Anton’s Weekly International Law Digest, Vol. 4, No. 13 (5 November 2013)

Anton’s Weekly International Law Digest
(email subscription available at http://mailman.anu.edu.au/mailman/listinfo/intlawprofessors)

Vol. 4, No. 13
(5 November 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 

Moving Money: International Financial Flows, Taxes, & Money LaunderingHastings International and Comparative Law Review, 2013 Forthcoming, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2348144 – Richard K. Gordon and Andrew P. Morriss – Case Western Reserve University School of Law and University of Alabama School of Law – Date Posted: November 04, 2013

Clarifying the Trust Law in China: Characteristics and Conceptual BasisKai Lyu
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 04, 2013

An Empirical Research on High Courts in China — Comparative Evaluation of Guiding Cases in Unifying Judicial Decisions of Intentional MurdersJinting Deng – Renmin University of China, Law School – Date Posted: November 03, 2013

Digital Copyright and the Parody Exception in Hong Kong: Accommodating the Needs and Interests of Internet UsersPeter K. Yu – Drake University Law School – Date Posted: November 03, 2013

Palestina E Territorio Della Palestina Un Problema Lungi Dall’Essere Risolto (Palestine and Palestine Territory a Long Unresolved Question)Studi in onore di augusto Sinagra, Aracne Editore, Roma Italy, 2013 – Giancarlo Guarino – Dipartimeno di Economia Management Istituzioni – Date Posted: November 03, 2013

Autodétermination Des Peuples, Respect De La Volonté Populaire Et Charte Africaine De La Démocratie (Self-Determination of People, Respect of the Popular Wishes and the African Charter of Democracy)Zanghi, Ben Achour, LA nouvelle Charte Africaine des droits de l’homme, Toruno Giappichelli – Giancarlo Guarino – Dipartimeno di Economia Management Istituzioni – Date Posted: November 03, 2013

A Brief History of International Investment AgreementsU.C. Davis Journal of International Law & Policy, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 157, 2005, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1478757 – Kenneth J. Vandevelde – Thomas Jefferson School of Law – Date Posted: November 03, 2013

Defining Filartiga: Characterizing International Torture Claims in United States CourtsDickinson Journal of International Law, Vol. 3, p. 1 (1984) – James Paul George – Texas A&M University (TAMU) – School of Law – Date Posted: November 03, 2013

The Fatal Flaw in NAFTA, GATT and All Other Trade AgreementsNorthwestern Journal of International Law & Business 14(3): 549-565 (1994) – Robert W. McGee – Fayetteville State University – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in India: Lal Mahal Reduces the Scope of Court InterferenceRathin Somnath – National Law University, Jodhpur – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

The Case of Costa and Pavan v. Italy and the Convergence between Human Rights and Biotechnologies. Commentary on the ECHR Ruling in Costa and Pavan v. Italy, No. 54270/10, 28th August 2012Quaderni di Diritto Mercato Tecnologia – N°3, Anno III ,- Gregor Puppinck – European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ) – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

International Parallel Litigation – A Survey of Current Conventions and Model LawsTexas International Law Journal, Vol. 37, p. 499 (Summer 2002) – James Paul George – Texas A&M University (TAMU) – School of Law – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

Parallel LitigationBaylor Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 769 (1999) – James Paul George – Texas A&M University (TAMU) – School of Law – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

Choice of Law: A Guide for Texas AttorneysTexas Tech Law Review, Vol. 25, p. 833 (1994) –James Paul George – Texas A&M University (TAMU) – School of Law – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

China and the Regional Comprehensive Economic PartnershipJournal of Global Policy and Governance, pp. 1-18, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 2013 – Rafael Leal-Arcas – Queen Mary University of London – School of Law – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

Movsesian v. Victoria Vericherung and the Scope of the President’s Foreign Affairs Power to Preempt WordsNorth Illinois University Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2012 – Cindy Galway Buys and Grant Gorman – Southern Illinois University School of Law and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale – School of Law – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

Introductory Note to the International Court of Justice: Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belg. v. Sen.)International Legal Materials, 51 ILM 706 (2012) – Cindy Galway Buys – Southern Illinois University School of Law – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

The President’s NDU Speech and the Pivot from the First Term to the Second (Chapter 3)Speaking the Law: The Obama Administration’s Addresses on National Security Law (Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2013) – Kenneth Anderson and Benjamin Wittes – American University – Washington College of Law and Brookings Institution – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

Das Abhören des Kanzlerhandys und das Völkerrecht (Tapping the German Chancellor’s Cell Phone and Public International Law)Bonn Research Papers on Public International Law No 3/2013 – Stefan A. G. Talmon – University of Bonn, Institute of Public International Law – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

Enforcing Judgments Across State and National Boundaries: Inbound Foreign Judgments and Outbound Texas JudgmentsSouth Texas Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 399 (2009) – James Paul George – Texas A&M University (TAMU) – School of Law – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

World Influences on Human Rights Language in Constitutions: A Cross-National StudyInternational Sociology, 2012, Vol. 27 – Colin J. Beck , Gili S. Drori and John Meyer – Claremont Colleges – Pomona College , Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Stanford University – Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies – Date Posted: November 01, 2013

Negotiation Via (the New) EmailForthcoming in Ebner, N. (2013). Negotiation via (the New) Email. In M. Benoliel (Ed.), Negotiation Excellence: Successful Deal Making (2nd ed.). World Scientific Publishing: Singapore – Noam Ebner – Creighton University School of Law – Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution – Date Posted: November 02, 2013

The Politics of International Investment Arbitrators12 Santa Clara Int’l L. Rev, 2012 – Catherine A. Rogers – Penn State Law – Date Posted: November 01, 2013

Amicus Brief Before the US Supreme Court on the Non-Extraterritoriality of the Alien Tort StatuteSienho Yee – Wuhan University – Date Posted: November 01, 2013

Introduction and Chapter One: From Community to Compliance? The Evolution of Monitoring Obligations in ASEANCambridge University Press, 2014, Forthcoming – Simon Chesterman – National University of Singapore (NUS) – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 01, 2013

Shifts in International Boundary RiversPolish Yearbook of International Law, vol. 26 (2003), pp. 135–155, – Klara Kanska and Rafał Mańko – Uniwersytet Warszawski (Warsaw University) and European Parliament – Date Posted: November 01, 2013

The Eurozone Debt Crisis and the European Banking Union: A Cautionary Tale of Failure and ReformEmilios Avgouleas and Douglas W. Arner – University of Edinburgh – School of Law and University of Hong Kong – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 31, 2013

Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Conceptualization and Framework for AnalysisRegulation & Governance (2013), DOI:10.1111/rego.12030 – Burkard Eberlein , Kenneth W. Abbott , Julia Black , Errol Meidinger and Stepan Wood – York University – Schulich School of Business , Arizona State University , London School of Economics – Law Department , SUNY Buffalo Law School and York University, Osgoode Hall Law School – Date Posted: October 31, 2013

El Dilema De La Intervención Humanitaria a La Luz Del Derecho Y De La Filosofía Del Derecho Internacional. Un Excursus Histórico De Casos Y Una Hipótesis De Iure Condendi (Humanitarian Intervention Dilemma from the Perspective of Law and the Philosophy of International Law: A Historical Excursus of Cases and a Hypothesis of Iure Condendi)OASIS, No. 16, 2011 – Massimo Labartino – Universidad Externado de Colombia – Date Posted: October 31, 2013

Conflicts in the Knowledge Society. The Contentious Politics of Intellectual Property – IntroductionHaunss, Sebastian (2013), Conflicts in the Knowledge Society. The Contentious Politics of Intellectual Property, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. – Sebastian Haunss – University of Bremen – Collaborative Research Center 597 – Transformations of the State – Date Posted: October 31, 2013

Investment Law as Financial Law: From Fund Governance over Market Governance to Stakeholder Governance?H.S. Birkmose, M. Neville & K.E. Sørensen (eds.), The European Financial Market in Transition, Kluwer Law International December 2011 , – Dirk A. Zetzsche – Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf – Faculty of Law – Center for Business & Corporate Law (CBC) – Date Posted: October 30, 2013

Piercing Corporate Veil in ICSID: Approaches and ReconciliationWuhan University International Law Review (Forthcoming), Chinese Society of International Economic Law, 2013 Annual Meeting, Xi’an China – Peng Wang – Xi’an Jiaotong University – School of Law – Date Posted: October 30, 2013

Review – WTO Case Law in 2012Giorgio Sacerdoti – Bocconi University – Department of Law – Date Posted: October 30, 2013

Privatising Human Rights: What Happens to the State’s Human Rights Duties When Services are Privatised?Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2004 – Adam McBeth – Monash University – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 29, 2013

Every Organ of Society: The Responsibility of Non-State Actors for the Realization of Human RightsHamline Journal of Public Law and Policy, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2008 – Adam McBeth – Monash University – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 29, 2013

Revolutionary HumorSouthern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Forthcoming – Ozan O. Varol – Lewis & Clark Law School – Date Posted: October 29, 2013

The Establishment of a GATT Office of Legal Affairs and the Limits of ‘Public Reason’ in the GATT/WTO Dispute Settlement SystemEUI Working Papers LAW no 2013/10 – Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann – European University Institute – Department of Law (LAW) – Date Posted: October 29, 2013

Evaluating South Africa’s Post-Apartheid Democratic Prospects Through the Lens of Economic Development TheoryRichmond Journal of Global Law and Business, Vol. 9, 2010 – Jonathan L Marshfield – University of Arkansas – Date Posted: October 29, 2013

