Anton’s Weekly International Law Digest, Vol. 4, No. 11 (20 August 2013)

Anton’s Weekly International Law Digest

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Vol. 4, No. 11
(20 August 2013)

PDF Copy Here — Antons Weekly Digest – Vol 04, No. 11, August 20, 2013

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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 / Gray Literature (select items)
VI. Documents/Negotiations (select items)
VII. Media (select sources/select items)

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

The Stories We Must Tell: Ugandan Children and the Atrocities of the Lord’s Resistance ArmyAfrica Today, Vol. 45, pp. 79-102, 1998 – Rosa Brooks Georgetown University – Date Posted: August 19, 2013

The Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases in the European UnionTania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, and Jonathan Liberman, ‘Regulating Tobacco, Alcohol and Unhealthy Foods: The Legal Issues’, Routledge (Forthcoming) – Alberto Alemanno and Amandine Garde HEC Paris – Law Department and Durham University – Durham Law School – Date Posted: August 18, 2013

The Global Impact of State CapitalUNSW Law Research Paper No. 2013-54 – George Gilligan , Megan Bowman and Justin P. O’Brien University of New South Wales , University of New South Wales – Centre for Law, Markets & Regulation, Faculty of Law and Queensland University of Technology – Faculty of Business – Date Posted: August 18, 2013

Pharmaceutical Public-Private Partnerships in the United States and Europe: Moving from the Bench to the BedsideConstance E. Bagley and Christina Tvarnoe Yale School of Management and Copenhagen Business School – Law Department – Date Posted: August 16, 2013

The Durability of Time Unlimited Legal ArrangementsNZACL Yearbook, Vol. 18, pp. 1, 2012, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper – Ivor Richardson Victoria University of Wellington – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: August 16, 2013

‘Only Procedural’: Thoughts on the Substantive Law Dimensions of Preliminary Procedural Decisions in Employment Discrimination Cases57 N.Y. L. Sch. L. Rev. 767 (2012–2013), Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 355, – Elizabeth M. Schneider and Nancy Gertner Brooklyn Law School and Harvard Law School – Date Posted: August 15, 2013

Compatible Process, Conflicting Result: The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act May Preempt the Uniform Commercial Code When Security Entitlements are Sold AbroadUC Davis Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 2, p. 225, 2013 – Yariv Pierce University of Michigan at Ann Arbor – The University of Michigan Law School – Date Posted: August 15, 2013

Debt Financing and Australian Commercial Property Performance: Do the Risks Justify the Reward?David Mark Higgins RMIT University – Date Posted: August 15, 2013

Climate Change and the International Court of JusticeDouglas A. Kysar Yale University – Law School – Date Posted: August 15, 2013

Law in the Heart of Darkness: Atrocity & DuressVirginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 43, pp. 861-888, 2003 – Rosa Brooks Georgetown University – Date Posted: August 14, 2013

Note, Hack-Back: Permitting Retaliatory Hacking by Non-State Actors as Proportionate Counter-Measures to Trans-Boundary Cyber-HarmColumbia Journal of Transnational Law, Forthcoming – Jan Messerschmidt Independent – Date Posted: August 14, 2013

Immunity for Foreign Officials: Possibly Too Much and Confusing as Well99 American Society of International Law Proceedings, pp. 230-233, 2005 – Barry E. Carter Georgetown University Law Center – Date Posted: August 13, 2013

Pricing Compliance: When Formal Remedies Displace Reputational SanctionsHarvard International Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2013 – Rachel Brewster Duke University – School of Law
Date Posted: August 13, 2013

The UN Security Council and Civilian ProtectionThe UN Security Council in the Age of Human Rights, Cambridge University Press, 2013 – Rosa Brooks Georgetown University – Date Posted: August 13, 2013

The New Territory: Land Grabs, the Transnational Land Regime and the Need for an International Property RightLauren Groth University of California, Berkeley – School of Law – Date Posted: August 13, 2013

A ‘Bilingual’ Approach to Language Rights: How Dialogue between US and International Human Rights Law May Improve the Language Rights FrameworkDenise L. Gilman University of Texas at Austin – School of Law – Date Posted: August 13, 2013

Protecting Rights in the Age of Terrorism: Challenges and OpportunitiesGeorgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 36, pp. 669-682, 2005 – Rosa Brooks Georgetown University – Date Posted: August 13, 2013

Killing with DiscriminationChapter in: ‘War Ethics’ (Samuel C. Rickless and Saba Bazargan, eds.) 2014, Forthcoming – Adil Ahmad Haque Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – School of Law-Newark – Date Posted: August 13, 2013

Reciprocity and the Regulatory Function of International Investment Law54 Harv. Int’l L. J. Online 124 (2013) – Julian Davis Mortenson University of Michigan Law School – Date Posted: August 13, 2013

A Barren Effort? The Jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on Jus CogensHaeck,Y., McGonigle, B., Burbano-Herrera, C., and Contreras-Garduno, D. (eds.), The Realization of Human Rights: When Theory Meets Practice: Studies in Honour of Leo Zwaak (Intersentia, Antwerp, 2013), Forthcoming – Ignacio Alvarez Rio and Diana Contreras-Garduño Utrecht University School of Law and Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), Utrecht University – Date Posted: August 13, 2013

Armed Conflict and Forced Migration: A Systemic Approach to International Humanitarian Law, Refugee Law and Human Rights LawA. Clapham & P. Gaeta (eds), The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014, Forthcoming – Vincent Chetail Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEI) – Date Posted: August 12, 2013

The Politics of the Geneva Conventions: Avoiding Formalist TrapsVirginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 46, pp. 197-207, 2005 – Rosa Brooks Georgetown University – Date Posted: August 12, 2013

The New NexusUniversity of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 85, 2013, Forthcoming – Anjum Gupta Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – School of Law-Newark – Date Posted: August 12, 2013

From Spoils to Weapons: Framing Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War at the United Nations Security CouncilAPSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper – Kerry F. Crawford George Washington University – Department of Political Science – Date Posted: August 12, 2013

Learning by Doing or Learning from Others? Diffusion of Information in International Trade Dispute Settlement MechanismsAPSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper – Jennifer Ann Laks Hutnick University of Pittsburgh – Date Posted: August 12, 2013

Independence for Kosovo?‘Jurist’, June 16, 2007 – Anthony D’Amato Northwestern University – School of Law – Date Posted: August 12, 2013

The Holy See’s Worldwide Role and International Human Rights: Solely Symbolic?University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 4, 2009 – Chad G. Marzen Florida State University – Date Posted: August 12, 2013

Book Review: Collective Insecurity: The Liberian Crisis, Unilateralism & Global Order: Ikechi Mgbeoji27 Dalhousie L.J. 285 (Spring 2004) – Chidi Oguamanam University of Ottawa – Common Law Section – Date Posted: August 11, 2013

It’s War Jim, But Not as We Know it: A ‘Reality Check’ for International Laws of War?(2003) 39 Crime, Law and Social Change: An International Journal pp. 233-262 – Elizabeth Chadwick
Nottingham Law School – Date Posted: August 11, 2013

