Anton’s Weekly International Law Digest, Vol. 4, No. 12 (29 October 2013)

Anton’s Weekly International Law Digest
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Vol. 4, No. 12
(29 October 2013)

PDF Copy Here — Antons Weekly Digest – Vol 04, No. 12, October 29, 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

Peoples’ Tribunals, International Law and the Use of Forcebepress Law Collection, University of New South Wales Faculty of Law Research Series 2013. Working Paper 75 – by Andrew Byrnes and Gabrielle Simm

A Legal “Red Line”? Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons in Civil Conflict – Jillian Blake & Aqsa Mahmud – 61 UCLA L. Rev. Disc. 244 (2013)

Soft Means, Hard Challenges: Fundamental Discrepancies and the Promise of Non-Binding Arbitration for International Framework Agreements (forthcoming) – Selected Works @ Chicago-Kent College of Law, 98 Minnesota Law Review __ (forthcoming 2013) – by César F. Rosado Marzán

International Criminal Law: Nature, Origins and a Few Key Issues – Selected Works @ Chicago-Kent College of Law, in Research Handbook on International Criminal Law (Bartram Brown ed., Edward Elgar 2011) – by Bartram Brown

How to do a good systematic review of effects in international development: a tool kit – Journal of Development Effectiveness – Hugh Waddington, Howard White, Birte Snilstveit, Jorge Garcia Hombrados, Martina Vojtkova, Philip Davies, Ami Bhavsar, John Eyers, Tracey Perez Koehlmoos, Mark Petticrew, Jeffrey C. Valentine & Peter Tugwell

A Conversation with Anand Grover, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health – Digital Commons @ American University Washington College of Law – by Natassia Rozario

Hamdan v. United States: A Death Knell for Military Commissions? – Digital Commons @ American University Washington College of Law – by Jennifer Daskal

The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia – Selected Works @ Chicago-Kent College of Law – by Bartram Brown

International Law: ‘A Relatively Small and Unimportant’ Part of Jurisprudence? – NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository – by Jeremy Waldron

Barely Borders: Issues of International Law – Selected Works @ Chicago-Kent College of Law – by Bartram Brown

Contract-Based Post-Sale Restrictions on Patented Products Following Quanta – 64 Hastings Law Journal 561, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 73 – Alfred C. Server and William J. Casey – University of California Hastings College of the Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law- Date Posted: October 28, 2013

Re-Democratizing Palestinian Politics – 17 UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs 1, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 69 – George Emile Bisharat  – University of California Hastings College of the Law – Date Posted: October 28, 2013

Treaty Power Justifications for Early Trademark Laws – University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Forthcoming – Zvi S. Rosen – New York Law School – Date Posted: October 28, 2013

Super-Intermediaries, Code, Human Rights – 8 Intercultural Human Rights Law Review 19, 2013 – Ira Steven Nathenson – St. Thomas University School of Law – Date Posted: October 28, 2013

Regulatory Regionalism in the WTO – Are ‘Deep Integration’ Processes Compatible with the Multilateral Trading System? – (Forthcoming), in S. Lester, B. Mercurio, L. Bartels (Eds), Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements: Commentary and Analysis, (Cambridge University Press, 2014). – James H. Mathis – University of Amsterdam – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 28, 2013

Being an International Law Lecturer in the 21st Century: Where Tradition Meets Innovation – Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law, Forthcoming – Freya Baetens and Wui Ling Cheah – Leiden University – Leiden Law School, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies and National University of Singapore (NUS) – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 28, 2013

Gamblers, Loan Sharks & Third-Party Funders — Draft Chapter 5 from Ethics in International ArbitrationCatherine A. Rogers – Penn State Law – Date Posted: October 27, 2013

Function and Dysfunction in Post-Conflict Justice Networks and Communities – Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 2014, Forthcoming, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-35 – Elena A. Baylis – University of Pittsburgh – School of Law – Date Posted: October 27, 2013

Cognitive Conflicts and the Making of International Law: From Empirical Concord to Conceptual Discord in Legal Scholarship – 46 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (2013), Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-63, Amsterdam Center for International Law No. 2013-24 – Jean d’Aspremont – University of Manchester – School of Law – Date Posted: October 26, 2013

The Case for Drones – Commentary, Vol. 135, No. 6, pp. 14-23 (June 2013) – Kenneth Anderson – American University – Washington College of Law – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

The Rise of a Third Generation of Arbitrators? Fifteen Years after Dezalay and Garth – Arbitration International, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2012 – Thomas Schultz and Robert Kovacs – King’s College London – School of Law and University of Geneva – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

Against a World Court for Human Rights – Ethics and International Affairs, 2014, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-71 – Philip Alston – New York University School of Law – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

The Behavioural Law and Economics of the Precautionary Principle in the EU and its Impact on Internal Market Regulation – Wageningen Working Papers in Law and Governance 2013/04 – K. P. Purnhagen – Wageningen University and Research Center (WUR) – Law and Governance Group – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

Trade, Empires, and Subjects: China-Africa Trade Relations — A New Fair Trade Arrangement or the Third Scramble for Africa?Uche Ewelukwa – University of Arkansas – School of Law – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

The First Anniversary Evaluation of the Korea-U.S. FTA and Its Implications – KIEP Research Paper No. World Economy Update-13-22 – Young Gui Kim , Jin Kyo Suh , Jong Duk Kim , Seungrae Lee , Jungu Kang , Hyuk-Hwang Kim , Joun Won Lee and Jumi Lee – Korea Institute for International Economic Policy – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Federation is Not Only About Function: Where a Neo-Federalist Plan for Global Constitutionalism Falls Short – Melbourne Journal of International Law, 2014, Forthcoming, Warwick School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/28 – Ming-Sung Kuo – University of Warwick School of Law –  Date Posted: October 23, 2013

A ‘Bottom-Up’ Perspective on EU-US Relations: The Role of Sub-National Authorities – D. Curtin & E. Fahey (eds.), A Transatlantic Community of Law: Legal Perspectives on the Relationship between the EU and US Legal Orders, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming – Josephine A. W. van Zeben – Indiana University Maurer School of Law – Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop Political Theory and Policy Analysis – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Tibet: The Position in International Law, with Special Reference to the Principle of Self-DeterminationShashwat Dev and Advaiyot Sharma – National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) and National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

More Apology than Utopia. Reviewing Curtis A. Bradley, International Law in the U.S. Legal System – 108 American Journal of International Law (2014 Forthcoming) – Ingrid B. Wuerth – Vanderbilt University – Law School – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Why the Study of International Law Needs Experiments – Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Forthcoming – Adam S. Chilton and Dustin H. Tingley – University of Chicago Law School and Harvard University – Department of Government – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

The Human Conditioning: International Law and Science-Fiction – Law, Culture and the Humanities (2013, Forthcoming) – Orna Ben-Naftali and Zvi H. Triger – College of Management Academic Studies and College of Management Academic Studies (COLMAS) – Striks School of Law – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Ten Reasons for Adopting a Universal Concept of Participation in Atrocity – Pluralism in International Criminal Law, Elies van Sliedregt, ed., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming – James G. Stewart – University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Compulsory Licensing of Intellectual Property: A Viable Policy Lever for Promoting Access to Critical Technologies? – Forthcoming, TRIPS and Developing Countries – Towards a New World Order? (Gustavo Ghidini, Rudolph J.R. Peritz & Marco Ricolfi, eds., in press, 2014 (Edward Elgar), – Charles R. McManis and Jorge L. Contreras  – Washington University in Saint Louis – School of Law and American University – Washington College of Law – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Microfoundations of the Rule of Law – Forthcoming, Annual Review of Political Science – Gillian Hadfield and Barry R. Weingast – USC Law School and Department of Economics and Stanford University – The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace – Date Posted: October 23, 2013
Accepted Paper Series

La Reversión De La Carga De La Prueba Para Justificar Los Motivos Económicos Válidos En Las Reorganizaciones Empresariales (The Reverse Burden of Proof to Justify Valid Economic Reasons in Corporate Reorganizations)Patricia Lampreave  – Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Law School – C.U.N.E.F. – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Harsh Justice for International Crimes? – Yale Journal of International Law, Forthcoming – Margaret M. deGuzman – Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Table of Contents and Introduction: Run for the Border Vice and Virtue in U.S. Mexico-Border Crossings – New York University Press (May 2013) ISBN: 9780814789520, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 13-16 – Steven W. Bender – Seattle University School of Law – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

EU AntiTerrorismusSanktionen Als Extrembeispiel Kooperativer Regelsetzung (EU Counter-Terrorist Sanctions: An Extreme Example of Cooperative Rulemaking) – 6:3 Zeitschrift für Außen und Sicherheitspolitik (ZfAS) 2013, pages 345356, – Christina Eckes – Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance – Date Posted: October 22, 2013

Regulation of Financial Market in PolandPankaj Rathi – National Law University, Jodhpur – Date Posted: October 22, 2013

Do Aid Agencies Want to Know When Their Medicines Go Missing? – AEI Health Policy Outlook – Roger Bate – American Enterprise Institute (AEI) – Date Posted: October 22, 2013

International Law and Cyber-WarfareRishabh Shrivastava – University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) – College of Legal Studies – Date Posted: October 22, 2013

The Path Ahead for NATO Partnerships in the Asia-Pacific – Atlantic Voices, Vol. 3, Issue 8, 2013 – Miha Hribernik – European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Proportionality in War, Protecting Soldiers from Enemy Captivity, and Israel’s Operation Cast Lead – ‘The Soldiers are Everyone’s Children’ – Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Forthcoming – Ziv Bohrer and Mark J. Osiel – Bar-Ilan University-Faculty of Law and University of Iowa – College of Law – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Proportionality in Military Force at War’s Multiple Levels: Averting Civilian Casualties vs. Safeguarding Soldiers – Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2013 – Ziv Bohrer and Mark J. Osiel –  Bar-Ilan University-Faculty of Law and University of Iowa – College of Law – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Preventing Exclusion of Small-Scale-Farmers Through Private Standards in the Global Food Chain – A Research Agenda – Wageningen Working Papers in Law and Governance 2013/02 – K. P. Purnhagen , Cerkia Bramley , Bernd van der Meulen and Harry Bremmers – Wageningen University and Research Center (WUR) – Law and Governance Group , Institute for Food, Nutrition and Wellbeing (IFNuW) – University of Pretoria, South Africa , Wageningen UR and Wageningen University and Research Center (WUR) – Law and Governance Group – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Making Effective Use of Law in the Global Governance of NCD Prevention – Forthcoming (2014) in Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell and Jonathan Liberman (eds), ‘Regulating tobacco, alcohol and unhealthy foods: the legal issues’ (Routledge), – Jonathan Liberman – McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

International Business Law – 1997 New Zealand Law Conference, 9–14 April, 1996, – Kenneth J. Keith – Victoria University of Wellington – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

Succession to Treaties by Newly Independent States – In Jean G Zorn and Peter Bayne (eds) Foreign Investment, International Law and National Development: Papers presented at the Seventh Waigani Seminar (Butterworths, Sydney, 1975) 8. – Kenneth J. Keith – Victoria University of Wellington – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

Protection of United Nations and Associated Personnel – In William Maley (ed) Shelter from the Storm: Developments in International Humanitarian Law (Australian Defence Studies Centre, Canberra, 1995) 87. – Kenneth J. Keith – Victoria University of Wellington – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

US-TUNA: Implication for the Definition of Technical Regulation and for Developing Countries – Henri Joel Nkuepo – George Washington University – Law School – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

The Strategic and Discursive Contributions of the Principles for Intellectual Property Provisions in Bilateral and Regional AgreementsPeter K. Yu – Drake University Law School – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

Ten Years after Cancún – Bringing the Singapore Issues Back to the TableHenri Joel Nkuepo – George Washington University – Law School – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

Behavioral International Law and Economics – U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-21 – Anne van Aaken – University of St. Gallen – Law Department – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

Individuals in a Pluralist World: The Implications of CounterTerrorist Sanctions – Global Constitutionalism, 2013, pages 218236, – Christina Eckes – Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

The Rights of the Victims of Past Atrocities in Spain: Reparation Without Truth and Justice? – Juan J. Garcia-Blesa – Leuphana Universität Lüneburg – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

A Comparison between Shale Gas in China and Unconventional Fuel Development in the United States: Health, Water and Environmental Risks – gLAWcal Working Paper Series, IUSE (Turin) Working Paper Series, Paper presented at at the Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship, Vermont Law School, USA, 11th October 2013 – Paolo Davide Farah and Riccardo Tremolada – Edge Hill University, Department of Law & Criminology, Liverpool, United Kingdom and Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale, Dipartimento di Studi per l’Impresa e il Territorio (Italy). – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

Peoples’ Tribunals, International Law and the Use of Force – University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2013, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2013-74 – Andrew C. Byrnes and Gabrielle Simm – University of New South Wales (UNSW) – Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

Analysis of Statements Made in Favour of and Against the Adoption of Competition Law in Developing and Transition Economies – Halle Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Sonderheft 2005/1, – Frank Emmert , Franz Kronthaler and Johannes Florian Stephan – Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law , Halle Institute for Economic Research and IWH, Halle Institute for Economic Research – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

Book Review, Luis I. Gordillo, Interlocking Constitutions: Towards an Interordinal Theory of National, European and UN Law – Law and Politics Book Review, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 349-354, 2013 – Guilherme Vasconcelos Vilaça – Eric Castren Institute of International Law and Human Rights – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

Multiculturalism and the Bretton Woods Institutions – Multiculturalism and International Law: Essays in Honour of Edward McWhinney (Sienho Yee & Jaques-Yvan Morin eds., Martinus Nijhoff, 2009) – Bartram Brown – Illinois Institute of Technology – Chicago-Kent College of Law – Date Posted: October 19, 2013

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PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

The Prerequisite of Personal Guilt and the Duty to Know the Law in the Light of Article 32 ICC StatuteUtrecht LawReview, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 184-197, 2013 Stefanie Bock – Georg-August-Universität Göttingen – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

General Principles of Transnationalised Criminal Justice? Exploratory Reflections Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 165-183, 2013Marianne L Wade – University of Birmingham – School of Law – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

Ne Bis In Idem: Towards a Transnational Constitutional Principle in the EU? Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 211-229, 2013 –John A.E. Vervaele – University of Utrecht – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

The Accession of the EU to the ECHR and its Effects: Nada v Switzerland, the Clash of the Legal Orders and the Constitutionalization of the ECtHR Federico Fabbriniand Joris Larik – Tilburg University – Department of Public Law, Jurisprudence & Legal History and KU Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

Review Essay of Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity, by L. Sadat, Ed, (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011)Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 937-943Hilmi M. Zawati – McGill University – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

The Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare: A Brief Introduction on its Treatment of Jus Ad Bellum Norms ELSA Malta Law Review, Vol. 3, 2013Myrna Azzopardi – University of Malta – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

