Anton’s Weekly International Law Digest, Vol. 4, No. 16 (14 December 2013)

Anton’s Weekly International Law Digest

Vol. 4, No. 16 (4 December 2013)

PDF Copy Here — Antons Weekly Digest – Vol 04, No. 16, Dec 4, 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

Extreme Weather and Its Consequences: Adaptation and Resilience are Needed to Address a Changing World Part 224 Envtl. Law in N.Y. No. 9, September 2013 – John L. Parker – Independent – Date Posted: December 03, 2013

Extreme Weather and Its Consequences: Adaptation and Resilience are Needed to Address a Changing World Part 1Environmental Law in New York, Volume 24, No. 8, August 2013 – John L. Parker – Independent – Date Posted: December 03, 2013

Immunitet jurysdykcyjny i egzekucyjny państwa. Komentarz do Konwencji NZ o Immunitecie jurysdykcyjnym państw i ich mienia oraz Europejskiej konwencji o immunitecie państwa. (State Immunity from Jurisdiction and Execution. A Commentary to the UN Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property and the European Convention on State Immunity)Oficyna Wydawnicza SGH, 2013 – Marcin Menkes – Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) – Department of Finance and Management – Date Posted: December 03, 2013

UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, 2010: Comment on Certain RevisionsIndian Journal of Arbitration Law, Volume 2, Issue 2 (2013) – Badrinath Srinivasan – BHEL Ranipet – Date Posted: December 02, 2013

Not for Designers: On the Inadequacies of EU Design Law and How to Fix ItJournal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law, 4 (3) 2013, Forthcoming – Thomas Margoni – University of Amsterdam – Institute for Information Law (IViR) – Date Posted: December 01, 2013

Liberal Approach in Construing Arbitration Clauses: Comment on the Louis Dreyfus CaseICA Arbitration Quarterly, Vol. 178 (July-September, 2013) – Badrinath Srinivasan – BHEL Ranipet – Date Posted: December 01, 2013

The Emergence of the Evidence-Based Judicial Reflex: A Response to Bar-Siman-Tov’s Semiprocedural ReviewThe Theory and Practice of Legislation, Volume 1, Number 2, 2013 – Alberto Alemanno – HEC Paris (Groupe HEC) – Tax & Law – Date Posted: November 30, 2013

‘Freeing the Entire Human Race from Want,’ a Critical Examination of the Current Theoretical Status and Placement of the Right to Development within the Overall Human Rights Legal FrameworkSamantha R. Williams BCL LLM (International Human Rights Law) – Independent – Date Posted: November 30, 2013

To Share or Not to Share? The Allocation of Responsibility between International Organizations and Their Member StatesAmsterdam Center for International Law No. 2013-26, Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-73 – Christiane Ahlborn – Amsterdam Center for International Law – Date Posted: November 30, 2013

Economic Instruments: Suited to Developing Countries?Chapter 10, p. 218-262 in: Environmental Law in Development: Lessons from the Indonesian Experience, Michael Faure & Nicole Niessen (eds.), Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2006. – Michael G. Faure , Marjan Peeters and Andri Wibisana – University of Maastricht – Faculty of Law, Metro , Maastricht University – METRO Institute and University of Indonesia (UI) – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 30, 2013

The ‘Nuremberg Clause’ and Beyond: Legality Principle and Sources of International Criminal Law in the European Court’s JurisprudenceNordic Journal of International Law, Vol. 82, No. 2, 2013 – Triestino Mariniello – Edge Hill University – Date Posted: November 29, 2013

Working Together: How to Make Trade Contribute to Climate ActionInternational Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, Information Note No. 18, pp. 1-8, Geneva, November 2013 – Rafael Leal-Arcas – Queen Mary University of London – School of Law – Date Posted: November 28, 2013

Defending the Environment: A Mission for the World’s MilitariesUniversity of Hawaii Law Review, 2014, Forthcoming – Mark Nevitt – Government of the United States of America – U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps – Date Posted: November 27, 2013

Environmental Harm in Developing Countries: An Interface of Public and Private International Law
Mrinmoi Chatterjee – Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) Punjab – Date Posted: November 27, 2013

Empowerment, Fairness, Integration: South African Answers to the Question of Constitutional Environmental RightsEric C. Christiansen – Golden Gate University School of Law – Date Posted: November 27, 2013

Humanity Bounded and Unbounded: The Regulation of External Self-Determination Under International LawLaw & Ethics of Human Rights, De Gruyter, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2013, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-78 – Robert L. Howse and Ruti Teitel – New York University School of Law and New York Law School – Date Posted: November 27, 2013

The Appointment of Executive Heads of International OrganizationsExcerpted from the Chapter ‘Executive Heads,’ in Jacob Katz Cogan, Ian Hurd and Ian Johnstone (eds), The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming – Simon Chesterman – National University of Singapore (NUS) – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 27, 2013

First Diagnose, then Treat: What Ails the Doha Round?Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI. Global Governance Programme Working Paper RSCAS 2013/85 – Robert Wolfe – Queen’s University (Canada) – School of Policy Studies – Date Posted: November 27, 2013

