Anton’s Weekly International Law Digest, Vol. 4, No. 14 (13 November 2013)

Anton’s Weekly International Law Digest
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Vol. 4, No. 14
(13 November 2013)

PDF Copy Here — Antons Weekly Digest – Vol 04, No. 14, Nov 13, 2013

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Contents

I. SSRN Legal Scholarship Network/bepress Legal Repository/NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository/Publishers Advances
II. Books
III. Journals
IV. Cases
V. Blogs / Gray Literature (select items)
VI. Documents/Negotiations (select items)
VII. Media (select sources/select items)

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

The Law Reports of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, Vol. II: Prosecutor v. Norman, Fofana and Kondewa (The CDF Trial)Martinus Nijhoff Brill, Netherlands, 2013, Charles C. Jalloh and Simon Meisenberg, eds., U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-39 – Charles Chernor Jalloh and Simon Meisenberg – University of Pittsburgh – School of Law and Independent

The Law Reports of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, Vol. I: Prosecutor v. Brima, Kamara and Kanu (The AFRC Trial)Martinus Nijhoff Brill, Netherlands, 2012, Charles C. Jalloh and Simon Meisenberg, eds. , U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-37 – Charles Chernor Jalloh and Simon Meisenberg – University of Pittsburgh – School of Law and Independent

Migrazioni, Terrorismo E Sovranità (Migrations, Terrorism, Sovereignty)Di Stasi, Kalb, La Gestione Dei Flussi Migratori Tra Esigenze Di Ordine Pubblico, Sicurezza Interna Ed Integrazione Europea, Napoli Editoriale Scinetifica, 2013 – Giancarlo Guarino – Università Federico II di Napoli – Dipartimeno di Economia Management Istituzioni

La Charte Arabe Des Droits De L’Homme Dans Le Système Universel Des Droits De L’Homme (The Arab Charter of Human Rights, and the System of International Human Rights)Zanghi Ben Achour, La Charte Arabe des Dtroits de l’Homme, Torino Giappichelli 2011 – Giancarlo Guarino – Università Federico II di Napoli – Dipartimeno di Economia Management Istituzioni

Adattamento Al Diritto Internazionale E Estradizione Nella Costituzione Italiana, Spunti Crirtici (The Transformation of International Law in Internal Law and the Question of Extradition)Giancarlo Guarino – Università Federico II di Napoli – Dipartimeno di Economia Management Istituzioni

Corte Europea Dei Diritti Dell’Uomo E Estradizione Italiana (European Court of Human Rights and Extradition)Fondazione Basso, 2007 – Giancarlo Guarino – Università Federico II di Napoli – Dipartimeno di Economia Management Istituzioni

Is the President’s Recognition Power Exclusive?Temple Law Review, Forthcoming – Robert Reinstein – Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law

A Framework for Application: Three Concrete, Scalable, and Contextual Strategies to Accelerate SustainabilityBook Chapter in Rethinking Sustainable Development to Meet the Climate Change Challenge, Keith Hirokawa & Jessica Owley eds. (ELI Press, 2014 Forthcoming) – Jonathan D. Rosenbloom Drake University Law School

Frivolous Motions and Abuses of Process at the Ad Hoc International Criminal TribunalsCardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL), Vol. 22, No. 1, 2013 – Devon Whittle – Melbourne Law School

Co-Perpetration: German Dogmatik or German Invasion?The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court: A Critical Account of Challenges and Achievements, Carsten Stahn ed., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming – Jens David Ohlin – Cornell University – School of Law

From Kiobel Back to Structural Reform: The Hidden Legacy of Holocaust Restitution LitigationStanford Journal of Complex Litigation (2013, Forthcoming) – Leora Bilsky , Rodger D. Citron and Natalie R. Davidson – Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law , Touro College – Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law

The Bankruptcy-Law Safe Harbor for Derivatives: A Path-Dependence AnalysisSteven L. Schwarcz and Ori Sharon – Duke University – School of Law and Duke University – School of Law

The Sentencing Legacy of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, in The Sierra Leone Special Court and its Legacy: The Impact for Africa and International Criminal LawMargaret M. deGuzman – Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law

A Separate Peace: Explaining War, Crime, Violence, and Security During and After the Surge in IraqJohn Hagan and Joshua Kaiser – Northwestern University – Department of Sociology and Northwestern University – Department of Sociology

EU Citizenship for Latvian ‘Non-Citizens’: A Concrete ProposalJean Monnet Working Papers (NYU Law School) No. 14/13, 2013 – Dimitry Kochenov and Aleksejs Dimitrovs – University of Groningen – Faculty of Law and European Parliament

Addressing Transatlantic Regulatory Barriers: Can the US and the EU Create an Effective Equivalency Instrument?A Transatlantic Community of Law: Legal Perspectives on the Relationship between the EU and US legal orders (Cambridge University Press, 2014) (with Deirdre Curtin) (eds.) (Forthcoming) – James H. Mathis – University of Amsterdam – Faculty of Law

Immunity Ratione Personae of Foreign Government Officials and Other Topics: The Sixty-Fifth Session of the International Law Commission108 American Journal of International Law, 2014, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-125, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-125 – Sean D. Murphy – George Washington University – Law School

Criminalizing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by PeacekeepersUSIP Special Report 335 – Carla Ferstman – REDRESS

Regulation of G-SIFIs. Does One Size Fit All?Malgorzata Iwanicz-Drozdowska and Iwona Schab – Warsaw School of Economics and Warsaw School of Economics

The Shift in Power in the European Union and Its Consequences for Energy and the EnvironmentForthcoming, Martella R. and Grosko B. (Eds.) International Environmental Law: The Practitioner’s Guide to the Laws of the Planet (American Bar Association 2014) – Noah Sachs – University of Richmond School of Law

Climate Change TriageNoah Sachs – University of Richmond School of Law

Book Review: Richard Garnett, Substance and Procedure in Private International Law, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012, Lxvii, 384 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-953279-7, DOI:10.1017/S0165070x12Netherlands International Law Review, Forthcoming – Donald K. Anton – Australian National University – ANU College of Law

‘All Good Things Come in Threes’: From Double to Triple Democratic Legitimacy of the European UnionLina Papadopoulou – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

War, Peace, Natural Law, and International Law: A Short EssayNorthwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 13-36 – Anthony D’Amato – Northwestern University – School of Law

Role of Regulation in Micro Finance: Jurisdictional Analysis (Africa, Asia and Latin America)
Marianne Ojo – Oxford Brookes University – School of Social Sciences and Law

Book Review: Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Search for Legal Remedies, Randall S. Abate & Elizabeth Ann Kronk, Editors (Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK & Northampton, MA, USA, 2013) pp. i-xxvii; 1-590Australian Journal of Human Rights, Forthcoming – Donald K. Anton – Australian National University – ANU College of Law

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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 100: Nov 5, 2013

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR 

Plurilateral Agreements: A Viable Alternative to the World Trade Organization?ADBI Working Paper 439 –  Michitaka Nakatomi – Date Posted: 5 November 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 – Eduardo A. Baistrocchi – Cambridge University Press 2012 – Date Posted: 5 November 2013.

To Be an Aggressive But Patient Learner — Analysis of China’s Participation in Defending Anti-Dumping Challenges within the WTO Framework – 1 Peking U. Transnat’l L. Rev. 374 (2013) – Lu Yi – Date Posed: 5 November 2013.

