciability – Separation of powers – Treaties, application – Treaties, breach – Treaties, interpretation

Novartis AG v Union of India, Judgment, (2007) 4 MLJ 1153; ILDC 1177 (IN 2007) Subject(s): International economic law and relations – Law of treaties – Relationship between international and domestic law – Settlement of disputes Keyword(s): Intellectual property – International claims – International courts and tribunals, jurisdiction – Remedies – Remedies, private—for violation of international law – Treaties, application – Treaties, breach – Treaties, interpretation – Treaties, self-executing – WTO (World Trade Organization)

Paulić v Croatia, Merits, App no 3572/06; IHRL 3686 (ECHR 2009) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Human rights, civil and political rights – Human rights, right to housing

Burdov v Russian Federation (no 2), Merits and just satisfaction, App no 33509/04; IHRL 181 (ECHR 2009) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Human rights, right to a judge – Human rights, right to effective remedy

M v Democratic Republic of the Congo and ors, Appeal judgment, 2008/AR/2441; ILDC 1623 (BE 2010) Subject(s): Diplomacy and consular relations – Immunities – Statehood, jurisdiction of states, organs of states Keyword(s): Burden of proof – Human rights, right to fair trial – Immunity from jurisdiction, execution of judgments – Immunity from jurisdiction, relative – Immunity from jurisdiction, states – Sovereignty

Constitutional review of Article 5(1) of the Federal Law ‘On provision of temporary disability benefits, maternity benefits to the citizens subject to compulsory social security’ at the request of Avtozavodskoy District Court of Togliatti of Samarskaya Oblast’; Judicial review, no 3-P; ILDC 1335 (RU 2009) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Children, rights of – Disability – Human rights, economic, social, and cultural rights – Human rights, right to social security

Polkowska v Poland, Admissibility, merits and just satisfaction, App no 20127/08; IHRL 3691 (ECHR 2009) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Compensation – Due process – Human rights, right to a judge – Human rights, right to effective remedy – Human rights, right to fair trial – Remedies

Fillie v The Representative, World Health Organization & Monrovia, Merits, CC1215/2005; ILDC 1540 (SL 2007) Subject(s): Diplomacy and consular relations – Immunities – Statehood, jurisdiction of states, organs of states Keyword(s): Immunity from jurisdiction, agents of international organizations – Immunity from jurisdiction, international organizations – Immunity from jurisdiction, waiver

B. Treaty Bodies

A/HRC/19/49 REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN GUINEA [ English ]

A/HRC/19/65 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA [ English ]

C. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

IACHR Takes Case Involving Bolivia to the Inter-American Court

IACHR Holds Meeting on Violence and Impunity against LGTBI Persons

D. REFWORLD

Anna Lakatosh and Others v. Russia Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights – Document type: Case Law

Aslam v. Minister for Justice and Equality & Others Publisher: Ireland: High Court – Document type: Case Law

Advisory Opinion / AK / Ivory Coast, ROW 514-12C25899 Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees – Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

OVG Nordrhein-Westfalen, Urteil vom 14. Februar Publisher: Germany: Oberverwaltungsgericht – Document type: Case Law

E. World Trade Organization

Panel set up in steel case, reports adopted on raw materials, footwear and plastic bags

Viet Nam files dispute against the United States

F. European Court of Human Rights

(from European Court of Human Rights News)

Case S.A.S. v. France (43835/11) Muslim woman wearing niqab forbidden to cover her face in areas open to public and banned from public facilities : communicated

G. Law Library of Congress

Australia: Further Reform of Executive Remuneration Laws Proposed

Taiwan: Cabinet Submits 53 Priority Draft Proposals to the Legislature

Kenya: Measure in Parliament to Stop Landlords from Auctioning Their Tenants’ Property

Bulgaria: Ratification of Disabilities Convention

Russian Federation: Gay Advocacy Among Minors Can Be Prohibited

European Union: Revision of Civil Protection Mechanism

China: Revision of Catalog of Industries for Foreign Investment

Indonesia: Stricter Anti-Tobacco Rules Being Drafted

Namibia: High Court Declares Anti-Corruption Act Provision Unconstitutional

V. Blogs/reviews/comment (select items)

Actualités de l’IFRI

Thierry de MONTBRIAL , JOURNAL DE RUSSIE 1977-2011

De l’espérance à l’incertitude – L’Europe, l’énergie et le climat. 2008-2012

L’Europe face à la vague de froid – Quand survivre ne veut pas dire gérer

February Gas Pains in Europe – Coping is not managing. The Italian response to the gas crisis

LA CRISE DE L’EURO VUE PAR LA POLOGNE

ACS Blog

Supreme Court Hears Major Corporate Human Rights Case

Can Corporations Violate Human Rights?

AlertNet Blogs

Iran’s Lake Urmia drying up in volatile region

News Corp and the FCPA paradox

Can a campaign promise to crack down on corruption ever be a bad idea?

German charities fight infant mortality in Senegal

Rural women all over the world face medical challenges

Informando sobre pobreza rural en Colombia

Bravery under fire: Journalists in Syria lay down their lives to report Assad’s atrocities

Militarism, Violence And Conflict – How Women Bear The Brunt Of War

Accountability in humanitarian response – a critical component

Nairobi’s refugees threatened by fallout from Kenya’s war on al-Shabaab

Somalia talks should include dialogue with rebels, say experts

ALNAP Blog

Dignity and risk

Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal

 

16 Feb 2012: Abed cross exam day 1

16 Feb 2012: 26th witness statement

15 Feb 2012: Azam charge framing 1

15 Feb 2012: Azam bail application

13 Feb 2011: Twenty fifth witness

13 Feb 2011: SQ Chowdhury jail transfer

13 Feb 2012: Nizami adjournment sought

12 Feb 2012: Nizami charge adjournment

7 Feb 2012: Twenty forth witness

2 Feb 2012: Witness apperance failure

1 Feb 2012: Ghorami cross examination

1 Feb 2012: Twenty third witness day 2

31 Jan 2012: Twenty third witness day 1

30 Jan 2012: Seizure witness 20 to 22

Blog of Rights (ACLU)

Al Franken Flags Torture Program Architect at NDAA Hearing

Guantánamo Plea Deal Tainted by Torture

The Verdict is Out: Why States Are Already Shifting Away from Alabama and Arizona’s Failed Anti-Immigrant Experiment

Targeted Killing Drone Strikes: Secret or Not? The Government Wants It Both Ways

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Web Edition

Strategic revelation

The message from Strasbourg

Toward a better Nuclear Security Summit

Zone defense

Why Latin America matters at the Nuclear Security Summit

Projecting power: The security implications of space-based solar power

In hot water: The “other” global warming

Social acceptance and the Blue Ribbon Commission: A positive experience in national nuclear waste discussions

The science fiction effect

New START: One year later

Weapons labs and the inconvenient truth

Carneigie Council

Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

DarkMarket: Cyberthieves, Cybercops, and You

Global Ethics Corner: China on the Rise: Is China’s Political Model Superior?

Ethics Matter: A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter

Carnegie Council Partners with Best-Selling Textbook, “World Politics: Trend and Transformation”

Russia Bulletin, Issue 3

Global Ethics Corner: Should the International Community Intervene in Syria?

North Korea: The World’s Principal Violator of Responsibility to Protect

Microinequalities Inflicted on Women

U.S. Domestic and Foreign Security Challenges, 2012

Why Are We Surprised at Egypt’s Backlash against Foreign NGOs?