Collective Representation and Employee Voice in the U.S. Public Sector Workplace: Looking North for Solutions?50 Osgoode Hall L.J. 903 (2013) – Martin H. Malin – Illinois Institute of Technology – Chicago-Kent College of Law – Date Posted: November 27, 2013

China’s ‘Soft-Path’ to Transboundary Water Cooperation Examined in the Light of Two UN Global Water Conventions – Exploring the ‘Chinese Way’22 Water Law – Patricia Wouters and Huiping Chen – University of Dundee – Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science and Xiamen University – Law School – Date Posted: November 27, 2013

Developing Countries and the WTO Dispute Resolution System: A Legal Assessment and ReviewAfe Babalola University: Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy Vol. 2 Iss. 1 (2013), pp 117-134 – Linimose Anyiwe and Eghosa Ekhator – University of Central Lancashire and University of Hull – School of Law – Date Posted: November 27, 2013

The Changing Landscape of Legal Practice – Some of the Challenges AheadCommonwealth Law Bulletin, 2013, Vol. 39, No. 4, 647–673, – Peter MacFarlane – School of Law – University of South Australia – Date Posted: November 26, 2013

International Commercial Arbitration in South Asia: A Comparative StudyKorea Legislation Research Institute, Forthcoming – Choi You Jin , Vishnu Konoorayar and Jaya V. S.  – Independent , Indian Law Institute and Indian Law Institute – Date Posted: November 26, 2013

A Matter of National Security: Whistleblowing in the Military as a Mechanism for International Law EnforcementRoslyn Fuller – National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) – Department of Law – Date Posted: November 24, 2013

Copyright Technologies and Clashing RightsM. David and D. Halbert (eds.) The SAGE Handbook of Intellectual Property, Forthcoming – Ian Brown – University of Oxford – Oxford Internet Institute – Date Posted: November 24, 2013

Het Alien Tort Statute En Brussel I: Bevoegdheid Voor Onrechtmatige Daad Na Extraterritoriale Mensenrechtenschendingen Door Ondernemingen (The Alien Tort Statute and Brussels I: Tort Jurisdiction for Extraterritorial Human Rights Violations by Corporations)Bregt Natens – KU Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies – Date Posted: November 24, 2013

The International Law Association and Non-State Actors: Professional Network, Public Interest Group or Epistemic Community?Noortmann, Math (2011) The International Law Association and Non-State Actors: professional network, public interest group or epistemic community? in D’Aspremont, Jean, Participants in the International Legal System: Theoretical Perspectives, Routledge, London, 233., – Math Noortmann – Oxford Brookes University – Date Posted: November 24, 2013

A Defence of Raphael Lemkin’s Definition of Genocide: To What Extent, If at All, Has the Definition of Genocide Developed Since Lemkin’s Initial Conception of It?Samantha R. Williams BCL LLM (International Human Rights Law) – Independent – Date Posted: November 23, 2013

Is International Law Clear that Every Child Has the Right to Protection from Harm? An Analysis of the Challenges to the Protection of Children from Harm Under the ECHRSamantha R. Williams BCL LLM (International Human Rights Law) – Independent – Date Posted: November 23, 2013

Socially Responsible Investing for Sustainability: Overcoming its Incomplete and Conflicting Rationales
(2013) 2:2 Transnational Environmental Law 311-338 – Benjamin J. Richardson – University of British Columbia – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 23, 2013

Attempts of Using the Preliminary Ruling in the Enforcement Procedure Before the Romanian Courts of JusticeRomanian Review of Compulsory Execution no. 3/2013 – Daniel Mihail Sandru , Constantin-Mihai Banu and Dragos Calin – Center for European Legal Studies, Legal Research Institute of Romanian Academy , Center for European Legal Studies, Legal Research Institute of Romanian Academy and Romanian Academy – Center for European Legal Studies, Legal Research Institute – Date Posted: November 23, 2013

A Comment on the Clean Hands Doctrine in International LawRahim Moloo – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer – Date Posted: November 22, 2013

Respect for Human Rights Has Improved Over Time: Modeling the Changing Standard of AccountabilityAmerican Political Science Review, 108, Forthcoming – Christopher J. Fariss – Pennsylvania State University – Date Posted: November 22, 2013

What Kind of Use is this? Open Questions after ONEL/OMELA slightly different and abridged version was published in: IPRinfo 3/2013, German translation to be published in: sic!: Zeitschrift für Immaterialgüter-, Informations- und Wettbewerbsrecht ; revue du droit de la propriété intellectuelle, de l’information et de la concurrence, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-15, – Annette Kur – Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law – Date Posted: November 22, 2013

Sui Generis IPR Laws vis-à-vis Farmers’ Rights in Some Asian Countries: Implications Under the WTOJournal of Intellectual Property Rights, Vol 16, March 2011, pp 107-116 – Anshu Pratap Singh , Padmavati Manchikanti and Hardeep Singh Chawla – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur – Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL) , Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur – Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL) and G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology – Date Posted: November 22, 2013