Towards a Transnational Application of the Legality Principle in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice?Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 11-33, September 2013Michiel J.J.P. Luchtman – Utrecht University School of Law – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

Open Trade, Closed Borders: Immigration Policy in the Era of Globalization Margaret E. Peters – Yale University – Department of Political Science – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

Liability and Insurance for the Carriage of Passengers by Sea Under Regulation 392/2009: Providing a Lifeline to the Cruise Industry and Ensuring Proper Compensation for Passengers in the Event of AccidentsELSA Malta Law Review, Vol. 3, 2013David Testa, University of Malta, Department of Law – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

‘We Will Give You Another Law and Another King’: Fascism, Empire and ‘International Community’Forthcoming University of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15 (10), 2013Rose Parfitt – Melbourne Law School – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

Managing Regulatory Arbitrage: A Conflict of Laws Approach Annelise Riles – Cornell University – Law School – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

Transnational Cooperation in Criminal Matters and the Guarantee of a Fair Trial: Approaches to a General Principle – Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 90-108, September 2013 – Sabine Gless – University of Basel – Date Posted: October 24, 2013

Translating the Human Right to Water and Sanitation into Public Policy ReformForthcoming Science and Engineering Ethics, ForthcomingBenjamin Mason Meier and Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum and Georgia Kayser and Urooj Amjad and Fernanda Dalcanale and Jamie Bartram – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Virtue Foundation, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, The Water Institute; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Independent and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Regime of Principles of Law in the European UnionPRO PATRIA LEX Journal of Legal Studies and Research Volume XI, no. 1(22), 2013 – Nicoleta Diaconu – Alexandru Ioan Cuza University – Department of Public Law; Police Academy – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Interference in Internal Affairs of States: Requirements and Contemporary RealitiesPRO PATRIA LEX Journal of Legal Studies and Research Volume XI, no. 1(22), 2013 – Dumitru Mazilu – Independent – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Protection and Promotion of Child Rights: Situation and PerspectivesPRO PATRIA LEX Journal of Legal Studies and Research Volume XI, no. 1(22), 2013Tibiriu Pavelescu and Stancu Ligia – Independent and Independent – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Convergence of International Humanitarian Law and Human RightsPRO PATRIA LEX Journal of Legal Studies and Research Volume XI, no. 1(22), 2013Dragoman Ion and Ungureanu David – Independent and Independent – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Syria Deal No Utopia for International Law – Straits Times, 2 October 2013Simon Chesterman – National University of Singapore (NUS) – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Legal International Cultural Heritage Protection Mobile – PRO PATRIA LEX Journal of Legal Studies and Research Volume XI, no. 1(22), 2013 – Calugarita Andreea – Independent – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

The Expansion of Swiss Criminal Jurisdiction in Light of International Law – Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 34-55, September 2013Anna Petrig – University of Basel – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Prosecutions of Extraterritorial Criminal Conduct and the Abuse of Rights Doctrine – Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 68-89, September 2013Danielle Ireland-Piper – Bond University – School of Law – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Should the European Union Ratify the European Convention for Human Rights? Some Remarks on the Relations between the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice – Constituting Europe: the European Court of Human Rights in a National, European and Global Context. Andreas Føllesdal, Geir Ulfstein and Birgit Peters (eds.), Cambridge Studies on Human Rights Conventions, Cambridge University, (April 2013), pp. 301-303 – Leonard F. M. Besselink – University of Amsterdam – Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

The ‘Fair Fight’ Against Impunity: A Proposal on the Modalities for Implementation of Regulation 55Margaux Raynaud – Independent – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

‘Transnationalising’ Ne Bis in Idem: How the Rule of Ne Bis in Idem Reveals the Principle of Personal Legal Certainty – Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 198-210, 2013Juliette Lelieur – University of Strasbourg – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Cultural Diversity and Universal Human RightsCambrian Law Review, Vol. 43, pp. 44-63, 2012Louis E. Wolcher – University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-30 – University of Washington School of Law – Date Posted: October 21, 201

The Digitalization of the Assembly Line of Knowledge About Law: A Reinvention of the Confrontational Nature of Legal Scholarship Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-54Amsterdam Center for International Law No. 2013-20 – Jean D’Aspremont and Larissa Van den Herik – University of Manchester – School of Law; University of Amsterdam and Leiden University – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

The Human Right(s) to Water and Sanitation: History, Meaning and Controversy Over Privatization – Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 31, No. 1, 2013Sharmila L. Murthy – Suffolk University Law School, Harvard Kennedy School – Sustainability Science Program, Harvard Kennedy School – Carr Center for Human Rights Policy – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Finding a Forum for North Korea – Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 65, p. 765, 2012Morse Tan – Northern Illinois University – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

The Liberal Discourse and the ‘New Wars’ Of/On Children – Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Vol. 38(3), pp. 1053-1107, 2013 Noelle Quenivet – University of the West of England (UWE) – Bristol Law School – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

 

Measuring and Explaining Regulatory Reform in the EU: A Time Series Analysis of Eight Sectors, 1984-2012Manuele Citi and Mogens K. Justesen – Copenhagen Business School and Copenhagen Business School – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Rim Versus Non-Rim States in the Arctic Region: Prospects for a Zero-Sum Game or a Win-Win One? Romanian Journal of European Affairs, Vol. 13, No. 3, September 2013Ghimis Ana-Maria – Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Apartheid, International Law, and the Occupied Palestinian Territory – European Journal of International Law, Vol. 24(3) pp. 867-913, 2013John Reynolds – National University of Ireland, Galway – Irish Centre for Human Rights – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

A Modern Understanding of Article 31(3)(c) of the Vienna Convention (1969): A New Haunt for the Commentaries to the OECD Model? – Bulletin for International Taxation, Vol. 67(9), 2013 Dirk Maarten Broekhuijsen – Leiden University – Leiden Law School – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Managing Regulatory Arbitrage: An Alternative to Harmonization – Risk & Regulation, Spring 2013 – Annelise Riles – Cornell University – Law School – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

PIGS and Pearls: State of Economic Emergency, Right to Resistance and Constitutional Review in the Context of the Eurozone CrisisForthcoming Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law 4, 2013 – Andreas Dimopoulos – Brunel University – Law School – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

(Post)Revolutionary Interlinkages: Labour, Environment and AccumulationTransnational Legal Theory, Vol. 4, pp. 108-125, 2013 Luis Eslava and Usha Natarajan and Rose Parfitt – University of Melbourne, Australian National University – College of Law and Melbourne Law School – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

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INTERNATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

WILLIAM F. FUNK, EDITOR

Administrative Regionalization in FrancePublic Law Review no. 3, 2013Ioan Lazar – Independent – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Discussion on the Preliminary Procedure for the Construction PermitThe review Dreptul no. 10, 2013Anton Trailescu – Independent – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Discussions About the Uncertaintyof the Right of Access to a Fair Trial of a Tenderer Who Has Won the Public Procurement ProcedureThe review Dreptul no. 10, 2013 Angelica Rosu – Independent – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Nudging Legally – On the Checks and Balances of Behavioural Regulation – Forthcoming Jean Monnet Working Paper, New York University School of Law, Volume 6, 2013 Alberto Alemanno and Alessandro Spina – HEC Paris (Groupe HEC) – Tax & Law and University of Milan – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Administrative Justice in an Interconnected WorldLorne Sossin – York University – Osgoode Hall Law School – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW eJOURNAL

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

The Comparative Economics of International Intellectual Property AgreementsResearch Handbook on Comparative Law and Economics Peter K. Yu – Edward Elgar Publishing – Date Posted: 25 October, 2013.

Transatlantic Economic Relations and the Prospects of a New PartnershipRomanian Journal of European Affairs Vol. 13, No. 3 September 2013 Florin I. BonciuRomanian American University – Date Posted:25 October, 2013.

Extension of Arbitration Agreement to Non-SignatoriesInternational Arbitration Law Review N25-N28Kartikey Mahajan  and Malak M. BhattDate Posted: 25 October, 2013

The Presumption of Good Faith in the WTO ‘As Such’ Cases: A Reformulation of the Mandatory/Discretionary Distinction as an Analytical ToolJournal of World Trade 46, No. 4 (2012): 879-912Jing KangDate Posted: 25 October, 2013

Supplying Compliance: Why and When the United States Complies with WTO RulingsYale Journal International Law, ForthcomingRachel Brewster and Adam S. ChiltonDate Posted: 25 October 2013.

US – Clove Cigarettes and US – Tuna II (Mexico): Implications for the Role of Regulatory Purpose Under Article III:4 of the GATT – Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 15(4), pp. 1075-1122, 2012 – Weihuan Zhou – Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Lawyers – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Sovereign Damage Control – ANNA GELPERN – Peterson Institute for International Economics, pp. 1-14, 2013-PB13 – Georgetown University Law Center – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Rethinking Judgments Reciprocity – Forthcoming North Carolina Law Review, 2013 John F. Coyle – University of North Carolina School of Law – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

International Trade in Biofuels: Legal and Regulatory IssuesThe Estey Centre Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, Vol. 13(2), 2012 – Jeremy De Beer and Stuart Smyth – University of Ottawa – Common Law Section and University of Saskatchewan – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

External Asset-Liability Position: An Emerging Facet of India’s Investment Abroad – Book: Contemporary Issues of Tourism, Banking and Education, Edited by Four Editors, 2013 – Ramkanta Prusty and Jayesh J. Tanna and Litty Denis – B. P. College of Business Administration, B. P. College of Business Administration and S K Patel Institute of Management and Computer Studies – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Creating Cayman as an Offshore Financial Centre: Structure and Strategy Since 1960Forthcoming  Arizona State Law Journal, 2012 Tony A. Freyer and Andrew P. Morriss – University of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2329827 –  University of Alabama – School of Law and University of Alabama School of Law; PERC – Property and Environment Research Center; George Mason University – Mercatus Center – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

Looking at Regional Trade Agreements Through the Lens of GenderSaint Louis University Public Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 497, 2012Constance Z. Wagner Saint Louis University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-25 – Saint Louis University – School of Law – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

Due Process, General Personal Jurisdiction, and F-Cubed Litigation: The Extraterritorial Reach of American State Courts Over Foreign Nation Corporations for Alleged Human Rights Violations – Preview of Supreme Court Cases, Vol. 1(23), October 2013Linda S. Mullenix – University of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 525 – University of Texas School of Law – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

Guide for Regulating Dispute Resolution (GRDR): Principles and Comments – Felix Steffek and Hannes Unberath in cooperation with Hazel Genn, Reinhard Greger and Carrie Menkel-Meadow (eds.), Regulating Dispute Resolution – ADR and Access to Justice at the Crossroads, pp. 13-32, (Hart Publishing 2013) – Felix Steffek and Hannes Unberath and Lin Adrian and Aldo De Matteis and Giuseppe de Palo and Frédérique Ferrand and Reinhard Greger and Jana Härtling and Ulrike Janzen and Shusuke Kakiuchi and Lars Kirchhoff and Peter G. Mayr and Isaak Meier and Kristin Nemeth and Pel Machteld and Anneken K. Sperr and Ivan Verougstraete – Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, University of Bayreuth (deceased), University of Copenhagen, JAMS International ADR Center – Hamline University – Dispute Resolution Institute, University of Lyon 3 – Faculty of Law, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg – Law School, University of Bayreuth, German Federal Ministry of Justice, University of Tokyo – Faculty of Law, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), University of Innsbruck – Faculty of Law, University of Zurich – Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut (School of Law), University of Innsbruck, Pel Mediation, University of Bergen – Faculty of Law  and Independent – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

The Historical Contingencies of Conflict ResolutionInternational Journal of Conflict Engagement & Resolution, Vol. 1, pp. 32-55, 2013 – Carrie Menkel-Meadow – UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper – Georgetown University Law Center, University of California Irvine – School of Law – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

The Discriminatory Effect of Domestic Regulations on International Trade in Services: Evidence from Firm-Level DataMatthieu Crozet and Daniel Mirza and Emmanuel Millet  – University of Paris 1 Pantheon – Sorbonne – TEAM, Paris School of Economics (PSE)(Paris1) and Banque de France – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

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TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE eJOURNAL

BERNADETTE ATUAHENE, EDITOR

Finding a Forum for North KoreaSouthern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 65, 2012 – Morse Tan – Northern Illinois University – Date Posted: 24 October, 2013

The Cornerstone of Legality. Case Study: International Criminal LawCriminal Law Writings No. 2, 2013 – Cristina Tomulet – Independent – Date Posted: 24 October, 2013

Justice or Peace? A Proposal for Resolving the DilemmaKenneth Williams – South Texas College of Law – Date Posted: 24 October 2013

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DEMOCRATIZATION: BUILDING STATES & DEMOCRATIC PROCESSES eJOURNAL

BRIAN DALE SHOUP & TIMOTHY WILLIAM WATERS, EDITORS

Transitional Justice, Jus Post Bellum and International Criminal Law: Differentiating the Usages, History and DynamicsLeiden University – Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies 2013Jens Iverson Leiden Law School Research Paper – Grotius Centre Working Paper – Dote Posted:  21 October 2013.

Towards Quadripartite Governance: Institutionalizing Negative Power in Constitutional StatesSilas Aluku and John KariukiDate Posted: 21 October 2013.

Managing Diversities for Peaceful Co-Existence in a Democratic Nigeria: A Human Rights PerspectiveMuhammed Tawfiq Ladan Date Posted: 21 October 2013.