Sovereign Immunity and Enforcement of Awards in International Commercial ArbitrationFaizat Badmus-Busari – Date Posted: 5 November 2013

Threats to the International Trade Regime: Economic and Legal Challenges Arising from Anti-Offshoring Measures Across the GlobeDeth Sao and Amar Gupta – Date Posted: 5 November 2013

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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 100: Nov 5, 2013

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

The Revised Handbook about the GATS General Agreement on Trade in Services for International Bar Association Member BarsLaurel S. Terry – International Bar Association, 2013 – Date Posted: 5 November 2013

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 JungDate Posted: 5 November 2013

Foreign Insolvent Debtor: Some Essential Questions a Creditor is Facing in International Collective Insolvency Proceedings – Lexonomica – Journal of Law and Economics, 4 (2012), vol. 2 – Jorg SladicDate Posted: 5 November 2013.

Networked Judicial Governance in International Investment RegulationSRIICL Working Paper No. 2013-10Peng WangDate Posed: 5 November 2013

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CLIMATE CHANGE LAW & POLICY eJOURNAL

Vol. 5, No. 47: Nov, 2013

DANIEL A. FARBER & PATRICK A. PARENTEAU, EDITORS

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

Climate Change and the Decline of the Federal Range: Is Adaptive Management the Solution?Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, 2014Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 32-13HILLARY M. HOFFMANN – Vermont Law School – Date Posted: October 21, 2013

International Carbon Trade and Domestic Climate Politics – APSA 2013 Annual Meeting PaperKATHRYN HARRISON – University of British Columbia (UBC) – Date Posted: October 17, 2013

Reliable Science: Overcoming Public Doubts in the Climate Change DebateWilliam & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 37, 2012MICHELLE S. SIMON – Pace University – School of Law – WILLIAM PENTLAND – Pace University – School of Law – Date Posted: October 18, 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 – October 16, 2013

The 21st Century Atlantis: The International Law of Statehood and Climate Change-Induced Loss of TerritoryStanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 50, 2014, ForthcomingABHIMANYU GEORGE JAIN, Georgetown University, National Law School of India University – October 19, 2013

Climate Engineering Research: A Precautionary Response to Climate Change? – Carbon and Climate Law Review 2/2013 – JESSE REYNOLDS –  Tilburg University – Department of European & International Public Law, Tilburg University – Tilburg Sustainability Center – FLOOR FLEURKE – Tilburg University – October 22, 2013

On Not Revisiting Official Discount Rates: Institutional Inertia and the Social Cost of Carbon – American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 2014, ForthcomingCASS R. SUNSTEIN -Harvard Law School – October 23, 2013

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Immigration, Refugee & Citizenship Law eJournal

Vol. 14, No. 72: Nov 4, 2013

BERNARD TRUJILLO, EDITOR

The Principle of Non-Refoulement and the De-Territorialization of Border Control at SeaLeiden Journal of International Law (2014, Forthcoming) – Seline Trevisanut – Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea – Utrect University School of Law

Caught between the Land and the Sky: Citizenship for Nubian KenyansAndrew Martrese Slater – University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – International Institute, African Studies, University of California Irvine – School of Social Ecology

Local Integration and Congolese Forced Migrants in Dar Es Salaam, TanzaniaChristian D. Pangilinan – Peking University School of Transnational Law

Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Refugee Determination Process in CanadaNicole LaViolette – University of Ottawa – Common Law Section

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LAW, INSTITUTIONS & DEVELOPMENT eJOURNAL

Vol.11, No.39: No 4, 2013

KEVIN E. DAVIS, EDITOR

Compulsory Licensing of Intellectual Property: A Viable Policy Lever for Promoting Access to Critical TechnologiesGustavo Ghidini, Rudolph J.R., Pertiz & Marco Ricolhi (eds), Forthcoming, TRIPS and Developing Countries – Towards a New World Order? (Edward Elgar 2014) Jorge L. Contreras – Washington University in Saint Louis – School of Law

Conflict and Its Impact on National Development: With Particular Reference to Northern NigeriaMuhammed Tawfiq Ladan – Ahmadu Bello University

The WTO Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products: A Next Step in International Control of Tobacco ProductsEuropean Journal of Risk Regulation, No.1/2013, pp.91-97 – Lukasz Gruszczynski – Polish Academy of Sciences – Institute of Legal Studies 

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INTERNATIONAL, TRANSNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW eJOURNAL

DIANE MARIE AMANN, EDITOR 

Proportionality in Military Force at War’s Multiple Levels: Averting Civilian Casualties vs. Safeguarding Soldiers – Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2013 – Ziv BohrerMark J. Osiel – Bar-Ilan University – Faculty of Law – University of Iowa – College of Law – Date Posted: November 6, 2013

The Mexican Drug Cartels as Hybrid Terrorist GroupsDale Paul Duchesne – Swiss Management Center University (SMC) – Date Posted: November 6, 2013

Harsh Justice for International Crimes? – Yale Journal of International Law, Forthcoming – Margaret M. DeGuzman – Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law – Date Posted: November 6, 2013

Ten Reasons for Adopting a Universal Concept of Participation in Atrocity – Pluralism in International Criminal Law, Elies van Sliedregt, ed., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming – James G. Stewart – University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 6, 2013

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

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INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT & LABOR LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 29: Nov 8, 2013

J.H. VERKERKE, EDITOR 

A Fair Labor Future for Foxconn? The 2012 FLA Audit of Apple’s Largest Chinese Supplier – Peking University Transnational Law Review, Vol. 1, Issue 2, p.212 (Oct. 2013) – Jeffrey G. HuvelleCecily E. Baskir – Covington & Burling LLP – Peking University School of Transnational Law – Date Posted: November 8, 2013

The Trilogy is a Foreign Country, They Do Things Differently ThereBrian A. Langille – University of Toronto – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 8, 2013

Data Protection in the Context of Competition Law Investigations: An Overview of the ChallengesMonika KuschewskyDamien Geradin – Covington & Burling LLP, Brussels – George Mason University School of Law; Tilburg University – Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC); Covington & Burling LLP – Date Posted: November 4, 2013

Corporate Codes of Conduct and Working Conditions in the Global Supply Chain: Accountability Through Transparency in Private Ordering – Presented at 2013 West Virginia University College of Law as part of a conference titled “Business and Human Rights: Moving Forward, Looking Back.” Forthcoming, this paper will appear as a chapter of a book to be published by Cambridge University Press. – Meredith R. Miller – Touro College – Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center – Date Posted: November 4, 2013

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 137: November 1, 2013

JOHN S. BELL & PAUL B. STEPHAN, EDITORS 

“The Rise and Expressions of Consistency in EU Law: Legal and Strategic Implications for European Integration”Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies (2012-2013) page 139-167 – Ester Herlin-Karnell– VU University Amsterdam – Faculty of LawTheodore Konstadinides–  University of Surrey – School of LawDate Posted: November 1, 2013 

“Comments on the Carmen Media Decision of the CJEU”International Sports Law Review, Vol. 9, issues 3-4, 2012Marios Papaloukas– University of Peloponnese – Sports Management DepartmentDate Posted: November 1, 2013 

“The European Union and the Risk Posed by Terrorism” – Jan Wouters– Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance StudiesSanderijn Duquet– Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance StudiesDate Posted: November 1, 2013 

“‘Crimmigration’ in the European Union Through the Lens of Immigration Detention” –Global Detention Project Working Paper No. 6Izabella Majcher – Global Detention Project, Programme for the Study of Global Migration, Graduate Institute (IHEID), GenevaDate Posted: November 1, 2013 