Treaty Termination and Constitutional ChangeCurtis A. Bradley Duke University – School of Law – Date Posted: August 11, 2013

Dialectic of Transnationalism: Unauthorized Migration and Human Rights, 1993-2013Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 2, Summer 2013 – Itamar Mann Yale University – Law School – Date Posted: August 11, 2013

Overview and Operation of U.S. Financial Sanctions, Including the Example of IranGeorgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 44, pp. 903-913, 2013 – Barry E. Carter and Ryan Farha Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center – Date Posted: August 11, 2013

Recasting Responsibility to Protect Against Normative Scepticism: Demilitarisation, Capacity and Non-Imperial InterventionismKajit John Paul Bagu University of Edinburgh – School of Law – Date Posted: August 10, 2013


US-China Trade Relations — Litigation in the WTO 2001-2013
GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper – Stuart Malawer George Mason University – School of Public Policy – Date Posted: August 10, 2013

Los TLC De Estados Unidos Con Países Latinoamericanos: Un Modelo De Integración Económica ‘Superficial’ Para El Continente Americano (Free Trade Agreements between the U.S. and the Latin American Countries: A Model of ‘Shallow’ Economic Integration for the Americas)Revista Derecho del Estado, No. 30, p. 251, 2013 – Jose Julian Tole Independent – Date Posted: August 10, 2013

Resolving Disputes Over Employment Rights in AustraliaComparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2013 – Ronald McCallum , Joellen Riley and Andrew Stewart University of Sydney – Faculty of Law , University of Sydney – Faculty of Law and Adelaide Law School –
Date Posted: August 10, 2013

Copyright Crime and Punishment: The First Amendment’s Proportionality ProblemMaryland Law Review, Vol. 73, 2013 – Margot E. Kaminski Yale University – Yale Information Society Project – Date Posted: August 09, 2013

The Global Chase: Seeking the Recognition and Enforcement of the Lago Agrio Judgment Outside of EcuadorStanford Journal of Complex Litigation, Vol. 1, No. 199, 2013, Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-14 – Manuel A. Gomez Florida International University (FIU) – College of Law – Date Posted: August 09, 2013

Organismos Internacionales E Indicadores: El Impacto De Los Indicadores De Negocios En Las Reformas Empresariales a Través De La Experiencia De Colombia Y México (International Organizations and Indicators: The Impact of Business Indicators in the Business Reforms Through the Experience of Colombia and Mexico)Revista Digital de Derecho Administrativo, No. 9, 2013 – Christian De la Medina Soto and Eduardo Marquez American University – Washington College of Law and Georgetown University – Date Posted: August 09, 2013

La Sujeción Al Iva De Los Servicios Prestados Por Los Registradores De La Propiedad En Las Oficinas Liquidadoras De Distrito Hipotecario a Las Comunidades Autónomas (Apuntes a La Stjce De 12 De Noviembre De 2009) (The VAT Treatment of Services Rendered by Land Registrars Acting as Settlement Agents in Charge of Settlement Offices of a Mortgage District to Autonomous Communities (Notes to the ECJ Judgment of 12th November 2009, C-154/08))Tribuna Fiscal núm 232, 2010, – Francisco Alfredo Garcia Prats Universitat de València – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

Domesticating International Law Through Truth and Reconciliation Commissions: The Case of the Liberian TRCProceedings of the Annual Meeting (American Society of International Law), Vol. 104, March 24-27, 2010, pp. 333-336 – Jeremy I. Levitt Florida A&M University College of Law – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

The Evolving Intervention Regime in Africa: From Basket Case to Market Place?
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (American Society of International Law), Vol. 96, March 13-16, 2002, pp. 136-143 – Jeremy I. Levitt Florida A&M University College of Law – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

Without Protection: Refugees and Statelessness – A Commentary and ChallengeBrooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 351 – Maryellen Fullerton Brooklyn Law School – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

Considerații privind arbitrabilitatea litigiilor în materia dreptului proprietății intelectuale (Aspects of the Arbitrability of Intellectual Property Rights)Romanian Arbitration Journal no. 4/2012, pp. 49-63 – Sonia Florea FLOREA GHEORGHE AND ASSOCIATES – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

Foreign Direct Investment from China: Sense and SensibilityAngela Huyue Zhang
King’s College London – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

Rollover Risk: Ideating a U.S. Debt DefaultSteven L. Schwarcz Duke University – School of Law – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

Justice for Border Crossing Communities: Lessons from Property LawAPSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper – David J. Watkins University of Dayton – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

Instruments of Coercion: International Institutions and the Sites of Power in International RelationsAPSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper – Allison Carnegie University of Chicago – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

Technocratic Shepherding of Migrant Rights: The Power of Legalism to Reframe State ‘Interests’APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper – Leila Kawar Bowling Green State University – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

Are Feed-In Tariff Schemes with Local Content Requirements Consistent with WTO Law?Forthcoming in: Frontiers of International Economic Law: Legal Tools to Confront Interdisciplinary Challenges, Society of International Economic Law, BRILL – Jan-Christoph Kuntze and Tom Moerenhout Independent and Independent – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

The Orphan Works Copyright Issue: Suggestions for International ResponseJournal of the Copyright Society of the USA, 2013, vol. 60, no.3, 701-730 – Bingbin Lu – Nanjing University – Law School – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

Expedited Patent Examination for Green Inventions: Developing Countries’ Policy ChoicesEnergy Policy, 5 July 2013 – Bingbin Lu – Nanjing University – Law School – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

A Proposal for Breaking the Israel-Palestine DeadlockJurist Forum, Sept. 28, 2009 – Anthony D’Amato – Northwestern University – School of Law – Date Posted: August 08, 2013

European Private Law – in Pursuit of UnityPrzegląd Prawniczy UW, Warsaw University Law Review 2.1-2 (2003): 110-131, – Rafał Mańko – European Parliament – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

Soberanía e igualda en el derecho internacional (Sovereignty and Equality in International Law)Anuario de la Facultad de Derecho de la UAM, vol. 13 (2009), pp. 291-310 – Carlos Espósito – University Autónoma of Madrid (UAM) – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

Select Issues Regarding the EU’s Concurrent Imposition of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Against Chinese Coated Fine Papers: Analogue Country, Market Economy Treatment, Individual Treatment, and Double RemedyAsian Journal of WTO and International Health Law and Policy, 2013 – Chien-Huei Wu – Institute of European and American Studies, Acadmia Sinica – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

Climate Change Mitigation from the Bottom Up: Using Preferential Trade Agreements to Promote Climate Change MitigationForthcoming in Carbon and Climate Law Rev, Vol. 7(1), pp. 34-42, 2013, Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 150/2013 – Rafael Leal-Arcas – Queen Mary University of London – School of Law – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

The Diplomatic Disputes between the Holy See and the Irish State 2009-2012: A Legal AnalysisIrish Yearbook of International Law, 2011-12, Hart Publications, 2013 – Darren O’Donovan – Bond University, Queensland – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