All the Missing Souls: A Personal History of the War Crimes Tribunals

 

Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security

The ups and downs of climate change adaptation in agriculture

CCAFS scenarios engage regions to plan for uncertain futures

Climate Progress

February 27 News: EPA Greenhouse Gas Rules Head Back to Court

Construction of the Largest U.S. Geothermal Heat Pump System Underway

Time to Tap the Strategic Oil Reserves?

Utilities Blowing Smoke on Coal-Plant Retirements

Council on Foreign Relations

The Six-Party Talks on North Korea’s Nuclear Program

The Global Human Rights Regime

No Great Firewall Will Save Europe

Afghan Women Speak Out Against Protests over U.S. Quran Burning

State Department Statement on U.S.-North Korea Bilateral Discussions, February 2012

The Six-Party Talks on North Korea’s Nuclear Program

The UN Human Rights Council: Five Things to Know

The Diplomat

Gingrich and National Security

What Xi Jinping’s Past Means

India’s Internet Revolution?

Does Iran Want an Attack?

Taiwan’s Status Quo

Aid for Arunachal Pradesh

Outspoken on Afghanistan

India Hiding the Truth?

IAEA Notes Iran Defiance

How to Boost Bangladesh Ties

U.S. Moves in India Ambassador

Earth Rights International

Human rights in the spotlight at the US Supreme Court (VIDEO)

Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #4: Faith in the rule of law

Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #3: Prohibited norms are key

Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #2: Hoping for justice

Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #1: No corporate impunity

East Asia Forum

Indonesian Supreme Court invalidates its own ethics code

Chinese political legitimacy in transition

Small states, high oil prices: renewable technologies in the Pacific

China and India: moving beyond the boundary dispute?

An assertive China rattles the region

ECHR Blog

Draft Declaration on British ECHR Reform Plans Leaked

New ECHR-related Articles

Boat Migrants Grand Chamber Judgment

EJIL: Talk!

UN Human Rights Council Brings to an End the First Cycle for Universal Periodic Review

Head of State Immunity is a Part of State Immunity: A Response to Jens Iverson

Yet another mala figura: Italy breached non-refoulement obligations by intercepting migrants’ boats at sea, says ECtHR

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental law and spatial analysis

The Latest Legal Development in Spain’s Renewable Energy Sector

Foreign Affairs

South Africa and Contemporary Counterinsurgency: Roots, Practices, Prospects

An Inconvenient Youth: Julius Malema and the ‘New’ ANC

Foreign Policy

The OCollateral Damage – By Paul Salopek  

Obama Doctrine – By David Rohde

My Drone War – By Pir Zubair Shah

The Ritz-Carlton of Failed States – By Michael Z. Wise

More Than BRICS in the Wall

The LWOT: Gitmo sees first tentative plea deal – by Jennifer Rowland

The League of Arab Societies – By Ahmed Charai and Joseph Braude

Foreign Policy Association

Why Syria Is Not Libya

North Korean Moratorium

Africa, Nuclear Security and the 2012 Summit

U.S. Humanitarian Intervention in Syria May be Next if…

Brief Summary of Turkey’s Intelligence-Judiciary-Government Crisis

Targeted Killings and the Law of War

Forest Peoples Blog

Witnessing community forestry in action in Cambodia

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review

Kiobel and the Future of Environmental Claims against Corporations under the Alien Tort Statute: Part I

Another Chapter in the Chevron-Ecuador Saga

Green (NYTimes)

Alliance Seeks Vast Marine Reserves in Antarctic

Enlisting Nanoparticles to Help Replace Oil

Human Rights Now (Amnesty)

Iran Determined to Impose Total Information Blackout to Stifle Dissent

Connecticut Victim Families Fight for Death Penalty Abolition

Colombia: Where Being a Civilian is Dangerous

Inforrm’s Blog

News Media and “New Media” – New Zealand Law Commission Consultation on Regulation

A load of hype? The phone hacking scandal may be bigger than we thought – Brian Cathcart

Freedom of the press and statutory regulation – lessons from Finland?

The police knew it all in 2006 but they hid their knowledge. Why? – Brian Cathcart

Grand Chamber Seeks to Clarify Balancing of Article 10 and Article 8 – Rónán Ó Fathaigh

Case Law: Sugar v BBC, battle for the Balen Report results in bitter sweet BBC victory – Sara Mansoori and Claire Darwin

Law and Media Round Up – 27 February 2012

A New Proposal for a Press Adjudicator – Martin Moore

Case Law: Cobain v Information Commissioner and CPS – journalists and the right to access information – Gervase de Wilde

News: Viagogo loses Channel 4 “Dispatches” injunction application

After the ‘for Neville’ email they decided to wipe the database – Brian Cathcart

News: New Proposal for Media Regulation Launched – Media Standards Authority

International Criminal Law Bureau

ICTY: Closing Arguments To Commence In The Seselj Trial

Top Syrians on CAH List

Honduras Prison Fire: Collective Blame

Intercross (ICRC)

Dispatch – At home with the wounded in Kabul

Syria update – Exceptional measures needed to reach victims

International Economic Law and Policy (Simon Lester)

Investment Provision Lobbying in the TPP

The Interagency Trade Enforcement Center

Subsidizing WTO Complaints

Korean Investor-State Provisions: Sometimes Controversial, Sometimes Not

USTR Trade Litigator

More on Oilsands

Applying CVDs to NMEs

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Paper: Following the Money: Fossil fuel subsidy reform en route from Durban to Rio+20

Discussion Forum on Southeast Asian Foreign Economic Policy: Protectionist Measures in Indonesian Economic Policy: Implications for Indonesia and Beyond

International Law Curry

Repercussions of the 2G Judgment: A BIT Claim Against India?

The Enrica Lexie Incident and International Law: Some Preliminary Thoughts

International Law Observer

Judgements in Lubanga (ICC) and Taylor (SCSL) to be rendered in March and April

The Issue of Contempt of Court at the ICTY

International Law Prof Blog (Mark E. Wojcik & Cindy Galway Buys)

Despite worldwide recession, WTO dumping cases on decline

Special Court for Sierra Leone Plans for Appeal in Charles Taylor Case

ICTR transfers case to Rwandan national authorities

President Obama Extends Order Against Cuba

ICC will Expand Investigations into War Crims in Côte d’Ivoire

ICTY Sentences Former Serb Official for Refusing to Testify in Karadzic Trial

On the Resignation of Haiti’s Prime Minister

UN Security Council Votes Unanimously to Urge Increase in AU Troops in Somalia

Special Tribunal for Lebanon Exended

Viet Nam Seeks Consultations in WTO Dispute Against United States

More Arrests of Human Rights Activists in Syria

IntLawGrrls

Day 1 at the U.N. Commission on Status of Women

Transcripts of oral arguments in Kiobel and Mohamad

Removal in store for Salvadoran general

Kiobel today; then, quick response

Samantar Admits Liability

Garzón cleared in atrocity inquiry

Institutionalizing human rights in Latin America

Lebanon Tribunal Staffing Update

Humanitarian Law in Action within Africa

Jurist – Hotline Buzz

Popular Vote Compact: Fraught With Constitutional Perils

Irregularities of Criminal Justice in Egypt and Iraq

Proposition 8 and the Metaphysics of Marriage

Potential Perils of Localizing International Criminal Justice

Objecting to Secret Evidence Under FISA

Cameras and the Courtroom Dynamic

Humanitarian Intervention in Syria and the Role of the US

Charles Taylor and the Delayed Special Court for Sierra Leone Judgment

ICC Action in Syria: The Need for Caution

California’s Affirmative Action Ban in the Ninth Circuit

Justice in Conflict (Mark Kersten)

The Habré Case at the International Court of Justice – Belgium versus Senegal

The ICC and the Security Council: Just Say No?