Reclaiming Relevance: How the UN’s Human Rights Body Lost its Voice in the Human Trafficking Movement, and How Special Rapporteurs are Now Bringing a New Human Rights PerspectiveCDR Quarterly Vol.8 University of Tokyo. (Oct. 2013) – Douglas MacLean – The Center for Documentation of Refugees and Migrants, University of Tokyo – Date Posted: October 28, 2013

Contract-Based Post-Sale Restrictions on Patented Products Following Quanta64 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 Politics17 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 LawsUniversity of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Forthcoming – Zvi S. Rosen – New York Law School – Date Posted: October 28, 2013

Super-Intermediaries, Code, Human Rights8 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 InnovationCambridge 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

Fair Treatment Standards in Transnational and International Criminal Law: International Developments and National RelevanceSingapore Academy of Law Journal, Forthcoming – Wui Ling Cheah – National University of Singapore (NUS) – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 27, 2013 

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PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 149: October 31, 2013

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

Contemporary Theories and International Law-MakingResearch Handbook On The Theory And Practice Of International Law-Making (Catherine Brölmann & Yannick Radi, Elgar 2014), ForthcomingIngo Venzke – Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-59, Amsterdam Center for International Law No. 2013-23, Postnational Rulemaking Working Paper No. 2013-09 – Date Posted: 31 October 2013

Federation is Not Only About Function: Where a Neo-Federalist Plan for Global Constitutionalism Falls ShortMelbourne Journal of International Law, 2014, ForthcomingMing-Sung Kuo – Warwick School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/28 – Date Posted: 31 October 2013

Duck-Rabbits and Drones: Legal Indeterminacy in the War on TerrorStanford Law & Policy Review, Forthcoming Rosa BrooksDate Posted: 31 October 2013.

Adequate Housing: Seeking Justiciability Through the Right to PropertyIJHRCS (2013) 1 1, pp.27-40 Miltiadis Sarigiannidis, Ionna PervouDate Posted: 31 October 2013.

What Role for Human Rights in Clean Development Mechanism, REDD+ and Green Climate Fund Projects?Nordic Environmental Law Journal Vol 5, No 1, 51-70Hans Morten HaugenDate Posted: 31 October 2013

The AU, Human Rights and the Environment: Case Law of the African Commission on Human and People’s RightsWerner Scholtz and Jonathan Verschuuren (eds.) Regional Environmental Law: Transregional Comparative Lessons in Pursuit of Sustainable DevelopmentTakele Soboka Bulto – Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014, Forthcoming – Date Posted: 31 October 2013.

Amicus Curiae Presented to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: In the Case Allan R. Brewer Carías vs. The Bolivarian Republic of VenezuelaLeo Zwaak, Diana Contreras-Garduño, Lubomira Kostova, Annick Pijnenburg, Tomas KönigsDate Posted: 31 October 2013. 

Restating the Law ‘As It Is’: On the Tallinn Manual and the Use of Force in CyberspaceAmsterdam Law Forum Vol 5:3, 2013 – Lianne J.M. BoerDate Posted: 31 October 2013

Human Rights NGOs and Free Speech Double StandardsRichard HananiaDate Posted: 31 October 2013.

The Instrumentalisation of Private International Law: Quo Vadis? Rethinking the ‘Neutrality’ of Private International Law in an Era of Globalisation and Europeanisation of Private International LawVeerle Van Den EeckhoutDate Posted: 31 October 2013.

The Validity of International Sales Contracts: Irrelevance of the ‘Validity Exception’ in Article 4 Vienna Sales Convention and a Novel Approach to Determining the Convention’s ScopeBoundaries and Intersections: The 4th Annual MAA Schlechtriem CISG ConferenceUlrich G. Schroeter – The Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2014 – Date Posted: 31 October 2013

Illicit Nuclear & Missile Procurement ActivitiesOrde F. KittrieDate Posted: 31 October 2013

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 202: Nov 1, 2013

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

Access to Health Care for Undocumented Migrants from a Human Rights Perspective: A Comparative Study of Denmark, Sweden and the NetherlandsDan Biswas, University of Copenhagen, Brigit Toebes, University of Groningen, University of Aberdeen, Anders Hjern, Stockholm University, Henry Ascher, Göteborg University, Marie Nørredam, University of Copenhagen

Networked Judicial Governance in International Investment Regulation – Peng Wang, Xi’an Jiaotong University – School of Law

Towards a Framework Convention on Global Health – Lawrence O. Gostin, Georgetown University – Law Center – O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Eric Friedman, Georgetown University Law Center – O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Kent Buse, UNAIDS, Attiya Waris, University of Nairobi, Mulumba Moses, Makerere University – Faculty of Law
Mayowa Joel, Communication for Development Centre, Lola Dare, Centre for Health Sciences Training, Research and Development, Amaboo A. Dhai, University of the Witwatersrand – Faculty of Health Sciences, Devi Sridhar, University of Oxford

To Be an Aggressive But Patient Learner — Analysis of China’s Participation in Defending Anti-Dumping Challenges within the WTO Framework – Lu Yi, Center for Research on Transnational Law, Peking University School of Transnational Law

Sovereign Immunity and Enforcement of Awards in International Commercial Arbitration – Faizat Badmus-Busari, Tulane University – Law School

A Comparative Analysis of Attitudes of National Courts to Choice of Law and Interpretation of Contracts for International Sale of GoodsFaizat Badmus-Busari, Tulane University – Law School

Charles Taylor’s Criminal ResponsibilityKai Ambos, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Ousman Njikam, University of Goettingen (Gottingen) – Faculty of Law

Asian Legal Transplants and Rule of Law Reform: National Human Rights Commission in Myanmar and IndonesiaMelissa Crouch, National University of Singapore (NUS) – Faculty of Law

Protecting an Invention after Public DisclosureKaushik Banerjee, Zydus Research Centre, Harikishor Pingali, Zydus Research Centre

Threats to the International Trade Regime: Economic and Legal Challenges Arising from Anti-Offshoring Measures Across the GlobeDeth Sao, Pace University, Amar Gupta, Pace University – The Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems

Background, Analysis, & Solutions for UNFCCC COP-19 & BeyondSonali P. Chitre, Priyamvada Sustainability Consulting LLC, Theresa McCarty, Priyamvada Sustainability Consulting LLC

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 201: Oct 31, 2013

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

Resolving Transfer Pricing Disputes: The Global Evolutionary Path (1799–2011)Eduardo A. Baistrocchi, London School of Economics – Law Department

The Crisis of International Human Rights Law in the Global Market EconomyDaniel Augenstein, Tilburg University

The Validity of International Sales Contracts: Irrelevance of the ‘Validity Exception’ in Article 4 Vienna Sales Convention and a Novel Approach to Determining the Convention’s ScopeUlrich G. Schroeter, University of Mannheim – Faculty of Law

Normative Fault-Lines of Transnational Human Rights Jurisprudence: National Pride and Religious Prejudice in the European Legal SpaceDaniel Augenstein, Tilburg University

Contextualizing Trafficking in Women and Children in AfricaBenjamin N. Lawrance, Rochester Institute of Technology, Richard L. Roberts, Independent

Foreign Insolvent Debtor: Some Essential Questions a Creditor is Facing in International Collective Insolvency ProceedingsJorg Sladic, University of Maribor – Faculty of Law

The Fight Against Cartels: A Transatlantic PerspectiveEmilie Dargaud, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) – Institute of Economic Theory and Analysis (GATE), Université de la Réunion, University of Lyon 2, Andrea Mantovani, University of Bologna, Carlo Reggiani, University of Manchester

Comparative Evaluation of the Doctrine of Fundamental Breach under the CISG, UNDROIT Principles and the English LawNdubuisi Augustine Nwafor, University of Stirling, Scotland – School of Law

Health and Humanitarian Assistance: Towards an Integrated Norm Under International LawBrigit Toebes, University of Groningen, University of Aberdeen

Considering Environmental War CrimeŽivorad M Rašević, Independent

Przeszłość i przyszłość filozoficznoprawnej idei praw człowieka (History and Future of the Idea of Human Rights)Tomasz Pietrzykowski, University of Silesia

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 200: Oct 30, 2013

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

The Right Not to Be Subjected to Enforced Disappearance: Finding Nemo in the International Human Rights RegimeIoanna Pervou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

FRAND in China D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida – Levin College of Law, George Washington University Law School Competition Law Center, Wentong Zheng, University of Florida Levin College of Law

Some Special Features of the Current Financial Policy and a Review of Taxation Regulatory Documents Issued in the Period of July-August 2013Ludmila Anisimova, Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy

Adequate Housing: Seeking Justiciability Through the Right to PropertyMiltiadis Sarigiannidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ioanna Pervou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Climate Change and Human RightsTimo Koivurova, University of Lapland – Arctic Centre – Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, Sébastien Duyck, University of Lapland – Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law (NIEM), Leena Heinämäki, University of Lapland – Arctic Centre

Justice or Peace? A Proposal for Resolving the DilemmaKenneth Williams, South Texas College of Law

Some Theoretical and Practical Items Concerning the Legislative Techniques and Proceedings in Relation with Parliament-Government. Attempt to Comparative Analysis Otilia Giredariu, Independent

What Role for Human Rights in Clean Development Mechanism, REDD+ and Green Climate Fund Projects?Hans Morten Haugen, Diakonhjemmet University College

Amicus Curiae Presented to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: In the Case Allan R. Brewer Carías vs. The Bolivarian Republic of VenezuelaLeo Zwaak, Utrecht University; Diana Contreras-Garduño, Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), Utrecht University, Lubomira Kostova, Utrecht University, Annick Pijnenburg, Utrecht University – Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, Tomas Königs, Utrecht University School of Law

Human Rights NGOs and Free Speech Double Standards, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – Department of Political Science

Consent to Counterclaims in Investor-State Arbitration: A Post-Roussalis AnalysisAbhimanyu George Jain, Georgetown University, National Law School of India University