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IMMIGRATION, REFUGEE & CITIZENSHIP LAW eJOURNAL

BERNARD TRUJILLO, EDITOR

Telling Stories from Start to Finish: Exploring the Demand for Narrative in Refugee TestimonyForthcoming Griffith Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 1Anthea Vogl – UTS: Law Research Paper No. 2013/3 – University of Technology Sydney – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 18, 2013

Gendered Paths to Legal Citizenship: The Case of Latin-American Immigrants in Phoenix, Arizona – Law & Society Review, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 335-368, 2012 – Olivia Salcido – Independent – Date Posted: October 18, 2013

Trade, Foreign Direct Investment and Immigration Policy Making in the USForthcoming – International OrganisationMargaret E. Peters – Yale University – Department of Political Science – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

FISA’s Nativist MonitoringAmit K. Chhabra – St. George’s University – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Effects of SB 1070 on ChildrenLisa Magaña and Erik Lee (eds.), Latino Politics and Arizona’s Immigration Law SB 1070 (New York: Springer 2013)Carlos E. Santos and Cecilia Menjivar and Erin Godfrey – Arizona State University, Arizona State University and New York University – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

The New Immigration FederalismOhio State Law Journal, Vol. 74, 2013Stella Burch Elias – University of Iowa – College of Law – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Open Trade, Closed Borders: Immigration Policy in the Era of GlobalisationMargaret E. Peters – Yale University – Department of Political Science – Date Posted: 23 October, 2013

The Role of the Federal Executive in Catalyzing State Legislation on ImmigrationPratheepan Gulasekaram and Karthick Ramakrishnan – Santa Clara University School of Law and University of California, Riverside – Date Posted: 23 October, 2013

Lack of Detained Patents’ Access to the Family Justice System and the Unjust Severance of the Parent-Child RelationshipFamily Law Quarterly, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2013 – Sarah Hill Rogerson – Albany Law School – Date Posted: 23 October, 2013

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 LAW, INSTITUTIONS & DEVELOPMENT eJOURNAL

KEVIN E. DAVIS & KATHARINA PISTOR, EDITORS

Managing Diversities for Peaceful Co-Existence in a Democratic Nigeria: A Human Rights PerspectiveMuhammed Tawfiq Ladan – Amadu Bello University – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Effectiveness of Enforcement Cooperation in Developing Countries: What Role Can Existing Institutions PlayAlberto Heimler – Government of the Italian Republic (Italy) – National School of Administration – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

‘TPC’ and ‘TPA’: The Alternative System of Tax Collection for the Developing CountriesBijon B. Sarma – Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology – Department of Architecture – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Testing the Logic of Strategic Defection: The Case of the Philippine Supreme Court – An Empirical Analysis (1986-2010)Asian Journal of Political Science, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 189-212, 2013 – Laarni Escresa and Nuno M. Garoupa – European University Institute – Robert Shuman Center for Advanced Stufdies, University of Hamburg – Institute of law and Economics and University of Illinois – College of Law – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

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INTERNATIONAL, TRANSNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW eJOURNAL

DIANE MARIE AMANN, EDITOR

Justice or Peace? A Proposal for Resolving the DilemmaKenneth Williams – South Texas College of Law – Date Posted: October 23, 2013 

Some Considerations Concerning the Protection of the European Union’s Financial Interests Indicted Under Law No. 78/2000 on Preventing, Discovering and Sanctioning Corruption OffensesThe review Dreptul no. 10/2013Ion Ristea – University of Pitesti – Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

The Cornerstone of Legality. Case Study: International Criminal LawCriminal Law Writings no. 2/2013 Cristina Tomulet – Independent – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Transnational Cooperation in Criminal Matters and the Guarantee of a Fair Trial: Approaches to a General PrincipleUtrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 90-108, September 2013Sabine Gless – University of Basel – Date Posted: October 23, 2013

Joint Criminal Enterprise – A New Form of Liability in International Criminal Law?Criminal Law Writings no. 2/2013Diana Turcan – Independent – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Appraisal of Legal, Regulatory and Institutional Frameworks in Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing in NigeriaMuhammed Tawfiq Ladan – Ahmadu Bello University – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

The Use of Precedent as Subsidiary Means and Sources of International Criminal LawTilburg Law Review, ForthcomingAldo Zammit Borda – Trinity College Dublin – School of Law – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Transnational Criminal Proceedings, Witness Evidence and Confrontation: Lessons from the ECtHR’s Case LawUtrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 127-146, September 2013Lorena Bachmaier Winter – University Complutense of Madrid – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

The Right to a Fair Trial and International Cooperation in Criminal Matters: Article 6 ECHR and the Recovery of Assets in Grand Corruption CasesUtrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 147-164, September 2013Radha Ivory – Basel Institute on Governance; The University of Queensland, T.C. Beirne School of Law – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Editorial – Law Should Govern: Aspiring General Principles for Transnational Criminal JusticeUtrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 1-10, September 2013Sabine Gless and John A.E. Vervaele – University of Basel – John A.E. Vervaele – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

Review Essay of Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity, by L. Sadat, Ed, (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011)Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 11, No. 4 (2013) 937-943Hilmi M. Zawati – McGill University – Date Posted: October 18, 2013

‘Transnationalising’ Ne Bis in Idem: How the Rule of Ne Bis in Idem Reveals the Principle of Personal Legal CertaintyUtrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 198-210, 2013Juliette Lelieur – University of Strasbourg – Date Posted: October 18, 2013

The Prerequisite of Personal Guilt and the Duty to Know the Law in the Light of Article 32 ICC StatuteUtrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 184-197, 2013Stefanie Bock – Georg-August-Universität Göttingen – Date Posted: October 18, 2013

General Principles of Transnationalised Criminal Justice? Exploratory Reflections Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 165-183, 2013 Marianne L. Wade – University of Birmingham – School of Law – Date Posted: October 18, 2013

Ne Bis In Idem: Towards a Transnational Constitutional Principle in the EU?Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 211-229, 2013John A.E. Vervaele – Utrecht University – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 18, 2013

Towards a Transnational Application of the Legality Principle in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice?Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 11-33, September 2013Michiel J.J.P. Luchtman – Utrecht University School of Law – Date Posted: October 18, 2013 

Prisoner Transfer to South Africa: Some of the Likely Challenges AheadPotchefstroom Electronic Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2013 Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi – University of the Western Cape – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

The Expansion of Swiss Criminal Jurisdiction in Light of International LawUtrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 34-55, September 2013 Anna Petrig – University of Basel – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

The Passive Personality Principle and the General Principle of Ne Bis in IdemUtrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 56-67, September 2013 Regula Echle – University of Basel – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 16, 2013 

Prosecutions of Extraterritorial Criminal Conduct and the Abuse of Rights DoctrineUtrecht Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 68-89, September 2013 Danielle Ireland-Piper – Bond University – School of Law – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

The ‘Fair Fight’ Against Impunity: A Proposal on the Modalities for Implementation of Regulation 55Margaux Raynaud – Independent – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

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INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT & LABOR LAW eJOURNAL

J.H. VERKERKE, EDITOR

Soft Means, Hard Challenges: Fundamental Discrepancies and the Promise of Non-Binding Arbitration for International Framework Agreements98 Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming – Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper César F. Rosado Marzán – Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago – Kent College of Law – Date Posted: October 25, 2013

International Experience on Protection of Labour Migrants’ Rights and Its Application to KyrgyzstanUniversity of Central Asia, Institute of Public Policy and Administration Working Paper No. 22, 2013Kathryn Anderson and Luca BarboneVanderbilt University – CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research – Institute for the Study of International Migration – Date Posted: October 25, 2013

Trade, Foreign Direct Investment and Immigration Policy Making in the USInternational Organization, ForthcomingMargaret E. Peters – Yale University – Department of Political Science – Date Posted: October 25, 2013

 

II. Books (New and Forthcoming)

Corporate Responses to EU Emissions Trading: Resistance, Innovation or Responsibility? – edited by Jon Birger Skjærseth and Per Ove Eikeland (Ashgate, 2013)

The Regulation of Services and Intellectual Property – Markus Krajewski and Bryan C. Mercurio (Ashgate 2013)

Institutional Aspects of International Trade Law – Tomer Broude and Michelle Ratton Sanchez Badin (Ashgate 2013)

Transnational Organized Crime – Margaret E. Beare (Ashgate, 2013)

Human Trafficking – Marie Segrave (Ashgate, 2013)

Principled Engagement – Morten B. Pedersen (Ashgate, 2013)

International Law as the Law of Collectives – John R. Morss (Ashgate, 2013)

Transnational Terrorism – Steven M. Chermak and Joshua D. Freilich (Ashgate, 2013)

Transnational Environmental Crime – Rob White (Ashgate, 2013)

Transnational Financial Crime – Nikos Passas (Ashgate, 2013)

International Insolvency Law – Paul Omar (Ashgate, 2013)

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International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan

Nabil Hajjami – La responsabilité de protéger (Bruylant 2013)

Jorge A. Huerta-Goldman, Antoine Romanetti, & Franz X. Stirnimann – WTO Litigation, Investment Arbitration, and Commercial Arbitration (Wolters Kluwer 2013)

James Gow, Rachel Kerr, & Zoran Pajić – Prosecuting War Crimes: Lessons and legacies of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (Routledge 2013)

Alison Brysk (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara – Global and International Studies) has published Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will (Oxford Univ. Press 2013)

Dinah Shelton – The Oxford Handbook of International Human Rights Law (Oxford Univ. Press 2013)

S.I. Strong (Univ. of Missouri – Law) has published Class, Mass, and Collective Arbitration in National and International Law (Oxford Univ. Press 2013)

Marc Bungenberg, Jörn Griebel, Stephan Hobe, & August Reinisch – International Investment Law: A Handbook (C.H. Beck/Hart Publishing/Nomos 2013)

Stephen Hopgood – The Endtimes of Human Rights (Cornell Univ. Press 2013)

Peter Hilpold – Die Schutzverantwortung (R2P): Ein Paradigmenwechsel in der Entwicklung des Internationalen Rechts? (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2013)

Luigi Nuzzo & Miloš Vec – Constructing International Law: The Birth of a Discipline (Vittorio Klostermann 2012)

Nigel D. White & Christian Henderson – Research Handbook on International Conflict and Security Law: Jus ad Bellum, Jus in Bello and Jus post Bellum (Edward Elgar Publishing 2013)

Myron H. Nordquist, John Norton Moore, Aldo Chircop, & Ronán Long – The Regulation of Continental Shelf Development: Rethinking International Standards (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2013)

Devin Bray & Heather L. Bray – Post-Hearing Issues in International Arbitration (Juris Publishing 2013).

Saverio Di Benedetto – International Investment Law and the Environment (Edward Elgar Publishing 2013)

Nicole Roughan – Authorities: Conflicts, Cooperation, and Transnational Legal Theory (Oxford Univ. Press 2013)

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Peace Palace Library

These new titles, having the subject(s) of your choice, were added last week.

 

III. Journal

 

Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy

Volume 16, Issue 2-3, 2013

Special Issue: Tracking and Protecting Marine Species at Risk:

Scientific Advances, Sea of Governance Challenges

 

Original Articles

Tracking and Protecting Marine Species at Risk: Scientific Advances, Sea of Governance Challenges

David L. VanderZwaag, Richard Apostle & Steven J. Cooke – pages 105-111

Deployment, Tracking, and Data Management: Technology and Science for a Global Ocean Tracking Network Tsafrir Gazit, Richard Apostle & Robert Branton – pages 112-127

Sustaining American Eels: A Slippery Species for Science and GovernanceCecilia Engler-Palma, David L. VanderZwaag, Richard Apostle, Martin Castonguay, Julian J. Dodson, Emma Feltes, Charles Norchi & Rachel White – pages 128-169

Sustaining Atlantic Sturgeon: Stitching a Stronger Scientific and Governance NetRichard Apostle, Michael J. Dadswell, Cecilia Engler-Palma, Matthew K. Litvak, Montana F. McLean, Michael J.W. Stokesbury, Andrew D. Taylor & David L. VanderZwaag – pages 170-197

Sustainability and the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: Science, Socioeconomic Forces, and GovernanceJohn G. Phyne, Michael J.W. Stokesbury, Montana F. McLean & Phillip M. Saunders – pages 198-226

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Journal of International Dispute Settlement

Vol. 4, Issue 3 (Nov 2013)

Systemic Bias and the Institution of International Arbitration: A New Approach to Arbitral Decision-Making – by Brekoulakis, S.

Of Plumbers and Social Architects: Elements and Problems of the Judgment of the International Court of Justice in Jurisdictional Immunities of States – by Esposito, C.

Gazing at the Crystal Ball (again): State Immunity and Jus Cogens beyond Germany v Italy – by Bianchi, A.

Effects of Foreign Judgments Relating to International Arbitral Awards: Is the ‘Judgment Route’ the Wrong Road? – by Scherer, M.

What a Difference a Year Makes: The International Court of Justice’s 2012 Jurisprudence – by Murphy, S. D.

Wither Aut Dedere? The Obligation to Extradite or Prosecute after the ICJ’s Judgment in Belgium v Senegal – by Nollkaemper, A.

Awarding Compensation in a Fragmented Legal System: The Diallo Case – by Ulfstein, G.

Argument and Decision in a Developed System – by Grant, T.

Business as Usual? The International Court of Justice’s 2012 Judicial Practice: Facing New Procedural and Jurisdictional Questions – by Zimmermann, A.

Diallo: Between Diplomatic Protection and Human Rights – by Vermeer-Kunzli, A.

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International Journal of Transitional Justice

Vol. 7, Issue 3 (Nov 2013)

From Viability to Impact: Evolving Metrics for Assessing the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia – by Orentlicher, D. F.

Transitional Justice Gets Its Own Encyclopedia: Vitamins or Steroids for a Developing Field? – by de Greiff, P.

Is the ICC Making the Most of Victim Participation? – by Pena, M., Carayon, G.

Transitional Justice, Jus Post Bellum and International Criminal Law: Differentiating the Usages, History and Dynamics – by Iverson, J.

Defining Justice during Transition? International and Domestic Contestations over the Special Tribunal for Lebanon – by Burgis-Kasthala, M.

International Criminal Justice as a Transnational Field: Rules, Authority and Victims – by Dixon, P., Tenove, C.

The Bemba-Banyamulenge Case before the ICC: From Individual to Collective Criminal Responsibility – by Ndahinda, F. M.

The Gender Justice Shadow of Complementarity: Lessons from the International Criminal Court’s Preliminary Examinations in Guinea and Colombia – by Chappell, L., Grey, R., Waller, E.

Managing Expectations: International Criminal Trials and the Prospects for Deterrence of Mass Atrocity – by Cronin-Furman, K.