“Data Protection in the Context of Competition Law Investigations: An Overview of the Challenges” – Monika Kuschewsky– Covington & Burling LLP, BrusselsDamien Geradin–  George Mason University School of Law, Tilburg University – Tilburg Law and Economic s Center (TILEC), Covington & Burling LLP – Date Posted: November 1, 2013 

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 138: November 4, 2013

JOHN S. BELL & PAUL B. STEPHAN, EDITORS

“Rethinking the Legal Foundations of the European Constitutional Order: The Lessons of the New Historical Research”28 American University International Law Review, 1311 (2013)GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-119GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-119Francesca Bignami– George Washington University – Law SchoolDate Posted: November 4, 2013

“The Regulation of Digital Content B2C Contracts in CESL” –Centre for the Study of European Contract Law Working Paper Series No. 2013-10Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-60Marco Loos –  University of Amsterdam – Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL)Date Posted: November 4, 2013

“Binders Full of Women & Closing the Gap” –Florida International University Law Review Symposium, March 2013Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-012Michael J. Zimmer–  Loyola University Chicago School of LawDate Posted: November 4, 2013

“EU Constitutional Principles as Housekeeping Rules in EU External Variable Geometry” –Center for European External Relations Working Paper Series (CLEER), issue edited by S Blockmans ForthcomingEster Herlin-Karnell– VU University Amsterdam – Faculty of LawTheodore Konstadinides – University of Surrey – School of Law – Date Posted: November 4, 2013

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 139: November 5, 2013

JOHN S. BELL & PAUL B. STEPHAN, EDITORS

“European Ruling on Pensions: A Second Warning for the Netherlands” -
H. Van Meerten, ‘European ruling on pensions: a second warning for the Netherlands’, Pensioen Magazine, 2013/119.Hans Van MeertenClifford Chance LLP
- Date Posted: November 5, 2013

“Application of EU Competition Law in the Postal Sector Overview of Recent Cases” Damien Geradin George Mason University School of Law, Tilburg University – Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), Covington & Burling LLP
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Christos Malamataris– Covington & Burling
Date Posted: November 5, 2013

“The Rule of Law Effects of National Dialogues with Strasbourg – An Outline” Birgit Peters University of Muenster – Faculty of Law, Institute for Environmental and Planning Law – Date Posted: November 5, 2013

“The Challenges Involved with the Application of Article 102 TFEU to the Market for Search Engines as Part of the New Economy and the Implications for the Google-Case” Joyce Verhaert KU Leuven
- Date Posted: November 5, 2013

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NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 82: November 5, 2013

OREN GROSS, EDITOR 

“Federation is Not Only About Function: Where a Neo-Federalist Plan for Global Constitutionalism Falls Short” -
Melbourne Journal of International Law, 2014, ForthcomingWarwick School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/28Ming-Sung Kuo University of Warwick School of Law
- Date Posted: November 5, 2013

“More Apology than Utopia. Reviewing Curtis A. Bradley, International Law in the U.S. Legal System” -
108 American Journal of International Law (2014 Forthcoming)Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-48Ingrid B. Wuerth Vanderbilt University – Law School
- Date Posted: November 5, 2013

“Investigations into Military Operations: What Impact on Transitional Justice?” -
Israel Law Review, ForthcomingLaurie R. Blank Emory University School of Law
- Date Posted: November 5, 2013

“Area of Freedom Security and Justice: How the Outside Shapes the Inside” -
Diego Acosta Arcarazo & Cian C. Murphy (eds.), EU Security and Justice Law: After Lisbon and Stockholm (Hart, 2013)Christina Eckes Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance
Date Posted: November 5, 2013

“Proportionality in Military Force at War’s Multiple Levels: Averting Civilian Casualties vs. Safeguarding Soldiers” – Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2013Ziv Bohrer – Bar-Ilan University – Faculty of Law
-, University of Iowa – College of Law – Date Posted: November 5, 2013

“The Path Ahead for NATO Partnerships in the Asia-Pacific” – Atlantic Voices, Vol. 3, Issue 8, 2013Miha Hribernik European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS), University of Ljubljana, University of Bristol – School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) – Date Posted: November 5, 2013

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 140: November 6, 2013

JOHN S. BELL & PAUL B. STEPHAN, EDITORS

“From Security to Justice? The Development of a More Justice-Oriented Approach to the Realisation of European Minority Rights Standards” -
(2012) Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 30 (1) 40Elizabeth Craig University of Sussex
- Date Posted: November 6, 2013

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

“Area of Freedom Security and Justice: How the Outside Shapes the Inside” -
Diego Acosta Arcarazo & Cian C. Murphy (eds.), EU Security and Justice Law: After Lisbon and Stockholm (Hart, 2013)Christina EckesAmsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance – Date Posted: November 6, 2013

“Multijuralism and Interpretative Comparison by Judge of International Organizations: European Union Case” – Remus Titiriga Inha University – Date Posted: November 6, 2013

“A ‘Bottom-Up’ Perspective on EU-US Relations: The Role of Sub-National Authorities”D. Curtin & E. Fahey (eds.), A Transatlantic Community of Law: Legal Perspectives on the Relationship between the EU and US Legal Orders, Cambridge University Press, ForthcomingJosephine A. W. Van ZebenIndiana University Maurer School of Law – Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop Political Theory and Policy Analysis – Date Posted: November 6, 2013

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TAX LAW: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE TAX eJOURNAL

Vol 13, No. 45: Nov 5, 2013

PAUL L. CARON & ROBERT A. GREEN, EDITORS

Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial WorldWashington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2013-19 (October 21, 2013) – Christopher M. Bruner – Washington and Lee University – School of Law – Date Posted: 5 November 2013

Some Thoughts on Taxable Capacity and Confiscatory Taxation after the French Constitutional Court’s Decision 2012-662 D.C.Diritto e pratica tributaria internazionale 2013/1, p. 105Andreas Kallergis – University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne (Sorbonne-Taxation); University Paris Ouest – Nanterre La Defense (CRDP) – Date Posted: 5 November 2013.

Contemplating on the Meaning & Attainment of the Three Goals of TaxationForthcoming in Honoring Arie Lapidot (David Gliksberg ed., Hebrew University Press, 2014) (in Hebrew) – Sagit Leviner and Tali NirDate Posted: 5 November 2013.

Business Tax Reform Down Under: The 1999 Ralph ReportSociety of Legal Scholars annual conference paper series (2013) Paul Laurence KennyDate Posted: 5 November 2013.

La Reversión De La Carga De La Prueba Para Justificar Los Motivos Económicos Válidos En Las Reorganizaciones Empresariales (The Reverse Burden of Proof to Justify Valid Economic Reasons in Corporate Reorganizations)Patricia LampreaveDate Posted: 5 November 2013.