Peacekeeping and International Criminal Law: The Abduction of 50 Peacekeepers in Darfur

Lawfare

Yawn: Drone Strike Kills Four in Somalia

Some Initial Reflections on Today’s Due Process Guarantee Act Hearing

Majid Khan Arraignment #5: Prosecution Remarks to the Press

Majid Khan Arraignment #4

Majid Khan Arraignment #3

Majid Khan Arraignment #2

Kiobel: Justice Kennedy Questions Extraterritorial Application of the ATS

Boumediene, “Global Constitutionalism,” and “Human Rights Universalism”: My Response to Professor Kent

Lies, Crimes, and United States v. Alvarez

Extraterritorial Application of the Alien Tort Statute: “A Noble Cause That Goes Too Far”

Legal Planet

“Developing Nations Can’t Afford Environmentalism”

LieberCode

Rethinking Criminal Law Theory

Targeting and Functional Membership

Making Waves (Greenpeace)

Asia Pulp & Paper in illegal rainforest scandal

New Antarctic Ocean Alliance to blaze trail for marine reserves

Transforming the tuna industry

One World International Practice Blog (Louis M. Solomon)

Ecuador Court Rejects International Arbitral Interim Award in Chevron Matter

Reversing the Ninth Circuit, Supreme Court upholds right to arbitrate

Opinio Juris

One More Almost Forgotten Argument Against Corporate Liability

This Year in Sudan and South Sudan: CSIS Briefing with Jok Madut Jok and John Ryle

How to Win the Kiobel Public Relations War

Those Gutsy Filipinos: Philippines Invites Investors to Explore for Oil in South China Sea

The “Crucial” Choice of Law Question in Kiobel

Parsing the Oral Arguments in Kiobel and Mohamad

Kiobel and Mohamad Oral Argument Transcripts

Comment on Kiobel and Mohamad

Kiobel and Unattractive Legal Arguments Against Corporate Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute

Hathaway, McElroy, and Solow Respond to Comments on International Law at Home

Choice-of-Law Clauses in European Sovereign Debt

May the U.S. (Still?) Use Military Commissions for Crimes in Iraq?

Self-Execution Beyond Treaties

Medellin’s Mischief, or Does International Law Stop at the Land’s Edge?

Medellín’s Influence on the Judicial Application of Treaties

Sovereign Debt and Collective Action Clauses

John Bellinger Comments on “International Law at Home”

Ninth Circuit Embraces Foreign Affairs Field Preemption

Introducing International Law at Home

Opinio Juris/Yale Journal of International Law Symposium: Hathaway, McElroy, and Solow on International at Home

The Choice-of-Law Conundrum for Torts in Iraq

OurWorld 2.0

Can the commons move from margins to mainstream?

Peace Palace Library

Guantanamo plea deal signals new trial strategy

Britain, the CIA and the Iran Revolution

Wronged women of Liberia reluctant to revisit human rights abuses

Half measures: Juvenile execution under Iran’s new Penal Code

All abroad for English courts

The hidden lives of child widows

Peruvian government to ask U.S. Supreme Court for sunken ship treasure

America as a constitutional republic: When can the president kill?

Monsanto, Apple, Hermes, Koch Industries: Intellectual Property

Baltasar Garzón cleared over his Franco-era crimes inquiry

Crimes against humanity in Syria?

Facebook biggest dilemma: How to handle its 845m users info

Potential perils of localizing international criminal justice

Researchers urge UN to open vault on Nazi war crimes cases

“Mare Liberum” in Persian!

Gulf oil spill trial postponed; complex issues involved

Egyptian court adjourns NGOs trial; foreigners absent from proceedings

Apple’s China legal battle over iPad spreads to U.S.

Italy violated human rights by returning migrants to Libya, court rules

Why the Supreme Court should curb the Alien Tort Statute

Kofi Annan named UN-Arab League envoy to Syria

Charles Taylor and the delayed Special Court for Sierra Leone Judgment

ACTA global Copyright Treaty to be reviewed by EU’s highest court

Top court won’t hear First Nation appeal

Hans Island: Crisis in the Arctic?

Ninth Circuit strikes down California law on Armenian genocide-era insurance claims

Ex-prime minister of Somalia says he will not contest war crime allegations made in US court

ICTR refers another genocide suspect to local courts‎

Côte d’Ivoire: Inquiry’s Shortcuts Raise Red Flags

Mubarak trial verdict due June 2 2012

Somalia’s future is discussed at London conference

The Netherlands and the United States have agreed to intensify their cooperation in the fight against cyber crime

PhD Studies in Human Rights (William A. Schabas)

Another Authorization Decision at the International Criminal Court

The Commonwealth, Capital Punishment, the History of Human Rights, etc.

Genocide Denial Legislation Declared Unconstitutional by French Conseil Constitutionnel

The Possibility of Global Governance

Rio+20 – Will we all be there for the same reason?

Prawfsblog

The Supreme Court and International Law

Switchboard (NRDC)

What are they saying about the E.U. program to reduce aviation’s global warming pollution?

Promising to Slash Gas Prices is “Economic Nonsense”

Keystone XL tar sands pipeline: Splitting the project means double the trouble

Happy International Polar Bear Day!

Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 2/18 – 2/24/2012

Mexico’s Senate joins the list of groups questioning Cabo Cortés

Canada’s Pro-Oil Lobbying Efforts: On the Wrong Side of History

Mexico takes action against climate change. Who’s next?

NRDC in the News 2/27: Industry challenges EPA in court, fighting U.S. tar sands, protecting marine mammals from sonar and more…

Think FAR, now — 3 ways to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Keystone XL tar sands pipeline: Splitting the project means double the trouble

The Race to the Rio+20 Earth Summit Speeds Up in Nairobi and on the Net

Terrorism Monitor

Negotiating an Endgame in Afghanistan: Qatar Hosts the Taliban

Iranian Crisis Spurs Saudi Reconsideration of Nuclear Weapons

BRIEFS: DESPERATE MEASURES: SOMALIA’S AL-SHABAAB JOINS AL-QAEDA

Have the Niger Delta’s MEND Militants Resumed Operations in Southern Nigeria?

UK Human Rights Blog

The democratic legitimacy of human rights

Legal claims can now be served via Facebook, rules High Court

Student fees, access to justice and Leveson Part II – The Human Rights Roundup

Italy lose in Europe over asylum seeker boat interception – Henry Oliver

United Nations Dispatch

Syria; Somalia; Iran; Yemen elections; and more

Top of the Morning: Wave of Attacks in Iraq; Big London Conference on Somalia Kicks Off

Why 50 Cent is a Humanitarian Genius

Kofi Annan: A Wise Choice for a Near Impossible Task

Wounded in Syria, Journalist Edith Bouvier Appeals for Help On YouTube

Syria; Somalia; Sexual violence in conflict report; Iraq; and more

Top of the Morning: Friends of Syria Meeting Kicks Off; Senegelese Go to the Polls for a Contentious Vote

Should the International Community Intervene In Syria, Even Without Security Council Approval?