Improve Living Standards in Poor Countries: Reform the International Monetary FundEmory International Law Review, Vol. 24, 2010, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2013-77 – Ross P. Buckley
University of New South Wales (UNSW) – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 22, 2013

Portfolio Investment: Reconceptualising the Notion of Investment Under the ICSID Convention14 (2013) Journal of World Investment and Trade 286-319 – Michail Dekastros – European University institute – Date Posted: November 22, 2013

Museums and the Dilemmas of Deaccessioningin “Art and Heritage Disputes in International and Comparative Law” [special issue] (2013) 5 Transnational Dispute Management [online by subscription] – Robert Kirkwood Paterson – University of British Columbia – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 21, 2013

Cultural Property in International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law: Two Sides of the Same Coin?Marina Lostal – European University Institute – Department of Law (LAW) – Date Posted: November 21, 2013

Rethinking the World Bank’s Sanctions System55 The Government Contractor, No. 42, 355 (November 2013), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-132, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-132 – Christopher R. Yukins – George Washington University – Law School – Date Posted: November 21, 2013

The Role of Specific Discipline Principles in International Law: A Parallel Analysis between Environmental and Cultural Heritage Law (Early Draft)Nordic Journal of International Law, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2013 – Marina Lostal – European University Institute – Department of Law (LAW) – Date Posted: November 21, 2013

Adding Fuel to Milosevic’s Fire: How the Use of Substitute Judges Discredits the UN War Crimes TribunalsCriminal Law Forum, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2005 – Megan Fairlie – Florida International University (FIU) – College of Law – Date Posted: November 21, 2013

The Role of the Rome Statute in the Criminalization of ApartheidPaul A. Eden – Sussex Law School – Date Posted: November 21, 2013

A Unified Theory of Fair and Equitable TreatmentNew York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP), Vol. 43, No. 1, p. 43, 2010, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 2357642 – Kenneth J. Vandevelde – Thomas Jefferson School of Law – Date Posted: November 21, 2013

How to Strengthen the Interim Iran DealOrde F. Kittrie – Arizona State University (ASU) – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law – Date Posted: November 21, 2013

Soft Law in Court: Competition Law, State Aid and the Court of Justice of the European Union: An IntroductionSoft Law in Court: Competition Law, State Aid and the Court of Justice of the European Union (Kluwer 2013) – Oana Andreea Stefan – King’s College London – Date Posted: November 21, 2013

Counter-Terrorist Judicial Review: Beyond Dichotomies – Davis & de Londras (eds), Critical Debates on Counter-Terrorist Judicial Review (2014, CUP), Forthcoming – Fergal F. Davis and Fiona de Londras
University of New South Wales – ARC Laureate Fellowship: Anti-terror laws & the democratic challenge and Durham University – Durham Law School – Date Posted: November 20, 2013

2013 Harold Mitchell Development Policy Annual Lecture: The Challenges of Aid Dependency and Economic Reform – Africa and the PacificCrawford School Research Paper No. 32 – Jim Adams
Independent – Date Posted: November 20, 2013

TPP – Australian Section-by-Section Analysis of the Enforcement ProvisionsSydney Law School Research Paper No. 13/84 – Kimberlee G. Weatherall – University of Sydney – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 20, 2013

Are Consumer-Oriented Rules the New Frontier of Trade Liberalization?Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 55, Forthcoming, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 165-2013 – Sonia Elise Rolland – Northeastern University – School of Law – Date Posted: November 20, 2013

Rights and Democracy: A Reconciliation of the Institutional Debatein Tom Campbell, Jeffrey Goldsworthy and Adrienne Stone (eds.), Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003) 135-57 – Julie Debeljak – Monash University – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 20, 2013

Assessing Multilateral vs. Bilateral Agreements and Geographic Indications Through International Food and Wine14 Currents Int’l Trade L.J. 56 2005, – Vicki C. Waye – School of Law – University of South Australia – Date Posted: November 19, 2013

Unfriendly UnilateralismHarvard International Law Journal, Vol. 55, 2014, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 357 – Monica Hakimi – University of Michigan Law School – Date Posted: November 19, 2013

The International Human Rights, Its Nature, Evolution and the Role of International OrganisationsFikiri Boniface Liganga Sr.  – The Law School of Tanzania – Date Posted: November 19, 2013

Collective Forms of Consumer Redress: Financial Ombudsman Service Case StudyApril 2012 Journal of Corporate Law Studies – Vicki C. Waye and Vince Morabito – School of Law – University of South Australia and Monash University – Department of Business Law and Taxation – Date Posted: November 19, 2013

Carbon Footprints, Food Miles and the Australian Wine IndustryMelbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2008 – Vicki C. Waye – School of Law – University of South Australia – Date Posted: November 19, 2013