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COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 13, No. 103: Nov 4, 2013

FRANCESCO PARISI, EDITOR

Transfer Pricing: UN Guidelines — Brazil – Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-48RICHARD THOMPSON AINSWORTH – Boston University – School of Law – Date Posted: October 16, 2013

Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: The Application of the New York Convention by National Courts – National Report for Australia – Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 13/70LUKE 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 – Date Posted: October 17, 2013

Rethinking the Legal Foundations of the European Constitutional Order: The Lessons of the New Historical Research – 28 American University International Law Review, 1311 (2013)GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-119FRANCESCA BIGNAMI – George Washington University – Law School – Date Posted: October 20, 2013

Constituency Directors and Corporate Fiduciary Duties – Forthcoming: The Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Andrew Gold & Paul Miller eds., Oxford University Press, 2014) Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2341660MARTIN GELTER – Fordham University School of Law, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) – GENEVIÈVE HELLERINGER – University of Oxford – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: October 18, 2013

Vertical Dimensions in the Quality of Law – Book Chapter in The Quality of Legal Acts and its Importance in Contemporary Legal Space, University of Latvia Press (2012) – Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper ForthcomingBARTRAM BROWN – Illinois Institute of Technology – Chicago-Kent College of Law – Date Posted: October 19, 2013

The Framing of a European Law of Trusts – L. Smith (ed.), The Worlds of the Trust (CUP, Cambridge 2013) 277-304 – Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 92/2013ALEXANDRA BRAUN, University of Oxford – Faculty of Law – Date Posted – October 21, 2013

II. Books (New and Forthcoming)

International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan 

Günther J. Horvath & Stephan Wilske – Guerrilla Tactics in International Arbitration (Wolters Kluwer 2013)

Katja LH Samuel – The OIC, the UN, and Counter-Terrorism Law-Making: Conflicting or Cooperative Legal Orders? (Hart Publishing 2013)

Kate Miles – The Origins of International Investment Law: Empire, Environment and the Safeguarding of Capital (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013)

Nicholas Tsagourias & Nigel D. White – Collective Security: Theory, Law and Practice (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013)

Elizabeth Tedsen, Sandra Cavalieri, & R. Andreas Kraemer – Arctic Marine Governance: Opportunities for Transatlantic Cooperation (Springer 2013)

Arthur W. Rovine – Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation: The Fordham Papers 2012 (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2013)

Kevin Jon Heller & Gerry Simpson –The Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials (Oxford Univ. Press 2013)

Christoph Vedder – Völkerrecht 2012 (Peter Lang 2013)

Felice D. Gaer & Christen L. Broecker – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Conscience for the World (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2013)

Christina Binder – Die Grenzen der Vertragstreue im Völkerrecht (Springer 2013)

III. Journals

International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan 

International Legal Materials (Vol. 52, no. 3, 2013)

Legal Issues of Economic Integration (Vol. 40, no. 4, 2013)

ASA Bulletin (Vol. 31, no. 3, 2013)

Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (Vol. 2, no. 3, 2013)

Global Trade and Customs Journal (Vol. 8, nos. 11/12, 2013)

Ocean Development & International Law (Vol. 44, no. 4, 2013)

Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Institutions (Vol. 19, no. 4, October-December 2013)

International Security (Vol. 38, no. 2, Fall 2013)

Air & Space Law (Vol. 38, no. 6, 2013)

IV. Cases, Reports and Dispute Settlement

Refworld

Annual Reports

La implementación de la política del ACNUR sobre la protección de los refugiados y las soluciones en zonas urbanas – Encuesta Mundial– 2012

Case law

R (on the application of Hammed Mohammed Alhammadi) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (FCJR)

X, Y, Z v Minister voor Immigratie en Asiel

Country Briefing Folders

Russia: Drop Suits Against Independent Groups

Country Profiles

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Burkina Faso

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Djibouti

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Egypt

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Eritrea

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Ethiopia

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Guinea

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Gambia

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Guinea-Bissau

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Kenya

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Mali

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Mauritania

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Sudan

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Senegal

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Somalia

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Country Profile: Uganda

Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Egypt: Proposed amendments to the Constitution

Uganda: Public Order Management Act

 

Maps

Central African Republic: Operational Presence (3W:OP) (as of 1 Nov 2013)

Occupied Palestinian territory: Demolitions and Displacement in Mak-hul (September 2013)

Occupied Palestinian Territory: Ramallah: Al Mughayyir Village Settler Violence Incidents 2006-2013 (October 2013)

RD Congo/ Province Orientale : Présence Humanitaire IRUMU octobre 2013

RD Congo – Accès humanitaire Octobre 2013

Refugees, Returnees and IDPs Democratic Republic of Congo (As of 30/09/2013)

Syrian Arab Republic: Humanitarian Presence: Registered International NGOs (as of 28 October 2013)

Syrian Arab Republic: Humanitarian Presence: United Nations (as of 29 October 2013)

Operational Guidelines

Operational Guidance Note: Egypt

Query Responses

China: Fraudulent documents, including the manufacturing, procurement, distribution and use of passports, hukou, and resident identity cards (RICs), particularly in Guangdong and Fujian; instances of officials issuing fraudulent RICs to citizens and selling authentic RICs on the black market (2010-September 2013)

China: Procedure and requirements to obtain a biometric passport, including date they started to be issued; indicators that the passport is biometric, including symbols

China: Requirements and procedures for the issuance of passports abroad, including whether all embassies require proof of status; instances when a Resident Identity Card (RIC) number would not appear in the passport (2012-September 2013)

China: Samples of summoneses and subpoenas

China: Situation and treatment of sexual minorities, particularly in Guangdong and Fujian; state protection and support services (2011-February 2013)

China: Treatment of family members of Falun Gong practitioners by authorities; situation of persons who assist Falun Gong practitioners; the treatment of such persons if they deny knowledge of having assisted Falun Gong practitioners, agree to cease such assistance, or denounce Falun Gong (2010-September 2013)

China: Teatment of sexual minorities in Guangdong Province, including state protection and support services (2011-February 2013)

China: Whether the 15-digit identity number appearing on a Resident Identity Card (RIC) or a newly assigned 18-digit number would appear on official documents, if the Chinese citizen obtaining the official documents continued to be in possession of a 15-digit RIC (2010-September 2013)

Chine : information sur des spécimens de citations à comparaître et d’assignations à témoigner

Chine : information sur la situation des minorités sexuelles et le traitement qui leur est réservé, en particulier dans le Guangdong et le Fujian; la protection qu’offre l’État et les services de soutien (2011-février 2013)

Chine : information sur le traitement réservé aux minorités sexuelles dans la province du Guangdong, y compris la protection de l’État et les services de soutien (2011-février 2013)

Chine : information sur les exigences et la marche à suivre pour obtenir un passeport depuis l’étranger, notamment si toutes les ambassades exigent une preuve du statut; information sur les circonstances dans lesquelles le numéro de la carte d’identité de résident (CIR) ne figurerait pas sur le passeport (2012-septembre 2013)

Chine : information indiquant si le numéro d’identification à 15 chiffres de la carte d’identité de résident (CIR) ou un nouveau numéro à 18 chiffres devrait figurer sur les documents officiels si le citoyen chinois se procurant les documents officiels est toujours en possession d’une CIR à 15 chiffres (2010-septembre 2013)

Chine : information sur les documents frauduleux, y compris la fabrication, l’acquisition, la distribution et l’utilisation de passeports, de hukous et de cartes d’identité de résidant (CIR), en particulier dans le Guangdong et le Fujian; les cas où des fonctionnaires délivrent des CIR contrefaites aux citoyens et vendent des CIR authentiques sur le marché noir (2010-septembre 2013)

Chine : information sur le traitement réservé par les autorités aux membres de la famille des adeptes du Falun Gong; situation des personnes qui viennent en aide aux adeptes du Falun Gong; traitement réservé à ces personnes si elles nient avoir sciemment aidé des adeptes du Falun Gong, si elles acceptent de cesser de les aider ou si elles dénoncent le Falun Gong (2010-septembre 2013)