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International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan

Revue de Droit International et de Droit Comparé (Vol. 90, no. 3, 2013)

Revue trimestrielle des droits de l’homme (No. 95, July 2013)

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (Vol. 45, no. 2, Winter 2013)

Journal of Conflict Resolution (Vol. 57, no. 6, December 2013)

International Negotiation (Vol. 18, no. 3, 2013)

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (Vol. 45, no. 2, Winter 2013)

Revue belge de droit international (Vol. 45, no. 2, 2012)

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (Vol. 45, no. 2, Winter 2013)

Aegean Review of the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law (Vol. 2, nos. 1-2, October 2013)

Revista de Derecho Económico Internacional (Vol. 3, no. 2, June 2013)

Revista Tribuna Internacional (Vol. 2, no. 3, 2013)

Revista Peruana de Derecho Internacional (Vol. 63, no. 148, January-July 2013)

Polish Review of International and European Law (Vol. 2, no. 1, 2013)

Manchester Journal of International Economic Law (Vol. 10, no. 2, 2013)

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IGENTA InTouch

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The European Certificate of Succession: An Optional Instrument as a Challenge for Private International LawKleinschmidt, Jens – Rabels Zeitschrift fuer auslaendisches und internationales Privatrecht (ISSN: 0033-7250); Volume 77, No. 4, pp. 723-785; 2013100

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IV. Cases, Reports and Dispute Settlement

International Court of Justice

Verbatim Record 2013/27 of public sitting of 17/10/2013 [Translation]: Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica); Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) – The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 November 2013

           

Verbatim Record 2013/26 of public sitting of 16/10/2013 [Translation]: Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica); Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) – The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 November 2013

 

Verbatim Record 2013/25 of public sitting of 15/10/2013 [Translation] – French/English Translation of the public sitting held on Tuesday 15 October 2013, at 10 a.m., at the Peace Palace, President Tomka presiding, in the cases concerning Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) and Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica)

 

ITLOS

Request for provisional measures submitted by the Netherlands

 

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)

Schedule of Hearings for the 149th Period of Sessions

 

ICSID

ICSID orders immediate release of Turkish powership

 

Refworld

Case law

Housein c. Grèce

 

Sentencia TC/0168/13

 

KK (Application of GJ) Sri Lanka

 

AB (Ahmadiyya Association UK: letters) Pakistan

 

Regional Reports

Actualización de los Programas y Estrategias del ACNUR 2013: Las Américas

 

Programas y Estrategias del ACNUR 2012-2013 – Las Américas

 

Actualización de los Programas y Estrategias del ACNUR 2011: Las Américas

 

Programas y Estrategias del ACNUR 2010-2011: Las Américas

 

Country Profiles

World Report – Trinidad and Tobago

 

Information For Asylum-Seekers and Refugees in Egypt

 

General Comments/Recommendations

General recommendation No. 30 on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post conflict situations

 

Thematic Reports

Note on the Mandate of the High Commissioner for Refugees and his Office

 

Conference Reports

Written submission by Reporters Without Borders on the state of freedom of information and media circulation in Nigeria

 

Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2121 (2013) [on the situation in Central African Republic]

 

Security Council resolution 2120 (2013) [on extension of the authorization of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) until 31 Dec. 2014]

 

Research, Background and Discussion Papers

 

Voodoo, Witchcraft and Human Trafficking in Europe

 

Maps

Tchad: Répartition Spatiale des Rétournés du Nigeria (15 Oct.2013)

 

Speech/Statements

Montenegro: Government should take part in the Podgorica Pride

 

Egypt’s draft protest law paves the way for fresh bloodshed

 

High Commissioner’s Opening Statement to the 64th Session of ExCom Palais des Nations, Geneva

 

Compilations

Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21 : Malta

 

Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21 : Republic of the Congo

 

Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 5 of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 16/21 : Israel

 

Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21 : Chad

2012 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor – Zimbabwe

 

Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21 : Monaco

 

Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21 : Central African Republic

 

Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21 : Malaysia

 

Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21 : Jordan

 

Compilation : [Universal Periodic Review] : Mauritius / prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21

 

Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21 : Mexico

 

Compilation : [Universal Periodic Review] : Nigeria / prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21

 

Compilation : [Universal Periodic Review] : Senegal / prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21

 

Compilation : [Universal Periodic Review] : Saudi Arabia / prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in accordance with paragraph 15 (b) of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 and paragraph 5 of the annex to Council resolution 16/21

 

Position papers

Communication no. 1928/2010 : Human Rights Committee : views adopted by the Committee at its 108th session, 8-26 July 2013

 

Communication No. 1897/2009 : Decision adopted by the Committee at its 108th session (8-26 July 2013)

 

Communication No. 1809/2008 : Decision adopted by the Committee at its 108th session (8–26 July 2013)

 

Communication no. 2149/2012 : Human Rights Committee : views adopted by the Committee at its 108th session, 8-26 July 2013

 

State Parties Reports

Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 40 of the Covenant : International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights : 3rd periodic reports of States parties : Latvia

 

Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 40 of the Covenant : International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights : 4th periodic reports of States parties due in 2011 : Georgia

 

Consideration of reports submitted by States Parties under article 40 of the Covenant : International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights : 2nd periodic report : Burundi

 

Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 40 of the Covenant pursuant to the optional reporting procedure : International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights : 5th periodic report : Uruquay

 

Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 44 of the Convention. Third and fourth periodic reports of States parties due in 2009 : China

 

Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 73 of the Convention : International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families : initial reports of States parties due in 2005 : Burkina Faso

 

Sessional Reports

109th Session of the Human Rights Committee – Pre-Sessional Meeting Sudan

 

Memoranda

Review of third and fourth periodic reports of China

 

Concluding Observations

Concluding observations on the combined third and fourth periodic reports of China (including Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Regions), adopted by the Committee at its sixty-fourth session (16 September – 4 October 2013)

 

 

V. From the Blogs (select items)

East Asia Forum

Efforts to stop violence against women must focus on social, cultural norms

 

Keeping regional economies working together

 

Power politics in the Indian Ocean: don’t exaggerate the China threat

 

Japan-US cyber cooperation needs urgent update

 

APEC paves the way for greater regional connectivity

 

Can China’s new economic reform policies get in the zone?

 

Can Japan defend the Senkaku Islands?

 

Freeing up India’s food markets

 

European Council on Foreign Relations

Assessing the Talks with Iran: A Step Towards Pragmatism

 

Germany’s Russia policy: Bolder towards Moscow?

 

On Iran, Obama’s Bigger Challenge is with his Allies

 

Europe needs a Reality Check on Russia

 

Foreign Affairs

The Chinese Question in Central Asia: Domestic Order, Social Change, and the Chinese Factor

 

The Case for International Law: A Response to “The War of Law”

 

Why Banking Systems Succeed — And Fail: The Politics Behind Financial Institutions

 

Never Saw It Coming: Why the Financial Crisis Took Economists By Surprise

 

Turkey’s Imperfect Peace: The Fighting Has Stopped — But the Grievances Remain

 

Foreign Affairs: Law and Institutions

The Devolution of the Seas

 

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review

What’s in a Name? Plenty, if it’s Organic

 

Shale Free for All? Trends in International Shale Regulations

 

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

Food Security and Agriculture Trade Talks: The G-33 Proposal

 

More on National Treatment in the Bilcon NAFTA Chapter 11 Case

 

The European Commission on Investor State, Part 4

 

The European Commission on Investor State, Part 3

 

The European Commission on Investor State, Part 2

 

The European Commission Defends Investor State

 

More on US-EU Regulatory Trade Issues

 

International Law Professor Blog

EU Accession Talks with Turkey to Resume Next Month 

 

Save the Date: Price Media Law Moot Court Competition

 

New Members Elected to UN Security Council

 

ICJ Will Deliver Judgment in Temple of Preah Vihear Case

 

Global Legal Skills Conference in Verona, Italy (May 2014)

 

ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting in London 

 

Justice in Conflict

Putting the ICC’s Kenya Cases on Ice

 

ICC Hands off Libya

 

Lawfare

No Longer Hunger-Strikers: DOJ Files Letter in Aamer v. Obama

 

Louise Arbour on ICC and R2P

 

U.S. Notifies Criminal Defendant of Its Intention To Use FISA Information Against Him

 

The ‘Observer Effect’: On the Role of Courts in National Security Cases

 

Bad Code: Part III

 

The Founding Fathers Vacillated on Government Snooping, Too

 

Three Deep Flaws in Two New Human-Rights Reports on U.S. Drone Strikes

 

Drone Strikes Kill Innocent People. Why is it So Hard to Know How Many?

 

Human Rights Watch Responds

 

Statement by the Chief Prosecutor in the 9/11 Case

 

General Keith Alexander on the NSA Scandals

 

A Meta-Study of Drone Strike Casualties: Version 2.0

 

Lisa Monaco in USA Today on Intelligence Review

 

On a Lamppost Near You

 

The Cairo Diary: Danger, Ebbing Freedom, and the Urge to Martyrdom

 

Dispatch from Berlin on a Diplomatic Disaster

 

More on the Amnesty and Human Rights Watch Reports

 

Amnesty International Responds

 

Reforming the NSA Surveillance Programs – The Testimony I Would Have Given

 

Second Circuit Affirms District Court Judgment in Ghailani

 

Madison’s Vacillations—and Ours

 

The Solicitor General Responds to an EPIC Mandamus Effort

 

“For the Rest of Time” — Really?

 

FISC: Yahoo Can Review Court Submissions Pre-Publication

 

Thoughts on the Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International Reports

 

Readings: The Case for Drones (Now Available at SSRN, No Paywall)

 

Oral Argument Recap: Al Janko v. Gates and the Meaning of “United States”

 

New Reports on Drone Strike Casualties in Pakistan and Yemen

 

Conor Friedersdorf Peeks at My Ideology

 

Response Brief in Counsel Access Case, Hatim v. Obama

 

We Need to Regulate Surveillance in Our Cities Before It’s Too Late

 

When Companies Are Hacked, Customers Bear the Brunt. But Not for Long

 

The Government Thinks It’s Legal to Access Your Emails. This Theory Explains Why

 

Unlawfully Detained by the U.S. Government? Don’t Bother Suing

 

Don’t Ban Armed Robots in the U.S.

 

Oral Argument Recap: Aamer v. Obama

 

Two Noteworthy Features of the Most Recent 215 Ruling

 

Autonomous Weapon Systems: Why a Ban (Still) Won’t Work and How the Laws of War Can

 

A Very Brief Reply to Steve Vladeck

 

Two FISA Data Questions for Joel Brenner

 

The Data on FISA Warrants

 

While We Were Watching The House . . .

 

Jeh Johnson Chosen to Lead the Department of Homeland Security

 

Interim Report by UN Special Rapporteur Ben Emmerson on Drones in Counterterrorism Operations

 

The Demise of Damages in Counterterrorism Cases

 

Charles Taylor Goes to Jail in Britain: The Backstory

 

How the Government Justifies Its Data Hauls: The Sieve Theory

 

 

RAND Research: International Affairs

The U.S. Withdrawal from Iraq and What It May Mean for Afghanistan

 

 

Res Communis 

China as a Responsible International Actor in Space

 

China criticizes US Space agency over ‘discrimination’

 

China’s Internet Censors Outnumber PLA Troops

 

Conflicting Claims about China, NASA, and Cooperation

 

India Contemplates Anti-Satellite Vehicle Integration with Agni-III Ballistic Missile

 

Legal Advice or Loopholes Needed for Manned Space Program

 

Montevideo Statement on the Future of Internet Cooperation

 

New ICAO Council

 

New UN Report Released; Addresses Legal Controversies in Done Use

 

NSA Leaks Prompt Rethinking of U.S. Control Over the Internet’s Infrastructure

 

Ominous Developments on the “Internet Governance” Front

 

The Partial Test Ban Treaty: 50 Years Later

 

SHARES

Clarifying the content of climate change mitigation obligations

 

Forgotten Weapons: The Syria Rebel’s Arms Pipeline

 

Sharing Risks, Sharing Liability: Environmental and Health Risks of the Destruction of Syrian Chemical Weapons

 

Spreading the Jam

Guest Post: Great power v small state: some parallels between the Artic Sunrise Case (Netherlands v Russia) and Philippines v China

 

Humanitarian Intervention and Use of Force: Thinking outside the box of the UN Charter (a short comment on Koh, Heller, Kaye and Stahn)

 

Ruto Required to attend ICC Trial (for the moment)

 

The ICC and Africa: In defense of the African Union

 

The Diplomat

Malaysia to Establish Marine Corps and South China Sea Naval Base

 

Philippines and Vietnam in the South China Sea

 

N. American Retailer Group Pushes for Factory Reform in Bangladesh

 

China-ASEAN Joint Development Overshadowed by South China Sea

 

Is India Playing a Double Game in the South China Sea?

 

India Caves to China on Border Dispute

 

War and Law

ICC and Africa: Mail & Guardian gets it wrong (and why it matters)

 

Africa must help strengthen the ICC for its own sake

 

New Report: Africa and the International Criminal Court

 

Bid to get President Obama arrested fails (twice)

 

South Africa asked to arrest and try President Obama for international crimes

 

The wheels of international criminal justice grind slowly for Hissène Habré

 

Syria and the illusion of universal international criminal justice

 

Time for universalizing international criminal justice

 

New ISS Paper: ‘African efforts to close the impunity gap’

 

Palestinian article 12(3) declaration headed to the ASP?

 

South Africa investigating ‘crimes against humanity’ in Madagascar

 

Climate Law Blog

Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage in China: Emerging Policies and Laws by Shelley Welton

 

FAQs on Supreme Court’s Cert Grant on EPA’s Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Meredith Wilensky

 

California Creates First State Energy Storage Mandate by Shelley Welton

 

Environmental Impact Statements Addressing Resiliency and Adaptation by Ethan Strell

 

CFF – Main

Technology’s Humanitarian Purposes

 

Emerging Multilateral Fora to Advance Human Dignity

 

Civil Diplomacy’s Role in the East China Sea

 

U.S. Army War College: The Effectiveness Of Drone Strikes In Counterinsurgency And Counterterrorism Campaigns

 

Burning Down the House

 

Human Rights Watch: Between A Drone And Al-Qaeda

 

Amnesty International: Will I Be Next? U.S. Drone Strikes In Pakistan

 

Media Call on U.S.-Pakistan Relations

 

U.S.-Pakistan Relations

 

3D Printing: Challenges and Opportunities for International Relations

 

Making the New Revolutions in Biology Safe

 

Al Jazeera America: Jordan’s Rural Poor Chafe Under the Burden of Hosting Syrian Refugees

 

3D Printing: Challenges and Opportunities for International Relations

 

Challenge to China

 

Let Pakistan’s Taliban Talks Fail Without Us

 

NY Book Launch: “No Exit from Pakistan: America’s Tortured Relationship with Islamabad”

 

Fears of Fraying U.S.-Turkey Ties

 

New York Times: Lobbying Bonanza As Firms Try To Influence European Union

 

Bloomberg: Treasuries Lose Cachet On Lowest Foreign Demand Since ’01

 

NY Book Launch: “No Exit from Pakistan: America’s Tortured Relationship with Islamabad”

 

What role will counterinsurgency operations play in future conflicts?

 

“No Exit from Pakistan: America’s Tortured Relationship with Islamabad”

 

Must Reads of the Week: Boko Haram in Nigeria, an Aging Japan, and more

 

Time Ripe for Iranian Nuclear Accord?

 

National Geographic: The War for Nigeria

 

Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs’s Statement on Security Council Membership, October 2013

 

The World Next Week: October 17, 2013

 

A Reasonable Iran?