‘Constitutional Justice’ and Judicial Review of EU Legislative ActsG de Búrca, D Kochenov and A Williams (eds), Europe’s Justice Deficit? Beyond Good Governance (Hart Publishing Oxford 2014) , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 95/2013, – Dorota Leczykiewicz – University of Oxford – Faculty of Law – Date Posted: November 19, 2013

The Derecognition Approach: Government Illegality, Recognition, and Non-Violent Regime ChangeGeorge Washington International Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2013 – Danny Auron – CHRGJ – Date Posted: November 19, 2013

Влияние Международного Права На Взаимодействие Государств С Религиозными Объединениями в Мире (The Influence of International Law on the Interaction between Religious Communities and the State in the World)Современное право. 2013. № 1., – Marina Leonidovna Voronkova – Independent – Date Posted: November 19, 2013

Foreign Direct Investment in Nigeria; Overcoming Legal and Regulatory Challenges to Foreign Direct Investments in Nigeria: Is the Nigerian Government Doing Enough?Aderonke Adejugbe – Independent – Date Posted: November 19, 2013

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PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 162: Nov 27, 2013

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

The Shift in Power in the European Union and Its Consequences for Energy and the Environment Forthcoming, Martella R. and Grosko B. (Eds.) International Environmental Law: The Practitioner’s Guide to the Laws of the Planet (American Bar Association 2014)Noah SachsDate Posted: 27 November 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 GiappichelliGiancarlo GuarinoDate Posted : 27 November 2013

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 161: Nov 25, 2013

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

German Aggression and the Stillbirth of International Criminal Law at the Paris Peace ConferenceClaus Kress and Stefan Barriga (eds), The Crime of Aggression – A CommentaryKirsten Sellars – Cambridge University Press, 2015, Forthcoming – Date Posted: 25 November 2013

How to Redistribute? A Critical Examination of Methods to Promote Global Wealth RedistributionUniversity of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, ForthcomingIlan BenshalomDate Posted: 25 November 2013

Use of TQM in Primary Health CareSiraj Ahmad, Adeel MaqboolDate Posted: 25 November 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 LawKenneth Anderson, Benjamin Wittes – Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 2013 – Date Posted: 25 November 2013

Regulation of G-SIFIs. Does One Size Fit All?Malgorzata Iwanicz-Drozdowska, Iwona SchabDate Posted: 25 November 2013

From Kadi to Nada: Judicial Techniques Favoring Human Rights Over United Nations Security Council Sanctions(2013) 12 Chinese Journal of International Law (December Issue, Forthcoming) – Erika De WetDate Posted: 25 November 2013

Climate Change TriageNoah SachsDate Posted: 25 November 2013

‘Down the Rabbit Hole’: The Projection of the Public/Private Distinction Beyond the StateNYU Jean Monnet Working Paper No. 8/2013Lorenzo CasiniDate Posted: 25 November 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, 2013Giancarlo GuarinoDate Posted: 25 November 2013

LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 220: Nov 27, 2013

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR 

Is There a Canon of Law and Society?Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 9, pp. 287-306, 2013Carroll Seron, Susan Bibler Coutin, Pauline White MeeusenDate Posted: 27 November 2013

The Justice Cascade: The Origins and Effectiveness of Prosecutions of Human Rights ViolationsAnnual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 9, pp. 269-285, 2013Kathryn Sikkink, Hun Joon KimDate Posted: 27 November 2013

Sex Laws and Sexuality Rights in Comparative and Global PerspectivesAnnual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 9, pp. 249-267, 2013David John Frank, Nolan Edward PhillipsDate Posted: 27 November 2013

Contextualizing Mass Atrocity Crimes: Moving Toward a Relational ApproachAnnual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 9, pp. 383-404, 2013Susanne KarstedtDate Posted: 27 November 2013

An Empirical Look at the Amicus Curiae Practice of Human Rights NGOs Before the European Court of Human RightsNetherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 2013, Vol. 31/3, 271–313Laura Van den EyndeDate Posted: 27 November 2013

PovertyIrene HadiprayitnoDate Posted: 27 November 2013

Self-Replicating Technologies and the Challenge for the Patent and Antitrust LawsCardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2013Daryl LimDate Posted: 27 November 2013

The Sentencing Legacy of the Special Court for Sierra LeoneMargaret M. DeGuzmanDate Posted: 27 November 2013

Global Solutions, Local Damages: A Critical Study in Judicial Councils in Central and Eastern EuropeDepartment of European Legal Studies Research Paper in Law, 07/2013Michal Bobek, David KosarDate Posted: 27 November 2013

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, ForthcomingJens David OhlinDate Posted: 27 November 2013

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. MathisDate Posted: 27 November 2013

Postulats De Justice En Droit Transnational Et Raisonnements De Droit International Privé. Premier Balisage D’Un Champ D’Études (Postulates of Justice in Transnational Law and Private International Law Reasoning. A Few Simple Points)MELANGES EN L’HONNEUR DU PROFESSEUR JEAN-MICHEL JACQUET (Marcelo Kohen and Dolores Bentolila eds, 2013), 417-431Thomas SchultzDate Posted : 27 November 2013

LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 219: Nov 26, 2013

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

Implementing the Torture Convention: Protecting Human Dignity and Integrity in HealthcareVeelke Derckx, Antenor Hallo de Wolf, Brigit ToebesDate Posted: 26 November 2013

Towards ‘Euronest 2.0’: What Should the Next European Parliament Learn from its Predecessor?CEPS Policy Briefs No. 300 – Hrant Kostanyan, Bruno VandecasteeleDate Posted: 26 November 2013

Why Come Here If I Can Go There? Assessing the ‘Attractiveness’ of the EU’s Blue Card Directive for ‘Highly Qualified’ ImmigrantsLiberty and Security in Europe Papers No. 60Katharina EiseleDate Posted: 26 November 2013

The Criminalisation of Migration in Europe: A State-of-The-Art of the Academic Literature and ResearchLiberty and Security in Europe Papers No. 61Joanna ParkinDate Posted: 26 November 2013

British Balance of Competence Reviews, Part I: ‘Competences About Right, so Far’EPIN Working Papers No. 35 – Michael Emerson, Steven BlockmansDate Posted: 26 November 2013

Data Protection vs. CopyrightDan Jerker B. Svantesson & Stanley Greenstein (eds.), Internationalisation of Law in the Digital Information Society: Nordic Yearbook of Law and Informatics 2010-2012 (Copenhagen: Ex Tuto Publishing, 2013), pp. 55-75Lee A. BygraveDate Posted: 26 November 2013

The Reform of China’s Energy PoliciesGIGA Working Papers No. 216Joachim BetzDate Posted: 26 November 2013

The Temple of Peace. The Hague Peace Conferences, Andrew Carnegie and the Building of the Peace Palace (1898-1913)Mededelingen van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Vereniging voor Internationaal Recht, Preadviezen, 140 (2013) 1-38.Randall LesafferDate Posted: 26 November 2013

Public Economics Gone Wild: Lessons from Venture CapitalInternational Review of Financial Analysis, ForthcomingDouglas J. CummingDate Posted: 26 November 2013

Cyprus as a Mixed Legal SystemJournal of Civil Law Studies, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 37-96, 2013 – Nikitas HatzimihailDate Posted: 26 November 2013

LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 218: Nov 25, 2013

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

Abstention, Parity, and Treaty Rights: How Federal Courts Regulate Jurisdiction Under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 31, No. 2, 2013Sam HalabiDate Posted: 25 November 2013

The Grip of Sexual Violence: Reading United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Human SecurityForthcoming in Rethinking Peacekeeping, Gender Equality and Collective Security (eds. Gina Heathcote and Dianne Otto)Karen Engle – Palgrave, 2014 – Date Posted: 25 November 2013

Kiobel Surprise: Unexpected by Scholars but Consistent with International TrendsNotre Dame Law Review, Vol. 89, Forthcoming; Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 13-38Eugene KontorovichDate Posted: 25 November 2013

Market Power in Emission Permit Markets: Theory and EvidenceCESifo Working Paper Series No. 4447Beat HintermannDate Posted: 25 November 2013

Monetary Policy Decisions – Comparing Theory and ‘Inside’ Information from MPC Members
– Norges Bank Working Paper 2013/03Mikael Apel, Carl Andreas Claussen,
Petra Lennartsdotter, Øistein Røisland Date Posted: 25 November 2013

CFC Legislation, Passive Assets and the Impact of the ECJ’s Cadbury-Schweppes Decision CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4461 – Alfons J. Weichenrieder, Martin RufDate Posted: 25 November 2013

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. 2013-37Charles Chernor Jalloh, Simon MeisenbergDate Posted: 25 November 2013

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. 2013-39Charles Chernor Jalloh, Simon MeisenbergDate Posted: 25 November 2013

Finality of Awards: Is it the Key Feature of the New Saudi Arbitration Law that Will Put the Country in the Global Map of Arbitration?Abdulrahman Mamdoh SaleemDate Posted: 25 November 2013

Environmental Jurisprudence of the European and Inter-American Courts of Human Rights: Comparative InsightsB. Boer (ed.), The Environmental Dimension of Human RightsRiccardo Pavoni – OUP, Forthcoming – Date Posted: 25 November 2013

Implementing Global Anti-Bribery Norms from the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention to the U.N. Convention Against CorruptionIndiana International & Comparative Law Review, Vol. 23, p. 1, 2013; New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 13-16Elizabeth SpahnDate Posted: 25 November 2013

The Future of the World Trade OrganizationADBI Working Paper 444 – Biswajit DharDate Posted: 25 November 2013

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 110: Nov 27, 2013

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

Role of Regulation in Micro Finance: Jurisdictional Analysis (Africa, Asia and Latin America) Marianne OjoDate Posted: 27 November 2013

International Cooperation in Private Investigation of Economic Crime in the EU: Exploring Relevant IssuesMaria O’Neill, Ken Swinton and Aaron Winter (Eds.) New Challenges for the EU Internal Security Strategy. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013 (ISBN 978-1-4438-4477-2)Ludo BlockDate Posted: 27 November 2013