Top of the Morning: Senegal Votes; Afghan Riots Continue

Afghanistan Riots: How Some Young Afghans are Using Social Media to Call for Calm

It’s Democracy vs Stability in Senegal

Car Bomb, Withdrawal of Internationals, and a UN Office Attacked: The Latest on the Afghan Riots

Human Rights Council; Afghanistan; Youth employment; CSW; and more

Top of the Morning: Syria at the Human Rights Council; Senegal Headed for Runoff Election

Why Today’s Human Rights Council Session On Syria Matters

Behind ‘Behind Beautiful Forevers’

What’s In Blue

Tomorrow’s Debate on Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

Tomorrow’s “Informal Interactive Dialogue” on Sudan and South Sudan

Debate on Women, Peace and Security

Today’s Debate on Timor-Leste and Adoption of UNMIT Resolution Tomorrow

Tomorrow’s Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

World Resources Insitute

A Look Back at the Durban Climate Talks

Insights from the Field: Forests for Water

 

VI. Gray Literature (select items)

Matthias Dembinski and Theresa Reinold, Libya and the Future of the Responsibility to Protect – African and European Perspectives (published, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 28 February, 2012)

Cornelius Friesendorf and Jorg Krempel, Militarized versus Civilian Policing: Problems of Reforming the Afghan National Police (published, 2011)  (posted on Zunia, 28 February, 2012)

James G. Stewart, Corporate War Crimes (published, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 28 February, 2012)

Matt Pennington, Afghanistan: Time to Get Serious About IDPs and Protection, Refugees international (published, 24 February, 2012) (posted on Zunia, 26 February, 2012)

The New Horizon Initiative, The New Horizon Initiative: United Nations peacekeeping for the 21st century   (posted on Zunia, 26 February, 2012)

Amnesty International, Fleeing war, finding misery: The plight of teh internally displaced in Afghanistan (published, 2012) (posted on Zunia, 26 February, 2012)

Medecines Sans Frontieres, Syria: Medicine as a Weapon of Persecution (published, 8 February, 2012)   (posted on Zunia, 26 February, 2012)

Safe families, safe children, Breaking the Cycle of violence – building a future for the most excluded (published,    (posted on Zunia, 23 February, 2012)

Mohamed Y. Manttar, Human Rights legislation in the Arab World: the case of human trafficking (published, August, 2011)   (posted on Zunia, 23 February, 2012)

Child-soliders.org, Mai Mai Child Solider Recruitment and Use (posted on Zunia, 23 February, 2012)

OHCR, Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict  (posted on Zunia, 23 February, 2012)

ICTSD, WIPO Draft Text on Genetic Resources Advances despite Controversy (published, 23 February, 2012)

ICTSD, Possible Countermeasures to EU Aviation Emission Scheme Established in Moscow (published, 23 February, 2012)

ICTSD, Anti-Counterfeiting Pact Referred to European Court of Justice (published, 22 February, 2012)

ICTSD, Trade Tensions Soar as EU Prepares to Vote on Canadian Oil (published, 22 February, 2012)

CYP, A Rights-Based Approach to Monitoring Children and Young People’s Well-Being (published, October, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 22 February, 2012)

UNEP, Progress report on the implementation of the Basel Convention Partnership Programme workplan 2009-2011  (published, 15 September, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 22 February, 2012)

Josjah kunkeler and Krijn Peters, “The Boys Are Coming to Town”: Youth, Armed Conflict and urban Violence in Developing Countries  (published, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 22 February, 2012)

J. Jackson Ewing, From Kyoto to Durban: The Fits and Starts of Global Climate Change Negotiations (published, February, 2012) (posted on Zunia, 22 February, 2012)

Basel, Basel Convention Bulletin (published, September, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 22 February, 2012)

UNHCR, Human Rights Defenders: Protecting the Right to Defend Human Rights   (posted on Zunia, 22 February, 2012)

Jason Bennetto, Police and racism: What has been achieved 10 years after teh Stephen Lawrence Inquiry report?  (posted on Zunia, 22 February, 2012)

IISD, Biodiversity Policy & Practice, Atlantic Seamount First Addition to CBD EBSAs Repository (published, 17 February, 2012)

IISD, Climate Change Policy and Practice, ICRISAT, India launch Center of Excellence on Climate Change of Plant Protection (published, 13 February, 2012)

Mountain Climate Change – Issue 27

VII. Documents/Negotiations/Practice

Journal of the United Nations

JOURNAL NO.2012/39

Publication Date: Tuesday, 28 February 2012
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JOURNAL NO.2012/38

Publication Date: Saturday, 25 February 2012
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JOURNAL NO.2012/37

Publication Date: Friday, 24 February 2012
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JOURNAL NO.2012/36

Publication Date: Thursday, 23 February 2012
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JOURNAL NO.2012/35

Publication Date: Wednesday, 22 February 2012
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UNEP/GCSS.XII/CW/L.2 DRAFT DECISIONS PREPARED BY THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
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UNEP/GCSS.XII/CW/L.3/ADD.1 DRAFT DECISION ON THE WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL SITUATION PREPARED BY THE DRAFTING GROUP ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE: ADDENDUM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

UNEP/GCSS.XII/INF/10 MANILA DECLARATION ON FURTHERING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GLOBAL PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT FROM LAND-BASED ACTIVITIES [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

UNEP/GCSS.XII/L.2 DRAFT PROCEEDINGS OF THE GOVERNING COUNCIL/GLOBAL MINISTERIAL ENVIRONMENT FORUM AT ITS TWELFTH SPECIAL SESSION [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

UNEP/GCSS.XII/L.3 MINISTERIAL CONSULTATIONS OF THE TWELFTH SPECIAL SESSION OF THE GOVERNING COUNCIL/GLOBAL MINISTERIAL ENVIRONMENT FORUM OF THE UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME: PRESIDENT’S SUMMARY [ English ]

UNEP/GCSS.XII/L.4 MINISTERIAL STATEMENT ON THE UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME AT 40: SUBMISSION BY THE PRESIDENT [ English ]

E/2012/4 CEDAW: REPORT TO ECOSOC (RESULTS OF 49TH AND 50TH SESSIONS) [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/21 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

A/HRC/19/21/ADD.1 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS : ADDENDUM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/21/ADD.2 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS : ADDENDUM [ Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/21/ADD.3 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS : ADDENDUM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | Russian | Spanish ]

A/66/40(VOL.I) Report of the Human Rights Committee, 100th-102nd Sess, 2010-2011, A/66/40(VOL.I) [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/35 REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN WORKING AND/OR LIVING ON THE STREET [ Chinese | English | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/42/CORR.1 COMPREHENSIVE STUDY ON THE NEGATIVE IMPACT OF THE NON-REPATRIATION OF FUNDS OF ILLICIT ORIGIN TO THE COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN ON THE ENJOYMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS, IN PARTICULAR ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS : REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS : CORRIGENDUM [ English ]

A/HRC/19/47 REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN RIGHTS [ English ]

A/HRC/19/56 REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON MINORITY ISSUES, RITA IZSAK [ Arabic | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/59 REPORT / SUBMITTED BY THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD, OLIVIER DE SCHUTTER [ Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/59/ADD.1 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD, OLIVIER DE SCHUTTER : ADDENDUM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/59/CORR.1 REPORT : CORRIGENDUM / SUBMITTED BY THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD, OLIVIER DE SCHUTTER [ English ]

A/HRC/19/61 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT, JUAN E. MENDEZ [ English ]

A/HRC/19/61/ADD.1 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT, JUAN E. MENDEZ : ADDENDUM [ Chinese | English | Russian ]

A/HRC/19/64 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN [ English ]

E/CN.15/2012/10 ASSISTANCE IN IMPLEMENTING THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS AND PROTOCOLS RELATED TO TERRORISM : REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL [ Chinese | English ]

E/CN.15/2012/13 STRENGTHENING CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESPONSES TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN : REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL [ Chinese | English ]

E/CN.15/2012/14 INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN THE FORENSIC FIELD : REPORT OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR [ English ]

E/CN.15/2012/15 CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESPONSES TO PROTECT CULTURAL PROPERTY, ESPECIALLY WITH REGARD TO ITS TRAFFICKING : REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL [ English ]