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 199: Oct 29, 2013

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: The Application of the New York Convention by National Courts – National Report for AustraliaLuke R. Nottage, University of Sydney – Faculty of Law, University of Sydney – Australian Network for Japanese Law, Chester W. Brown, University of Sydney – Faculty of Law

Recent International Commercial Arbitration and Investor-State Arbitration Developments Impacting on Australia’s Investments in the Resources SectorLuke R. Nottage, University of Sydney – Faculty of Law, University of Sydney – Australian Network for Japanese Law, Simon Butt, University of Sydney – Faculty of Law

Restraints of Trade: The Legal PracticeChristopher Jon Arup, Monash University, Chris Dent, Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia, Melbourne Law School, John Howe, University of Melbourne Law School, William van Caenegem, Bond University

Reflections on the ICJ Advisory Opinion on Kosovo: Interpreting Security Council Resolution 1244 (1999)Sean D. Murphy, George Washington University – Law School

Civil Law Responses to Criminal Judgments in England and SpainMatthew Dyson, University of Cambridge – Trinity College Cambridge

Table of Contents and Introduction: Run for the Border Vice and Virtue in U.S. Mexico-Border CrossingsSteven W. Bender, Seattle University School of Law

The First Anniversary Evaluation of the Korea-U.S. FTA and Its ImplicationsYoung Gui Kim, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Jin Kyo Suh, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Jong Duk Kim, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Seungrae Lee, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Jungu Kang, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Hyuk-Hwang Kim, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Joun Won Lee, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Jumi Lee, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

Finding a Forum for North KoreaMorse Tan, Northern Illinois University

At the Intersection of Law, Human Rights, and ReligionDhrubajyoti Bhattacharya, Loyola University of Chicago

Selecting and Applying Legal Lenses in Monitoring, Reporting, and Fact-Finding MissionsTheo Boutruche, Member, Harvard Group of Professionals on Monitoring, Reporting, and Fact-finding

Dowody Neuronaukowe W Polskim Prawie Dowodowym (Neuroscientific Evidence in the Polish Law of Evidence)Radosław Zyzik, Jesuit University of Philosophy and Education, Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 97: Oct 30, 2013

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

Initiatives for Information Technology (IT) Sector Development and the Location of Data CentersIllinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-9 Jay P. Kesan, Carol M. HayesDate Posted: 30 October 2013.

China and Foreign Direct Investment: Does Distance Lend Enchantment to the View? – Chinese Journal of Comparative Law, pp. 1-20, 2013, DOI: 10.1093/cjcl/cxt015 Leon Trakman – UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2013-73 – Date Posted: 30 October 2013.

Does Humanity Law Require (or Imply) A Progressive Theory of History? (And Other Questions for Martti Koskenniemi)Temple Journal of International Law, Forthcoming – Robert L. Howse, Ruti Teitel – NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-67 – Date Posted: 30 October 2013.

Energy Subsidies and the World Trade Organization17 (22) ASIL Insights (2013)Timothy Meyer – UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-27 – Date Posted: 30 October 2013.

Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: The Application of the New York Convention by National Courts – National Report for AustraliaSydney Law School Research Paper No. 13/70 – Luke R. Nottage, Chester W. BrownDate Posted: 30 October 2013.

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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 95: Oct 25, 2013

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

Reference of Non-Signatories to Arbitration in Composite Transactions – Did the Indian Supreme Court Get it Right?Forthcoming in Journal of International ArbitrationKartikey Mahajan  – National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) – Date Posted: 25 October 2013

The Web of Trade Agreements and Alliances and Impacts on Regulatory AutonomyRecalibrating Behaviour: Smarter Regulation in a Global World Susy Frankel, Meredith Kolsky Lewis, Chris Nixon, John Yeabsley – LexisNexis, Wellington – Date Posted: 25 October 2013

Investment Claims Against Asian States — A Legal Analysis of the Statistics, Trends and ProspectsJulien ChaisseDate Posted: 25 October 2013

Cross-Border Trade Settlement in Renminbi – Risks, Implications and ProspectsJournal of International Banking Law and Regulation (2013) 28 (11) 448-53 Wei ShenDate Posted: 25 October 2013

Going from One Extreme to the Other: Food Security and Export Restrictions in the EU–Cariforum Economic Partnership Agreement European Law Journal, Vol. 19, Issue 6, pp. 864-883, 2013Giovanni GruniDate Posted: 25 October 2013

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INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 5, No. 56: Oct 31, 2013

DAVID D. CARON & TSEMING YANG, EDITORS

A State’s Sovereign Rights and Obligations in the WTO to Harmonize Environmental PoliciesMichigan State University College of Law Journal of International Law, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2013SOYOUNG JUNG – Ministry of Industry, Trade and Energy – Date Posted: October 12, 2013

Considering Environmental War CrimeŽIVORAD M RAŠEVIĆ – Independent – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

Reconciling the Carbon Market and the Human Right to Water: The Role of Suppressed Demand Under Clean Development Mechanism and the Gold Standard
Environmental Law, Vol. 43, No. 3, 2013MARK K. WILLIAMS – Independent – SHARMILA L. MURTHY – Suffolk University Law School, Harvard Kennedy School – Sustainability Science Program, Harvard Kennedy School – Carr Center for Human Rights Policy – Date Posted: October 16, 201

Background, Analysis, & Solutions for UNFCCC COP-19 & BeyondSONALI P. CHITRE – Priyamvada Sustainability Consulting LLC – THERESA MCCARTY – Priyamvada Sustainability Consulting LLC – Date Posted: October 18, 2013

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INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 5, No. 55: Oct 29, 2013

DAVID D. CARON & TSEMING YANG, EDITORS

 

Flag State Responsibility for Illegal, Unreported and Unrelated Fishing in Foreign EEZs – 44 Environmental Policy & Law, 2014 – Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 13-18GUNTHER HANDL – Tulane University – Law School – Date Posted: October 13, 2013

Energy Subsidies and the World Trade Organization – 17 (22) ASIL Insights (2013) UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-27TIMOTHY MEYER – University of Georgia School of Law – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

Ocean Acidification – Research Handbook on International Marine Environmental Law, R. Rayfuse, ed., Edward Elgar, 2014, Forthcoming Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 13/72TIM STEPHENS – University of Sydney – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 17, 2013

Duty Free? The Rationale of the ECJ in C-366/10, on the Inclusion of Air Transport into the Emissions Trading SchemeJORDAN SOSNOWSKI – The Ferrater Mora Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics – GEERT VAN CALSTER – K.U. Leuven – Date Posted: October 12, 2013

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CLIMATE CHANGE LAW & POLICY eJOURNAL

Vol. 5, No. 46: Oct 28, 2013

DANIEL A. FARBER & PATRICK A. PARENTEAU, EDITORS

Climate Engineering in Global Climate Governance: Implications for Participation and Linkage – Transnational Environmental Law, 2013, Forthcoming – UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 13-35EDWARD (TED) A. PARSON – University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – School of Law – Date Posted: October 12, 2013

 Simple Formula for the Social Cost of CarbonFEEM Working Paper No. 83.2013INGE VAN DEN BIJGAART – Tilburg University – REYER GERLAGH – Tilburg University – Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration – LUUK KORSTEN – Tilburg University – MATTI LISKI – Aalto University – Department of Economics – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

Reconsidering Regulatory Uncertainty: A Path Forward for Energy Storage – Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 41, 2014AMY L. STEIN – Tulane University Law School – Date Posted: October 3, 2013

The Sleeping Giant Awakes? US Actions to Mitigate Climate DisruptionDAVID M. DRIESEN – Syracuse University – College of Law – Date Posted: October 6, 2013

Duty Free? The Rationale of the ECJ in C-366/10, on the Inclusion of Air Transport into the Emissions Trading SchemeJORDAN SOSNOWSKI – The Ferrater Mora Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics – GEERT VAN CALSTER – K.U. Leuven – Date Posted: October 12, 2013

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INTERNATIONAL, TRANSNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW eJOURNAL

Oct 31, 2013

DIANE MARIE AMANN, EDITOR

Considering Environmental War CrimeŽivorad M Rašević – Independent – Date Posted: Oct 31, 2013

‘Crimmigration’ in the European Union Through the Lens of Immigration Detention – Global Detention Project Working Paper No. 6 – Izabella Majcher – Global Detention Project, Programme for the Study of Global Migration, Graduate Institute (IHEID), Geneva – Date Posted: Oct 31, 2013

Jurisdiction – Book Chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law, Markus Dubber and Tatjana Höernle (eds), Oxford University Press, Forthcoming – Alejandro Chehtman – Universidad Torcuato Di Tella – School of Law – Date Posted: Oct 31, 2013

Cloud Computing and Its Implications for Cybercrime Investigations in Australia – Computer Law and Security Review 29(2): 152-163, 2013 – Christopher Hooper, Ben Martini, and Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo – Monash University, University of South Australia – Date Posted: Oct 31, 2013

International Criminal Law with Asian Characteristics?Simon Chesterman – National University of Singapore (NUS) – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: Oct 31, 2013

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INTERNATIONAL, TRANSNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW eJOURNAL

Oct 29, 2013

DIANE MARIE AMANN, EDITOR

Miranda and Its (More Rights-Protective) International Counterparts – 20 UC Davis Journal of International Law & Policy (2013, Forthcoming) – Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-35 – Megan Fairlie – Florida International University (FIU) – College of Law – Date Posted: Oct 29, 2013

Eyewitness Testimony in the Lockerbie Bombing Case – Memory, Vol.21, No.5, 2013, pp.584-590 – UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-145 – Elizabeth F. Loftus – University of California, Irvine – Department of Psychology and Social Behavior; University of California, Irvine School of Law – Date Posted: Oct 29, 2013