Public Financial Support to Investments in Rural Areas: The Case of the Region of Thessaly in Greece International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research 6 (2): 81-101Simeon KarafolasDate Posted: 27 November 2013

Botswana’s Wheat Levy: Is it in Violation of the SACU Agreement?Gosego Rockfall LekgoweDate Posted: 27 November 2013

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 109: Nov 25, 2013

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

Effects of Foreign Judgments Relating to International Arbitral Awards: Is the ‘Judgment Route’ the Wrong Road?Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Vol. 4, No. 3 (2013), pp. 587–628 – Maxi SchererDate Posted: 25 November 2013

A Race to Lower Standards? Labor Standards and Location Choice of Outward FDI from the BRIC CountriesInternational Business Review, Forthcoming – Jing-Lin DuanmuDate Posted: 25 November 2013

China and the Regional Comprehensive Economic PartnershipJournal of Global Policy and Governance, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 287-304, 2013Rafael Leal-ArcasDate Posted: 25 November 2013

Free Trade Agreements and the US-China-Australia Relationship in the Asia-Pacific RegionAsia Pacific Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2013 – Ling Ling He, Razeen SappideenDate Posted: 25 November 2013

 The Interplay of Citizen Economic Empowerment and WTO Law in BotswanaGosego Rockfall LekgoweDate Posted: 25 November 2013

DEMOCRATIZATION: BUILDING STATES & DEMOCRATIC PROCESSES eJOURNAL

Vol. 6, No. 35: Nov 25, 2013

BRIAN DALE SHOUP & TIMOTHY WILLIAM WATERS, EDITORS

Re-Democratizing Palestinian Politics 17 UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs 1George Emile Bisharat – UC Hastings Research Paper No. 69 – Date Posted: 25 November 2013

ImmunityCESifo Working Paper Series No. 4445Karthik Reddy, Moritz Schularick, Vasiliki SkretaDate Posted: 25 November 2013

EU Citizenship for Latvian ‘Non-Citizens’: A Concrete ProposalJean Monnet Working Papers (NYU Law School) No. 14/13, 2013Dimitry Kochenov, Aleksejs DimitrovsDate Posted: 25 November 2013

Learning from Success, Learning from Failure: South Africa, Hungary, Turkey and EgyptPhilosophy & Social Criticism, Vol. 39, Nos. 4-5, 2013Andrew Arato, Ertug H TombusDate Posted: 25 November 2013

 

INTERNATIONAL, TRANSNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW eJOURNAL

November 27, 2013

DIANE MARIE AMANN, EDITOR

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. 2013-39Charles Chernor JallohSimon Meisenberg – University of Pittsburgh School of Law – Independent – Date Posted: Nov 27, 2013

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, ForthcomingJens David Ohlin – Cornell University – School of Law – Date Posted: Nov 27, 2013

Frivolous Motions and Abuses of Process at the Ad Hoc International Criminal TribunalsCardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL), Vol. 22, No. 1, 2013Devon Whittle – Melbourne Law School – Date Posted: Nov 27, 2013

Trying Communism Through International Law? – The Experiences of the Hungarian Historical Justice TrialsKevin Heller, Gerry Simpson (eds.) The Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials (OUP, 2013) 229-247.Tamás Hoffmann – Corvinus University of Budapest – Date Posted: Nov 27, 2013

India and International Criminal Court: The Present ScenarioUniversity Institute of Legal Studies, ForthcomingSaurabh Khullar – Punjab University – Law College, University Institute of Legal Studies – Date Posted: Nov 27, 2013

The Competitive Advantage of Corporate Criminal Responsibility for International Crimes: Atrocity, Commerce, and Accountability after KiobelJames G. Stewart – University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law – Date Posted: Nov 27, 2013

Minding the Impunity Gap: Child Soldiers, International Law and Human Rights PolicyLinda Van Brakel – Independent – Date Posted: Nov 27, 2013

 

INTERNATIONAL, TRANSNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW eJOURNAL

November 25, 2013

DIANE MARIE AMANN, EDITOR

Conflict Minerals and the Law of Pillage – Chicago Journal of International Law, Forthcoming – Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-14Patrick Keenan – University of Illinois College of Law – Date Posted: Nov 25, 2013

Continental Criminal Law and European Human Rights Law: A Complicated RelationshipUniversity of Leicester School of Law Research Paper Paper No. 13-09Vico Valentini – University of Perugia – Facoltà di Giurisprudenza – Date Posted: Nov 25, 2013

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. 2013-37Charles Chernor JallohSimon Meisenberg – University of Pittsburgh – School of Law – Independent – Date Posted: Nov 25, 2013

Implementing Global Anti-Bribery Norms from the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention to the U.N. Convention Against CorruptionIndiana International & Comparative Law Review, Vol. 23, p. 1, 2013 – New England Law | Boston Research Paper No. 13-16Elizabeth Spahn – New England Law | Boston – Date Posted: Nov 25, 2013