Dominican Republic: Information on the process for reporting a crime to the police, including whether the person who reports the crime receives a copy of the report; information on the process for obtaining a copy of the statement, including from abroad, or information on the statement if no copy of it exists (2012-July 2013)

Dominican Republic: Situation and treatment of sexual minorities by society and authorities, including legislation, recourse and state protection available (2011-June 2013)

Égypte : information sur la situation des chrétiens coptes et le traitement qui leur est réservé; la protection offerte par l’État (juillet 2013-octobre 2013)

Egypt: Situation of Coptic Christians, including treatment; state protection (July 2013-October 2013)

Guyana: Criminal violence and state response; state protection available for witnesses of crime (2010-September 2013)

Guyana : information sur la violence criminelle et la réponse de l’État; la protection offerte par l’État aux témoins de crimes (2010-septembre 2013)

Guyana : information sur le Parti populaire progressiste/civique (People’s Progressive Party/Civic – PPP/C), y compris information indiquant si les membres ou partisans du parti sont menacés en raison de leurs opinions politiques (2010-octobre 2013)

Guyana: People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), including whether members or supporters of the party are targeted because of their political beliefs (2010-October 2013)

Kosovo: Blood feuds and availability of state protection (2010-September 2013)

Kosovo: information sur les vendettas et la protection offerte par l’État (2010-septembre 2013)

République dominicaine : information sur la marche à suive pour signaler un crime à la police, y compris à savoir si la personne qui signale le crime reçoit une copie du rapport; information sur la marche à suivre pour obtenir une copie de la déclaration, y compris à partir de l’étranger, ou de l’information sur la déclaration s’il n’existe aucune copie de celle-ci (2012-juillet 2013)

République dominicaine : information sur la situation des minorités sexuelles et le traitement que leur réservent la société et les autorités, y compris les lois, l’aide qu’elles peuvent obtenir et la protection que leur offre l’État (2011-juin 2013)

Rwanda: Domestic violence, including legislation, state protection, services and legal recourse available to victims (2011-September 2013)

Rwanda: Information on the official death certificate (acte de décès) and the doctor’s death certificate (certificat de décès) for a Rwandan citizen, including the procedure for obtaining death documents (2012-June 2013)

Rwanda : information sur l’acte de décès et le certificat de décès d’un citoyen rwandais, y compris sur la marche à suivre pour obtenir des documents de décès (2012-juin 2013)

Rwanda : information sur la violence conjugale, y compris les lois, la protection de l’État, les services et les recours juridiques à la disposition des victimes (2011-septembre 2013)

Rwanda : information sur la situation des minorités sexuelles et le traitement réservé à ce groupe par la société et les autorités; lois, protection offerte par l’État et services de soutien (2011-août 2013)

Rwanda: Situation of sexual minorities and treatment of this group by society and the authorities; legislation, state protection and support services (2011-August 2013)

Regional Reports

Inter-Agency Regional Response for Syrian Refugees (24-31 October 2013)

 

E. International Court of Justice

Verbatim Record 2013/28 of public sitting of 5/11/2013

Verbatim Record 2013/29 of public sitting of 6/11/2013

Verbatim Record 2013/30 of public sitting of 7/11/2013

Verbatim Record 2013/31 of public sitting of 8/11/2013

 

V. From the Blogs (select items)

 

Foreign Affairs: Law and Institutions

A Phony Farewell to Arms

Austerity Advances?

If at First Rouhani Doesn’t Succeed

Keeping Science in the Right Hands

Shipwrecked

The Case for International Law

The Incredible Shrinking Buffer

 

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review

Is it time for new air quality standards in the European Union

 

International Law Professor Blog

ECOWAS Court Rejects Hissene Habre’s Challenge to Trial at Extraordinary African Chambers

International Courts: ICJ Clears its Backlog of Cases

Faroe Islands: Fish Fight with the European Union

 

East Asia Forum

North Korea’s surprising status in the international climate change regime

The massive hidden costs of India’s food security act

Reviving multilateralism through the WTO

South Korea–Vietnam FTA will open up East Asian opportunities

Diaoyu/Senkaku disputes — a view from China

Can China assume the role of responsible stakeholder in world trade?

Bali Ministerial a turning point for the WTO?

 

The Diplomat

Solving the Senkaku/Diaoyu

Indonesia Strike for Pay Hike; Thai Protest vs. Amnesty Bill

Constructing China’s Claims to the Senkaku

On Sino-Indian Border, Status-Quo Unacceptable

Iran Calls for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Ahead of P5+1 Meeting

Asia’s Palestine?  West Papua’s Independence Struggle

P5+1 to Offer Iran Another Bad Nuclear Deal

Taiwan-Singapore FTA

Cruch Time for the TPP

 

Opinio Juris

Events and Announcements: November 10, 2013

Weekend Roundup: November 2-8, 2013

Opinio Juris Podcast on Arguments in Bond v. United States

The Misleading Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International Reports on U.S. Drones

Guest Post: Self-Executing Treaties, Criminal Law, and Bond v. United States

A Friendly Request for Paul Clement, the Solicitor General, and the Supreme Court — Please read up on what it means to sign a treaty!

Disabilities Treaty Committee in the Crosshairs (LawProf to the Rescue)

CIA’s Approach to Drones?

Autonomous Weapons and a Campaign for a Treaty Ban

The Drone Reports: Can Members of Armed Groups Be Targeted?

Seven Observations About the Oral Argument in Bond

Berkeley Journal of International Law Symposium Issue on Taming Globalization

A Quick Reaction to Oral Argument in Bond v. U.S.: Missouri v. Holland is in Real Trouble

U.S. Treaty Practice Does Not Have to Be a Zero-Sum Game!

Bond v. United States and the Non-Use of the Treaty Power

 

Libercode

Symposium on Armed Conflict & Human Rights

 

RAND Research: International Affairs

Integrating Health Products and Behavior Change with Antenatal Services in Kenya

 

Res Communis 

Russia, US to protect satellite navigation systems at UN level

Space security: possible options for India

UN Developing Asteroid Defense Plan

Association of Space Explorers Calls for Global Cooperation to Confront Asteroid Threats

The 2008 Liberty Case: An Authoritative Ruling on Snowden’s Disclosures

Schneier on Security: The Battle for Power on the Internet

Seeking Comments on the Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework

Preserving a Free, Open, and Secure Internet

 

SHARES

Shared responsibility and the draft EU-HER Accession Agreement: some observations regarding attribution and the intervening role of the Court of Justice

 

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

The Faroe Islands Herring Dispute

Has Canada violated its NAFTA transparency obligations by keeping the CETA text secret?

Seals: the exceptions and the question of nullification and impairment

The Faroe Islands Simultaneous Complaints under UNCLOS and the WTO: The Fragmentation of International Law is Well Alive .

Long Live “Aim and Effect”!