Finding a Forum for North Korea – Morse H. Tan, Finding a Forum for North Korea, 65 SMU L. 765 (2012) – Morse Tan – Northern Illinois University – Date Posted: Oct 29, 2013

Amicus Curiae Presented to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: In the Case Allan R. Brewer Carías vs. The Bolivarian Republic of VenezuelaLeo Zwaak, Diana Contreras-Garduño, Lubomira Kostova, Annick Pijnenburg and Tomas Königs – Utrecht University – Date Posted: Oct 29, 2013

European Criminal Law as Exercise in EU ‘Experimental’ Constitutional Law – Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law 20 (2013) 442 – Ester Herlin-Karnell – VU University Amsterdam – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: Oct 29, 2013

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 136: October 30, 2013

JOHN S. BELL & PAUL B. STEPHAN, EDITORS

“Normative Fault-Lines of Transnational Human Rights Jurisprudence: National Pride and Religious Prejudice in the European Legal Space” – Daniel Augenstein – Tilburg University – Date Posted: October 30, 2013

“European Criminal Law as Exercise in EU ‘Experimental’ Constitutional Law” –Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law 20 (2013) 442 – Ester Herlin-Karnell – VU University Amsterdam – Faculty of Law, Date Posted: October 30, 201

“Online Sport Betting Developments and Athletic Activity Funding” –The 18th IASL Congress Conference Proceedings, 2012 – Marios Papaloukas – University of Peloponnese – Sports Management Department – Date Posted: October 30, 2013

“The EU in the World of International Organizations: Diplomatic Aspirations, Legal Hurdles and Political Realities” – Jan Wouters – Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies –Jed Odermatt – KU Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance StudiesThomas Ramopoulos –  KU Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies – Date Posted: October 30, 2013 

“Taming EU Functionalism: Subsidiarity and the Substantive Democratic Deficit” – Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-56Centre for the Study of European Contract Law Working Paper Series No. 2013-09Postnational Rulemaking Working Paper Series No. 2013-10 – Marija Bartle – University of Amsterdam – Centre for the Study of European Contract Law – Date Posted: October 30, 2013

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 EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 135: October 28, 2013

JOHN S. BELL & PAUL B. STEPHAN, EDITORS

“Children’s Rights in EU Law” – Post-national Rulemaking Working Paper Series No. 2013-06Centre for the Study of European Contract Law Working Paper Series No. 2013-08Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-55Chantal Mak– University of Amsterdam – Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL), University of Amsterdam – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 28, 2013

“Disagreement — Commonality — Autonomy: EU Fundamental Rights in the Internal Market” – Daniel Augenstein– Tilburg University – Date Posted: October 29, 2013

“Fundamental Freedoms, Fundamental Rights and the Scope of Free Movement Law” –German Law Journal (Forthcoming)Francesco De Cecco– Newcastle University – Newcastle Law SchoolDate Posted: October 28, 2013 

“Duty Free? The Rationale of the ECJ in C-366/10, on the Inclusion of Air Transport into the Emissions Trading Scheme” – Jordan Sosnowski– The Ferrater Mora Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics – Geert Van Calster– K.U. Leuven

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NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 81: October 31, 2013

OREN GROSS, EDITOR

“A Triumph of Ill Conceived Language: The Linguistic Origins of Guantanamo’s ‘Rough Justice'” –Hastings Law Journal Voir Dire 1-9 (2013)Brian Christopher Jones–  Academia Sinica – Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS) – Date Posted: October 31, 2013

“Threats to the International Trade Regime: Economic and Legal Challenges Arising from Anti-Offshoring Measures Across the Globe” – Deth Sao– Pace University – Amar Gupta– Pace University – The Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information SystemsDate Posted: October 31, 2013 

“‘Guns for Hire, Death on Demand’: The Permissibility of U.S. Outsourcing of Drone Attacks to Civilian Surrogates of the Armed Forces and Challenges to Traditional Just War Theory” –Florida Journal of International Law, Vol. XXV, No. 2, 2013Kevin H. Govern– Ave Maria School of Law, California University of Pennsylvania, CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal JusticeScott A Schlager– University of Pennsylvania, Suffolk University Law SchoolDate Posted: October 31, 2013 

“The Principle of Non-Refoulement and the De-Territorialization of Border Control at Sea” – Leiden Journal of International Law (2014, Forthcoming)Seline Trevosanut–  Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea, Utrecht University School of Law – Date Posted: October 31, 2013

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 NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 80: October 29, 2013

OREN GROSS, EDITOR

“The New Originalism and the Foreign Affairs Constitution” – Fordham Law Review, Vol. 82, 2013, ForthcomingAndrew Kent– Fordham University School of Law – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

“The World Spins Madly On: How the P5 Caused a Paradigm Shift in Norm Diffusion” – Catherine Moore–  University of Virginia – School of Law, Alumnus or Degree Candidate Author – Date Posted: October 29, 2013

“The Massive Metadata Machine: Liberty, Power, and Secret Mass Surveillance in the U.S. and Europe” –I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society (ISJLP), 10, 2014Bryce Clayton Newell– University of Washington – The Information School – Date Posted: October 29, 2013 

“The European Union and the Risk Posed by Terrorism” –Jan Wouters– Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies –Sanderijn Duqyet– Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance StudiesDate Posted: October 29, 2013

“New Payment Methods: A Review of 2010-2012 FATF Mutual Evaluation Reports” – Computers & Security 36 (2013): 12-26 – Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo– University of South Australia – Date Posted: October 29, 2013

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 NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 79: October 25, 2013

OREN GROSS, EDITOR

“Taming the Doctrine of Preemption” – Book chapter, in The Oxford Handbook on the Use of Force, Marc Weller ed., OUP, 2014, ForthcomingVirginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-40Ashley DeeksUniversity of Virginia – School of Law – Date Posted: October 25, 2013

“Drones and the International Rule of Law” –Journal of Ethics and International Affairs, ForthcomingRosa BrooksGeorgetown University – Date Posted: October 25, 2013

“Homage to Filártiga”Review of Litigation, ForthcomingPerry S. Bechky– Seattle University School of Law, Dorsey & Whitney LLP – Date Posted: October 25, 2013

“What the US Should Learn from China for a More Balanced and Peaceful World” –Human Geography: A New Radical Journal 5(3): 50-63, 2012Fabio Massimo Parenti International Italian Institute Lorenzo de’ MediciDate Posted: October 25, 2013

“Strange Bedfellows: How Expanding the Public Safety Exception to Miranda Benefits Counterterrorism Suspects” – Geoffrey S. CornSouth Texas College of LawChris Jenks SMU Dedman School of Law – Date Posted: October 25, 2013 

“Illicit Nuclear & Missile Procurement Activities” – Orde F. Kittrie– Arizona State University (ASU) – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Date Posted: October 25, 2013 

“Study Analysis of Impact on the Global Nuclear Weapons” – Sayed Taufiq UllahIndependent

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 COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 13, No. 102: Oct 29, 2013

FRANCESCO PARISI, EDITOR

Transnational Private Regulatory Governance: Ambiguities of Public Authority and Private PowerLaw & Contemporary Problems, 2013Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 22/2013PEER ZUMBANSEN – York University – Osgoode Hall Law School – Date Posted: April 17, 2013

Patent Litigation in Europe – ZEW – Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 13-072KATRIN CREMERS – Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) – MAXIMILIAN ERNICKE – Heinrich Heine Universität Dusseldorf – FABIAN EMIL GAESSLER – International Max Planck Research School for Competition and Innovation – DIETMAR HARHOFF – Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich – Institute for Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (INNO-tec) – CHRISTIAN HELMERS – London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) – Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) – LUKE MCDONAGH – Cardiff University – PAULA SCHLIESSLER – Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) – NICOLAS VAN ZEEBROECK – Université Libre de Bruxelles, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management – Date Posted: October 10, 2013

Comparative Water Law, Policies and Administration in Asia: Evidence from 17 Countries – Water Resources Research. DOI: 10.1002/wrcr.20414 Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 13-18 IWPEDUARDO ARARAL – Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy – DAVID YU – Arizona State University (ASU) – Date Posted: October 10, 2013

Extraterritoriality, Universal Jurisdiction, and the Challenge of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. – Maryland Journal of International Law, Vol. 28, p. 76, 2013 U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-34VIVIAN GROSSWALD CURRAN – University of Pittsburgh – School of Law – Date Posted: October 14, 2013

 Contract and Property Law: Distinct, but not Separate – MEPLI Working Paper Series 2013-14 – SJEF VAN ERP – Maastricht European Private Law Institute, University of Maastricht – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 15, 2013

Finding a Forum for North Korea – Morse H. Tan, Finding a Forum for North Korea, 65 SMU L. 765 (2012)MORSE TAN – Northern Illinois University – Date Posted: June 6, 2013

Resolving Transfer Pricing Disputes: The Global Evolutionary Path (1799–2011) –  Eduardo A Baistrocchi and Ian Roxan (eds), Resolving Transfer Pricing Disputes: A Global Analysis (Cambridge University Press 2012) – EDUARDO A. BAISTROCCHI – London School of Economics – Law Department – Date Posted: October 10, 213

The Fight Against Cartels: A Transatlantic Perspective – IEB Working Paper N. 2013/031 – EMILIE DARGAUD – French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) – Institute of Economic Theory and Analysis (GATE), Université de la Réunion, University of Lyon 2 – ANDREA MANTOVANI – University of Bologna – CARLO REGGIANI – University of Manchester – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

 

II. Books (New and Forthcoming)

 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)

 

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)

 

 III. Journals

 

International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan

 

International & Comparative Law Quarterly (Vol. 62, no. 4, October 2013)

 