The Increasing Influence of New Instruments of Regulation in International Arbitration and the Resource to Arbitration in Transnational Private RegulationKatia Fach Gómez – University of Zaragoza – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

Legal Norms’ Distinctiveness in Legal Transplants and Global Legal PluralismISA Annual Convention Catalytic Workshop – What Makes Legal Norms Distinctive, 2013 – Toby S. Goldbach – Cornell University – Law School – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

The Charter, the Court – and the CrisisUniversity of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 18/2013 – Catherine Barnard – University of Cambridge – Trinity College – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

Voluntary Repatriation and State Sovereignty Seeking an Acceptable Balance(2008) ISIL YBIHRL – Daniel Mathew – West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

State Responsibility for Bribe Solicitation and Extortion in International Business Transactions and Foreign Direct Investment: Obligations, Obstacles, and OpportunitiesBruce W. Klaw – University of Denver, Daniels College of Business – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

International StandardsResearch Handbook: TBT Agreement (Michael Trebilcock & Tracey Epps, eds, 2013) – Markus Wagner – University of Miami – School of Law – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

Anti-Circumvention’s Ugly Duckling: ‘Later-Developed Merchandise’ and Subjecting New Products to Old TariffsJoshua Simmons – Global Financial Integrity – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

Laws of Unintended Consequence? Nationality, Allegiance and the Removal of Refugees During WartimeDavid James Cantor – School of Advanced Study, University of London – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

A Simple Solution to War Refugees? The Latin American Expanded Definition and its Relationship to IHLDavid James Cantor and Diana Trimino Mora – School of Advanced Study, University of London and University of London – School of Advanced Studies – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

‘There is a War Going on You Know’ — Addressing the Complexity of Violence Against Women in Conflicted and Post Conflict SocietiesJournal of Transitional Justice, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-34 – Monica McWilliams and Fionnuala D. Ni Aolain – Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster and University of Minnesota Law School – Date Posted: August 07, 2013

The Call of Justice: Obligations Under the Genocide Convention to Cooperate with the International Criminal CourtMatthew Gillett – Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

A Genealogy of the CRCAshleigh Barnes – Florida Coastal School of Law – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

Protection of Asylum-Seekers Under the Inter-American Human Rights SystemDavid James Cantor and Stefania Eugenia Barichello – School of Advanced Study, University of London and University of London – School of Advanced Studies – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

Rights for Children vs. The Rights for Other ‘Special’ Categories: Investigating a Basis for Differential Treatment Through Historical, Sociological and Post-Modern LensesAshleigh Barnes – Florida Coastal School of Law – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

The CRC’s Performance of the Child as DevelopingAshleigh Barnes – Florida Coastal School of Law – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

The Docile Body – Disciplining the Category ‘Child’ Through the CRC’s RightsAshleigh Barnes – Florida Coastal School of Law – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

Immunity Ratione Materiae in Extradition Proceedings?Thiago B. Jardim Oliveira – University of Geneva – Department of Public International Law – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

Illicit Nuclear Trafficking: States, Non-State Actors and the Quest for Criminalization in International LawOGEL Journal (Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence) Nuclear Law and Policy OGEL 1 (2013) – Riccardo Tremolada – University of Milan – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

Playing Without the Rules: How and Why International Law Is Not Like ChessAlberto Puppo – Instituto tecnológico autónomo de México (ITAM) – School of Law – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

Comentarios Sobre Las Nuevas Normas Colombianas En Materia De Arbitraje Internacional (Commentaries on the New Colombian Arbitration Law)Revista de Derecho Privado, No. 24, 2013 – Juan Antonio Gaviria – Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

Epistemological Considerations in Private Law: Exploring Taxonomical Structures in the Common Law, Civil Law and Beyond18 Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, (2011) – Stephanie Law – European University Institute – Department of Law (LAW) – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

The ‘Impossibility’ of Maritime Neutrality During World War ILIV Netherlands International Law Review, pp. 337-360 (2007) – Elizabeth Chadwick – Nottingham Law School – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

Right to Self-Determination and Minority Groups within Sovereign States: A Human Rights CritiqueObiajulu Nnamuchi – Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

The New International Arbitration (Amendment) – A Broader Framework for Interim Relief or Just a Tune-Up?Asian Peace-Building and Rule of Law Paper 2. 2010 – Mahdev Mohan and Eu-Yen Tay – Singapore Management University – School of Law and Singapore Management University – School of Law – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

Arte, Pornografia e a Reconstrução Foucaultiano Do Direito Comparado (Art, Pornography, and Foucaultian Reconstruction of Comparative Law)José Adércio Leite Sampaio (ed.), Desafios da Liberdade de Expressão na Era Digital (Del Rey) – forthcoming , – Uladzislau Belavusau – VU University Amsterdam – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

EU-India Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreement: Opportunities and ChallengesDebashis Chakraborty , Julien Chaisse and Animesh Kumar – Indian Institute of Foreign Trade , Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) – Faculty of Law and Jawaharlal Nehru University – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

Analyzing the Disputes on Subsidy and Countervailing Measures: Implications for the Current WTO NegotiationsJulien Chaisse , Debashis Chakraborty and Animesh Kumar – Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) – Faculty of Law , Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Jawaharlal Nehru University – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

Violence’s Law: Israel’s Campaign to Transform International Legal Norms42 Journal of Palestine Studies 68 (2013), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 49 – George Emile Bisharat – University of California Hastings College of the Law – Date Posted: August 06, 2013

The Functionality of Conceptual Terms in International Law and International Legal DiscourseUlf Linderfalk – Lund University – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: August 05, 2013

Global Data Privacy Laws 2013: 99 Countries and CountingPrivacy Laws & Business International Report, Issue 123, June 2013, 10-13 – Graham Greenleaf – University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law – Date Posted: August 05, 2013

International Organizations and Crisis Bargaining: The Case for Reasonable DoubtAPSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper – Ezra Schricker – The Ohio State University – Date Posted: August 05, 2013

The Rule of Law in the Global Economy: Explaining Intergovernmental Backing for Private Commercial TribunalsAPSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper – Thomas Hale – Blavatnik School of Government – Date Posted: August 05, 2013

The League of Nations and the Protection of Minorities – Rediscovering a Great Experiment –  Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law Vol. 17, 2013, Forthcoming – Peter Hilpold – University of Innsbruck – Date Posted: August 05, 2013

Ending the ‘Catch and Release’ Game: Enhancing International Efforts to Prosecute Somali Pirates Under Universal JurisdictionKees D. Thompson – Princeton University – Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs – Date Posted: August 05, 2013

Accommodation of the Norm of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Under the African Union (AU) SystemAnagaw Zerihun Gebeyehu Jr. – Independent – Date Posted: August 05, 2013

An International Criminal Tribunal after the First Gulf War: What Should Have Been19 International Criminal Justice Review 308 – Harry M. Rhea – Florida International University – Date Posted: August 05, 2013

II. Books (New and Forthcoming) 

International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan 

Christine Meyer, Menschenrechte in Afrika: Regionaler Menschenrechtsschutz als Herausforderung an menschenrechtliches Universalitätsdenken (Nomos 2013)