E/CN.15/2012/2 IMPLEMENTATION OF RESOLUTIONS AND DECISIONS RELATING TO CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADOPTED DURING THE PERIOD 2008-2011 IN WHICH ACTION BY THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME WAS REQUESTED : REPORT OF THE SECRETARIAT [ Chinese | English ]

E/CN.15/2012/21 FOLLOW-UP TO THE TWELFTH UNITED NATIONS CONGRESS ON CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PREPARATIONS FOR THE THIRTEENTH UNITED NATIONS CONGRESS ON CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE : REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL [ English ]

E/CN.15/2012/7 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL PLAN OF ACTION TO COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS : REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL [ Chinese | English | Russian ]

E/CN.7/2012/4 WORLD SITUATION WITH REGARD TO DRUG TRAFFICKING : REPORT OF THE SECRETARIAT [ Chinese | English | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.7/2012/8/ADD.1 FOLLOW-UP TO THE PROMOTION OF BEST PRACTICES AND LESSONS LEARNED FOR THE SUSTAINABILITY AND INTEGRALITY OF ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES AND THE PROPOSAL TO ORGANIZE AN INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE ON ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT : NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT : ADDENDUM
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A/HRC/19/44 Communications report of special procedures [ English ]

A/HRC/19/48 REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION AND THE ACTIVITIES OF HER OFFICE IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO [ Arabic | Chinese | English | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/54/ADD.1 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS, CHALOKA BEYANI : ADDENDUM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/55/ADD.1 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, MARGARET SEKAGGYA : ADDENDUM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian ]

A/HRC/19/55/ADD.1 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, MARGARET SEKAGGYA : ADDENDUM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian ]

A/HRC/19/55/ADD.2 Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Margaret Sekaggya [ English ]

A/HRC/19/60/ADD.1 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF, HEINER BIELEFELDT : ADDENDUM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian ]

CEDAW/C/SR.1022  Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 18 of the Convention (continued), Combined initial and second to fifth periodic reports of Grenada [ English ]

A/66/40(VOL.I) Report of the Human Rights Committee [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

CMW/C/TJK/Q/1/ADD.1 List of issues (CMW/C/TJK/Q/1) to be taken up in connection with the consideration of the initial report of Tajikistan (CMW/C/TJK/1): Addendum [ English ]

CEDAW/C/SR.1021 Summary record of the 1021st meeting: Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 18 of the Convention (continued) [ English ]

CEDAW/C/RWA/CO/6/ADD.1 Concluding observations of the Committee on the

Elimination of Discrimination against Women: Rwanda: Addendum [ English | French | Spanish ]

A/66/658 BUDGET PERFORMANCE FOR MINUSTAH FOR THE PERIOD FROM 1 JULY 2010 TO 30 JUNE 201 Budget performance of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti for the period from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/21/ADD.1 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS : ADDENDUM Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the activities of her office in Guatemala [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/21/ADD.3 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS : ADDENDUM Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Colombia [ Arabic | Chinese | English | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/33 Thematic study of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights, including recommendations on actions aimed at ending such measures [ Chinese | English | French | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/35 REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN WORKING AND/OR LIVING ON THE STREET [ Chinese | English | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/42/CORR.1 COMPREHENSIVE STUDY ON THE NEGATIVE IMPACT OF THE NON-REPATRIATION OF FUNDS OF ILLICIT ORIGIN TO THE COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN ON THE ENJOYMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS, IN PARTICULAR ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS : REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS : CORRIGENDUM [ English ]

A/HRC/19/47 REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN RIGHTS [ English ]

A/HRC/19/49 REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN GUINEA [ English ]

A/HRC/19/51 Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation in Yemen [ English ]

A/HRC/19/56REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON MINORITY ISSUES, RITA IZSAK [ Arabic | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/59 REPORT SUBMITTED BY THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD, OLIVIER DE SCHUTTER [ Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/59/ADD.1 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD, OLIVIER DE SCHUTTER : ADDENDUM Mission to China [ Arabic | Chinese | English | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/59/CORR.1 REPORT : CORRIGENDUM / SUBMITTED BY THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD, OLIVIER DE SCHUTTER [ English ]

A/HRC/19/61 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT, JUAN E. MENDEZ [ English ]

A/HRC/19/61/ADD.1 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT, JUAN E. MENDEZ : ADDENDUM Mission to Tunisia [ Chinese | English | Russian ]

A/HRC/19/64 from ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN [ English ]

A/HRC/19/65 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA [ English ]

A/HRC/19/70 REPORT OF THE 2011 SOCIAL FORUM, GENEVA, 3-5 OCTOBER 2011 [ Arabic | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/77 Report of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action on its ninth session [ English ]

A/HRC/19/81 ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ADVISORY COMMITTEE : NOTE / BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/28 Joint written statement submitted by the Women’s International Democratic Federation, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status, the Federation of Cuban Women, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/37 Written statement submitted by the International Educational Development, Inc., a non-governmental organization on the roster [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/43 Joint written statement submitted by Caritas Internationalis (International Confederation of Catholic Charities), New Humanity, non-governmental organizations in general consultative status, the Association Points-Coeur, the Associazione Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII, the Company of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, the Dominicans for Justice an d Peace – Order of Preachers, the International Organization for the Right to Education and Freedom of Education (OIDEL), the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organisations, non-governmental organizations in special consultative status  [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/45 Joint written statement submitted by Caritas Internationalis (International Confederation of Catholic Charities), the New Humanity, non-governmental organizations in general consultative status, the Association Points-Coeur, the Associazione Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII, the Dominicans for Justice and Peace – Order of Preachers, the International Catholic Child Bureau, the International Organization for the Right to Education and Freedom of Education (OIDEL), the International Volunteerism Organization for Women, Education and Development – VIDES, the Istituto Internazionale Maria Ausiliatrice delle Salesiane di Don Bosco, the Foundazione Marista per la Solidarietà Internazionale, non-governmental organizations in special consultative status  [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/46 Written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/47 Written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/48 Written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/49 Written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/9 Written statement submitted by the Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples (MRAP), a nongovernmental organization on the roster [ English | French ]

A/HRC/19/NI/3 Information presented by the Equality and Human Rights Commission of Great Britain [ English ]

A/RES/66/232 FINANCIAL REPORTS AND AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, AND REPORTS OF THE BOARD OF AUDITORS [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/66/692  Report of the Secretary-General Implementation of General Assembly resolution 64/25 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/66/694 NOTE BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON  Appointment of members of the International Civil Service Commission [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/66/697 Letter dated 14 February 2012 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/66/L.37/ADD.1 Intergovernmental process of the General Assembly on strengthening and enhancing the effective functioning of the human rights treaty body system [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/67/6 (PROG. 9) Proposed strategic framework for the period 2014-2015 Part two: biennial programme plan ( Programme 9) United Nations support for the New Partnership for Africa’s Development [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/AC.182/L.133 Maintenance of international peace and security Proposal by Cuba on the strengthening of the role of the Organization and enhancing its effectiveness: adoption of recommendations [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/CN.9/WG.I/WP.79 REVISED GUIDE TO ENACTMENT TO ACCOMPANY THE UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT [ English ]

A/CN.9/WG.I/WP.79/ADD.14 REVISED GUIDE TO ENACTMENT TO ACCOMPANY THE UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT : ADDENDUM [ English ]

A/CN.9/WG.I/WP.79/ADD.17 REVISED GUIDE TO ENACTMENT TO ACCOMPANY THE UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT : ADDENDUM [ English ]