Criminalizing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by PeacekeepersUSIP Special Report 335Carla Ferstman – REDRESS – Date Posted: Nov 25, 2013

The Sentencing Legacy of the Special Court for Sierra LeoneMargaret M. DeGuzman – Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law – Date Posted: Nov 25, 2013

 

 INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT & LABOR LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No.30: November 25, 2013

J.H. VERKERKE, EDITOR

 An Analysis of the Treatment of Employee Pension and Wage Claims in Insolvency and Under Guarantee Schemes in OECD Countries: Comparative Law Lessons for Detroit and the United StatesFordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 41, 2014, Forthcoming – Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 13-21Paul M. Secunda – Marquette University – Law School – Date Posted: Nov 25, 2013

Why Come Here If I Can Go There? Assessing the ‘Attractiveness’ of the EU’s Blue Card Directive for ‘Highly Qualified’ ImmigrantsLiberty and Security in Europe Papers No. 60Katharina Eisele – Independent – Date Posted: Nov 25, 2013

International Labour Law and the Challenge of Pluralism in the International OrderManchester Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 10 Issue 2 (2013)Janelle Marie Diller – Independent – Date Posted: Nov 25, 2013

 

EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 150: November 27, 2013

JOHN S. BELL & PAUL B. STEPHAN, EDITORS

“A Giant Leap for European Human Rights? The Final Agreement on the European Union’s Accession to the European Convention on Human Rights” -
Common Market Law Review, ForthcomingPaul Gragl – Queen Mary University of London
- Date Posted: November 27, 2013

“Fraternal Twins: The European Union and the Council of Europe”  
Henri de Waele, Jan-Jaap Kuipers (eds.): The European Union’s emerging international identity: views from the global arena, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Leiden and Boston 2013Thomas Streinz – Research Centre for the Law of European Integration
- Date Posted: November 27, 2013

“The European Quality of Government Index: Summary of 2013 Data, Sensitivity Analysis and Final Results” – Nicholas Charron – Copenhagen Business School – Department of Business and Politics
- Date Posted: November 27, 2013

“On Peers and Copyright: Why the EU Should Consider Collective Management of P2P”  
Munich Intellectual Property Law Center – MIPLC, Bd. 14, Nomos, 2012João Pedro Quintais – University of Amsterdam – Institute for Information Law (IViR)
- Date Posted: November 27, 2013

“Implicaciones De Derechos Humanos En El Tratado De Libre Comercio Entre Colombia Y La Unión Europea (Human Rights Implications in the Free Trade Agreement between Colombia and the European Union)”
- InDret, Vol. 4, 2013Jaume Saura Estapà – University of Barcelona
- Date Posted: November 27, 2013

“La obligación de nombrar un representante fiscal y las libertades de la Unión Europea (The Obligation to Appoint a Tax Representative and the Freedoms of the European Union)” -
InDret, Vol. 4, 2013Alberto Vega – Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Department of Law – Date Posted: November 27, 2013

 

EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 149: November 26, 2013

JOHN S. BELL & PAUL B. STEPHAN, EDITORS

“EU Accession to the ECHR: Competence, Procedure and Substance” -
Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 1115, 2013Paul P. Craig – University of Oxford – Faculty of Law
- Date Posted: November 26, 2013

“‘Constitutional Justice’ and Judicial Review of EU Legislative Acts” -
G de Búrca, D Kochenov and A Williams (eds), Europe’s Justice Deficit? Beyond Good Governance (Hart Publishing Oxford 2014) Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 95/2013Dorota Leczykiewicz – University of Oxford – Faculty of Law
- Date Posted: November 26, 2013

“British Balance of Competence Reviews, Part I: ‘Competences About Right, so Far’” -
EPIN Working Papers No. 35Michael Emerson – Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
- Steven Blockmans – Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
- Date Posted: November 26, 2013

“Data Protection vs. Copyright” -
Dan Jerker B. Svantesson & Stanley Greenstein (eds.), Internationalisation of Law in the Digital Information Society: Nordic Yearbook of Law and Informatics 2010-2012 (Copenhagen: Ex Tuto Publishing, 2013), pp. 55-75Lee A. Bygrave – University of Oslo
- Date Posted: November 26, 2013

“EU Citizenship for Latvian ‘Non-Citizens’: A Concrete Proposal” -
Jean Monnet Working Papers (NYU Law School) No. 14/13, 2013Dimitry Kochenov – University of Groningen – Faculty of Law -
Aleksejs Dimitrovs – European Parliament
- Date Posted: November 26, 2013

“The New Regulatory Framework in the EU and the Role of the Independent Fiscal Authority” -
Bulletin for International Taxation, November 2013Patricia Lampreave – Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Law School – C.U.N.E.F.
- Date Posted: November 26, 2013

“The European Securities and Markets Authority: Accountability Towards EU Institutions and Stakeholders” – Carmine Di Noia – ASSONIME – Matteo Gargantini – Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, Europe an and Regulatory Procedural Law – Date Posted: November 26, 2013