Alexander Betts, Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement (Cornell Univ. Press 2013) 

Dominik Kneer, Investitionsschutz und Menschenrechte: Eine Untersuchung zum Einfluss menschenrechtlicher Standards auf die Investitionssicherung (Nomos 2013)

Douglas Guilfoyle, Modern Piracy: Legal Challenges and Responses (Edward Elgar Publishing 2013) 

Anne Hellum & Henriette Sinding Aasen, Women’s Human Rights: CEDAW in International, Regional and National Law (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013)

Alberto Malatesta & Rinaldo Sali, The Rise of Transparency in International Arbitration (Juris Publishing 2013) 

Raphaël van Steenberghe, Droit international humanitaire : un régime spécial de droit international ? (Larcier 2013)

Paul Behrens & Ralph Henham, Elements of Genocide (Routledge 2013) 

Freya Baetens, Investment Law within International Law: Integrationist Perspectives (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013)

James Crawford, State Responsibility: The General Part (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013) 

Christof Dejung & Niels P. Petersson, The Foundations of Worldwide Economic Integration: Power, Institutions, and Global Markets, 1850–1930 (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013)

Gentian Zyberi, An Institutional Approach to the Responsibility to Protect (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013) 

David Schneiderman, Resisting Economic Globalization: Critical Theory and International Investment Law (Palgrave Macmillan 2013)

Maurizio Ragazzi, ed., Responsibility of International Organizations: Essays in Memory of Sir Ian Brownlie (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2013) 

Thorsten Bonacker & Christoph Safferling, Victims of International Crimes: An Interdisciplinary Discourse (Asser Press 2013)

Mariëlle Matthee, Brigit Toebes, & Marcel Brus, Armed Conflict and International Law: In Search of the Human Face: Liber Amicorum in Memory of Avril McDonald (Asser Press 2013) 

Bob Reinalda, Routledge Handbook of International Organization (Routledge 2013)

 

III. Journals 

International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan 

Asian Journal of International Law (Vol. 3, no. 2, July 2013)

Global Trade and Customs Journal (Vol. 8, no. 9, 2013) 

Human Rights Review (Vol. 14, no. 3, September 2013)

Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy (Vol. 16, nos. 2-3, 2013) 

Asian Dispute Review (July 2013)

Revue Générale de Droit International Public (Vol. 117, no. 2, 2013) 

Journal of International Organizations Studies (Vol. 4, Special Issue, 2013)

Journal of World Energy Law & Business (Vol. 6, no. 3, September 2013) 

Journal of Private International Law (Vol. 9, no. 2, August 2013)

International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law (Vol. 28, no. 2, 2013) 

Chicago Journal of International Law (Vol. 14, no. 1, Summer 2013)

Michigan Journal of International Law (Vol. 34, no. 3, Spring 2013) 

Review of International Political Economy (Vol. 20, no. 4, 2013)

Review of International Organizations (Vol. 8, no. 3, September 2013) 

Human Rights Quarterly (Vol. 35, no. 3, August 2013)

International Legal Materials (Vol. 51, no. 6, 2012) 

Transnational Legal Theory (Vol. 4, no. 1, 2013)

European Journal of Legal Studies (Vol. 6, no. 1, Spring/Summer 2013) 

Journal of International Arbitration (Vol. 30, no. 4, August 2013)

Ocean Development & International Law (Vol. 44, no. 3, 2013) 

Revue Québécoise de Droit International (Vol. 25, no. 1, 2012)

Global Environmental Politics (Vol. 13, no. 3, August 2013) 

The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals (Vol. 12, no. 2, 2013)

Leiden Journal of International Law (Vol. 26, no. 3, September 2013) 

Legal Issues of Economic Integration (Vol. 40, no. 3, 2013)

Journal of World Trade (Vol. 47, no. 4, August 2013) 

Journal of International Trade Law and Policy (Vol. 12, no. 3, 2013)

 

IV. Cases, Reports and Dispute Settlement

A. OXFORD REPORTS ON INTERNATIONAL LAW

Situation in the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Decision pursuant to Article 15 of the Rome Statute on the authorisation of an investigation into the situation in the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Case no ICC-02/11-14-Corr; ICL 925 (ICC 2011)Subject(s): International criminal law Keyword(s): Armed conflict, non-international – Complementarity – Crimes against humanity – International criminal law, elements – International criminal law, imprisonment – International criminal law, murder – International criminal law, rape and sexual violence – International criminal law, victims – International humanitarian law, war crimes—attacks on humanitarian personnel – International humanitarian law, war crimes—inhuman treatment – International humanitarian law, war crimes—killing – International humanitarian law, war crimes—pillage – International humanitarian law, war crimes—rape and sexual violence – Torture 

Prosecutor v Abu Garda, Summons to appear for Abu Garda, Case No ICC-02/05-02/09; ICL 1537 (ICC 2009)Subject(s): International criminal law Keyword(s): Armed conflict – AU (African Union) – Crimes against United Nations and associated personnel – ICC (International Criminal Court) – International courts and tribunals, procedure – International crimes – International criminal law, murder – International criminal law, procedure – International humanitarian law, war crimes – International humanitarian law, war crimes—attacks on humanitarian personnel – International humanitarian law, war crimes—pillage

Paulin, Final appeal, No 178834; ILDC 766 (FR 2000)Subject(s): Relationship between international and domestic law Keyword(s): Customary international law – General principles of international law – ICJ (International Court of Justice) – International civil servants – International organizations, privileges and immunities – Taxation – Treaties, interpretation 

Mbarushimana, Decision of the Criminal Chamber of the Court of Cassation, Appeal judgment, no 10-87760; ILDC 1661 (FR 2011)Subject(s): International courts and tribunals – International criminal law Keyword(s): Complementarity – Crimes against humanity – Extradition and mutual assistance – Human rights, right to fair trial – International courts and tribunals, powers – International courts and tribunals, procedure

Belyazeka v Belarus, Merits, UN Doc CCPR/C/104/D/1772/2008; IHRL 1930 (UNHRC 2012)Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Human rights, freedom of expression – Human rights, right to peaceful assembly

 

B. Human Rights Treaty Bodies 

Decisions and Opinions

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention 

A/HRC/WGAD/2012/66 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-fifth session, 14–23 November 2012, Bangladesh [ English ] 

A/HRC/WGAD/2012/62 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-fifth session, 14–23 November 2012, Ethiopia [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2012/61 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-fifth session, 14–23 November 2012, United Arab Emirates English ] 

A/HRC/WGAD/2012/58 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-fifth session, 14–23 November 2012No. 58/2012 (Israel) Communication addressed to the Government on 30 July 2012 [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2012/54 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-fifth session, 14–23 November 2012, Islamic Republic of Iran [ English ] 

A/HRC/WGAD/2012/52  Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-fifth session, 14–23 November 2012, Saudi Arabia [ English ]