WTO Chairs Programme – Call for Applications

 

Yale Environment 360

Grand Canyon ‘Zombie’ Uranium Mine on Hold for Financial Concerns

Beijing To Limit New Cars By 40 Percent in Anti-Pollution Drive

Treaties May Not Be The Key to Global Sustainable Development

 

VI. Gray Literature (select items)

 

Law Library of Congress

Russian Federation:  New Privacy Protection Law

 

Indonesia:  Government Planning to Reduce Export of Shark Fins

 

Thailand:  Draft Legislation on Civil Partnerships for Same-Sex Couples

 

Nordic Countries:  Agreement to Cooperate with U.N. in Syria

 

Dominican Republic; United States:  Agreement to Launch Trade Transparency Unit

 

Mexico:  Secretary of the Economy Calls for Second Phase of Integration of NAFTA

 

Biodiversity Update

CITES Rhino Rask Force Discusses Strategies to Address Illegal Trade

 

CBD Secretariat Recognizes Natural Capital Declaration as a Biodiversity Champion

 

Japan Ratifies ITPGR

 

Climate Change Update

No excuse for inaction – CARE International’s demands for the 2013 UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland

 

The State of Adaptation Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

 

Behavioural insights, legal form and the new climate change agreement

 

Sustainable Development Impacts of NAMAs: An integrated approach to assessment of co-benefits based on experience with the CDM

 

What to expect from climate negotiations in Warsaw?

 

Universality and Fairness of Commitments are the Key to Success

 

The EU and Latin America and the Caribbean: Paving the Road Towards a New Global Climate Change Agreement in 2015?

 

European Climate Diplomacy: Building capacity for external action

 

The Clean Development Mechanism and Joint Implementation – “has been” climate mechanisms or foundations of the fight against climate change?

 

Forests Update

International Law Principles for REDD+: The rights of indigenous peoples and the legal obligations of REDD+ Actors

 

Implementing the Non-legally Binding Instrument on All Types of Forests

 

Post-2015 Policy and Practice

Report on Sustainable Development Goals for the West Africa Subregion

 

Draft Report on Sustainable Development Goals for North Africa

 

Draft Report on Sustainable Development Goals for the Southern Africa Subregion

 

Report on the sustainable development goals: Central Africa Subregion

 

TST Issues Brief: Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

 

TST Issues Brief: Sustainable Consumption and Production, including Chemicals and Waste

 

TST Issues Brief: Means of Implementation; Global Partnership for Achieving Sustainable Development

 

TST Issues Brief: Needs of Countries in Special Situations

 

VII. Documents & Country Reports

 

Journal of the United Nations

JOURNAL NO.2013/216 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Saturday, 9 November 2013 [ Arabic (496K) | Chinese (590K) | English (402K) | French (432K) | Russian (646K) | Spanish (375K) ]

JOURNAL NO.2013/215 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Friday, 8 November 2013 [ Arabic (421K) | Chinese (571K) | English (374K) | French (427K) | Russian (610K) | Spanish (358K) ]

JOURNAL NO.2013/214 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Thursday, 7 November 2013 [ Arabic (458K) | Chinese (571K) | English (386K) | French (442K) | Russian (667K) ]

JOURNAL NO.2013/213 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Wednesday, 6 November 2013 [ Arabic (449K) | Chinese (550K) | English (367K) | French (439K) | Russian (659K) | Spanish (374K) ]

JOURNAL NO.2013/212 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Tuesday, 5 November 2013 [Chinese (580K) | English (431K) | French (491K) | Russian (711K) | Spanish (412K) ]

UN Security Council

S/2013/648 Letter Dated 5 November 2013 From The Permanent Representative 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/2013/646 Letter dated 5 November 2013 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/645 Letter dated 4 November 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/639 Letter dated 31 October 2013 from the Permanent Observer of the African Union to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/631 Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/483 Letter dated 22 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/10/ADD.43 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 ]

 

General Assembly

General Debates

A/68/250/ADD.1 Organization of the sixty-eighth regular session of the General Assembly, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/573 Letter dated 18 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/566 Letter dated 1 November 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Meeting Records

A/68/PV.25 25th plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/PV.23 23rd plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/PV.24 24th plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/PV.22 22nd plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/PV.21 21st plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Official Records

Disarmament and International Security (1)

A/C.1/68/L.54 Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

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

A/CN.10/L.72 Disarmament Commission – Provisional agenda [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/CN.10/L.71 Disarmament Commission – Provisional agenda [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/2 Report of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Economic and Financial (2)                                                               

A/C.2/68/L.32 Report of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme on its first universal session and the implementation of section IV.C, entitled “Environmental pillar in the context of sustainable development”, of the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.33 Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.30 Sustainable tourism and sustainable development in Central America [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.31 Sustainable mountain development [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.28 Agriculture development, food security and nutrition [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.27 Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.26 Oil slick on Lebanese shores [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.24 Towards global partnerships: a principle-based approach to enhanced cooperation between the United Nations and all relevant partners, in particular the private sector [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.25 Follow-up to the International Conference on Financing for Development [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.23 World Wildlife Day [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.21 World Soil Day and International Year of Soils [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.22 Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/L.10 Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/6 Letter dated 17 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Tajikistan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural (3)

A/C.3/68/L.68 The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.66 Use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.67 Universal realization of the right of peoples to self-determination [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.60 The right to food [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.63 Protection of and assistance to internally displaced persons  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.51 Effective promotion of the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.50 National institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.52 United Nations Human Rights Training and Documentation Centre for South-West Asia and the Arab Region  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.58 Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.64 Protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.65 Combating glorification of Nazism: inadmissibility of certain practices that contribute to fuelling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.49 Freedom of religion or belief [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.62 Protection of migrants [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.25/REV.1 Improvement of the situation of women in rural areas [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.53 Follow-up to the International Year of Human Rights Learning  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.47 Globalization and its impact on the full enjoyment of all human rights  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.43 Right to the truth [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.57 Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.54 Subregional Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Central Africa  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.45 The right to privacy in the digital age [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.56 Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.48 Combating intolerance, negative stereotyping, stigmatization, discrimination, incitement to violence and violence against persons, based on religion or belief [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.55 Situation of human rights in Myanmar [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.44 International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.59 Strengthening United Nations action in the field of human rights through the promotion of international cooperation and the importance of non-selectivity, impartiality and objectivity [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.46 Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.41 Strengthening the role of the United Nations in enhancing periodic and genuine elections and the promotion of democratization [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.36Human rights and cultural diversity [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.35 The right to development [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.38 Promotion of equitable geographical distribution in the membership of the human rights treaty bodies [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.37 Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.39 Human rights and unilateral coercive measures [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.42 Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

A/C.3/68/L.40 Safety of journalists and the issue of impunity [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] 

 

Special Political and Decolonization (4)

A/68/432 Offers by Member States of study and training facilities for inhabitants of Non-Self-Governing Territories [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/428 Questions relating to information [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Administrative and Budgetary (5)

A/68/7/ADD.4 Administrative and financial implications of the decisions and recommendations contained in the report of the International Civil Service Commission for the year 2013 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.5/68/L.4 Financial reports and audited financial statements, and reports of the Board of Auditors [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/7/ADD.3 Administrative expenses of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund and amendments to the regulations of the Fund [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/570 Note verbale dated 28 October 2013 from the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/559 Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other appointments: confirmation of the appointment of members of the Investments Committee [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/557 Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other appointments: appointment of members of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/562 Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other appointments: appointment of members of the Independent Audit Advisory Committee [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/6 (SECT.5)/CORR.1 Proposed programme budget for the biennium 2014-2015* [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/558 Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other appointments: appointment of members of the Committee on Contributions [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/561 Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other appointments: appointment of members of the International Civil Service Commission [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/560 Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other appointments: appointment of a member of the Board of Auditors  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/567 Pattern of conferences – Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/565 Letter dated 31 October 2013 from the Permanent Representative of South Sudan to the United Nations addressed to the President of the General Assembly  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/5/ADD.13/CORR.2 Financial report and audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2012 and report of the Board of Auditors [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/552 Progress on the implementation of recommendations related to strengthening information and systems security across the Secretariat  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/540 Election of one judge of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991: curricula vitae of candidates nominated by States Members of the United Nations and by non-member States maintaining permanent observer missions at United Nations Headquarters [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/327 Estimates in respect of special political missions, good offices and other political initiatives authorized by the General Assembly and/or the Security Council  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Legal (6)                                                                                                