A/CN.9/WG.I/WP.79/ADD.18 REVISED GUIDE TO ENACTMENT TO ACCOMPANY THE UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT : ADDENDUM [ English ]

A/CN.9/WG.I/WP.79/ADD.19 REVISED GUIDE TO ENACTMENT TO ACCOMPANY THE UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT : ADDENDUM [ English ]

A/CN.9/WG.I/WP.79/ADD.4 REVISED GUIDE TO ENACTMENT TO ACCOMPANY THE UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT : ADDENDUM [ English ]

A/CN.9/WG.I/WP.79/ADD.6 REVISED GUIDE TO ENACTMENT TO ACCOMPANY THE UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT : ADDENDUM [ Chinese | English ]

A/HRC/19/1/CORR.2 Annotations to the agenda for the nineteenth session of the Human Rights Council Note by the Secretary-General [ English ]

A/HRC/19/22 REPORT OF THE OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE QUESTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN CYPRUS : NOTE / BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL [ Arabic | Chinese | English | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/24 COMPOSITION OF THE STAFF OF THE OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS : REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/69 Report of the independent international commission of inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/52 Written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/54 Written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/58 Written statement submitted by the Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/59 Written statement submitted by the Himalayan Research and Cultural Foundation, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/61 Written statement submitted by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/62 Written statement submitted by Franciscans International, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/63 Joint written statement submitted submitted by Caritas Internationalis (International Confederation of Catholic Charities), a non-governmental organization in general consultative status, the Association Points-Cœur, the Associazione Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII, the Dominicans for Justice and Peace -Order of Preachers, the International Volunteerism Organization for Women, Education, Development – VIDES, the Istituto Internazionale Maria Ausiliatrice delle Salesiane di Don Bosco, nongovernmental organizations in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/65 Written statement submitted by Verein Sudwind Entwicklungspolitik, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/RES/66/191 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly FOLLOW-UP TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FINANCING FOR DEVELOPMENT [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/RES/66/242 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly Financing of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/66/681 Budget for the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara for the period from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/67/6 (PROG. 27) Proposed strategic framework for the period 2014-2015 Part two: biennial programme plan (Programme 27) Jointly financed activities [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/AC.109/2012/1 TOKEALU: WORKING PAPER PREPARED BY THE SECRETARIAT [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/AC.109/2012/3 PITCAIRN: WORKING PAPER PREPARED BY THE SECRETARIAT [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/CN.9/WG.I/WP.79/ADD.1 REVISED GUIDE TO ENACTMENT TO ACCOMPANY THE UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT : ADDENDUM [ English ]

A/CN.9/WG.I/WP.79/ADD.3 REVISED GUIDE TO ENACTMENT TO ACCOMPANY THE UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT : ADDENDUM [ English ]

A/HRC/19/44 Communications report of special procedures: Communications sent, 1 June 2011 to 30 November 2011; Replies received, 1 August 2011 to 31 January 2012 [ English ]

A/HRC/19/48 REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION AND THE ACTIVITIES OF HER OFFICE IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO [ Arabic | Chinese | English | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/54/ADD.1 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS, CHALOKA BEYANI : ADDENDUM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/55/ADD.1 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, MARGARET SEKAGGYA : ADDENDUM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian ]

A/HRC/19/55/ADD.2 Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Margaret Sekaggya : Addendum Observations on communications transmitted to Governments and replies received [ English ]

A/HRC/19/57/ADD.3 Report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention : Addendum Mission to Germany [ English ]

A/HRC/19/60/ADD.1 REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF, HEINER BIELEFELDT : ADDENDUM MISSION TO PARAGUAY [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian ]

A/HRC/19/BI/1 Nineteenth session: Geneva, 27 February – 23 March 2012; Bulletin of informal meetings Held in parallel to the session [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/51 Written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/55 Written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/56 Written statement submitted by the Jubilee Campaign, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/57 Written statement submitted by the Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/60 Written statement submitted by the Maarij Foundation for Peace and Development (MFPD), a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/64 Written statement submitted by the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/67 Written statement submitted by BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights, a nongovernmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/69 Written statement submitted by the Fondation Danielle Mitterrand France-Libertés, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English | French ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/70 Joint written statement submitted by Al-Haq, Law in the Service of Man, the Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights, the Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights, the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling, non-governmental organizations in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/71 Written statement submitted by the Fondation Danielle Mitterrand – France Libertés, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/72 Joint written statement submitted by France Libertés – Fondation Danielle Mitterrand, the American Association of Jurists, the Society for Threatened Peoples, nongovernmental organizations in special consultative status, Survival International, the Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples, International Educational Development, Inc., non-governmental organizations on the roster [ English | French ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/73 Written statement submitted by the International Commission of Jurists, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/74 Written statement submitted by the International Commission of Jurists, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/75 Written statement submitted by Defence for Children International, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/76 Written statement submitted by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/79 Written statement submitted by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/80 Written statement submitted by the International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM), a non-governmental organization on the roster [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/82 Written statement submitted by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/84 Joint written statement submitted by Franciscans International, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status, the Marist International Solidarity Foundation – ONLUS, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/85 Written statement submitted by the International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM), a non-governmental organization on the roster [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/86 Written statement submitted by the Human Rights House Foundation, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/87 Written statement submitted by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/88 Written statement submitted by Pax Romana (International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs and International Movement of Catholic Students), a nongovernmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/89 Written statement submitted by the International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM), a non-governmental organization on the roster [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/90 Written statement submitted by the Press Emblem Campaign, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/91 Written statement submitted by the International Planned Parenthood Federation, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/92 Joint written statement submitted by the Human Rights House Foundation, the B.A.B.E. – Be Active, Be Emancipated, the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, non-governmental organizations in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/94 Joint written statement submitted by CIVICUS World Alliance for Citizen Participation, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status, the Center for Economic and Social Rights, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status, the Arab NGO Network for Development, a non-governmental organization on the roster [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/95 Written statement submitted by Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/96 Written statement submitted by Pax Romana (International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs and International Movement of Catholic Students), a nongovernmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/97 Written statement submitted by Amnesty International, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/OD/1 Ninteenth session: Geneva, 27 February -23 March 2012 Order of the Day [ English ]

A/RES/66/115 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly [without reference to a Main Committee (A/66/L.24 and Add.1)] 66/115.  Global health and foreign policy [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

VIII. Press Releases/Newsletters (select items)

Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights

Urgent debate on Syria

Coal Mining in Bangladesh

“Make everyone heard”

World Trade Organization

Viet Nam files dispute against the United States

Panel set up in steel case, reports adopted on raw materials, footwear and plastic bags

Organization of American States

OAS Participates in Inauguration of World Forum on Consumer Product Security

Ministers of Education of the Americas Meet in Suriname to Strengthen the Role of Teachers

OAS Trains Judges and Prosecutors in the Caribbean on Alternatives to Incarceration

Mexico and OAS to Hold Hemispheric Meeting against Transnational Organized Crime

The OAS supports the establishment of small business development centers in the Caribbean

OAS Secretary General Meets with Panama’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs

OAS and Electoral Tribunal of the Federal District of Mexico Sign Cooperation Agreement

OAS Secretary General Expresses Condolences for Victims in Railroad Collision in Argentina

OAS Electoral Observation Mission in Bolivia Says Judicial Elections “Strengthened Will to Build a State with Higher Levels of Inclusion”

OAS Observation Mission Highlights Efforts for Inclusiveness and Transparency in Guyana’s Elections

At OAS, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala Reaffirms His Country’s Commitment with the Inter-American System

OAS Electoral Observation Mission to Jamaica Recommends the Adoption of a Uniform Procedure to Prevent Delays