 

SCMP: Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang Mount Diplomatic Offensive in Southeast Asia

 

Student Loans and U.S. Prosperity

 

Quarterly Update: Foreign Ownership of U.S. Assets

 

President Obama’s Remarks on Reopening the Government, October 2013

 

Countering Violent Extremism

 

Submarines Alone Are Not Enough Nuclear Deterrent

 

 

CFR – Backgrounders

Student Loans and U.S. Prosperity

 

The UN Security Council

 

 

Jurist Forum

Drone Attacks Can Be Justified Under International Law

 

 

Jurist Hotline

Rethinking Australian Investment Treaty Policy

 

 

ECHR Blog

Seminar on the European Court of Human Rights in the Press

 

Foreign Policy

Assad’s War of Starvation – By John F. Kerry

 

The Global War on Thinking Bad Thoughts – By James Traub

 

The Dissident’s Toolkit – By Erica Chenoweth

 

The Middle East Power Vacuum – By Marc Lynch

 

The World in Photos This Week – An FP Slideshow

 

And the Moral of the Tweet Is… – By Rosa Brooks

 

Russia’s New Black Widows – By Yulia Yuzik

 

Empty Promises – By Aaron David Miller

 

The World’s Pastime – An FP Slideshow

 

False Fronts

 

Estimated Recovery Time – By Micah Zenko

 

Economic Experiments and the Battle for East Asia – By Ely Ratner

 

How the Beirut Bombing Spawned the Modern Surveillance State – By Shane Harris

 

Yad Vashem’s Arab Blinders – By Robert Satloff

 

Biological Attack – by Laurie Garrett

 

Trick or Treat – An FP Slide Show

 

What Churchill Can Teach Us About the Coming Era of Lasers, Cyborgs, and Killer Drones – By P.W. Singer

 

Beware of the Middle East’s Fake Feminists – By Samia Errazzouki and Maryam al-Khawaja

 

How to Say ‘Truthiness’ in Chinese

 

The Price of War – By Letta Tayler

 

‘This Is Not How a Protection Racket Is Supposed to Work’ – by Colum Lynch

 

China’s Ridiculous War on Starbucks Lattes

 

High North or High Tension? – By James Stavridis

 

Rogue State – By Uri Sadot

 

Longform’s Picks of the Week – By Katelyn Fossett

 

The Race War in Russia’s Capital – By Anna Nemtsova

 

Iraq’s Moment to Rise or Burn – By Marc Lynch

 

Sisyphus at the State Department

 

Rising Up and Rising Down – By Amal Hanano

 

Imperial Understretch and the Fall of Great Powers – By James Traub

 

The World in Photos This Week – An FP Slideshow

 

One Starship to Rule Them All – By Michael Peck

 

Georgia’s Surprising New Normal – By Michael Cecire

 

Don’t Tweet This Chinese Flood – By Liz Carter

 

Bound and Shackled – An FP Slideshow

 

The Fire Next Time – Robert D. Hormats

 

The Confidence Trap – By David Runciman

 

The Shrinking – By Aaron David Miller

 

It Was Nice While It Lasted – By Rosa Brooks

 

Facing Reality at the Pentagon – By Gordon Adams

 

At Sea – By Sophia Jones

 

The End of OPEC – By Amy Myers Jaffe and Ed Morse

 

Opinio Juris

Book Symposium The Electronic Silk Road: Reply by Anupam Chander

 

My Talk in London Defending the Specific-Direction Requirement

 

Weekend Roundup: October 19-25, 2013

 

Did the U.S. Set a Precedent for the China/Russia Boycott of UNCLOS Arbitration? Sure! But So What?

 

Due Process in Targeting

 

Appeals Chamber Ensures Ruto & Kenyatta Won’t Cooperate with the ICC

 

Book Symposium The Electronic Silk Road: Opportunity and Complexity Along the Electronic Silk Road

 

Weekly News Wrap: Thursday, October 24, 2013

 

Russia, Moldova, and the EU: Realpolitik as Normative Competition

 

Book Symposium The Electronic Silk Road: New Trade Rules for Cross-Border Flows of Information?

 

Shocker! Russia Walks Away from UNCLOS Arbitration and Will Ignore Netherlands Petition Over Greenpeace Detentions*

 

Guest Post at Just Security About “Belonging to” and Associated Forces

 

Book Symposium The Electronic Silk Road: The Unexpected Alliance of Trade and Human Rights

 

Book Symposium The Electronic Silk Road: Comment by Paul Stephan

 

Book Symposium The Electronic Silk Road: Connecting dots in a world of bits

 

Guest Post: The Truth About Criminal Jurisdiction Over U.S. Troops in Afghanistan: Questions for Secretary of State Kerry, the Loya Jirga… and National Public Radio

 

Book Symposium: Comments on Anupam Chander’s The Electronic Silk Road

 

Book Symposium: The Electronic Silk Road by Anupam Chander

 

Events and Announcements: October 20, 2013

 

Legally Distinct Corporate Entities and Agency Theory in Bauman v. Daimler AG and Kiobel

 

Weekend Roundup: October 12-18, 2013

 

Guest Post: SCOTUS Oral Argument in Daimler v. Bauman

 

Weekly News Wrap: Thursday, October 17, 2013

 

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

Food Security and Agriculture Trade Talks: The G-33 Proposal

 

More on National Treatment in the Bilcon NAFTA Chapter 11 Case

 

The European Commission on Investor State, Part 4

 

The European Commission on Investor State, Part 3

 

The European Commission on Investor State, Part 2

 

The European Commission Defends Investor State

 

The Canada-EU Trade Agreement is Here! Almost!

 

More on US-EU Regulatory Trade Issues

 

Death Penalty Export Restrictions

 

Why Governments Bring WTO Complaints

 

Dueling Speeches on Regulatory Trade Barriers

 

The (Almost) Final EU Tobacco Rules

 

The Independence of the Judicial Branch of the WTO

 

How Broad is a Right to Use Trademarks?

 

What is “Trade” in Services?

 

Todd Weiler on National Treatment in Investment Law

 

Yale Environment 360

Major Pension Funds Question Long-Term Outlook for Fossil Fuel Profits

 

Major Pension Funds Concerned About Long-Term Profits of Fossil Fuel Companies

 

Electric Vehicle Sales on the Rise in 2013, New Analysis Shows

 

The Trillion-Ton Cap: Allocating The World’s Carbon Emissions

 

Focusing a Lens on China’s Environmental Challenges

 

Top Climate Scientists Assess Latest Report from U.N. Panel

Forum: Climate Scientists Assess The Latest Report from U.N. Panel

 

Other:

 

The Arctic Sunrise Case (Kingdom of the Netherlands v. Russian Federation) – ILRoundtable

 

Katyn: Amnesia in Strasbourg – PhD studies in human rights

 

New Protocol Will Take a Bite Out of Global Food Loss and Waste – WRI Stories Feed: All

 

Legal Advice or Loopholes Needed for Manned Space Program – The Rocket Shop

 

NSA Leaks Prompt Rethinking of U.S. Control Over the Internet’s Infrastructure – Threat Level

 

USA reveals red lines for 2015 climate change deal – RTCC Climate Change News

 

Adoption of Regional Strategic Action Plan on the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer – International Water Law Blog

 

SR UN Report on Occupied Palestine (18 September 2013) – Richard Falk

 

International Rights Body to Press U.S. on Surveillance, Snowden – Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union

 

2 Ways to Ensure the Adaptation Fund’s New Safeguard Policy Protects People and Planet – WRI Stories Feed: All

 

Due Process and Targeted Killings: A Law Professor’s Suggestions for Enhancing Procedures – ACS Blog

 

Fukushima: A Global Threat That Requires A Global Response By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers – Countercurrents.org

 

VI. Gray Literature (select items)

 

Biodiversity Update

Life Linked to Ice: a guide to sea-ice-associated biodiversity in this time of rapid change

 

Summary of the 8th meeting of the working group on Article 8(j) and 17th meeting of the subsidiary body on scientific, technical and technological advice of the Convention on Biological Diversity: 7-18 October 2013 

 

REDD+ and the 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets: Promoting Synergies in International Forest Conservation Efforts

 

FAO Calls for Partnerships to Address Global Aquaculture Demand

 

Climate Change Update

WWF Guide to Building REDD+ Strategies – a toolkit for REDD+ practitioners around the globe

 

Feasibility of GHG emissions phase-our by mid-century

 

Summary of the thirty-seventh session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: 14-17 October 2013

Possible Elements of a 2015 Legal Agreement on Climate Change

 

IMO Meeting Adopts Amendments to Regulate Marine Geoengineering

 

Policy Memo: How to drive climate ambition

 

Trade in Sustainable Energy Services

 

The Geography of Poverty, Disaster and Climate Extremes in 2030

 

Indispensable Oceans: Aligning Ocean Health and Human Well-being

 

The CBD: An “Empty Shell” Convention?

 

Loss & Damage in the UN Climate Regime: A Way to Bridge the Ambition Gap?

 

Advancing Global Environmental Governance

 

Forests Update

Forests, Rangelands and Climate Change in Southern Africa

 

Mountains: our life, our future – progress and perspectives on sustainable mountain development

 

Post-2015 Policy and Practice

Financing for Development Post-2015

 

 

CFR – Expert Briefs

Civil Diplomacy’s Role in the East China Sea

 

CFR – Working Papers

Quarterly Update: Foreign Ownership of U.S. Assets

 

Law Library of Congress

 

Switzerland; United States: Agreement on Tax Dispute

 

World Bank: Legal Barriers to Economic Equality for Women Still Exist

 

Security Council Report

Overview

 

Status Update

 

Notable Dates for October

 

In Hindsight: Chapter VII

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Visiting Mission to Africa

 

Sudan and South Sudan

 

Sudan (Darfur)

 

Somalia

 

Mali

 

VII. Documents & Country Reports

UN General Assembly

General Debates

A/68/529 – Letter dated 3 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/529

 

A/68/527 – Letter dated 2 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Albania to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/527

 

A/68/528 – Letter dated 1 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/528

 

A/68/526 – Letter dated 27 September 2013 from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/526

 

A/68/525 – Letter dated 25 September 2013 from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/525

 

Meeting Records

A/68/PV.16 – 16th plenary meeting  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/PV.16

 

A/68/PV.14 – 14th plenary meeting  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/PV.14

 

A/68/PV.13 – 13th plenary meeting  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/PV.13

 

Official Records

Disarmament and International Security

A/C.1/68/L.21 – Convention on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear Weapons  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.21

A/C.1/68/L.23 – Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.23

 

A/C.1/68/L.29 – Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.29

 

A/C.1/68/L.9 – Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in small arms and light weapons and collecting them  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.9

 

A/C.1/68/L.34 – Taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations  –

http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.34

 

A/C.1/68/L.37 – Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.37

A/C.1/68/L.52 – Conventional arms control at the regional and subregional levels  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.52

 

A/C.1/68/L.40* – Transparency and confidence-building measures in outer space activities  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.40

 

A/C.1/68/L.49 – Conclusion of effective international arrangements to assure non-nuclear-weapon States against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.49

 

A/C.1/68/L.43 – United action towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.43

 

A/C.1/68/L.41 – Prevention of an arms race in outer space  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.41

 

A/C.1/68/L.44 – Problems arising from the accumulation of conventional ammunition stockpiles in surplus  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.44

 

A/C.1/68/L.47 – United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.47

 

A/C.1/68/L.45 – Objective information on military matters, including transparency of military expenditures  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.45

 

A/C.1/68/L.51 – Confidence-building measures in the regional and subregional context  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.51

 

A/C.1/68/L.2 – The risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.2

 

A/C.1/68/L.1 – Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.1

 

A/C.1/68/L.39 – Treaty on the South-East Asia Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (Bangkok Treaty)  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.39

 

A/C.1/68/L.42 – Consolidation of the regime established by the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlatelolco)  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.42

 

A/C.1/68/L.48 – Prohibition of the dumping of radioactive wastes  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.48

 

A/C.1/68/L.50 – Regional disarmament  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.50

 

A/C.1/68/L.46 – African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.46

 

A/C.1/68/L.33* – United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.33

 

A/C.1/68/L.31 – National legislation on transfer of arms, military equipment and dual-use goods and technology  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.31

 

A/C.1/68/L.28 – Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.28

 

A/C.1/68/L.24 – Revitalizing the work of the Conference on Disarmament and taking forward multilateral disarmament negotiations  –

http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.24

 

A/C.1/68/L.15 – Relationship between disarmament and development  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.15

 

A/C.1/68/L.11 – Follow-up to nuclear disarmament obligations agreed to at the 1995, 2000 and 2010 Review Conferences of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.11

 

A/C.1/68/L.18 – Towards a nuclear-weapon-free world: accelerating the implementation of nuclear disarmament commitments  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.18

 

A/C.1/68/L.20 – Reducing nuclear danger  –

http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.20

 

A/C.1/68/L.22 – Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.22

 

A/C.1/68/L.16 – United Nations regional centres for peace and disarmament  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.16

 

A/C.1/68/L.14 – Observance of environmental norms in the drafting and implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control  –

http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.14

 

A/C.1/68/L.17 – Promotion of multilateralism in the area of disarmament and non-proliferation  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.17

 

A/C.1/68/L.19 – Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.19

 

A/C.1/68/L.36* – Nuclear disarmament  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.36

 

A/C.1/68/L.25 – United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.25

 

A/C.1/68/L.26 – Follow-up to the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.26

 

A/C.1/68/L.27 – Report of the Conference on Disarmament  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.27

 

A/C.1/68/L.35 – Treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.35

 

A/C.1/68/L.30 – Transparency in armaments  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.30

 

A/C.1/68/L.32 – Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.32

 

A/C.1/68/L.38 – The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.38

 

A/C.1/68/L.12 – Review of the implementation of the Declaration on the Strengthening of International Security  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.12

 

A/C.1/68/L.13 – Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.13

 

A/C.1/68/L.10 – Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.10

 

A/68/272/Add.1 – The Arms Trade Treaty – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/272/ADD.1

 

A/68/533 – Letter dated 11 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Tajikistan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/533

 

A/C.1/68/L.4 – The Arms Trade Treaty  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.4

 

A/C.1/68/L.5 – Report of the Disarmament Commission – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.1/68/L.5

 

A/68/361 – Letter dated 22 August 2013 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the General Assembly  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/361

 

Economic and Financial

A/C.2/68/L.8 – International trade and development  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.2/68/L.8

 

A/C.2/68/L.5 – South-South cooperation  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.2/68/L.5

 

A/C.2/68/L.7 – Women in development  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.2/68/L.7

 

A/C.2/68/L.6 – Human resources development  –http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.2/68/L.6

 

A/C.2/68/L.3 – Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017)  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.2/68/L.3

 

A/68/15 (Part IV) – Report of the Trade and Development Board on its sixtieth session* – Geneva, 16-27 September 2013  –http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/15%20(PART%20IV)

 

A/C.2/68/L.4 – International financial system and development  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.2/68/L.4

 

A/C.2/68/L.2 – Operational activities for development of the United Nations system  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.2/68/L.2

 

A/68/524 – Improving the financial situation of the United Nations – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/524

 

A/C.2/68/5 – Letter dated 10 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General   – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.2/68/5

 

A/C.2/68/4 – Letter dated 3 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.2/68/4

 

A/C.2/68/3 – Letter dated 30 September 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Benin to the United Nations and Chair of the Global Coordination Bureau of the Least Developed Countries addressed to the Secretary-General   – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.2/68/3

 

A/68/3 – Report of the Economic and Social Council for 2013**  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/3

 

Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural

A/68/382/Corr.1 – Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions – Note by the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/382/CORR.1

 

A/C.3/68/L.32 – International Covenants on Human Rights  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.32

 

A/C.3/68/L.33 – Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.33

 

A/C.3/68/L.30 – Rights of indigenous peoples  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.30