Elizabeth Holzer – What Happens to Law in a Refugee Camp? (Law & Society Review, Vol. 47, no. 4, pp. 837–872, December 2013)

 

Chinese Journal of International Law (Vol. 12, no. 3, September 2013)

 

Michigan Journal of International Law (Vol. 34, no. 4, Summer 2013)

 

Revue trimestrielle des droits de l’homme (No. 96, October 2013)

 

Human Rights & International Legal Discourse (Vol. 7, no. 1, 2013)

 

Die Friedens-Warte (2013, nos. 1-2)

 

Asian Dispute Review (October 2013)

 

Revue Québécoise de Droit International (Vol. 25, no. 2, 2012)

 

Review of International Organizations (Vol. 8, no. 4, December 2013)

 

Journal of International Dispute Settlement (Vol. 4, no. 3, November 2013)

 

Transnational Dispute Management (2013, no. 5)

 

International Journal of Transitional Justice (Vol. 7, no. 3, November 2013)

 

International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics (Vol. 11, no. 4, November 2013)

 

International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics (Vol. 11, no. 4, November 2013)

 

 

IV. Cases, Reports and Dispute Settlement

 

Refworld

R (on the application of Hammed Mohammed Alhammadi) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (FCJR) – Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) – Document type: Case Law

 

AN (Afghanistan) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department – Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) – Document type: Case Law

 

MF (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) – Document type: Case Law

 

R v Gul (Appellant) – Publisher: United Kingdom: Supreme Court – Document type: Case Law

 

Annual Reports

ACNUR Informe Mundial 2012, Colombia

 

ACNUR Informe Mundial 2012, Ecuador

 

ACNUR Informe Mundial 2012, América Latina

 

ACNUR Informe Mundial 2012, América del Norte y el Caribe

 

ACNUR Informe Mundial 2012, Las Américas

 

Freedom on the Net 2013 – Philippines

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Afghanistan

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Armenia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Australia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Azerbaijan

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Bangladesh

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Bolivia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Brazil

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Burma

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Burundi

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Cambodia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Central African Republic

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – China

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Colombia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Côte d’Ivoire

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Democratic Republic of Congo

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Ecuador

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Egypt

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Ethiopia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Fiji

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Germany

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Greece

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Guatemala

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – India

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Indonesia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Iran

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Iraq

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Japan

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Kazakhstan

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Kenya

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Kyrgyzstan

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Laos

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Malaysia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Mali

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Mongolia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Namibia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Nepal

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – New Zealand

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Nigeria

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Pakistan

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Panama

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Peru

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Russia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Saudi Arabia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – Somalia

 

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 – South Africa

 

Case law

A (Afghanistan) contre Office fédéral des migrations (ODM)

 

AN (Afghanistan) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department

 

Arrêt n° 121/2013

 

Bundesverfassungsgericht, Urteil vom 5 Juni 2013 – 2 BvR 586/13

 

Council of State (Administrative Judicial Court), First Constituency, decision of 5 July 2010 Draft of the Rationale and Verdict of 5 July 2010 session

 

HF (Iraq) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department

 

MF (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

 

R v Gul (Appellant)

 

R on the application of Vagh v Secretary of State for the Home Department

 

R (on the application of) SQ (Pakistan) & Anor v The Upper Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber & Anor

 

Handbooks/Manuals

Camp Management Toolkit

 

Researching Country of Origin Information: Training Manual

 

National Decrees, Circulars, Regulation, Policy Documents

Georgia: Decree No. 99 of 2012 on the approval of the ruling on the annual registration of Refugee and Humanitarian Status holders

 

Georgia: Decree No. 100 of 2012 on the Procedures for Granting Refugee or Humanitarian Status

 

National Legislation

Kosovo: Law No. 04/L-217 on Asylum

 

Russian Federation: Federal Law No. N 4528-1 of 1993 on Refugees

 

Tunisie: Code de la nationalité tunisienne

 

Turkmenistan: Law of 2013 on Citizenship

 

Query Responses

Sudan: Please provide information on how Sudanese of Arab ethnicities are affected by the recent upsurge in inter-communal violence in/around Katalya, South Darfur (specifically Beni Halba or Gimr).

 

Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Conscientious objection to military service

 

Thematic Reports

Abandoned in Agony: Cancer and the Struggle for Pain Treatment in Senegal

Political prisoners in critical situation and restricted freedom for 33 activists

“Between a Drone and Al-Qaeda” The Civilian Cost of US Targeted Killings in Yemen

ICC to Unveil New Investigation Strategy

In the Name of Security? Arrests, Detentions and Restrictions on Freedom of Expression in Chad

 

V. From the Blogs (select items)

East Asia Forum

India’s missed opportunity to review federal redistribution

 How much can ASEAN do for a South China Sea code of conduct?

Could China end the WTO’s ‘big nothing’ in services reform?

China and the US-Japan alliance

 

The Diplomat

Philippines Should Apologize for False Scarborough Claims

South Korea May Be Stealing US Defense Technology

China’s Pivot West

What Will the IAEA Find At Iran’s Parchin Military Base?

Can the UN Save Japan’s Shrinking Food Exports?

3 Reasons Senkaku/Diaoyu Diplomacy Should Be Secret

Russia Conducts Surprise Nuclear Readiness Drill

Flawed Justice in Bangladesh

The Nuclear Problem In India-Japan Relations

PRC Is Biggest Obstacle to Unification With Taiwan

China and the International Antipiracy Effort

Last Words From the Khmer Rouge as Tribunal End Nears

ReCAAPing Asia’s Fight Against Pirates

Call Tiananmen Attack What It Was: Terrorism

 

Foreign Affairs

Greenland’s Rare Earths Gold Rush: Letter from Nuuk

Kyrgyzstan’s Most Wanted: The Curious Case of Eugene Gourevitch

Shipwrecked: No Easy Fix For Europe’s Asylum Policy

So Long, Saakashvili: The Presidency That Lived By Spin — And Died By It

The Incredible Shrinking Buffer: UN Peacekeepers Face Crisis in the Golan Heights

 

ECHR Blog

Headway Made in Reducing Backlog of Cases

 

Foreign Policy

Is China About to Crack Down on J.P. Morgan, Too? – By Jamila Trindle

Is Libya Beyond Repair? – By James Traub

Martin Luther and the Viral Superstars – By Tom Standage

Longform’s Picks of the Week – By Katelyn Fossett

The U.S.-Saudi Royal Rumble – By Simon Henderson

All in the Family – by Liz Carter

The World in Photos This Week – An FP Slideshow

What to Pack When You’re Leaving a War – By Frank Jacobs

ll Talk – By Elizabeth Dickinson

The Greatest Enemy of Privacy Is Ambiguity – By J.M. Berger

Eulogy for a Quiet Revolutionary – By Christian Caryl

The Seven Deadly Sins of Foreign Policy – By Stephanie Carvin

Does America Still Have a Special Relationship with Israel and Saudi Arabia? – By Aaron David Miller

Vote of the Living Dead – By Christopher Walker and Alexander Cooley

Ghost in the Machine – By Yiqin Fu

The World’s Spookiest Places – An FP Slide Sho

Postcards from Zaatari – By Gregory Beals

Pain Relief – By Seyward Darby

Doing Away with Et Cetera – By Luka Oreskovic

The Clean Plate Club – By John Norris

Cold Comfort – By Asma Ghribi

Are Georgia’s Elections a Sign of Mature Democracy? – By Paul Rimple

Will Iceland’s Absurdist Comic Mayor Run for a Staid Second Term? – By Stephan Faris

Mr. President, We Can Handle the Truth – By David Rothkopf

Rebalancing the World Stage – By Gordon Adams

How We Won in Iraq – By David H. Petraeus

Someone Tell the World Bank About Corruption in Russia

The Dim Sum Dollar Carry Trade – By Daniel Altman

So Crazy It Just Might Work – By Elias Groll

Baghdad’s Burning… And It’s (Kind of) Our Fault – By Yochi Dreazen

Peso Me Mucho – By Michael Moran

Black Navy – By Michael Weiss

Two Cheers For America’s Restraint in the Drone War – By Micah Zenko

Maybe It’s Time for a Revise and Resubmit on the Administration’s Middle East Strategy

Plots and Plans – An FP Slideshow

Longform’s Picks of the Week – By Katelyn Fossett

 

Opinio Juris

Is David Miranda a Terrorist? Legally, It’s Close — Which Is Precisely the Problem

Terrorism Is Dead, and Britain Has Killed It

Weekend Roundup: October 26-November 1, 2013

Correcting My Recent Post on Ruto’s Public Criticism of the OTP

Chevron and the Rise of Arbitral Power: A Response

More Problems with Assigning a New Judge to the Seselj Case

What Part of “Part” Does the ICTY Not Understand?

The Improbable Bond v. United States

ASIL Mid-Year Meeting in New York

Chevron and the Rise of Arbitral Power: A Comment by Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah

Weekly News Wrap: Thursday, October 31, 2013

Chevron and the Rise of Arbitral Power: A Comment by Anthea Roberts–Arbitral Power Over Domestic Courts or Arbitral Power Dependent on Domestic Courts?

Guest Post: Behavioral International Law and Economics: Benchmark and Applications

The Nationalists Strike Back: The “No-Spy” Agreement Solution to the NSA Spying Scandal

NSA Files: An Emerging Human Right to Privacy?

Chevron and the Rise of Arbitral Power: A Comment by Christoph Schreuer

Why Is Britain Intentionally Using Weapons of Mass Destruction?

The International Law Commission’s 65th Session (2013)

On What Basis Can the ICC Silence Ruto?

Chevron and the Rise of Arbitral Power: An Introduction by Michael D. Goldhaber

Does Japan’s Pledge to Shoot Down Chinese Drones Violate International Law?