UNHCR

In Iran, UNHCR project provides comfort to troubled refugee youth

High Commissioner praises refugee resettlement and integration in Australia and New Zealand

UNHCR Lebanon Update: Situation in North Lebanon, 18 February-24 February 2012

Sudanese woman haunted by attack that drove her to Ethiopia

Mali displacement expands, UNHCR appeals for $35.6 million

UNHCR urges humanitarian solution for detained North Koreans

Solar lamps brighten future for refugee students in Uganda

Postcode Lotteries in Netherlands and Sweden give nearly 4 million euro

Landmark judgment of the Strasbourg Court on push-backs in the Mediterranean Sea

A Congolese refugee child dreams of going home

Dadaab – World’s biggest refugee camp 20 years old

Nigeria: focus on international humanitarian law in West Africa

Secretary of State for the Home Department v SC (Article 8 – in accordance with the law) Zimbabwe

Kazakhstan: Small religious communities “banned under new Law”

Hirsi Jamaa and Others v. Italy

Aslam v. Minister for Justice and Equality & Others

Anna Lakatosh and Others v. Russia

Dominican Republic: End police abuse to comply with UN treaty

Guatemala: Submission to the UN Human Rights Commitee for the 104th Session of the Human Rights Committee (12-30 March 2012)

Yemen: Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee: 104th Session of the Human Rights Committee, 12-30 March, 2012

Thailand: Courts Denying Bail in Lese Majeste Cases

UN Women

Audio: Zambia Makes Efforts to Promote Democracy and Development

Nepal: Rural Woman Benefits From MCHC Programme

Pakistan’s First Oscar Win Explores Efforts to End Acid Violence in Pakistan

UN Webcast: Angelique Kidjo Raises Her Voice to End FGM

Women’s Contributions to Peace and Security Reflected in Quilt Exhibition

Bachelet on Rural Women and Sustainable Development

Audio: Mobilising Men to Stand Up against Gender Inequality

Pakistan: Abducted and Forced into a Muslim Marriage

Japan Contributes US$114 Million to WFP to Help Fight Hunger In 21 Countries

Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

The UN System: Working Together to Empower Rural Women

Commission on the Status of Women 2012

Rural Women Speak Out About Food Insecurity

A Tale of Two Shelters

Some Improvements, But Somalia Still In Crisis

UN Women Co-Sponsored Events during the 56th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, 27 February – 9 March

Say NO – UNiTE Nominated for Avon Foundation’s Global Award for Excellence in Communications

Rural Women, Their Contributions and Challenges, to Be Highlighted at UN Commisssion on the Status of Women, 27 February – 9 March

Audio: War Does Not Mean License to Rape

The Hungry Generation

Breaking the Cycle of Violence and HIV in Liberia

Empowering Rural Women: A Vital Force for Development

Rural Women in Bolivia Make Their Demands Heard, and Their Presence Felt

UN Report on Sexual Violence During Conflict Singles Out Worst Offenders

A New Chapter: IFAD and the Gates Foundation Step Up Collaboration on Sustainable Agriculture

UN Women–Sponsored Film Premieres at the Berlin Film Festival

Palestinian Women: Bread Makers, Bread-Winners

IFAD Blog: What Will Rio Herald for Agriculture?

IX. Media (select sources/select items)

A. News Aggregators

B. International News Sources

C. A Selection of Stories

UN News Service

UN kicks off information technology ‘hackathon’ promoting global sustainability

Ban condemns murder of bus passengers in Pakistan

Drug-related violence has reached alarming levels in Central America – UN

UN-supported project brings Afghans one step closer to cleaner cooking stoves

UN launches new guidelines in fight against chikungunya

Top UN official in Iraq urges greater inclusion of minorities in society

UN anti-narcotics panel calls for better support for youth and marginalized

Time for Israeli and Palestinian leaders to get serious about peace talks – UN official

UN urges States and communities to help eradicate female genital mutilation

UN rights chief urges immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Syria

Open-pit coal mine project in Bangladesh threatens human rights – UN experts

UNESCO chief condemns murder of Indian journalist

Millions of children in cities face poverty and exclusion – UN report

Head of UN-backed treaty voices concern at mass elephant killings in Cameroon

UN jobs forum hears call to unlock potential of young people

Côte d’Ivoire: UN envoy deplores violent post-election incidents

UN-backed court for Sierra Leone appoints Kenyan jurist as appeals judge

Sudan: UN agency funds farming improvement projects

Gulf of Guinea needs regional anti-piracy strategy, UN official stresses

Migiro calls for systematic strategies to empower women in rural areas

UN-backed polio campaign launches in Central African Republic

UN-backed polio campaign launches in Central African Republic

Tense conditions prevail in Libyan town after deadly ethnic clashes – UN

Iraq: UN envoy hails electoral commission for promoting democracy

In Angola, UN chief launches annual polio eradication drive

UN spearheads new drug standards to save African herds from deadly disease

Young Palestinian entrepreneurs to receive loans through UN-backed initiative

UN tribunal transfers another genocide case to Rwandan authorities

UN Human Rights Council opens with calls to uphold freedoms worldwide

UN temporarily relocates staff from northern Afghan office after attack

Top UN envoy in Iraq calls for durable solutions for the internally displaced

Ban inspired by Zambian youth’s commitment to democracy and education

Côte d’Ivoire: UN envoy voices satisfaction with conduct of by-elections

UN chief congratulates Yemen’s new president

General Assembly President calls for early conflict mediation to avoid violence

Ban praises democracy and development efforts in Zambia

Sudan: Two UN-African Union peacekeepers wounded in attack in Darfur

Afghanistan: UN mission deplores attack on its compound in Kunduz

UN Palestinian rights committee speaks out against Israeli settlement construction

UN human rights office welcomes Togolese report on violence against detainees

Haitian premier’s resignation sparks concern at UN

Libya: UN distributes relief supplies to victims of deadly ethnic clashes

UN human rights office welcomes ruling on treatment of migrants at sea

UN holds forum to find ways to tackle problem of youth unemployment

From democracy to soccer, Zambia’s successes offer example for all – Ban

UN human rights office welcomes ruling on treatment of migrants at sea

New UNICEF report to shine spotlight on challenges faced by urban children

UN-backed forum to discuss early action ahead of next drought in Horn of Africa

UN announces next round of talks to try to resolve Western Sahara dispute

Sudan: UN staff returns to Southern Kordofan state

Senegal: UN human rights experts stress freedoms in lead-up to presidential poll

General Assembly President discusses Syrian crisis with Turkish leader

Political solution only way to end Syria crisis, UN chief stresses

UN announces next round of talks to try to resolve Western Sahara dispute

Sudan: UN staff returns to Southern Kordofan state

Senegal: UN human rights experts stress freedoms in lead-up to presidential poll

UN tribunal sentences former Serb official to prison term for refusal to testify

UN urges humanitarian solution for DPR Korea nationals detained in China

Security Council deplores attacks against Israeli diplomatic staff

UN awards prize to promoter of education for persons with disabilities

UN refugee agency seeks $35 million to assist thousands uprooted by Mali conflict

Top UN official calls for boost in AIDS spending in Togo

UN force holds talks with Israeli and Lebanese officials to reduce border tensions

Syria: UN and Arab League appoint joint envoy to deal with crisis

UN food relief agency partners with Hunger Games film

UN agency welcomes court decision on responsibility to migrants at sea

UN boosts partnership with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help small farmers