 

A/C.3/68/L.13/Rev.1 – Cooperatives in social development  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.13/REV.1

 

A/C.3/68/L.31 – Human Rights Committee  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.31

 

A/C.3/68/L.28 – Rights of the child  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.28

 

A/C.3/68/L.27 – The girl child  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.27

 

A/C.3/68/L.29 – Child, early and forced marriage  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.29

 

A/C.3/68/L.26 – Strengthening collaboration on child protection within the United Nations system  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.26

 

A/C.3/68/L.22 – Violence against women migrant workers  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.22

 

A/C.3/68/L.23 – Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.23

 

A/68/L.7 – Permanent memorial to and remembrance of the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/L.7

 

A/C.3/68/L.25 – Improvement of the situation of women in rural areas  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.25

 

A/C.3/68/L.24 – Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/L.24

 

A/C.3/68/3 – Letter dated 8 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General   – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/3

 

A/68/503 – Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran*- Note by the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/503

 

A/68/497 – Assistance to survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, particularly orphans, widows and victims of sexual violence – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/497

 

A/68/493 – Preparations for the special session of the General Assembly on the follow-up to the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development beyond 2014 – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/493

 

A/68/489 – Safety and security of humanitarian personnel and protection of United Nations personnel – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/489

 

A/AC.278/2013/2 – Report of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/AC.278/2013/2

 

A/68/397 – Situation of human rights in Myanmar – Note by the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/397

 

A/68/392 – Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/392

 

A/68/390 – Subregional Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Central Africa –– Report of the Secretary-General – Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/390

 

A/68/389* – Promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism – Note by the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/389

A/68/388 – Report of the Working Group on the Financing of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/388

 

A/68/379 – Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories – Note by the Secretary-General   – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/379

 

A/68/377 – Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/377

 

A/68/376 – Situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 – Note by the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/376

 

A/C.3/68/2 – Promotion and protection of human rights: comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action –– Note verbale dated 9 October 2013 from the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.3/68/2

 

A/68/44 – Report of the Committee against Torture  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/44

 

Special Political and Decolonization

A/C.4/68/L.8 – Effects of atomic radiation  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.4/68/L.8

 

A/C.4/68/L.7 – Effects of atomic radiation  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.4/68/L.7

 

A/C.4/68/L.6 – Draft decision submitted by the Chair – Question of Gibraltar  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.4/68/L.6

 

A/C.4/68/7 – Letter dated 10 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations addressed to the Chair of the Fourth Committee – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.4/68/7

 

A/C.4/68/4/Rev.1 – Question of Guam – Request for hearing*  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.4/68/4/REV.1

 

A/C.4/68/3/Rev.1 – Question of Gibraltar – Request for hearing*  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.4/68/3/REV.1

 

A/C.4/68/6/Rev.1 – Question of Western Sahara – Requests for hearing*  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.4/68/6/REV.1

 

A/C.4/68/5/Rev.1 – Question of New Caledonia – Requests for hearing*  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.4/68/5/REV.1

 

A/C.4/68/2/Rev.1 – Question of French Polynesia – Request for hearing*  –  http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.4/68/2/REV.1

 

Administrative and Budgetary

A/C.5/68/10 – Letter dated 22 October 2013 from the President of the General Assembly addressed to the Chair of the Fifth Committee  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.5/68/10

 

A/68/515/Corr.1 – Conditions of service and compensation for officials other than Secretariat officials: members of the International Court of Justice and the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, judges and ad litem judges of the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda – Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/515/CORR.1

 

A/68/L.7/ADD.1 – Permanent memorial to and remembrance of the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/L.7/ADD.1

 

A/68/539 – Election of one judge of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 – Memorandum by the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/539

 

A/68/543 – Letter dated 18 October 2013 from the Permanent Representatives of Brazil, Germany, India and Japan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/543

 

A/68/7/Add.2 – Revised estimates resulting from resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its substantive session of 2013 – Third report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/7/ADD.2

 

A/68/523 – Human resources management – Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/523

 

A/68/530 – Administration of justice at the United Nations and activities of the Office of the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services – Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/530

 

A/68/522 – Note verbale dated 11 October 2013 from the Permanent Mission of Namibia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretariat  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/522

 

A/67/683/Corr.2 – United Nations procurement activities – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/67/683/Corr.2

 

A/68/512 – Note verbale dated 7 October 2013 from the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/512

 

A/68/495 – Seconded active-duty military and police personnel – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/495

 

A/68/386 – Budget for the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991, for the biennium 2014-2015 – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/386

 

A/68/372 – Strategic heritage plan of the United Nations Office at Geneva – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/372

 

A/68/346* – Administration of justice at the United Nations – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/346

 

A/68/327/Add.1* – Estimates in respect of special political missions, good offices and other political initiatives authorized by the General Assembly and/or the Security Council – Thematic cluster I: special and personal envoys, and special advisers of the Secretary-General – Report of the Secretary-General   – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/327/ADD.1

 

A/68/13/Add.1 – Report of the Commissioner-General of the United National Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East – Programme Budget 2014-2015  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/13/ADD.1

 

A/68/327/Add.2 – Estimates in respect of special political missions, good offices and other political initiatives authorized by the General Assembly and/or the Security Council – Thematic cluster II: sanctions monitoring teams, groups and panels – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/327/ADD.2

 

A/68/303 – Administrative expenses of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund and amendments to the regulations of the Fund – Report of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/303

 

A/C.5/68/4 – Appointment of members of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions – Note by the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.5/68/4

 

A/C.5/68/7 – Appointment of a member of the Board of Auditors – Note by the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.5/68/7

 

A/C.5/68/6 – Confirmation of the appointment of members of the Investments Committee – Note by the Secretary-General   – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.5/68/6

 

A/C.5/68/5 – Appointment of members of the Committee on Contributions – Note by the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.5/68/5

 

A/C.5/68/9 – Appointment of members of the Independent Audit Advisory Committeee – Note by the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/C.5/68/9

 

Legal

A/68/71/Add.1 – Oceans and the law of the sea – Report of the Secretary-General  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/71/Add.1

 

A/68/399 – Letter dated 23 September 2013 from the Co-Chairs of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to the President of the General Assembly  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/68/399

 

Resolutions

A/RES/67/302 – Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 16 September 2013 – Cooperation between the United Nations and the African Union  – http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/RES/67/302

 

Journal of the United Nations

JOURNAL NO.2013/206 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Saturday, 26 October 2013 [ Arabic (435K) | Chinese (612K) | English (442K) | French (495K) | Russian (625K) | Spanish (346K) ]

 

JOURNAL NO.2013/205 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Friday, 25 October 2013 [ Arabic (432K) | Chinese (612K) | English (407K) | French (475K) | Russian (604K) | Spanish (340K) ]

 

JOURNAL NO.2013/204 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Thursday, 24 October 2013 [Chinese (624K) | English (440K) | French (495K) | Russian (630K) | Spanish (347K) ]

 

JOURNAL NO.2013/203 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Wednesday, 23 October 2013 [ Arabic (452K) | Chinese (513K) | English (420K) | French (473K) | Russian (628K) | Spanish (322K) ]

 

JOURNAL NO.2013/202 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Tuesday, 22 October 2013 [ Chinese (530K) | English (405K) | French (488K) | Spanish (319K) ]

 

JOURNAL NO.2013/201 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Saturday, 19 October 2013 [Chinese (611K) | English (386K) | French (449K) | Russian (605K) | Spanish (439K) ]

 

JOURNAL NO.2013/200 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Friday, 18 October 2013 [ Arabic (415K) | Chinese (574K) | English (359K) | French (415K) | Russian (579K) | Spanish (403K) ]

JOURNAL NO.2013/199 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Thursday, 17 October 2013 [ Arabic (425K) | Chinese (577K) | English (365K) | French (424K) | Russian (597K) | Spanish (411K) ]

 

JOURNAL NO.2013/198 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2013 [ Arabic (433K) | Chinese (593K) | English (367K) | French (417K) | Russian (606K) | Spanish (422K) ]

 

Daily List of Documents Issued at Geneva

DL/GV/2013/301 – 24/10/2013[ English | French ]

 

DL/GV/2013/299 – 17/10/2013 – [ English | French ]

 

DL/GV/2013/298 – 16/10/2013 – [ English | French ]

 

List of Documents Issued at Vienna

DL/VN/2013/51 – DAILY LIST : 4 – 8 OCTOBER 2013 – [ English ]

 

DL/VN/2013/50 – DAILY LIST : 1 – 3 OCTOBER 2013 – [ English ]

 

DL/VN/2013/45 – DAILY LIST : 1 – 20 AUGUST 2013 – [ English ]

 

DL/VN/2013/52 – DAILY LIST : 9 – 18 OCTOBER 2013 – [ English ]

 

DL/VN/2013/49 – DAILY LIST : 19 – 30 SEPTEMBER 2013 – [ English ]

 

DL/VN/2013/48 – DAILY LIST : 17 – 18 SEPTEMBER 2013 – [ English ]

 

DL/VN/2013/47 – DAILY LIST : 1 – 16 SEPTEMBER 2013 – [ English ]

 

DL/VN/2013/46 – DAILY LIST : 21 – 31 AUGUST 2013 – [ English ]

 

UN Security Council

S/2013/10/ADD.40 Summary Statement By The Secretary-General Of Matters [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/AGENDA/7048 Agenda – UNAMID [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/AGENDA/7047 Provisional Agenda For The 7047th Meeting Of The Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/AGENDA/7046 Adopted Agenda – Monusco/ Great Lakes [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/AGENDA/7045 Adopted Agenda – SC Mission [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/AGENDA/7044 Adopted Agenda – Women And Peace And Security [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish

 

S/AGENDA/7043 Provisional Agenda For The 7043Rd Meeting Of The Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/AC.44/2013/15 Letter dated 9 September 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Panama to the United Nations addressed to the Chair of the Committee [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/RES/2122 (2013) Adopted Sc Resolution – Women And Peace And Security [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/623 Report Of The Secretary-General On The Situation With Respect To Piracy And Armed Robbery At Sea Off The Coast Of Somalia [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/621 SG Letter Of 18 Oct. Transmitting French Note Verbale Re French Troops In Mali [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/620 SG Letter Of 18 October 2013 Addressed To The PSC [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/618 UK Letter Of 17 October – Transmitting Syrian Coalition Letter [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/615 Letter Dated 17 October 2013 From The Secretary-General Addressed To The President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/614 Draft Res – Women And Peace And Security [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/613 Azerbaijan Letter Of 16 Oct. 2013 Addressed To The SG [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/612 SG Report On Res. 1559 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/611 Letter Dated 14 October 2013 From The Permanent Representative Of Rwanda To The President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/609 PSC Letter Of 16 Oct. 2013 Addressed To The SG [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/608 SG Letter Of 13 Oct. 2013 Addressed To The PSC [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/607 Report Of The Secretary-General On The African Union- United Nations Hybrid Operation In Darfur [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish

 

S/2013/606 Letter Dated 14 October 2013 From The Secretary-General Addressed To The President Of The Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/605 CDI Midterm Report [  Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/581 Report Of The Secretary-General On The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/566 Letter dated 20 September 2013 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council.


S/2013/602 Letter dated 11 October 2013 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council

 

United Nations Secretariat

ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2013/47 – EXCEPTED QUANTITY PROVISIONS REGARDING THE USE – [ English | French ]

 

ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2013/49 -ELECTRIC STORAGE SYSTEMS – [ English | French ]

 

ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2013/48 – EXCEPTED QUANTITY PROVISIONS – [ English | French ]

 

ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2013/53 – CLARIFICATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT TO THE ENTRY FORMI – [ English | French ]

 

ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2013/43 – REVIEW OF THE MANUAL OF TESTS AND CRITERIA – [ English | French ]

 

ST/SG/SER.E/683 – NOTE VERBALE DATED 7 AUGUST 2013 FROM THE PERMANENT MISSION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION TO THE UNITED NATIONS (VIENNA) ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

ECOSOC

E/RES/2013/40, Crime prevention and criminal justice responses to illicit trafficking in protected species of wild fauna and flora [Arabic, Chinese,English, French, Russian, Spanish]

E/RES/2013/7, Europe-Africa Fixed Link Through The Strait Of Gibraltar, [Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish]

E/RES/2013/41, Implementation Of The United Nations Global Plan Of Action To Combat Trafficking In Persons Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian,Spanish]

E/RES/2013/19, Conclusion Of The Work Of The Commission On Sustainable Development [Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian,Spanish]

E/RES/2013/11, Item 7 (e) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 22 July 2013 –– Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, [Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish]

E/RES/2013/38, Item 14 (c) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 25 July 2013 –– Combating transnational organized crime and its possible links to illicit trafficking in precious metal, [Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish]

E/RES/2013/39, Item 14 (c) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 25 July 2013 –– International cooperation in the prevention, investigation, prosecution and punishment of economic fraud and identity-related crime, [Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish]

E/RES/2013/5, Item 3 –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 12 July 2013 –– Progress in the implementation of General Assembly resolution 67/226 on the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system, [Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish]

E/RES/2013/37, Item 14 (c) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 25 July 2013 –– Improving the quality and availability of statistics on crime and criminal justice for policy development, [Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish]

E/RES/2013/15, Item 7 (d) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 23 July 2013 –– Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti, [Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish]

E/RES/2013/12, Item 7 (g) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 22 July 2013 –– United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non- communicable Diseases, [Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish]

E/RES/2013/4, Item 10 –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 5 July 2013 –– Statute of the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/18, Item 14 (a) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 24 July 2013 –– Future organization and methods of work of the Commission on the Status of Women, [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/28, Item 14 (b) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 25 July 2013 –– Mainstreaming disability in the development agenda: towards 2015 and beyond, [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/29, Item 14 (b) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 25 July 2013 –– Second review and appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/26, Item 14 (b) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 25 July 2013 –– Social dimensions of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/17, Item 13 (l) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 24 July 2013 –– Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women, [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/27, Item 14 (b) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 25 July 2013 –– Preparations for and observance of the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family, [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/16, Item 7 (c) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 24 July 2013 –– Mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system, [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/6, Item 5 –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 17 July 2013 –– Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations, [Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish]

 

Human Rights Council and HR Treaty & Other Bodies

United Nations International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

CERD/C/GC/35 – GENERAL RECOMMENDATION ON RACIST SPEECH [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Spanish ]

CERD/C/DEU/19-22 – GERMANY: PERIODIC REPORT – [ English ]

 

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

HRI/CORE/FJI/2006/ADD.2 – FIJI: CORE DOCUMENT – [ English ]

CEDAW/C/BGD/CO/7/ADD.1 – CEDAW 57TH SESSION – FOLLOW-UP REPORT: BANGLADESH – [ English | French | Spanish ]

 

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

CRC/C/SR.1819 – PUBLIC MEETING: TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER 2013, PM – [ English | French ]

 