A/C.6/68/L.15 Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.6/68/L.17 The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction

Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.6/68/L.18 Report of the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.6/68/L.19 Responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.6/68/L.20 Consideration of prevention of transboundary harm from hazardous activities and allocation of loss in the case of such harm [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.6/68/L.9 Report of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on the work of its forty-sixth session [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.6/68/L.12 United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Rules on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration and Arbitration Rules (as revised in 2010, with new article 1, paragraph 4, as adopted in 2013) [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Daily List of Documents Issued at Geneva

DL/GV/2013/311 – 07/11/2013 – [ English | French ]

DL/GV/2013/310 – 06/11/2013 – [ English | French ]

DL/GV/2013/309 – 05/11/2013 – [ English | French ]

 

United Nations Secretariat

ST/VIE/CALEND/326 – VIENNA SCHEDULE OF UNITED NATIONS, UNIDO AND CTBTO PREPCOM MEETINGS FOR THE YEARS 2013 – 2014 – [ English ]

ST/ADM/SER.B/838 – ASSESSMENT OF MEMBER STATES’ CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE FINANCING OF UNFICYP FROM 1 JULY 2011 TO 30 JUNE 2012 – [ English | French | Spanish ]

ST/ADM/SER.B/832 – ASSESSMENT OF MEMBER STATES CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE FINANCING OF UNDOF FROM 1 JULY 2012 TO 30 JUNE 2013 – [ English | French | Spanish ]

 

ECOSOC

E/RES/2013/46 Programme Of Action For The Least Developed Countries For The Decade 2011-2020
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/2013/34/REV.1 E/ICEF/2013/7/REV.1 Executive Board of the United Nations Children’s Fund — Report on the first and second regular sessions and annual session of 2013 — Economic and Social Council — Official Records, 2013 — Supplement No. 14 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/25 Agenda item 13 (m) — Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 25 July 2013 — [on the recommendation of the Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (E/2013/51)] — 2013/25. Work of the Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/24 Agenda item 13 (h) — Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 24 July 2013 — [on a proposal considered in plenary meeting (E/2013/L.22)] — 2013/24. Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/23 Agenda item 13 (g) — Resolution adopted by the Economic and Social Council on 24 July 2013 — [on a proposal considered in plenary meeting (E/2013/L.27)] — 2013/23. Report of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration on its twelfth session
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/2013/L.41 Agenda item 14 (h) — Social and human rights questions: Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues — Draft decision submitted by the Vice-President of the Council, Martin Sajdik (Austria) — Report of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on its twelfth session
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/22 Human Settlements. [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/RES/2013/45 United Nations Institute for Training and Research [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish 

 

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

CEDAW/C/SR.1173 – PUBLIC MEETING : THURSDAY, 10 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ English ]

CEDAW/C/SR.1171 – PUBLIC MEETING : WEDNESDAY, 9 OCTOBER 2013 – AM – [ English ]

CEDAW/C/SR.1163 – PUBLIC MEETING : THURSDAY, 3 OCTOBER 2013 – AM – [ English ]

CEDAW/C/SR.1165 – PUBLIC MEETING : FRIDAY, 4 OCTOBER 2013 – AM – [ English ]

CEDAW/C/SR.1166 – PUBLIC MEETING : FRIDAY, 4 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ English ]

CEDAW/C/SR.1161 – PUBLIC MEETING : WEDNESDAY, 2 OCTOBER 2013 – AM – [ English ]

CEDAW/C/SR.1174 – PUBLIC MEETING : THURSDAY, 10 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ English ]

CEDAW/C/SR.1169 – PUBLIC MEETING : TUESDAY, 8 OCTOBER 2013 – AM – [ English ]

CEDAW/C/SR.1184 – PUBLIC MEETING : FRIDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ English ]

 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

CCPR/C/SR.3036 – PUBLIC MEETING: FRIDAY, 1 NOVEMBER 2013 – PM – [ French ]

CCPR/C/BEN/2 – BENIN: PERIODIC REPORT – [ French ]

CCPR/C/KOR/4 – KOREA: PERIODIC REPORT – [ English ]

CCPR/C/SR.3029 – PUBLIC MEETING: TUESDAY, 29 OCTOBER 2013, AM – [ English ]

Convention on the Rights of the Child

CRC/C/JAM/3-4 – JAMAICA: PERIODIC REPORT – [ English ]

CRC/C/TZA/3-5 – TANZANIA: PERIODIC REPORT – [ English ]

 

Misc.

CAT/C/SR.1176 – PUBLIC MEETING: THURSDAY, 31 OCTOBER 2013 – AM – [ French ]

CAT/C/SR.1177 – PUBLIC MEETING: THURSDAY, 31 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ English ]

CAT/C/SR.1175 – PUBLIC MEETING: WEDNESDAY, 30 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ English ]

CAT/C/SR.1173 – PUBLIC MEETING: TUESDAY, 29 OCTOBER 2013 – PM – [ English ]

 

Environmental Treaty Bodies & UNECE

Framework Convention on Climate Change

FCCC/TP/2013/12 – GAPS IN EXISTING INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS WITHIN AND OUTSIDE OF THE CONVENTION TO ADDRESS LOSS AND DAMAGE – [ English ]

FCCC/SBSTA/2013/INF.14 – REPORT ON THE WORKSHOP ON THE REVISION OF REVIEW GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPED COUNTRY PARTIES – [ English ]

FCCC/CP/2013/3/ADD.2 – REPORT OF THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY – [ English ]

FCCC/CP/2013/7 – REPORT ON THE OUTCOMES OF THE EXTENDED WORK PROGRA – [ English ]

FCCC/KP/CMP/2013/6 – ANNUAL COMPILATION AND ACCOUNTING REPORT FOR ANNEX – [ Arabic | English | Russian ]

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

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

FCCC/SB/2013/2 – REPORT OF THE ADAPTATION COMMITTEE – [ English ]

FCCC/SBI/2013/17 – PROGRESS REPORT ON THE WORK OF THE CGE – [ English ]

FCCC/SBI/2013/18 – PROGRESS REPORT ON THE WORK OF THE CGE – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Spanish ]

FCCC/SBI/2013/19 – NATIONAL GREENHOUSE GAS INVENTORY DATA FOR THE PERIOD 1990-2011 – [ English | Russian ]

FCCC/TP/2013/11 – TECHNICAL PAPER ON BEST PRACTICES AND AVAILABLE TOOLS FOR THE USE OF INDIGENOUS AND TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES FOR ADAPTATION, AND THE APPLICATION OF GENDER-SENSITIVE APPROACHES AND TOOLS FOR UNDERSTANDING AND ASSESSING IMPACTS, VULNERABILITY AND ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE – [ English ]

 

United Nations Environment Programme

IPBES/2/16/ADD.1 – INITIAL SCOPING FOR THE FAST-TRACK THEMATIC ASSESSMENT OF POLLINATION AND FOOD PRODUCTION – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

IPBES/2/14 – GUIDANCE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

IPBES/2/16/ADD.4 – INITIAL SCOPING FOR THE FAST-TRACK METHODOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF SCENARIOS AND MODELLING OF BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

IPBES/2/INF/12 – SEOUL INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM AND SCIENTIFIC WORKSHOP ON THE REGIONAL INTERPRETATION OF THE CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL SCIENCE-POLICY PLATFORM ON BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING – [ English ]

IPBES/2/12 – DRAFT COMMUNICATION STRATEGY – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

IPBES/2/16/ADD.7 – INITIAL SCOPING FOR THE THEMATIC ASSESSMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD SECURITY, BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Misc.