UN report on sexual violence during conflict singles out worst offenders

Ban presses for credible and peaceful presidential poll in Senegal

Ban presses for credible and peaceful presidential elections in Senegal

Top UN envoy strongly deplores wave of deadly attacks across Iraq

Security Council extends UN presence in Timor-Leste until end of 2012

ICC expands scope of Ivorian war crimes investigation back to 2002

Security Council extends UN presence in Timor-Leste until end of 2012

Ministers at UN meeting pledge to ensure action on sustainable development

Somalis can build better future with global help, Ban tells London meeting

Timor-Leste has made significant progress towards peace and stability – UN envoy

Security Council calls for large increase to African peace force in Somalia

New senior appointments announced for UN population and development agencies

Ban asks top UN official to visit Syria to assess humanitarian situation

Security Council welcomes peaceful staging of presidential poll in Yemen

Ban extends mandate of UN-backed tribunal in Lebanon

UN agency urges vaccinations for all Afghan children after measles outbreak

Ban asks top UN official to visit Syria to assess humanitarian situation

Ban extends mandate of UN-backed tribunal in Lebanon

UN official urges focus on rural development to lift millions out of poverty

UN deplores Israeli approval of more settlements in West Bank

Darfur patrol returns home safely after rebel blockade, UN-AU mission reports

Mexico: UN human rights office voices alarm after killing of dozens of prison inmates

Brazil to host UN World Environment Day this year

UN official urges focus on rural development to lift millions out of poverty

Senior UN officials highlight diversity and challenges of peacekeeping

UN expert urges dialogue after Latvia votes against Russian as official language

UN nuclear agency laments lack of progress during Iran visit

Jurist Paper Chase Newsburst

West Africa stability threatened by organized crime, drug trafficking: UN

Somalia allowing recruitment of child soldiers: HRW

US immigration judge rules former El Salvador general may be deported

US soldier formally charged for leaking information to Wikileaks

Egypt court adjourns trial of NGO employees until April

Former Yugoslavia municipal officer sentenced to 2 years for refusing to testify

ICTR to transfer second genocide case to Rwanda court

What’s In Blue (News from Security Council Report)

ICRC evacuates Syrian wounded, not Westerners.

With Kosovo deal, Serbia moves closer to EU.

Wallström says Council has prompted ideological shift on sexual violence.

Syria opposition seeks arms pledge.

Russia backs Annan Syria role, urges Homs ceasefire.

Yemen’s Saleh to hand power to successor Monday.

ICC expands scope of Côte d’Ivoire war crimes investigation.

Council condemns terrorist attacks on Israeli embassy staff.

Al-Qaida claims deadly attacks on Iraqi cities.

Iran calls nuclear watchdog to resume talks.

Pakistan urges Afghan Taliban to enter peace talks.

Southeast Libya clashes resume despite army intervention.

UN hopes to access Sudan war zone with AU, Arab League.

Somalia conference is a turning point, says Cameron.

Syrian tanks attack Homs, world outrage grows.

UN Security Council welcomes presidential election in Yemen.

“Friends of Syria” to issue challenge to Assad to let in aid for victims of conflict.

US and North Korea hold nuclear talks in Beijing.

Iraq attacks kill 60, raise sectarian fears.

UNMIL announces handover plans.

Iran set to expand nuclear activity in underground facility.

US troops killed in violent Afghan protests.

Somali PM would ‘welcome’ air strikes against al-Shabaab.

Hamas sets new terms for reconciliation with Fatah.

UN says humanitarian chief to head to Syria soon.

Fatah, Hamas hold reconciliation talks in Cairo.

UN extends Hariri investigation in Lebanon.

Libya court ‘incompetent’ in Qaddafi backers case.

Former Nigerian leader Obasanjo in Senegal peace bid.

UK weighs up air strikes against al-Shabaab.

Ethiopia, Somali troops seize rebel bastion of Baidoa.

Russia pushes for humanitarian convoys in Syria.

Council concerned over transnational crime, trafficking in West Africa.

IAEA official says no ‘way forward’ on talks with Iran.

Eight killed in Afghan protests over Koran burning.

Russia warns Israel not to attack Iran.

UN Wire

Piracy on the rise off Africa’s west coast, UN says

Poorest children are lost to urbanization, UNICEF says

Narrow the gap between rich and poor, UN’s Ban tells Angola

UNESCO is pressured by rights group to abandon science prize

UN calls back staff from Afghan province after attack on compound

Ballot box-toting peacekeepers are shot at in Cote d’Ivoire, return fire

UN: Tribal warfare is destabilizing southern Libya

Vaccination initiative gives poor children a shot

UN appeals for aid for growing numbers of Mali refugees

New framework promotes sustainable tourism

Tensions rise in South China Sea over oil, gas

Yemen has a new president, but same problems

Run off is expected in Senegal presidential poll

Russia reports alleged Putin assassination plot weeks after arrests

FARC pledges to release hostages, cease kidnapping for ransom in Colombia

UN doubts new Syrian constitution as atrocities continue

UN seeks envoy to Syria as shelling of Homs continues

UN nuclear inspectors are rebuffed by Iran

Could the “C” in CEO stand for climate?

Council is slated to boost Somali peacekeeping by more than 5,000 troops

Upsurge in West Africa cocaine trafficking valued at $900 million

Civilian peacekeeping staff are freed in Sudan’s Darfur

Political crisis is undermining Haiti’s recovery

In Nigeria, some elites close their doors to polio workers

Turner: Congress is wrong on Keystone pipeline

Iraq looks to technology amid water-rights impasse

Mexico landfill to become energy source

Journalists are killed in Syrian bombardment

Angry protests in Afghanistan over Koran burnings

Yemen’s Hadi is anointed president in uncontested vote

Myanmar is mobilizing to stop poppy cultivation

Self-immolations overshadow Tibetan new year celebrations

Aljazeera English

EU targets Syria ministers with sanctions

Greece in ‘selective default’ on debts

Ex-Nigerian governor pleads guilty of graft

German MPs approve second Greek bailout

US intelligence firm’s emails leaked

Thailand questions more Iranians in bomb plot

Joint US-South Korea training drill begins

Eurozone countries asked to put up more money

New evidence casts doubt in Lockerbie case

Foreign activists set for trial in Egypt

Political standoff on eve of Senegal election

Spain wins battle for shipwreck treasure

Jordanians ‘kidnapped’ in South Sinai

Liberating Juba from Khartoum: the future of South Sudan

The imperial way: US decline in perspective

NATO recalls advisers after Kabul shooting

Red Cross pushes to rescue wounded in Homs

Palestinian killed in West Bank clashes

Deaths in US drone strike in Somalia

‘Friends of Syria’ to discuss crackdown

UN has ‘major concerns’ about nuclear Iran

‘Friends of Syria’ call for end to violence

Progress cited as US-North Korea talks resume

World Bank issues SOS for oceans

Diplomats seek ways to end Syria bloodshed

WikiLeaks suspect charged with ‘aiding enemy’

Conference calls for action in Somalia

UN report says Syria committing war crimes

Greek parliament approves debt-swap law

US and North Korea resume nuclear talks

Taliban urges Afghans to ‘kill invaders’

Leaders gather in London for Somalia talks

African envoy holds talks in Senegal

Journalists killed in Syria shelling on Homs

Boost for Somali forces battling al-Shabab

Foreign journalists killed amid Homs shelling

Fears grow of humanitarian crisis in Homs

UN watchdog ‘denied access to key Iran site’

African envoy meets Senegal politicians

Yemen election ends Saleh’s 33-year rule

Palestinian detainee ends hunger strike


* Prepared by Donald K. Anton, The Australian National University College of Law. This digest draws on independent research together with information gleaned from the RSS feeds of a host of international law publishers, law libraries, and blogs.

§ Information contained in the digest is current to 5.00 pm (local Canberra time) the day before issue.

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