Events and Announcements: October 27, 2013

 

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

CETA and GIs

Renewable Energy Commentary from Economists

Cloves, Tuna, COOL Update

CETA and Investor-State

EU-China Investment Treaty Issues

CETA and Services Trade

Call for Submissions on Trade and Climate Change

 

Yale Environment 360

Obama to Sign Order Calling For Adaptation to Climate Change

Three Western U.S. States And British Columbia Sign Climate Change Agreement

 

Climate Law Blog

On the Anniversary of Sandy, New Study Presents Lessons Learned from Existing Tools to Protect Coastal Communities – Shelley Welton

 

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

CETA and GIs

CETA and Investor-State

CETA and Services Trade

Cloves, Tuna, COOL Update

EU-China Investment Treaty Issues

 

International Law Professor Blog

Defendants at Cambodia Tribunal Deny Crimes

Japan Initiates WTO Dispute with Ukraine Over Cars 

Legal Issues of the Arctic

Preventing Violations of Indigenous Rights Due to Business Activities

Save the Date: International Conference on Elder Law and Policy

UN General Assembly Again Calls for End to US Embargo of Cuba

UN HRC To Begin Review of Israel’s Human Rights Record Today

 

Justice in Conflict

From Justice Delayed to Justice Denied: Katyń in Strasbourg

Orbiting in Space – Suspended Justice in Sierra Leone

 

Lawfare

The Legislative Dynamics of FISA Reform

An Overview of FISA Reform Options on Capitol Hill

Lawfare Podcast Episode #46: Speaking on “Speaking the Law”

CIA Files Reply Memo in Drone FOIA Case

History’s Most Consequential Terrorism Trial Still Isn’t Happening

White House and Congress Didn’t Know the NSA Was Spying on Allies? I Doubt It

The NSA Doesn’t Need Wholesale Reform, Just Greater Oversight

We Need Strict Laws If We Want More Secure Software

The Security Burden Shouldn’t Rest Solely on the Software User

A Reply to David Cole on Rights of Foreigners Abroad

The More You Attempt Capture Operations, the Less Feasible They Become

FISA Reform Legislation Approved by Senate Intelligence Committee

Indonesia and China Question Use of Embassies for Spying

On the Transfer of Syria’s Chemical Weapons

Should U.S. Law Protect the Privacy of Foreigners Abroad?

Back to Lethal Force in Somalia: What If Anything Does the Drone Strike on Ibrahim Ali Signify?

Bad Code: Part V

What Does Cybersecurity Have To Do With Health Care?

Bad Code: Part IV

The Latest NSA Documents: A Summary

Not Moot: Detainees Respond to DOJ Letter in Aamer v. Obama

Government Files Response to Tsarnaev’s Motion to Vacate Special Administrative Measures

Possible Tweaks to Military Commissions Coverage: Feedback Requested

LIVE: House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Hearing on FISA Reform

Skepticism about Supposed White House and Intelligence Committee Ignorance About NSA Collection Against Allied Leaders [UPDATED]

Is the Supreme Court Likely to Rule on FISA Section 702?

Additional NSA Declassified Documents on 215 Collection

On The Timing of a Trial in the 9/11 Case

The “NSA Affair” Goes Criminal in Germany

The German Intelligence Agencies Are Coming to Town

Gabor Rona of Human Rights First Responds…

 

Res Communis 

A “Worrisome” Future for Internet Governance?

A New Model For Internet Governance Is In The Air

Bali IGF: Surveillance, Human Rights, Governance Of Internet Resources, “Multistakeholderism”

European Parliament resolution of 23 October 2013 on the suspension of the TFTP agreement as a result of US National Security Agency surveillance (2013/2831 (RSP))

European webmail privacy: Even worse than I thought

Get Real(ist): Don’t Confuse NSA Regulation with Internet Regulation

Guest Post: Amnesty International’s Drone Strike Report: Once more into the lex lata/ferenda breach?

IHL, Transparency, and the Heyns’ UN Drones Report

Is China Challenging Space Security

Rights Groups Say Some U.S. Drone Strikes May Be War Crimes

State Department: Sixty-Eighth UNGA First Committee Thematic Discussion on Outer Space (Disarmament Aspects)

Terrorism.com: Classifying Online Radicalism as a Cybercrime

 

SHARES

International Law Commission and the topic ‘Protection of the Atmosphere’: Anything new on the table?

The 2013 Southeast Asia haze – a shared responsibility?

The Legal Limbo Continues: Update on the Detained Witnesses at the ICC

 

Spreading the Jam

A response to Dersso on Chapter VII, the ICC, Kenya and healthy tensions in International Law

Guest Post: Response to Julian Ku on the ‘boycott’ of UNCLOS arbitration by Russia and China

New Judge Assigned to the Seselj Case and confirmed tensions at the ICTY

What ever happened to the Seselj Case at the ICTY?

 

The European Council on Foreign Relations

The NSA and the weakness of American power

 

VI. Gray Literature (select items)

Law Library of Congress

Latvia: Extension of Citizenship to Emigrants

Russian Federation:  Law Requires Terrorists to Compensate Their Victims

Malaysia: Court Decision on Use of Word “Allah” by Non-Muslims

Canada; European Union: Trade Agreement

 

Biodiversity Update

International Congress on Marine Protected Areas Calls for Law of Sea Negotiations on Conservation

Biannual Report on the Administration of the Convention on Biological Diversity (January-June 2013)

CBD COP Guidance on NBSAPs

 

Climate Change Update

Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2013

Fit for renewables? Design options for the Green Climate Fund to support renewable energy feed-in tariffs in developing countries

Low carbon resilient development in the least developed countries

How climate finance can support sustainable development

Climate justice and international development: policy and programming

Summary of the Twenty-Fifth Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

ICC business perspective on climate change negotiations: Competitiveness – Opportunity – Partnership (2013)

Warsaw Conference: Barometer of a New Agreement

MOP 25 Agrees Decisions on ODS Alternatives, SIDS

Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa Identifies Development Opportunities

 

Forests Update

New Report: Scoping Study of Good Practices for Strengthening Women’s Inclusion in Forest and Other Natural Resource Management Sectors

REDD+ Subnational Initiatives

CIFOR’s Global Comparative Study on REDD+: Factsheets on researching findings and goals

Governing the Design of National REDD+: An analysis of the power of agency

Ending Global Deforestation: Policy Options for Consumer Countries

Brazil Ratifies ITTA, 2006

 

Post-2015 Policy and Practice

UNGA Debates Partnership for African Development

Third Committee Discusses Justice in Sustainable Development

UN Special Rapporteur Analyzes Unpaid Care Work and Poverty

 

Africa Regional Update

Africa Week Recognizes Development, Governance Progress

 

VII. Documents & Country Reports

 

Journal of the United Nations

JOURNAL NO.2013/211 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA – Publication Date: Saturday, 2 November 2013 [Chinese (610K) | English (451K) | French (522K) | Spanish (368K) ]

 

JOURNAL NO.2013/210PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Friday, 1 November 2013 [ Arabic (422K) | Chinese (540K) | English (387K) | French (452K) | Russian (657K) | Spanish (387K) ]

 

JOURNAL NO.2013/209 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Thursday, 31 October 2013 [ Arabic (449K) | Chinese (592K) | English (437K) | French (489K) | Russian (673K) | Spanish (424K) ]

 

JOURNAL NO.2013/208 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Wednesday, 30 October 2013 [ Chinese (603K) | English (490K) | French (513K) | Russian (697K) ]

 

JOURNAL NO.2013/207 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2013 [  Chinese (650K) | English (480K) | French (520K) | Russian (666K) | Spanish (450K) ]

 

UN Security Council

S/AGENDA/7054Provisional agenda for the 7054th meeting of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/AGENDA/7053Provisional agenda for the 7053rd meeting of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/AGENDA/7052 Adopted Agenda – SC Working Methods [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish

 

S/AGENDA/7051 Provisional Agenda For The 7051St (Closed) Meeting Of The Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/AGENDA/7050 Provisional agenda for the 7050th meeting of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/AGENDA/7049 Provisional agenda [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/PRST/2013/16 Statement by the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/638  Identical letters dated 30 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/637Letter dated 29 October 2013 from the President of the Security Council addressed to the Secretary-General[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/636 Letter dated 22 October 2013 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/635 Note by the President of the Security Council
[
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/633 Letter dated 28 October 2013 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/632Identical letters dated 28 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/630 Note by the President on Enhancement of consultation with troop- and police-contributing countries (TCCs and PCCs) [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/629 Letter dated 28 October 2013 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/628 Letter dated 24 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/627 Letter dated 24 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of the Sudan to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/626 Letter dated 23 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/624 Identical letters dated 21 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Kenya to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/10/ADD.41 Summary statement by the Secretary-General of matters of which the Security Council is seized and of the stage reached in their consideration [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

S/2013/10/ADD.42Summary statement by the Secretary-General of matters of which the Security Council is seized and of the stage reached in their consideration – Addendum [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

UN General Assembly

 

General Debates

A/68/L.9 General debate of the sixty-ninth regular session of the General Assembly [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/231 Request for the inclusion of an additional item in the agenda of the sixty-eighth session [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/541 Letter dated 11 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Meeting Records

A/68/PV.20 20th plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/PV.18 18th plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/PV.19 19th plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

 

 

Official Records

Disarmament and International Security (1)

A/C.1/68/L.33/REV.1 United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.1/68/L.29/REV.1 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.1/68/L.39/REV.1 Treaty on the South-East Asia Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (Bangkok Treaty) [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.1/68/L.9/REV.1 Assistance to States for curbing the illicit traffic in small arms and light weapons and collecting them [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.1/68/L.42/REV.1 Consolidation of the regime established by the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlatelolco) [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.1/68/L.6/REV.1 Follow-up to the 2013 high-level meeting of the General Assembly on nuclear disarmament [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.1/68/L.53 Regional confidence-building measures: activities of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Economic and Financial (2)