CCM/MSP/2013/INF.1 – LIST OF PARTICIPANTS: FOURTH MEETING OF STATES PARTIES, LUSAKA, 10-13 SEPTEMBER 2013 – [ English ]

 

Economic Commission for Europe

ECE/TRANS/SC.3/2013/9/CORR.1 – APPLICATION OF RESOLUTIONS – [ English | French | Russian ]

 

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

CAC/COSP/2013/16 – COMPILATION OF PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS AND PRACTICE REGARDING THE DRAWING OF LOTS – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

CAC/COSP/2013/14 – TRANSLATING COMMITMENT INTO RESULTS: IMPACT 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.4/2013/INF/1 – PROVISIONAL LIST OF PARTICIPANTS : WORKING GROUP ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS, 5TH SESSION (VIENNA, 6-8 NOVEMBER 2013) – [ English ]

 

Meeting of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies

Misc.

UNODC/SUBCOM/48/2 – STATISTICS ON DRUG TRAFFICKING TRENDS IN THE NEAR AND MIDDLE EAST, SOUTH, WEST AND CENTRAL ASIA – [ Arabic | English | Russian ]

 

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

TD/B/C.I/MEM.7/INF.1 – LIST OF PARTICIPANTS – [ English ]

 

UNIDO

GC.15/8 – UNIDO ACTIVITIES IN SUPPORT OF LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | Russian ]

GC.15/INF/1/CORR.1 – INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS : GENERAL CONFERENCE, 15TH SESSION (LIMA, 2-6 DECEMBER 2013) – [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

GC.15/12 – CANDIDATURES FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF AN EXTERNAL AUDITOR – [ Chinese | English ]

GC.15/9 – UNIDO ACTIVITIES IN COOPERATION WITH MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES – [ Chinese | English | Russian ]

 

VIII. Press Releases/Newsletters (select items)

WTO

EU donates EUR 1,000,000 to help developing countries participate in the negotiations

 

International Court of Justice

Press Release 2013/27: Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua); Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica); Nicaragua requests the Court to indicate provisional measures

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

Press Release 2013/32: Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica); Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua); Conclusion of the public hearings on the Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Nicaragua on 11 October 2013

Organization of American States

OAS and UN Presented Two Guides for Mediation and Dialogue

XVIII Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor begins Monday

OAS Leader Speaks with Students at George Washington University

IACHR Conclusion of its 149th Period of Sessions

OAS Secretary General Welcomes the Agreement on Peace Negotiations in Colombia

Secretary General Delivered Report on MAPP/OAS

OAS Leader Reaffirms Support for Peace Initiatives in Colombia

Urge for Governments in the Americas to Create Opportunities for Youth

OAS Opened Second Youth Conference of the Americas

Conclusions of the Youth Conference of the Americas

 

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Violence in Central African Republic

Too Many Child Victims of Abuse

Human Rights in Eritrea

Freedom of Opinion and Expression in Italy

Bangladesh Death Penalty

Corporal Punishment of Women in Sudan

Visit to Ghana by Expert on Torture

South Sudan Internally Displaced

Link Between Poverty and Racism

Private and Military Security Companies

IX. Media (select sources/select items)

A. News Aggregators

B. International News Sources

Select Items

Jurist Paper Chase

 

Europe rights court finds Greece same-sex civil unions ban unlawful

 

UN rights experts warn Sudan to cease threatening women with flogging

 

Guatemala court to restart genocide trial of former dictator in January 2015

 

Supreme Court hears arguments on treaty powers, patent infringement

 

Europe rights court fines Turkey in 1999 police torture case

 

Holder: 9/11 terror suspects should have been tried in civilian court

 

UN rights experts call for international regulation of private military companies

 

Organization of American States

OAS and UN Presented Two Guides for Mediation and Dialogue

 

XVIII Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor begins Monday

 

OAS Leader Speaks with Students at George Washington University

 

IACHR Conclusion of its 149th Period of Sessions

 

OAS Secretary General Welcomes the Agreement on Peace Negotiations in Colombia

 

Secretary General Delivered Report on MAPP/OAS

 

OAS Leader Reaffirms Support for Peace Initiatives in Colombia

 

Urge for Governments in the Americas to Create Opportunities for Youth

 

OAS Opened Second Youth Conference of the Americas

 

Conclusions of the Youth Conference of the Americas

 

AllAfrica

East Africa: EAC – We Are Here to Stay to Ensure Its Survival

 

Africa: International Court to Engage African States

 

Sudan: Khartoum and Juba Agree On Disarmament Cooperation

 

Ethiopia: Ethiopian Troops to Join Amisom – Desalegn

 

Angola: Angola/Morocco Joint Commission to Boost Cooperation

 

Africa: Thousands Continue to Make Perilous Journey From Horn of Africa to Yemen, Warns UN

 

Central African Republic: UN Rights Chief Warns Cycle of Violence May ‘Spin Out of Control’

 

Libya: UNHCR Provides Assistance to Asylum Seekers in a Boat Stranded On Libyan Shores

 

Zimbabwe: Army Secures Border With Mozambique

 

Africa: Rights Body Condemns Forced Sterilisation

 

Kenya: Hague Accuses Kenyatta Team of Bribe

 

Tanzania: Kikwete – We Will Not Leave the EAC

 

Somalia: UN Set to Approve More Peacekeepers

 

Africa: From Mobile Solar to Low-Risk Homes, Climate Action Is Underway – UN

 

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Accuses Eritrea, Al Shabaab of Plotting Attack

 

Angola: Portugal Shelves Lawsuit Against Vice President

 

West Africa: Global Leaders Visit Sahel

 

Benin: UN Appeals for Emergency Aid

 

Sudan: Don’t Threaten to Flog Women, Says UN

 

East Africa: Tensions Threaten East African Community

 

Congo-Kinshasa: Malawi Sends Troops to DRC

 

Congo-Kinshasa: Thousands Displaced By Latest Fighting

 

Chad: Case Against Habré Set to Continue

 

Central African Republic: Bemba’s Lawyers Get Two More Weeks to Conclude Evidence

 

West Africa: Billions Pledged to Sahel as Global Leaders Visit

 

Mali: Are the Blue Helmets Going Green?

 

Congo-Kinshasa: Rebels, Govt Close to Peace Deal

 

Africa: ‘Aging’ of HIV Epidemic Necessitates More Services for Older Citizens, UN Agency Reports

 

Africa: Piracy Ransoms Up to U.S. $339 Million – UN

 

South Sudan: Japan Supports S. Sudan’s Constitutional Review Process

 

Mali: Two French Journalists Killed in Mali

 

Mali: Ban Welcomes Netherlands’ Decision to Contribute to Peacekeeping Mission

 

Kenya: Ruto Excused From the Hague Next Week

 

Sudan: Calls for Fact-Finding Mission Into Deaths, Detention of Protesters

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