Concluding Observations

United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment 

CAT/C/NLD/CO/5-6 CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS ON THE COMBINED 5TH AND 6TH PERIODIC REPORTS OF THE NETHERLANDS, ADOPTED BY THE COMMITTEE AT ITS 50TH SESSION, 6-31 MAY 2013 : COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Spanish ]

 

Universal Periodic Review 

A/HRC/24/10 Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, Djibouti [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/24/5 Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, Cape Verde [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

 

Reports and Consideration of Reports

A/HRC/24/55/CORR.1 Report of the twentieth annual meeting of special rapporteurs/representatives, independent experts and chairpersons of working groups of the special procedures of the Human Rights Council (Vienna, 24-28 June 2013) [English]

A/HRC/24/43 Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, Gulnara Shahinian, Thematic report on challenges and lessons in combating contemporary forms of slavery [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/24/38 Report of the Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, Alfred-Maurice de Zayas [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

A/HRC/24/26 Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the rights of indigenous peoples [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/24/25  Summary report of the consultation on the promotion and protection of the human rights of older persons, Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

 A/HRC/24/23 The safety of journalists, Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

 A/HRC/24/20 Proceedings of the workshop on the various aspects relating to the impact of the application of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights by the affected populations in the States targeted [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/23/41/ADD.3 Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Anand Grover, Addendum, Mission to Japan (15 – 26 November 2012) [ English ] 

A/HRC/23/40/CORR.1  Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Frank La Rue [ English ]

C. Refworld 

Mahali Dawas and Yousef Shava v. Denmark

M.P.W. v. Canada 

Guadalupe Herrera Rivera v. Canada

Essa Maneh v. Commissioner of Police as Principal Immigration Officer and Minister for Justice and Home Affairs 

Sentenza 21 ottobre – 17 novembre 2008

MJ (Singh v Belgium : Tanveer Ahmed unaffected) Afghanistan v the Secretary of State for the Home Department 

R (on the application of MR) v Derby City Council AAJR

Security Council resolution 2102 (2013) [on establishment of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM)] 

Security Council resolution 2101 (2013) [on measures on arms and related materiel, the renewal of measures imposed by paras. 9 to 12 of Security Council resolution 1572 (2004), para. 12 of resolution 1975 (2011), and para. 6 of resolution 1643 (2005) against Côte d’Ivoire and on extension of the mandate of the UN Group of Experts until 30 Apr. 2014]

Security Council resolution 2100 (2013) [on establishment of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)] 

Security Council resolution 2099 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until 30 Apr. 2014]

Security Council resolution 2098 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) until 31 Mar. 2014] 

Security Council resolution 2097 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL) until 31 Mar. 2014]

Security Council resolution 2096 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) until 19 Mar. 2014]

 

V. Blogs / Gray Literature (select items)

ASIL Insight on Tunisia at a Crossroads: Drafting a New Constitution 

Opinio Juris

The Specific-Direction Requirement Would Not Have Acquitted the Zyklon-B Defendants 

Time Journalist Defends Murdering Julian Assange

Libya’s Says It Can’t Surrender Saif — But It Can Prosecute Him 

Emerging Voices: Counterterrorism and Humanitarianism–Assessing the Current (Im)Balance

Treaties on Espionage — A Strange Pairing? 

New Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Report Out

Emerging Voices: Does International Law Forbid Complicity in the Death Penalty? 

Emerging Voices: Illegal Vetoes in the Security Council–How Russia and China Breached Their Duty Under Jus Cogens to Prevent War Crimes in Syria

More Misdirection on Specific Direction 

Emerging Voices: Is Dissemination Sufficient to Promote Compliance with International Humanitarian Law?

Welcome to Beyond the Hague — and a Great Catch on Judge Harhoff 

Emerging Voices: The Role of Standby Counsel to a Self-Represented Accused–Lessons Learned from the Karadzic Cas

EJIL: Talk! 

Fair and Equitable Treatment: A Rejoinder to Martins Paparinskis

A Reply to Anthea Roberts and Federico Ortino 

A Reply to Sir Frank Berman

Custom, Public Law and the Human Rights Analogy 

The Interpretation and Application of Fair and Equitable Treatment: An Arbitrator’s Perspective

Investment Tribunals’ Case-by-Case Approach: A Response to Martins Paparinskis 

The International Minimum Standard and Fair and Equitable Treatment

East Asia Forum 

China and the norms of trade

Did China really ban rare earth metals exports to Japan? 

Why do China and South Korea trade with North Korea?

‘Multiplex world’: steps towards a new global order 

Burma must declare war against corruption

India’s northeastern states essential to India’s Southeast Asia policy

 

VI. Documents & Country Reports 

Contract in Relation to the Provision of Services on Manus Island (PNG) – Commonwealth of Australia represented by Department of Immigration and Citizenship (Australia’s contract with PNG to offshoring of asylum seekers)

International Law Commission 

A/C.5/67/SR.35/ADD.1 Summary record of the second part of the 35th meeting, 28 JUNE 2013 15:00 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/CN.4/L.829 REPORT OF THE WORKING GROUP ON THE OBLIGATION TO EXTRADITE OR PROSECUTE (AUT DEDERE AUT JUDICARE) [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/CN.4/L.818 Draft report of the International Law Commission on the work of its sixty-fifth session, Rapporteur: Mr. Mathias Forteau [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

  

Journal of the United Nations

JOURNAL NO.2013/158 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Saturday, 17 August 2013 [ English (204K) | French (206K) ] 

JOURNAL NO.2013/157 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Friday, 16 August 2013 [ English (221K) | French (226K) ]

JOURNAL NO.2013/156 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Thursday, 15 August 2013 [ English (293K) | French (289K) ] 

JOURNAL NO.2013/155 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Wednesday, 14 August 2013 [ English (219K) | French (216K) ]

JOURNAL NO.2013/154 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Tuesday, 13 August 2013 [ English (272K) | French (263K) ] 

 

List of Documents Issued at Vienna

DL/GV/2013/259 16/08/2013 [ English | French

DL/GV/2013/258 14/08/2013 [ English | French ] 

DL/GV/2013/256 12/08/2013[ English | French ]

 

Security Council 

S/2013/479 TWENTY-SIXTH PROGRESS REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN LIBERIA (UNMIL) [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/470 REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE SITUATION IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

Provisional Meetings

S/PV.7016 7016TH MEETING WEDNESDAY, 14 AUGUST 2013 10:00 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/PV.7015 7015TH MEETING TUESDAY, 6 AUGUST 2013 9:30 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

General Assembly 

A/68/183 SECRETARY-GENERAL’S REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SECOND UNITED NATIONS [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/181 REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON REPERTORY OF PRACTICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

A/68/171 CONSOLIDATED REPORT ON: ASSISTANCE TO STATES FOR CURBING THE ILLICIT TRAFFIC [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/169 PROMOTING SOCIAL INTEGRATION THROUGH SOCIAL INCLUSION [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/167 FOLLOW-UP TO THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF OLDER PERSONS: SECOND WORLD ASSEMBLY  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

A/68/157 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ALMATY PROGRAMME OF ACTION [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/156 DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF INFORMATION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