A/C.2/68/L.20 International Year of Pulses, 2016 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.18 International Day for the Promotion and Protection of Telework [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.19 Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.17 Role of the United Nations in promoting development in the context of globalization and interdependence [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.16 Commodities [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.15 External debt sustainability and development [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.13 International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, 2015 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/549 Letter dated 23 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cuba to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.10 Specific actions related to the particular needs and problems of landlocked developing countries: outcome of the International Ministerial Conference of Landlocked and Transit Developing Countries and Donor Countries and International Financial and Development Institutions on Transit Transport Cooperation [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.12 Unilateral economic measures as a means of political and economic coercion against developing countries [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.11 Science and technology for development [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.9 Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.14 Implementation of the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural (3)

A/68/L.8 Sport for peace and development: building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.16/REV.1 Preparations for and observance of the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.34 The human right to water and sanitation [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.12/REV.1 Literacy for life: shaping future agendas [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/553 Letter dated 28 October 2013 from the Permanent Representatives of Gabon and Germany to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/4 Letter dated 24 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Myanmar to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/518 Letter dated 8 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/513 Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and the occupied Syrian Golan [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/35 Report of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/502 Israeli practices affecting the human rights of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/498 Optimizing the international effort to study, mitigate and minimize the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

A/68/12/ADD.1 Report of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/394 Global health and foreign policy [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/368 Improving global road safety [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Special Political and Decolonization (4)

A/C.4/68/L.9 Assistance in mine action [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/556 Letter dated 22 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.4/68/L.3/REV.1 International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/431 Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and the international institutions associated with the United Nations [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/429 Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories transmitted under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/430 Economic and other activities which affect the interests of the peoples of the Non-Self-Governing Territories [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

 

Administrative and Budgetary (5)

A/C.5/68/8/ADD.1 Appointment of members of the International Civil Service Commission and designation of the Vice-Chair of the Commission [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.5/68/8 Appointment of members of the International Civil Service Commission [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/551 Capital master plan [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/550 Managing after-service health insurance liabilities [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.5/68/5/REV.1 Appointment of members of the Committee on Contributions [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/547 Note verbale dated 23 October 2013 from the Permanent Mission of Jordan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretariat [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/535 Note verbale dated 6 October 2013 from the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/532 Request for a subvention to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/519 Revised budget for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei for the period from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/517 Progress in the construction of additional office facilities at the Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/506 Strengthening the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/505 Revised budget for the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for the period from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/494 Budget for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January and 31 December 1994, for the biennium 2014-2015 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/491 Budget for the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals for the biennium 2014-2015 [Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Legal (6)

A/C.6/68/L.16 Diplomatic protection [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.6/68/L.14 United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.6/68/L.13 Measures to eliminate international terrorism [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.6/68/L.10 Revision of the Guide to Enactment of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency and part four of the UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Insolvency Law [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.6/68/L.11 UNCITRAL Guide on the Implementation of a Security Rights Registry [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/548 Letter dated 23 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Daily List of Documents Issued at Geneva

DL/GV/2013/306 – 31/10/2013 – [ English | French ]

DL/GV/2013/288 – 31/10/2013 – [ English | French ]

 

Human Rights Council and HR Treaty & Other Bodies

 

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

CERD/C/DNK/20-21 – DENMARK: PERIODIC REPORT – [ English ]

CERD/C/GTM/14-15 – GUATEMALA: PERIODIC REPORT – [ Spanish ]

CERD/C/PER/18-21 – PERU: PERIODIC REPORT – [ Spanish ]

CERD/C/SWE/CO/19-21 – SWEDEN :CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | Spanish ]

CERD/C/JAM/CO/16-20 – JAMAICA : CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Spanish ]

 

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

CEDAW/C/SR.1170 – PUBLIC MEETING : TUESDAY, 8 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ English ]

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

 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

CCPR/C/SR.3024 – PUBLIC MEETING: THURSDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ French ]

CCPR/C/106/D/1779/2008/REV.1 – DECISION/VIEWS NO. 1779/2008 – [ French ]

CCPR/C/108/D/2094/2011 – DECISION/VIEWS NO 2094/2011 – [ English ]

CCPR/C/SR.3022 – PUBLIC MEETING: WEDNESDAY, 23 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ French ]

CCPR/C/CAN/6 – CANADA: PERIODIC REPORT – [ English | French ]

CCPR/C/MOZ/Q/1/ADD.2 – MOZAMBIQUE: WRITTEN REPLIES – [ English ]

CCPR/C/108/D/2136/2012 – DECISION/VIEWS NO 2136/2012 – [ English ]

CCPR/C/SR.3023 – PUBLIC MEETING: THURSDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2013, AM – [ English ]

CCPR/C/MRT/Q/1/ADD.1 – MAURITANIA: WRITTEN REPLIES – [ French ]

CCPR/C/SR.3021 – PUBLIC MEETING: WEDNESDAY, 23 OCTOBER 2013, AM – [ English ]

CCPR/C/SR.3020 – PUBLIC MEETING: TUESDAY, 22 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ French ]

CCPR/C/108/D/1865/2009 – DECISION/VIEWS NO 1865/2009 – [ English ]

 

Convention on the Rights of the Child

CRC/C/KWT/CO/2 – KUWAIT: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ English ]

CRC/C/OPAC/CHN/CO/1 – CHINA: OPAC CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ English ]

CRC/C/CHE/2-4 – SWITZERLAND: PERIODIC REPORT – [ French ]

CRC/C/MCO/CO/2-3 – MONACO: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ English ]

CRC/C/STP/CO/2-4 – SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ English ]

CRC/C/LUX/CO/3-4 – LUXEMBOURG: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ English ]

CRC/C/CHN/CO/3-4 – CHINA: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ English ]

CRC/C/OPSC/MDA/CO/1 – MOLDOVA: OPSC CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ English ]

CRC/C/KWT/CO/2 – KUWAIT: CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ English ]

CRC/C/MUS/3-5 – MAURITIUS: PERIODIC REPORT – [ English ]

CRC/C/OPAC/PRY/CO/1 – PARAGUAY: OPAC CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS – [ English ]

CRC/C/OPSC/PRY/CO/1 – PARAGUAY: OPSC CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS -[ English ]

CRC/C/COL/4-5 – COLOMBIA: PERIODIC REPORT – [ Spanish ]

CRC/C/HRV/3-4 – CROATIA: PERIODIC REPORT – [ English ]

 

Misc.

CAT/OP/DEU/2 – GERMANY : REPORT ON THE VISIT MADE BY THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON PREVENTION OF TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING ADVISORY ASSISTANCE TO THE NATIONAL PREVENTIVE MECHANISM OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY – [ English ]

CRPD/C/SR.121 – PUBLIC MEETING: FRIDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2013 PM – [ English ]

CRPD/C/SR.104 – PUBLIC MEETING: MONDAY, 2 SEPTEMBER 2013 AM – [ English ]

HRI/CORE/MKD/2013 – MACEDONIA: CORE DOCUMENT – [ English ]

 

Environmental Treaty Bodies & UNECE

Framework Convention on Climate Change

FCCC/TP/2013/9/CORR.1 – IMPLICATIONS OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF DECISIONS 2/CMP.7 TO 4/CMP.7 AND 1/CMP.8 ON THE PREVIOUS DECISIONS ON METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES RELATED TO THE KYOTO PROTOCOL, INCLUDING THOSE RELATING TO ARTICLES 5, 7 AND 8 OF THE KYOTO PROTOCOL – [ English ]

FCCC/KP/CMP/2013/4/CORR.1 – ANNUAL REPORTOF THE JOINT IMPLEMENTATION SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES SERVING AS THE MEETING OF THE PARTIES TO THE KYOTO PROTOCOL – [ English ]

FCCC/CP/2013/INF.3 – BACKGROUND INFORMATION RELATING TO THE PROPOSAL – [ English ]

FCCC/KP/CMP/2013/6/ADD.1 – ANNUAL COMPILATION AND ACCOUNTING REPORT FOR ANNEX – [ English ]

FCCC/TP/2013/9 – IMPLICATIONS OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF DECISIONS 2/ – [ English ]

FCCC/KP/CMP/2013/5(PART II) – ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CDM EXECUTIVE BOARD (PART II) – [ English ]

 

United Nations Environment Programme

IPBES/2/9 – DRAFT PROCEDURES FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE PLATFORM’S DELIVERABLES – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

IPBES/2/INF/8 – STATEMENT ON THE PAN-EUROPEAN DIMENSION OF SUPPORT FOR THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL SCIENCE-POLICY PLATFORM ON BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES – [ English ]

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

IPBES/2/INF/7 – REPORT OF THE LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN REGIONAL CONSULTATION MEETING ON THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL SCIENCE-POLICY PLATFORM ON BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES – [ English ]

 

Misc.