United Nations Convention on Civil and Political Rights

CCPR/C/SR.3014 – PUBLIC MEETING: THURSDAY, 17 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ French ]

 

CCPR/C/SR.3012 – PUBLIC MEETING: WEDNESDAY, 16 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ French ]

 

CCPR/C/108/2 – FOLLOW UP PROCEDURE ON CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ English ]

 

CCPR/C/109/DR/1955/2010 – DRAFT RECOMMENDATION NO. 1955/2010 – [ English | French | Spanish ]

CCPR/C/SR.3011 – PUBLIC MEETING: MONDAY, 16 OCTOBER 2013, AM – [ English ]

 

CCPR/C/MKD/3 – MACEDONIA : PERIODIC REPORT – [ English ]

 

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

CRPD/C/AUS/CO/1 – AUSTRALIA: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ English ]

 

 

United Nations Convention Against Torture

CAT/C/MAR/CO/4/ADD.1 – MOROCCO: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS-ADDENDUM [ English | French ]

 

CAT/C/CAN/CO/6/ADD.1 – CANADA: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS-ADDENDUM – [ French ]

 

Environmental Treaty Bodies & UNECE

 

Framework Convention on Climate Change

FCCC/TP/2013/6 – TECHNICAL SYNTHESIS ON THE NEW MARKET-BASED-MECHAN – [ English ]

FCCC/CP/2013/3 – REPORT OF THE GEF TO THE COP – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

FCCC/SBI/2013/INF.16 – ANNUAL REPORT TRANSACTION LOG – [ English ]

 

FCCC/KP/CMP/2013/7 – REQUEST FROM KAZAKHSTAN [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

FCCC/TP/2013/5 -TECHNICAL SYNTHESIS ON THE FRAMEWORK FOR VARIOUS A – [ English ]

 

FCCC/CP/2013/3/ADD.1 – REPORT OF THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY TO THE C – [ English ]

 

FCCC/SBSTA/2013/INF.7 – THIRD SYNTHESIS REPORT ON TECHNOLOGY NEEDS IDENTIFIED BY PARTIES NOT INCLUDED IN ANNEX I TO THE CONVENTION – [ English ]

 

FCCC/SBI/2013/11 – PROVISIONAL AGENDA AND ANNOTATIONS. NOTE BY THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

FCCC/TP/2013/7 – QUANTIFIED ECONOMY-WIDE EMISSION REDUCTION TARGETS – [ English ]

 

FCCC/CP/2013/4 – REPORT ON GENDER COMPOSITION – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

FCCC/SBSTA/2013/MISC.19 – VIEW ON ISSUES RELATING TO MODALITIES AND PROCEDURES FOR APPLYING THE CONCEPT OF ADDITIONALITY – [ English ]

 

FCCC/SBI/2013/16 – SYNTHESIS REPORT ON THE REGIONAL TRAINING WORKSHOP – [ English ]

 

FCCC/SBSTA/2013/MISC.17/ADD.1 – VIEWS ON THE CURRENT STATE OF SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE ON HOW TO ENHANCE THE ADAPTATION OF AGRICULTURE TO CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS WHILE PROMOTING RURUAL DEVELOPMENT, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTIVITY OF AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS AND FOOD SECURITY IN ALL COUNTRIES, PARTICULARLY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, AND TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE DIVERSITY OF THE AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS AND THE DIFFERENCES IN SCALE AS WELL AS POSSIBLE ADAPTATION CO-BENEFITS.  SUBMISSIONS FROM PARTIES AND ADMITTED OBSERVER ORGANIZATIONS.  ADDENDUM – [ English ]

 

FCCC/SBI/2013/18 PROGRESS REPORT OF THE CONSULTATIVE GROUP OF EXPERTS ON NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS FROM PARTIES NOT INCLUDED IN ANNEX I TO THE CONVENTION: REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TRAINING WORKSHOP ON THE PREPARATION OF BIENNIAL UPDATE REPORTS.  NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT, Publication Date: Friday, October 18 2013 [English]

 

FCCC/SBSTA/2013/MISC.18 – VIEWS ON SPECIFIC POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL LAND USE, LAND USE CHANGE AND FORESTRY ACTIVITIES AND SPECIFIC ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES T ADDRESSING THE RISK OF NON-PERMANENCE UNDER THE CLEAN DEVELOPMNT MECHANISM – [ English ]

 

FCCC/SBSTA/2013/INF.6 – PROGRESS MADE IN IMPLEMENTING ACTIVITIES UNDER NAIROBI WORK PROGRAMME ON IMPACTS, VULNERABILITY AND ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE – [ English ]

 

FCCC/SB/2013/INF.11 – REPORT ON THE IN-FORUM EXPERT MEETING ON AREA (E) – [ English ]

 

United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP/FAO/RC/CRC.9/L.1 – DRAFT REPORT OF THE CHEMICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE ON THE WORK OF ITS NINTH MEETING – [ English ]

 

UNEP/OZL.PRO.25/L.1 – DRAFT REPORT OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING OF THE PARTIES TO THE MONTREAL PROTOCOL ON SUBSTANCES THAT DEPLETE THE OZONE LAYER – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

UNEP/OZL.PRO.25/L.1/ADD.2 – DRAFT REPORT OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING OF THE PARTIES TO THE MONTREAL PROTOCOL ON SUBSTANCES THAT DEPLETE THE OZONE LAYER: ADDENDUM – [ English ]

 

UNEP/OZL.PRO.25/L.2 – COMPILATION OF DRAFT DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

ICCD/COP(11)/L.14 – REVIEW OF THE INDEPENDENT MID-TERM EVALUATION – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

ICCD/COP(11)/L.18 – GOVERNANCE & INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS OF THE GLOBAL MECHANISM – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

IPBES/2/4 – RECOMMENDED CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL SCIENCE-POLICY PLATFORM ON BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French ]

 

IPBES/2/1 – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

UNEP/POPS/POPRC.9/L.1 – DRAFT REPORT OF THE PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS REVIEW COMMITTEE ON THE WORK OF ITS NINTH MEETING – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

UNEP(DTIE)/HG/CONF/PM/INF/5 – LIST OF PARTICIPANTS – [ English ]

 

IPBES/2/13 – DRAFT STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY FOR SUPPORTING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLATFORM’S WORK PROGRAMME – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

IPBES/2/10 – DRAFT POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR THE ADMISSION OF OBSERVERS – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

IPBES/2/8 – POTENTIAL FUTURE REGIONAL STRUCTURE AND COMPOSITION OF THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY EXPERT PANEL – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

UNEP/OZL.PRO/25/7/ADD.1 – INFORMATION PROVIDED BY PARTIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 7 OF THE MONTREAL PROTOCOL ON SUBSTANCES THAT DEPLETE THE OZONE LAYER: REPORT BY THE SECRETARIAT: ADDENDUM – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

UNEP/POPS/POPRC.9/L.1/ADD.1 – DRAFT REPORT OF THE PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS REVIEW COMMITTEE ON THE WORK OF ITS NINTH MEETING: ADDENDUM – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

UNEP/OZL.PRO.25/2/ADD.1 – ISSUES FOR DISCUSSION BY AND INFORMATION FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING OF THE PARTIES TO THE MONTREAL PROTOCOL: NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT: ADDENDUM – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

 

Economic Commission for Europe

ECE/AC.21/SC/2013/2 – THE PEP 2013 SYMPOSIUM – [ English | French | Russian ]

 

ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2013/8 – DRAFT REVIEW OF IMPLEMENTATION EIA – [ English | French | Russian ]

 

ECE/EB.AIR/121 – AGENDA (EB, 32ND SESSION) – [ English | French | Russian ]

 

ECE/TRANS/SC.1/S/2013/1/REV.1/CORR.1 – PROPOSAL FOR A GLOBAL MULTILATERAL AGREEMENT – [ English | French | Russian ]

 

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2013/14 – PROVISIONAL AGENDA – [ English | French | Russian ]

 

ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.2/49 – PROVISIONAL AGENDA – [ English | French | Russian ]

 

ECE/MP.PRTR/WG.1/2013/10 – DRAFT DECISION ON THE WORK PROGRAMME FOR 2015-2017 – [ English | French | Russian ]

 

ECE/CEP/AC.10/2013/8 – ASSESSMENT OF ASSESSMENTS: REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA – [ English | Russian ]

 

ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/20130011 – 11TH MARS MEETING REPORT – [ English ]

 

ECE/EX/2013/L.12 – ITEM 1-PROVISIONAL AGENDA – [ English | French | Russian ]

 

ECE/WG.1/2013/4 – IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WORK PROG. OF THE WGA 2013 – [ French ]

 

ECE/CEP/2013/17 – PROPOSED FRAMEWORK FOR PREPARING THE 8TH “EFE” – [ English ]

 

ECE/MP.WH/2013/4 – REPORT OF THE COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE TO THE MEETING OF THE PARTIES TO THE PROTOCOL ON WATER AND HEALTH – [ English ]

 

ECE/MP.WH/2013/3 – REGIONAL REPORT ON THE STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROTOCOL – [ English ]

 

ECE/MP.WH/2013/L.1 – DRAFT WORKPLAN FOR 2014-2016 – [ English | Russian ]

 

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2013/40/ADD.2 – ADDENDUM TO THE PROVISIONAL AGENDA – [ English ]

 

ECE/MP.WH/10 – MEETING OF THE PARTIES TO THE PROTOCOL ON WATER AND HEALTH TO THE CONVENTION ON THE PROTECTION AND USE OF TRANSBOUNDARY WATERCOURSES AND INTERNATIONAL LAKES – [ English | French ]

ECE/MP.WH/2013/2 – LESSONS LEARNED AND FUTURE WORK ON TARGET SETTING AND REPORTING – [ English ]

 

ECE/MP.WH/2013/1 – REPORT ON TH IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAMME OF WORK FOR 2011-2013, INCLUDING AN OVERVIEW OF CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES – [ English ]

 

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

CAC/COSP/2013/13 – PROGRESS REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MANDATES OF THE IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW GROUP – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

CAC/COSP/2013/2 – PROGRESS MADE IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE OPEN-ENDED INTERGOVERNMENTAL WORKING GROUP ON ASSET RECOVERY: SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS FROM TWO YEARS OF ASSET RECOVERY WORK UNDER THE CONVENTION – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

CAC/COSP/IRG/I/2/1/ADD.19 – EXECUTIVE SUMMARY : ADDENDUM : UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

CAC/COSP/2013/7 – IMPLEMENTATION OF CHAPTER III (CRIMINALIZATION AND LAW ENFORCEMENT) OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION AGAINST CORRUPTION (REVIEW OF ARTICLES 30-39) – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

CAC/COSP/2013/1 – PROVISIONAL AGENDA AND ANNOTATIONS : 5TH SESSION (PANAMA CITY, 25-29 NOVEMBER 2013) – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

CAC/COSP/EG.1/2013/1 – PROVISIONAL AGENDA AND ANNOTATIONS : EXPERTS CONVENED TO ENHANCE INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION UNDER THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION AGAINST CORRUPTION, 2ND MEETING, PANAMA CITY, 25-26 NOVEMBER 2013 – [ French ]

 

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

TD/B/EX(58)/1 – PROVISIONAL AGENDA AND ANNOTATIONS – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

GC.15/11 – FINANCIAL SITUATION OF UNIDO – [ Chinese | English ]

 

GC.15/5 – UNIDO ACTIVITIES RELATED TO ENERGY – [ Chinese | English | Russian ]

 

GC.15/4 – FORUM ON INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ISSUES – [ English ]

 

Weapons Regulations

CTBT-ART.XIV/2013/WP.1 – DRAFT FINAL DECLARATIONAND MEASURES TO PROMOTE THE ENTRY INTO FORCE OF THE COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR-TEST-BAN TREATY – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

 

VIII. Press Releases/Newsletters (select items)

International Court of Justice

Press Release 2013/30 – Request for the indication of provisional measures filed by Nicaragua on 11 October 2013: Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica); Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) – The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 November 2013

 

Organization of American States

OAS and ONPE Organized International Seminar in Peru on Electronic Voting

 

OAS Anticorruption Mechanism Held On-Site Visit to Canada

 

Judges from Ecuador, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic Learn about the OAS Judicial Facilitators Program in Nicaragua

 

OAS Anticorruption Mechanism Held On-Site Visit to the Dominican Republic

 

Secretary General Attends Ibero-American Summit in Panama

 

Secretary General Highlights the Role of the OAS in Promoting and Defending Democracy before IADC

 

OAS Secretary General Meets with Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

 

 

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

In a world of global migration, who is taking care of the rights of migrants?

 

Myanmar: Support for reforms means raising human rights concerns

 

“No longer a forgotten right” – UN expert hails a decade of right to food progress

 

Drone attacks: UN rights experts express concern about the potential illegal use of armed drones

 

Côte d’Ivoire: “Victims of the post electoral crisis should not be forgotten” – UN human rights expert

 

Unpaid care work blocks women’s rights if not shared by men and States

 

“Focus on Eritrea’s human rights situation and help people who have fled the country,” UN expert urges the world

 

Statement by Ms. Navi Pillay United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the United Nations General Assembly 68th Session

 

UN women’s rights committee adopts landmark document on women and conflict

 

Consolidation of peace and reconciliation requires durable solutions for the internally displaced related to the Kosovo conflict

 

Treatment of prisoners: “Revise the Rules, but don’t lower existing standards,” says UN expert on torture

 

UN expert hails “key breakthrough for religious freedom reached in Cyprus”

 

“We cannot wait another century to eliminate lead, especially in paint and toys” – UN expert on toxic waste

 

Seychelles: Skills development must be central to fostering the ‘Blue Economy’

 

Victims of trafficking: “Human beings with human rights that must be protected”

 

Mali: UN Independent Expert in first official visit to assess human rights situation in the country

 

WTO

“The Bali finish line is clear and in sight” — Azevêdo

 

Concerns raised over trade restrictions on dairy products, biofuels, cars and seafood

 

WTO releases annual package of trade and tariff data

 

Russia rejects EU panel request on recycling fee for cars

 

French environmental labels trial and Swiss ‘green economy’ plans aired in committee

 

Germany donates EUR 150,000 for food safety, animal and plant health standards

 

Record number of concerns raised on food safety, animal-plant health measures

 

Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body

 

IX. Media (select sources/select items)

A. News Aggregators

B. International News Sources

 

Select Items

Jurist Paper Chase

UN rights expert: victims of Ivory Coast election violence must not be forgotten

 

Colombia top court rules expanded military justice system unconstitutional

 

HRW urges Vietnam to protect human rights in constitutional amendments

 

UN women’s rights body adopts landmark rule

 

Guantanamo inmates pursuing claims under global torture treaty

 

UN indigenous rights expert calls for greater awareness of human rights values

 

HRW urges Thailand lawmakers to reject amnesty bill

 