A/68/152 PROMOTION OF MULTILATERALISM IN THE AREA OF DISARMAMENT AND NON-PROLIFERATION [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/137  Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/133 CONVENTIONAL ARMS CONTROL AT THE REGIONAL AND SUBREGIONAL LEVELS [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

A/68/125 UNITED NATIONS AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRIME AND THE TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/AC.281/WP.8  Identifying the essential elements for achieving and maintaining a world without nuclear weapons, Submitted by Ireland and Switzerland [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/AC.281/WP.7 Model Nuclear Weapons Convention, Submitted by Costa Rica and Malaysia [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

A/AC.281/WP.6 Taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations, Submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/ES-10/599 Letter dated 3 July 2013 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the General Assembly [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/ES-10/598  Letter dated 13 June 2012 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the General Assembly [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

United Nations Secretariat 

ST/AI/2013/3 Official Travel, Administrative Instruction [ English | French ]

ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/86/ADD.1 Report of the Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods on its forty-third session [ English | French ] 

ST/SGB/2013/4 FINANCIAL REGULATIONS AND RULES OF THE UN [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

ST/SGB/2013/3/AMEND.1 Secretary-General’s Bulletin, Staff Rules [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

ECOSOC

Humanitarian Segment 

E/2013/SR.35 Special economic, humanitarian and disaster relief assistance (continued) Panel discussion: Promoting humanitarian innovation for improved response [ English ]

ECOSOC Journal: Programme of meetings and agenda 

E/2013/9/ADD.14 ELECTION OF ONE MEMBER OF INCB [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/2013/9/ADD.13 APPOINTMENT OF 24 EXPERTS TO THE CEPA [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/2013/SR.35 Provisional summary record of the 35th meeting [ English ] 

United Nations Children’s Fund

E/ICEF/2013/21 The UNICEF Strategic Plan, 2014-2017, Realizing the rights of every child, especially the most disadvantaged [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/ICEF/2013/19 PROVISIONAL ANNOTATED AGENDA, TIMETABLE AND ORGANIZATION OF WORK [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/ICEF/2013/21/ADD.1 ANNEX: SUPPORTING DOCUMENT TO THE UNICEF STRATEGIC PLAN, 2014-2017 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

 

Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UNW/2013/5 REPORT OF THE ANNUAL SESSION 2012, 25 TO 27 JUNE 2013 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Human Rights Council and HR Treaty & Other Bodies 

Resolutions adopted by the Human Rights Council

A/HRC/RES/23/22 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO COTE D’IVOIRE IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN RIGHTS : RESOLUTION / ADOPTED BY THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 

CEDAW/C/SR.1144 Summary record of the 1144th meeting, Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Thursday, 18 July 2013, at 10 a.m [ English ]

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 

CRC/C/OPAC/PRT/Q/1 List of issues in relation to the initial report of Portugal submitted under the Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict [ English | Spanish ]

CRC/C/OPSC/PRT/Q/1 List of issues in relation to the initial report of Portugal submitted under the Optional Protocol on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography [ English | French | Spanish ] 

CRC/C/OPAC/YEM/Q/1 List of issues in relation to the initial report of Yemen submitted under the Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict [ Arabic | English ]

 

Environmental Treaty Bodies & UNECE 

United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP(DTIE)/HG/CONF/2 SCENARIO NOTE FOR THE CONFERENCE OF PLENIPOTENTIARIES ON THE MINAMATA CONVENTION ON MERCURY [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

UNEP(DTIE)/HG/CONF/1/ADD.1 ANNOTATIONS TO THE PROVISIONAL AGENDA: CONFERENCE OF PLENIPOTENTIARIES ON THE MINAMATA CONVENTION ON MERCURY, KUMAMOTO, JAPAN, 10 AND 11 OCTOBER 2013 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

UNEP(DTIE)/HG/CONF/PM/1/ADD.1 ANNOTATIONS TO THE PROVISIONAL AGENDA: PREPARATORY MEETING FOR THECONFERENCE OF PLENIPOTENTIARIESON THE MINAMATA CONVENTION ON MERCURY, KUMAMOTO, JAPAN, 7 AND 8 OCTOBER 2013 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

UNEP/FAO/RC/CRC.9/8/ADD.1 METHAMIDOPHOS: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION PROVIDED BY BRAZIL: NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT: ADDENDUM [ English ] 

UNEP/FAO/RC/CRC.9/8/ADD.2 METHAMIDOPHOS: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION PROVIDED BY THE EUROPEAN UNION: NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT: ADDENDUM [ English ]

UNEP/FAO/RC/CRC.9/INF/7 SUMMARY RECORD OF NOTIFICATIONS OF FINAL REGULATORY ACTION FOR CHEMICALS CONSIDERED BY THE INTERIM CHEMICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE AND THE CHEMICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE  [ English ] 

UNEP/OZL.PRO.25/4/ADD.1 FINANCIAL REPORTS OF THE TRUST FUNDS FOR THE VIENNA CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE OZONE LAYER AND THE MONTREAL PROTOCOL ON SUBSTANCES THAT DEPLETE THE OZONE LAYER FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF THE BIENNIUM 2012-2013 AND EXPENDITURES FOR 2012 AS COMPARED WITH THE APPROVED BUDGETS: REPORT BY THE SECRETARIAT:: ADDENDUM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

UNEP/OZL.PRO/IMPCOM/50/4 REPORT OF THE IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE UNDER THE NON-COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE FOR THE MONTREAL PROTOCOL ON THE WORK OF ITS FIFTIETH MEETING [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

UNEP/OZL.PRO.25/INF/2 FOCAL POINTS FOR LICENSING SYSTEMS [ English ]

UNEP/POPS/POPRC.9/INF/13 DISCUSSION PAPER ON THE APPROACH TO THE EVALUATION OF CHEMICALS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANNEX E TO THE STOCKHOLM CONVENTION [ English ] 

UNEP/POPS/POPRC.9/12 DRAFT WORKPLAN FOR THE PREPARATION OF RISK PROFILES AND RISK MANAGEMENT EVALUATIONS DURING THE INTERSESSIONAL PERIOD BETWEEN THE NINTH AND TENTH MEETINGS OF THE COMMITTEE [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification 

ICCD/COP(11)/18 Annexes containing arbitration and conciliation procedures [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

ICCD/COP(11)/15 Report on progress on the maintenance of the roster of independent experts [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

ICCD/COP(11)/14 Improving mechanisms to facilitate regional coordination of the implementation of the Convention [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

ICCD/COP(11)/4 Revised procedures for the accreditation of civil society organizations and representatives from the private sector to the Conference of the Parties and their participation in meetings and processes of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

ICCD/COP(11)/CST/3 Organization of international, interdisciplinary scientific advice to support the Convention process. Conclusions and recommendations of the Ad Hoc Working Group to Further Discuss the Options for the Provision of Scientific Advice Focusing on Desertification/Land Degradation and Drought Issues [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

ICCD/CRIC(12)/5 Consideration of best practices in the implementation of the Convention: Accessibility of best practices [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