AMCEN/SSV/EGM/L.1 – DRAFT REPORT OF THE EXPERT GROUP SEGMENT HELD ON 15 AND 16 OCTOBER 2013 – [ English | French ]

 

ECOSOC

E/RES/2013/20 Item 13 a) –– Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 24 July 2013 –– Report of the Committee for Development Policy [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/2013/L.40 Dates And Venue For The Twenty-Eighth Session Of Ungegn [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/21 Fundamental Principles Of Official Statistics
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

 

Economic Commission for Europe

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2013/132 – PROP TO REV. 2 TO RULE 1 – [ English ]

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2013/133 – PROP FOR DRAFT AMENDS TO RULE 2 – [ English ]

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2013/134 – PROP FOR REV 3 OF 1958 AGREEMENT – [ English ]

ECE/TRADE/C/WP.7/2013/3 – GENEVA UNDERSTANDING – [ English ]

 

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

CAC/COSP/2013/15 – RESOURCES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE FUNCTIONING OF THE MECHANISM FOR THE REVIEW OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION AGAINST CORRUPTION – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

CTOC/COP/WG.2/2013/L.1 – DRAFT REPORT : WORKING GROUP OF GOVERNMENT EXPERTS ON TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, 7TH SESSION (VIENNA, 28-30 OCTOBER 2013) – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

CTOC/COP/WG.2/2013/INF.1 – PROVISIONAL LIST OF PARTICIPANTS : WORKING GROUP OF GOVERNMENT EXPERTS ON TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, 7TH SESSION (VIENNA, 28-30 OCTOBER 2013) – [ English ]

 

Meeting of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies

UNOV/INF.249/REV.1 – NEW END-OF-SERVICE ALLOWANCE SYSTEM FOR STAFF MEMBERS IN THE GENERAL SERVICE CATEGORY – [ English ]

UNODC/HONLAP/37/L.1/ADD.5 – DRAFT REPORT:ADDENDUM:CONSIDERATION OF TOPICS BY WORKING GROUPS – [ English ]

UNODC/HONLAP/37/L.1/ADD.1 – DRAFT REPORT:ADDENDUM:MAJOR REGIONAL DRUG TRAFFICKING TRENDS AND COUNTERMEASURES – [ English ]

UNODC/HONLAP/37/L.1/ADD.6 – DRAFT REPORT:ADDENDUM:CONSIDERATION OF TOPICS BY WORKING GROUPS – [ English ]

UNODC/HONLAP/37/L.1/ADD.7 – DRAFT REPORT:ADDENDUM:CHAIRPERSON’S DRAFT – [ English ]

UNODC/HONLAP/37/L.1 – DRAFT REPORT : ORGANIZATION OF THE MEETING – [ English ]

UNODC/HONLAP/37/L.1/ADD.4 – DRAFT REPORT : ADDENDUM : CONSIDERATION OF TOPICS BY WORKING GROUPS – [ English ]

UNODC/HONLAP/37/L.1/ADD.2 – DRAFT REPORT : ADDENDUM : IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS ADOPTED BY THE 35TH MEETING OF HEADS OF NATIONAL DRUG LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, ASIA AND THE PACIFIC – [ English ]

UNODC/HONLAP/37/L.1/ADD.3 – DRAFT REPORT : ADDENDUM : FOLLOW-UP TO THE POLITICAL DECLARATION AND PLAN OF ACTION ON INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED AND BALANCED STRATEGY TO COUNTER THE WORLD DRUG PROBLEM – [ English ]

 

Weapons Regulations

CCW/MSP/2013/3/ADD.1/REV.1 – REVISED ADD TO REPORT ON THE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMME – [ English ]

CD/PV.1233 – PLENARY THURSDAY 18 AUGUST 2011 – [ English ]

 

VIII. Press Releases/Newsletters (select items)

Organization of American States

New Permanent Representative of the Dominican Republic Presents his Credentials

 

Secretary General Received the Director of Hemispheric Affairs of Canadian Foreign Ministry

 

Permanent Council Reiterates Validity of Declaration on Security in the Americas

 

Tenth Anniversary of the Declaration on Security in the Americas

 

Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic and Elevated Budget

 

Sustainable Cities and Communities

 

OAS Secretary General Met with the President of the University of La Rioja in Spain

OAS Signs Technical Cooperation Agreement with the El Salvador

 

OAS Member States Approved Budget of the Organization for 2014

 

OAS Secretary General Meets with the Deputy Defense Minister of Colombia

 

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

International solidarity

 

Military tribunals need stronger regulation

 

Too many women in detention, facing violence and harsh conditions

 

‘The Tunisia test’: Clear goals on access to justice in the post-2015 development agenda

 

Shortage of organs leading to increased human trafficking

 

Rights defenders increasingly branded “enemies of the State”

 

Roma in Europe: Guilty until proven innocent?

 

Indigenous People’s Rights

 

Time for a global United Nations Parliamentary Assembly

 

Maldives Supreme Court is subverting the democratic process

 

Africa’s commitment to “the right to adequate food”

 

Assessing the Migrant Situation in Qatar

 

Not in the name of religion

 

Corporate complicity in international crimes

 

Right to Development

 

Belarus must guarantee the right to elect and to be elected

 

WTO

Cotton producers seek Bali commitments, as aid levels for cotton stay healthy

 

DDG Agah urges African and ACP Ministers to throw weight behind success of Bali

 

WTO Chairs Programme issues call for tenders for seven new Chairs

 

Japan donates CHF 368,744 to WTO training programme for developing countries

 

Japan files dispute against Ukraine over safeguard measures on cars

 

Korea donates $350,000 to enhance participation of developing countries in Doha Development Round

 

Texts: Cotton producers release proposal for Bali and chair updates members on farm talks

 

International Court of Justice

Press Release 2013/31: “The contributions of the Court are to be measured in terms of “the great progress made by it in the advancement of international justice and the peaceful settlement of disputes between States”, the President of the Court tells the United Nations General Assembly

 

IX. Media (select sources/select items)

A. News Aggregators

 

B. International News Sources

 

Select Items

 

Jurist Paper Chase

AI: Arrest of Malaysia protesters a troubling sign for human rights defenders

 

Thailand lawmakers approve amnesty bill

 

ICC postpones trial of Kenya president

 

UN SG urges respect for rule of law in wake of Bangladesh violence

 

Malaysia failing on human rights: report

 

UN: religion no justification for harmful practices inflicted on women

 

HRW criticizes treatment of accused Bangladesh mutineers

 

ICC orders former Ivory Coast president to remain in detention

 

ICC prosecutor asks court to require Kenya president to attend trial

 

Rights groups: Middle East not adequately protecting domestic workers

 

UN rights expert urges laws supporting right to food

 

UN DRC mission head condemns attacks by armed rebel group

 

Irin News

Analysis: Politics and power in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp

“What they’re saying about Abyei”

 

Justice without jail for Tanzanian wife-beaters

 

Khmer Rouge sexual violence survivors break silence

 

Sri Lanka’s long-term IDPs – what next?

 

Briefing: Armed groups in eastern DRC

 

New IRIN film: Still Standing

 

Analysis: Tensions mount as Nepal contentious election nears

 

Keeping remittances to Somalia flowing

 

Refugee influx causes unease in Cameroon

 

Rhetoric or action in global efforts to protect forest communities?

 

Serving up five-star service for refugees the UAE way

 

How good are Goodwill Ambassadors?

 

Humanitarians play catch-up as technology pushes forward

 

UN Gender Equality News/ UN Women Watch

A look behind the statistics of South Africa’s rape epidemic

 

UN Committee urges Djibouti to curb violence against women

 

UNEP

UAE to Host First Global Conference on UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy

 

The Clean Energy Voyage

 

Global Community Gathers to Tackle Development Challenges

 

UAE to Host First Global Conference on UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy

 

Global Community Gathers to Tackle Development Challenges

 

UN Awards Innovative Green Enterprises at Green Economy Symposium

 

AllAfrica

Zimbabwe: Govt Seeks Funds to Remove Landmines

 

Botswana: UNHCR Wraps Up Return Programme for Angolan Refugees in Botswana

 

Mali: Netherlands to Boost UN Peacekeeping Force

 

Nigeria: Nigerian Army Shoot Own Refugees At Border, Cameroon Blamed

 

Zimbabwe: Diamonds Set to Return to the European Market

 

Africa: Africa Urged to Pursue Homegrown Climate Change Solutions

 

Africa: Israel Can’t Solve Its Asylum Seeker Issue That Easily

 

Liberia: Europe Promises More Aid

 

Kenya: Kenyatta Trial Postponed to 2014

 

Somalia: Kenya Claims Airstrike On Al Shabaab Camp

 

Nigeria: Abuja Declaration Calls On Africans to Impose Economic and Diplomatic Sanctions Against Morocco

 

Africa: Victims’ Right to Justice Must Take Priority At Talks Over ICC Trials On Kenya

 

Africa: Child Mothers Set to Double By 2030, Says UN

 

Western Sahara: New Push for Talks on W. Sahara

 

Africa: New UN Report Links Adolescent Pregnancy to Human Rights Failures, Calls On States to Address Range of Contributing Issues

 

Somalia: UN Urged to Boost African Forces

 

Africa: UN – One-in-Five Mothers Younger Than 18 in Some World Regions

 

Cameroon: Refugee Influx Causes Unease

 

Central African Republic: UN Sends Troops to Central African Republic ‘Tinderbox’

 

South Africa: Govt, DRC Sign Grand Inga Project Treaty

 

Central African Republic: Children’s Fund Runs Low on Supplies

 

Nigeria: UN Calls for Plan on Refugees Fleeing North

 

Mali: Emergency Funds Approved for State of Heritage Evaluation

 

Africa: AU, Partners to Discuss Africa’s Peace and Security

 

Somalia: Suspected U.S. Drone Strike Kills Militant

 

South Africa: New Global Treaty Protects Domestic Workers

 

Kenya: Uhuru Hints at ICC Trial Snub

 

Egypt: Rights Group Urges Europe to Consider Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Organization

 

Libya: Tunisian Ambassador Denies Report of Bomb Attack on Embassy

 

Congo-Kinshasa: M23 Rebels Kill Peacekeeper in New Battle

 

Sudan: African Union Condemns Sudan Over Abyei

 

Congo-Kinshasa: State Department On Renewed Fighting in Eastern DRC

 


* 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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