UN rights office criticizes harsh sentence for Qatar poet

 

Netherlands asks international court to order Russia to release Greenpeace activists

 

Prosecutors at Khmer Rouge tribunal request life sentences for former leaders

 

UN humanitarian expert urges ceasefire in Syria for evacuation of civilians

 

AI: Dominican Republic should not implement court ruling on nationality

 

ICC allows Kenya president to be absent from trial

 

International rights experts call for concerted global response to human trafficking

 

Canada, EU reach deal on free trade agreement

 

Rights group urges Egypt to cease unlawfully detaining Syrian refugees

 

UN News Centre – Top News

DR Congo: UN mission chief deplores atrocities committed by armed group in eastern province

 

UN expert urges greater legal inclusion of measures to ensure global right to food

 

UN rights experts call for transparency in the use of armed drones, citing risks of illegal use

 

Security Council’s leadership role vital to end ‘appalling suffering’ in Syria – UN official

 

Rights expert urges establishing UN body to address global migration issues

 

Human rights reform must be central to new Iranian Government’s agenda – UN expert

 

Child recruitment remains ‘endemic’ in DR Congo, UN says in new report

 

Abyei: Security Council ‘gravely concerned’ about highly volatile situation

 

UN panel pays out over $1.2 billion in reparations for Iraq’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait

 

Women’s unpaid work in the home is a ‘major human rights issue,’ says UN expert

 

UN chief voices concern at escalation of violence in Mozambique

 

Durable solution needed for people displaced by Kosovo conflict, UN rights expert urges

 

Syria: joint OPCW-UN chemical weapons team reports visits to nearly all declared sites

 

Bakassi transfer good example of preventive diplomacy, says UN envoy for West Africa

 

African countries consent to tackle illegal timber trade in Congo Basin – UN agency

 

Secretary-General condemns attack resulting in death of UN peacekeepers in Mali

 

UN rights body adopts landmark text on women and conflict

 

Ban welcomes discussions in Juba between Presidents of Sudan and South Sudan

 

UN rights experts urge review of standards for treatment of prisoners

 

Syria has ‘fully cooperated’ with OPCW-UN efforts to destroy chemical arsenal, team head says

 

Citing freedom of expression, UN calls for release of Qatari poet given 15-year sentence

 

Renewed talks offer opportunity neither Israelis nor Palestinians can afford to lose – UN official

 

UN experts on indigenous issues urge greater focus on environment, women’s rights

 

Netherlands takes dispute with Russia over Greenpeace ship to UN-backed tribunal

 

UN team hails Japan’s remediation efforts in Fukushima-affected areas

 

UN agency urges countries to ensure safe passage for Syrians fleeing conflict

 

UN rights expert joins call for concerted global action to fight human trafficking

 

Chad, Chile, Lithuania, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia elected to serve on UN Security Council

 

Greater financial investment needed to combat climate change – UN chief

 

UN Gender Equality News/ UN Women Watch

Women to get a more prominent role in peace talks and transitional justice

 

Women’s unpaid work in the home is a ‘major human rights issue,’ says UN expert

 

UN rights body adopts landmark text on women and conflict

 

Children and Pregnant Mothers face widespread exposure to toxic lead in paint

 

Let’s End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Our Generation

 

ILO calls for more international cooperation to fight human trafficking

 

Women’s participation, leadership crucial to peace processes – UN Security Council

 

Latin American and Caribbean countries approve Santo Domingo Consensus to advance towards gender equality

 

UN Security Council Open Debate: Women, Rule of Law and Transitional Justice

 

CEDAW Chairperson calls for balance between women’s rights and development

 

UNEP

Children and Pregnant Mothers in Developing World Face Widespread Exposure to Toxic Lead in Paint

 

UN chemical experts recommend phase out of two industrial chemicals, with uses ranging from wood preservation to pest control, due to human health risks

Arctic Council States welcome Minamata Convention on Mercury

 

IPCC confirms that human activity will further warm the Earth, with dramatic effects on weather, sea-levels and the Arctic

 

IPCC starts meeting to finalize Working Group I report

 

Landmark Project to Counteract Deteriorating Water Quality in Ecosystems launched at the Budapest Water Summit

 

Food waste harms climate, water, land and biodiversity – new FAO report

 

UNEP Signs Agreement to Improve Monitoring of Hundreds of International Environmental Accords

 

UN Watch

Full text: Gulf states endorse Saudi reasons for snubbing UNSC seat

 

UN Wire

UN Day highlights world body’s progress on human rights, effectiveness

 

Ban requests additional UN troops for CAR mission

 

Iran’s human rights abuses should not be sidelined, UN envoy says

 

Experts worry North Korea is readying fourth nuclear test

 

Venezuela, Guyana discuss border concerns with UN official

 

Afghan women seek to maintain progress after NATO troops leave

 

UN climate change deal could come from U.S., China

 

Syrian rebels detail conditions for participation in peace talks

 

Border pact signed by China, India

 

Global food-waste protocol to be launched

 

U.S., Afghanistan still apart on bilateral security deal

 

South Sudan, Sudan meet to discuss fate of oil-rich region

 

DR Congo, M23 to reconvene talks soon, UN envoy says

 

Saudi Arabia’s activity on human rights called into question

 

UN review of China’s human rights actions reveals contradictions

 

UN resolution stipulates inclusion of women in peace process

 

The case for migration to be included in the post-2015 goals

 

Saudi Arabia declines Security Council seat

 

Drones undermine international security, UN rapporteur warns

 

Political detainees are being abused in Ethiopia, rights group says

 

“Hidden crime” of slavery affects 29.8 million people globally

 

Irin News

Interview with UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar

 

G33 to reopen talks on subsidies at WTO

 

Anatomy of modern-day slavery

 

Girls fare worse in disasters

 

Analysis: Getting it right for Syrian refugees the second time round

 

Libya calls for EU help to tackle illegal immigrants

 

FAO’s hunger data – getting better

 

Managing risk key to sustainable development

 

MIGRATION: Migrants, asylum seekers re-route to avoid Greece

 

Asia-Pacific trade deal will not hinder access to cheap drugs, says US

 

IPCC “conservative” on sea level rise

 

Push to tackle corruption in post-2015 agenda

 

UN meeting highlights migration’s development benefits

 

Environmental crimes increasingly linked to violence, insecurity

 

Minorities suffer worse health outcomes – report

 

UN, Muslim NGOs draw closer

 

New In-Depth: Humanitarian Futures

 

Humanitarian Futures

 

Analysis: Sanitizing the truth – when WASH fails

 

Global child mortality rates “halved”

 

UNHCR crowd-sources refugee solutions

 

Analysis: Why men rape in Asia – UN study

 

Alternatives to immigration detention prove cheaper, more humane

 

Analysis: What future for private sector involvement in humanitarianism?

 

Should the UN be doing more to fight organized crime?

 

Analysis: The UN in 2023

 

AllAfrica

Congo-Kinshasa: UN On ‘High Alert’ After Govt-Rebel Clashes

 

Sudan: UN, U.S. Issue Abyei Warning

 

West Africa: Ecowas Moves to Economic Integration

 

Madagascar: Madagascar Votes in Bid to Revive Democracy

 

Madagascar: Ban Notes ‘Generally Peaceful’ Elections

 

Congo-Kinshasa: Dire Situations in CAR, DRC Overshadowed By Syria

 

Congo-Kinshasa: Breakthrough Agreement Will Combat Illegal Timber Trade in Congo

 

Madagascar: Concerned By Rising Food Insecurity, UN Agency Calls for More Funding

 

Africa: UN Urges Redoubled Efforts to Eradicate Polio

 

Sudan: UN, U.S. Issue Abyei Warning

 

Guinea: Court Set to Certify Election Result

 

Congo-Kinshasa: Child Recruitment Remains ‘Endemic’ in DR Congo, UN Says in New Report

 

Central Africa: Region to Tackle Illegal Logging

 

Congo-Kinshasa: UN Mission Alarmed by Child Soldier Reports

 

Africa: ICC – Does Politics Win Over Justice?

 

Benin: French Delay Extradition of Alleged Plotter

 

Sudan: Top Darfur Peacekeeper Reports Limited Progress

 

Mali: Assailants Kill Peacekeepers

 

Sudan: UN-AU Envoy Condemns Killing of Darfur Peacekeepers

 

South Africa: Dewani Hearing Should be Soon – Court

 

Kenya: Judge Gives Reasons for Excusing Kenyatta

 

West Africa: UN Urges New Strategies on Sahel Crises

 

East Africa: Ban Welcomes Discussions in Juba Between Presidents of Sudan, South Sudan

 

Congo-Kinshasa: Hit By Funding Shortfall, UN Agency to Cut Some Food Relief Operations

 

Congo-Brazzaville: Unesco Names Brazzaville ‘Creative Hub’

 

Africa: Ban Calls for Clean Energy Transformation for More Sustainable Future

 

Tanzania: On Tanzania, Obama Is Getting It Wrong

           

Somalia: Fatal Flaws in Brussels Aid Deal

 

Sierra Leone: IMF Approves U.S. $95 Million

 

Africa: ICC to Unveil New Investigation Strategy

 

Africa: UN Declares Migration’s Importance for Development

 

Africa: Namibia Hosts First Ever World Indigenous Business Forum

 

Central African Republic: Judges to Call Two Witnesses in Bemba’s Trial

 

Africa: Ban Pledges UN Support for Africa’s Development Partnership, Peer Review Process

 

Congo-Kinshasa: Lay Down Weapons, Western Envoys Tell Rebels

 

Africa: Trade Talks on Farm Subsidies Reopened

 

Congo-Kinshasa: UN Envoys Urge More Peace Talks

 

Central African Republic: Regional Leaders Discuss Crisis

 

Africa: UN Health Agency Urges Governments to End Production, Use of Lead Paint

 

Liberia: ‘Working With Cote d’Ivoire is a Necessity’ – Sirleaf

 

Africa: Zuma Says Africa Isn’t Supporting Impunity

 

Central African Republic: 70 Percent of Children Still Not in School – Unicef

 

Africa: Women’s Empowerment Builds International Peace and Security

 

Sudan: African Union to Act Against Darfur Rebels

 

Zimbabwe: The Hague – Legal Capital of the World

 

Kenya: We Must Have Barasa – ICC

 

Sudan: EU Ambassador Calls for Immediate Relocation of Yida Refugees

 

Zimbabwe: ‘Sinister Motive’ Behind Threat of ICC Pull-Out

 

Zimbabwe: ICC – When African Failings Grant Impunity to Outsiders

 

Central African Republic: Chaos Prevents Life-Saving Aid From Reaching Needy

 

Nigeria: U.S., UK, Netherlands Train 134 Nigerian Troops in Calabar

 

Guinea: UN Chief Welcomes Release of ‘Late’ Election Results

 

Somalia: French Court Jails Somali Pirates

 

Western Sahara: Time Is Ripe for Promotion Up International Agenda

 

Kenya: Kenya Court to Rule On ICC Extradition Request

 

Uganda: Police on Alert for ‘Westgate’ Attack

 

Kenya: Kenyatta Excused From Court Hearings

 

South Africa: Are 30,000 Children Really ‘Trafficked’ Every Year?

 

Ethiopia: Jailed Journos Challenge Terror Laws

 

East Africa: Piracy at Lowest Levels, but Still a Threat in Horn of Africa

 

Nigeria: Lobbying Pays Off for Nigeria, Now on UN Security Council

 

Cote d’Ivoire: Sirleaf, Ouattarra Attend Peace Talks

 

Africa: Nigeria, Chad Elected to UN Security Council

 

Central African Republic: Anarchy, Violence ‘Taking on Religious Overtones’

 

Mali: Despite Recent Progress, Urgent Challenges Remain to Restore Stability – UN Envoy

 

Sierra Leone: Salone Receives U.S.$10m Per Annum for Amisom Role

 

Liberia: In Sierra Leone, Victims Celebrate Taylor’s Conviction

 

Zimbabwe: UN Agency Hopeful for Country’s Agricultural Recovery

 

Angola: Govt Ends Partnership With Portugal

 

Central African Republic: Bemba’s Lawyers Oppose Admission of Untested Witness Statements

 

Togo: Situation of Human Rights Defenders Improved, but Challenges Remain – UN Expert

 

Africa: New Report On Africa Shows Economic Growth and Natural Resource Potential

 

Kenya: Kenya-Ethiopia Dam Dispute Under Mediation

 

Mali: Security Issues a ‘Wake-Up Call’

 

Egypt: Moussa – Gulf Support for Egypt Affects U.S., Western Stand On June Revolution

 

Liberia: Groundbreaking Peaceful Coexistence in the Mano River Union

 

Africa: 15 Seconds of Fame – Why Post-2015 Doesn’t Need More ‘Participation’

 

Eritrea: Lampedusa Boat Tragedy a Crime Against Eritrea, Says Official

 

Before It’s News

Full Text: Saudi Statement Rejecting UN Security Council Seat

 

Other:

 

‘Ebony and Ivy,’ About How Slavery Helped Universities Grow – New York Times

 

Special excerpt from Twain’s Autobiography Vol. II– PBS

 

Netherlands threatens to go to international tribunal over Greenpeace arrests – RT Newsline

 

Dutch Government Asks Court To Free Greenpeace Activists – Radio Fee Europe/Radio Liberty

 

Russia rejects court over Greenpeace arrests – Al Jazeera English

 

Foreign Office hoarding 1m historic files in secret archive – The Guardian

 

U.N. report: Fifth of deaths from U.S. drone strikes are civilians – UPI

 

Who Made Money on the Presidential Prediction Markets and Who Lost – PBS

 

Caribbean Nations to Seek Reparations, Putting Price on Damage of Slavery – NYT

 

France summons U.S. ambassador over spying report – Reuters

 

European Court Condemns Moscow Over Katyn Decision – Radio Free Europe

 

Spain must free ETA militant: European rights court – Reuters

 

G33 to reopen talks on subsidies at WTO – IRIN

 

Concern Over AU Effort To Grant Immunity to Heads of State – IWPR Stories

 

Amnesty says US officials should face war crimes charges over drone strikes – The Guardian

 

White House defends legality of drone attacks – Al Jazeera English

 

China challenged over human rights record at United Nations – The Guardian

 

Breakthrough on data privacy rules raises pressure on EU leaders – The Guardian

 

US agency ‘hacked French diplomats’ – BBC

 

Russia Defies European Court Over Former Yukos Exec Pichugin – Radio Free Europe

 

EU parliament votes to suspend US from financial databank to avoid spying – RT

 

European Parliament Rejects New Subsidies for Fishing Fleets – NYT

 

Manila expects early U.N. ruling on sea dispute with Beijing – Reuters

 

Western Sahara: Occupied and Exploited – Taking Western Sahara’s Resources – All Africa


* Prepared by the AWILD Editorial Team under the supervision of Associate Professor 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 3.00 pm (local Canberra time) the day before issue.

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