 

Economic Commission for Europe

ECE/EB.AIR/GE.1/2013/9 Steering Body to the Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe, Financial and budgetary matters [English] 

ECE/EB.AIR/GE.1/2013/5 Emission inventories and projections, Report by the co-Chairs of the Task Force on Emission Inventories and Projections [ English | French | Russian ]

ECE/EB.AIR/GE.1/2013/4 Report by the co-Chairs of the Task Force on Integrated Assessment Modelling [ English | French | Russian ] 

ECE/EB.AIR/WG.1/2013/14 Benefits of air pollution control for biodiversity and ecosystem services, Prepared by the International Cooperative Programme on Effects of Air Pollution on Natural Vegetation and Crops [ English | French | Russian ]

ECE/EB.AIR/WG.1/2013/10 Modelling and mapping, Report by the Coordination Centre for Effects and the Task Force on Modelling and Mapping [ English ] 

ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2013/59  Report of the informal working group on flexible bulk containers (FBCs), Transmitted by the Government of United Kingdom [ English | French | Russian ]

ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2013/49  Proposed amendment to special provisions 582 and 583 in Chapter 3.3 of RID/ADR, Transmitted by the Government of the Russian Federation [ English | French | Russian ] 

ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2013/45  Conditions of carriage for UN 3509 packaging discarded, empty, uncleaned, Transmitted by the Government of France [ English | French | Russian ]

ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/131/ADD.1 Provisional agenda for the autumn 2013 session [ English | French | Russian ]

ECE/TRADE/C/WP.7/2013/18  UNECE Standard for Fennel [ English | French | Russian ] 

ECE/TRADE/C/WP.7/2013/17 UNECE Standard for Chinese Cabbage [ English | French | Russian ]

ECE/TRANS/WP.24/2013/6 Draft work plan for 2014–2018 [ English ] 

ECE/TRANS/WP.5/2013/5 Programme of work for 2014-2018 [ English | French | Russian ]

ECE/TRANS/WP.1/2011/6/REV.1 Group of Experts on safety at level crossings, Note by the Secretariat [ English | French | Russian ] 

ECE/TRANS/SC.2/219/CORR.1  Annotated provisional agenda for the sixty-seventh session [ English ]

 

International Seabed Authority Council 

ISBA/19/A/14 Statement by the President on the work of the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority at its nineteenth session [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

United Nations Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption

CAC/COSP/IRG/I/3/1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY : ALGERIA [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Population Fund and the United Nations Office for Project Services 

DP/2013/41 UNDP INTEGRATED BUDGET ESTIMATES FOR 2014-2017 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

DP/FPA/2013/14 UNFPA INTEGRATED BUDGET ESTIMATES, 2014-2017 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

DP/2013/L.3 PROVISIONAL AGENDA, ANNOTATIONS, LIST OF DOCUMENTS AND TENTATIVE WORKPLAN [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

  

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

TD/B/60/7  High-level segment: Beyond the curve: UNCTAD and new patterns of growth for trade and development [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

TD/B/60/2 Evolution of the international trading system and its trends from a development perspective [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Weapons Regulations 

United Nations Convention on Cluster Munitions

CCM/MSP/2013/4 ESTIMATED COSTS OF THE FIFTH MEETING OF STATES PARTIES TO THE CONVENTION ON CLUSTER MUNITIONS [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

United Nations Conference on Disarmament 

CD/1955 Draft Programme of work submitted during the Iraqi Presidency for the 2013 session of the Conference on Disarmament [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

CD/1955/CORR.1  Draft programme of work submitted during the Iraqi Presidency for the 2013 session of the Conference on Disarmament [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

CD/PV.1228 Final record of the one thousand two hundred and twenty-eighth plenary meeting, Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Thursday, 16 June 2011, at 10.15 a.m. [ English | French ] 

Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction

BWC/MSP/2013/MX/CRP.1 Draft elements for the compilation of the considerations, lessons, perspectives, recommendations, conclusions and proposals drawn from the presentations, statements, working papers and interventions on the topics under discussion at the Meeting [English] 

BWC/MSP/2013/MX/CRP.2 Draft Report the Meeting of Experts [ English ]

BWC/MSP/2013/MX/MISC.1 Provisional list of participants [ English ] 

BWC/MSP/2013/MX/WP.18  Preliminary views on the paper entitled “We need to talkabout compliance,” Submitted by Japan [ English ]

BWC/MSP/2013/MX/WP.17  Measures for full, effective and non-discriminatory Implementation of the Article X, Submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran on behalf of the Group of the Non-aligned Movement and Other States Parties to the BWC [ English ]

 

VII. Media (select sources/select items)

A. News Aggregators 

B. International News Sources 

C. UN News Service 

Following terrorist attacks, Security Council urges Lebanese people to remain united

UN Trusteeship Council elects President and Vice President 

UN mission welcomes release of children recruited by armed group in DR Congo

Humanitarian emergencies offer opportunity to improve mental health care – UN report 

UN humanitarian wing warns of pervasive sexual violence in Somalia

Egypt: UN experts urge restraint, dialogue amid deeply worrying human rights crisis 

DPR Korea: UN human rights probe set to begin hearings next week

UN rights chief urges talks to save Egypt from further disastrous violence 

Security Council praises Cameroon, Nigeria for Bakassi Peninsula transition

UN Secretary-General strongly condemns use of force against protesters in Cairo 

Citing serious concerns, UN human rights chief urges Hamas to halt Gaza executions

Wrapping up visit, Ban calls for strengthening bonds between UN and Pakistan 

Senior UN officials sound alarm on multiple crises gripping Central African Republic

Darfur: Joint UN-African envoy voices concern over recent hostilities 

Latest killing raises UN concern about safety of journalists in Guatemala

Syria accepts terms of cooperation for visit by UN chemical weapons team 

Security Council urges broad regional approach to counter piracy in Gulf of Guinea

UN chief hails Pakistan’s leading role in peacekeeping operations 

With logistics complete, UN chemical weapons investigators await go-ahead from Syria

Central African Republic: UN agencies provide aid amid widespread lawlessness 

Bangladesh: UN urges immediate release of detained human rights defender

UN renews call for dialogue between displaced persons and Myanmar authorities 

UN experts urge Israel to stop harassment of human rights activist Issa Amro

 

D. Peace Palace Library 

Tunisia at a Crossroads: Drafting a New Constitution

The Reluctant Conflict Mediator: EU-Georgia Relations Under The Neighborhood Policy – Analysis 

India/Pakistan/Bangladesh: How Long Should We Live In The Past? – Analysis

Without Our Land, We Cease to Be a People: Defending Indigenous Territory and Resources in Honduras 

Just who are humanitarian workers?

 

 

 

 

 

Long time to undo Boer War miscarriage of military justice against Morant and co 

Why an Iraqi Single Mom Is Suing George W. Bush for War Crimes

Bottom of Form

Dangerous times for reporters covering Arab upheaval 

Germany to become first European state to allow ‘third gender’ birth certificates

Women and Peace 

The International Criminal Court and Its ‘Small Fry Justice’

FJP appoints high level international legal team to explore prosecution of coup leaders 

Nestlé Exploits British Columbia’s Water Laws To Bottle The Commons

Snowden’s Post-Asylum Relevance 

The Case for A United Independent Tibet

Plans to evict Botswana Bushmen revealed by leaked report 

Ivory Traffickers! How Inventive Can You Get?

BP’s tough talk will backfire, Gulf spill lawyer says. 

Russia eyes Council of Europe to secure return of pilot jailed in US

Abu Ghraib Torture Victims sued by ‘Torturers’ 

CAIR Welcomes Court Ruling Striking Down Okla. Anti-Islam Amendment

In Saudi Arabia, whips for words 

A New Holiday Is Being Created for Peace

The Un-Revolution: Yemen’s Mediocre Transition 

The Kurds in a new Middle East

UQ on the case with new migrant smuggling database 

Central African Republic on brink of collapse – U.N.

Is gov’t following Turkel’s ideas on probing war crimes? 

The Secret Trade Treaty You Need to Know About

Costa Rica says Ortega’s claim on Guanacaste ‘severely damages’ relations 

Egypt’s military will not get away with human rights abuses

Gibraltar leader ‘happy’ with Spain plans to take row to court 

Climate justice: Civil disobedience as law enforcement

Indigenous languages facing negligence, risk of extinction 

Analysis: Angola illustrates the dangers of criminal defamation laws

How Do Legal Systems Differ Around The World? 

Japanese Shrine in Limelight Again

Politkovskaya murder trial off to poor start 

BP sues U.S. government over contract suspensions after oil spill.

Freedom in the Cloud 

Interview: Randolph Hencken, Executive Director of The Seasteading Institute

Genocide of Ethnic Papuans: For whom & what was UN created? 

Hague war crimes ruling threatens to undermine future prosecutions

Sierra Leoneans Reflect On SCSL in ‘Seeds of Justice’ 

No int’l laws applicable in war trial

Who ever heard of the occupation of Ramle or Akko? 

In the melting Arctic, a new world of shipping and resource opportunities

The Political Isolation of Lebanese Sunnis 

Bakassi: We Accept FG’s Resettlement Plans, Says Ita-Giwa

How Organized Crime and UN Peace Operations Came to Converge In Fragile States 

Water Wars in India’s South

Mandat d’arrêt international contre Chakib Khelil et sa famille 

Public order bill headed to EA court

Mexico City tribunal to probe migrant deaths 

A settlement long overdue

Protesters or Pirates? 

The emergence of an international arbitration culture

These violations of international law in Egypt must be challenged . 

Ethiopia: Lives for Land in Gambella

 

E. Jurist Paper Chase 

Pakistan court orders investigators to produce Musharraf at next hearing

Egypt court orders release of Mubarak: reports 

China authorites detain human rights advocate

Egypt PM proposes legal dissolution of Muslim Brotherhood 

UN rights experts urge immediate end to violence in Egypt

Federal judge permanently blocks Oklahoma amendment banning Islamic law 

Internal audit reveals NSA exceeded legal authority: WP report

Military contractor sues Abu Ghraib detainees for legal expenses 

UN rights chiefs demands probe into Egypt security crackdown

UN rights chief urges Hamas to end executions in Gaza 

UN SG condemns violence in Egypt

Samsung sued in Brazil over factory working conditions 

UN SG: US drone strikes must comply with international law

Russia court receives first official complaint against new NGO law 

UK threatens legal action against Spain over Gibraltar

F. AllAfrica 

Egypt: UN Chief Condemns Church Attacks

Nigeria: Desert Threatens 40 Million but Floods More Urgent

Egypt: Mubarak Retrial Adjourned to Aug. 25

Central African Republic: CAR a Threat to Great Lakes Security-UN Officials

South Africa: SA to Host Brics Business Council

Nigeria: Boko Haram Insurgents and Mercenaries Attack Borno Town, Kill 11

Congo-Kinshasa: UN Rescues Child Soldiers

Zimbabwe: Opposition MDC Party Drops Mugabe Election Victory Challenge

Nigeria: Boko Haram Nigeria’s Biggest Challenge – U.S.

Kenya: 3,000 Flee Homes at Ethiopia Border

Africa: Nigerian Central Bank Official Takes On Development Dogma

Somalia: Somali Officials Back Terrorists Against Aid

Africa: Chinese and African Leaders Herald a New Era of Health Cooperation

South Sudan: The Humanitarian Situation in Darfur

Egypt: Obama Cancels Military Exercise With Egypt in Wake of Violence

Ghana: Forest Protection Plan Seeks to Bring Communities On Board

Mali: German Troops Ready Malian Army for Combat

Africa: Pesticide Risks Need More Research and Regulation

Gambia: Government Warns of Massive Crackdown On Online Freedom

South Africa: Why Nation’s Land Reform Agenda Is Stuck

Mozambique: Govt Must Return Unused Millennium Challenge Funds

Egypt: Journalists Killed in Cairo Clashes

Nigeria: UN Praises Nigeria, Cameroon Over Bakassi Peace

West Africa: U.S. Should Back Wider Efforts Against Piracy

Egypt: Crackdown Draws Western Criticism

Africa: China Eyes Health Research Cooperation

Nigeria: Obama Invites Jonathan for Security Talks

West Africa: UN Urges Regional Action on Pirates

Nigeria: Insecurity, Terrorism – Obama Invites Jonathan

Kenya: Hague Prosecutor Plans Fresh Witnesses

Mozambique: Police Deny Rebel Killings

Central African Republic: Nation Risks Becoming Failed State – UN Official

Egypt: UN Chief Condemns Crackdown

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Resurges

Somalia: Big Medical NGO Shuts Down

Congo-Kinshasa: Fighting Polio

Kenya: International Criminal Court Outlines Rules for Ruto, Sang Trial

Uganda: 1,500 Rwandese Flee to Uganda

Ethiopia: 12th Agoa Forum Concludes in Addis Ababa

Egypt: President Says No One Is Above the Law

South Africa: Police Wrap Up Oscar Pistorius Probe

Africa: ‘Time for African Seats On UN Council’

Congo-Kinshasa: Can the DRC Army Stop Abusing Human Rights?

Kenya: Illegal Gold Exports Linked to Fire

Nigeria: Militants Kill 44 in Mosque

Africa: AU Nations Work Toward 2025 Hunger Deadline

Africa: Agoa Not Imperiled After all?

Nigeria: Canada Invests N500 Million On Research On Indigenous Vegetables in Nigeria

Nigeria: British Politicians Want Aid to Nigeria Stopped

Africa: UN Officials Spotlight Rights and Potential of Young Migrants

Africa: Should the UN Be Doing More to Fight Organized Crime?

Sudan: UN and Partners Coordinate Aid for 150,000 People Affected By Flooding 

Sudan: More Than 100 Killed in South Darfur Conflict

Africa: U.S. Trade Law Crucial, Says Ethiopian Minister

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