 

EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 148: November 25, 2013

JOHN S. BELL & PAUL B. STEPHAN, EDITORS

“Privacy Notice for Dummies? Towards European Guidelines on How to Give ‘Clear and Comprehensive Information’ on the Cookies’ Use in Order to Protect the Internet User’s Right to Online Privacy” -
Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-65Centre for the Study of European Contract Law Working Paper Series No. 2013-12Joasia Luzak – University of Amsterdam – Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL)
- Date Posted: November 25, 2013

“Continental Criminal Law and European Human Rights Law: A Complicated Relationship” -
University of Leicester School of Law Research Paper Paper No. 13-09Vico Velentini – University of Perugia – Facoltà di Giurisprudenza
- Date Posted: November 25, 2013

“The Difficult Balance between Transparency and Competition in Public Procurement: Some Recent Trends in the Case Law of the European Courts and a Look at the New Directives” -
University of Leicester School of Law Research Paper No. 13-11Albert Sanchez Graells – University of Leicester – School of Law
- Date Posted: November 25, 2013

“Market Power in Emission Permit Markets: Theory and Evidence” -
CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4447Beat Hintermann – University of Maryland – Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
- Date Posted: November 25, 2013

“CFC Legislation, Passive Assets and the Impact of the ECJ’s Cadbury-Schweppes Decision” -
CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4461Martin Ruf – University of Tübingen
- Alfons J. Weichenrieder – University of Frankfurt – Chair of Public Finance, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute), Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
- Date Posted: November 25, 2013

“Waiting for Perseus: A Sur-Reply to Professors Graetz and Warren” -
Tax Law Review, ForthcomingU of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-32Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2013-12Ruth Mason – University of Virginia School of Law
-
Michael S. Knoll – University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania – Real Estate Department
- Date Posted: November 25, 2013

“The Criminalisation of Migration in Europe: A State-of-The-Art of the Academic Literature and Research” -
Liberty and Security in Europe Papers No. 61Joanna Parkin – Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) – Date Posted: November 25, 2013

 

NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 85: November 28, 2013

OREN GROSS, EDITOR

“Explaining Recidivism of Ex-Combatants in Colombia” – Oliver Kaplan – University of Denver – Josef Korbel School of International Studies
-
Enzo Nussio – Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
- Date Posted: November 28, 2013

“Eyes in the Sky: Constitutional and Regulatory Approaches to Domestic Drone Deployment” -
Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 1, 2013Hillary B. Farber – University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth – Date Posted: November 28, 2013

“The Political Psychology of Counterterrorism”  
Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 9, pp. 71-94, 2013Aziz Z. Huq – University of Chicago Law School
- Date Posted: November 28, 2013

“Militant Democracy: The Institutional Bases of Democratic Self-Preservation”  
Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 9, pp. 207-226, 2013Giovanni Capoccia – University of Oxford – Date Posted: November 28, 2013

“The Dangerous Policy of Weakening Security to Facilitate Surveillance” – Jon M. Peha –  Carnegie Mellon University – Date Posted: November 28, 2013

“Lincoln at War” -
38 Vermont Law Review, 2013, ForthcomingUC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2350979John Yoo –  University of California at Berkeley School of Law
- Date Posted: November 28, 2013

 “Rethinking Anti-Drone Legal Strategies: Questioning Pakistani and Yemeni ‘Consent'” -
Yale Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2013Dawodd I. Ahmed –  University of Chicago – Law School
- Date Posted: November 28, 2013

 

TAX LAW: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE TAX eJOURNAL

Vol. 13, No. 51: Nov 28, 2013

PAUL L. CARON & ROBERT A. GREEN, EDITORS

Investor Valuations of Japan’s Adoption of a Territorial Tax Regime: Quantifying the Direct and Competitive Effects of International Tax ReformSebastien Bradley, Estelle P. Dauchy, Makoto HasegawaDate Posted: 27 November 2013

On Fixing U.S. International TaxationJerusalem Review of Legal Studies (Oxford University Press, 2013) ForthcomingFadi ShaheenDate Posted: 27 November 2013

Numerical Methodology in Comparative Tax Law: The Mathematical Model of Elasticity as a Thinking Model for Legal ComparisonsCambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (2013)Ruben MartiniDate Posted: 27 November 2013

 The Minerals Resource Rent Tax – The Australian Labor Party and the Continuity of ChangeJohn R. PassantDate Posted: 27 November 2013

  

TAX LAW: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE TAX eJOURNAL

Vol. 13, No. 50: Nov 26, 2013

PAUL L. CARON & ROBERT A. GREEN, EDITORS

The U.S. as Tax Haven? Aiding Developing Countries by Revoking the Revenue RuleColumbia Journal of Tax Law, Forthcoming, Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-013Samuel D. BrunsonDate Posted: 26 November 2013

Decentralization, Vertical Fiscal Imbalance, and Political SelectionCESifo Working Paper Series No. 4459 – Massimo Bordignon, Matteo Gamalerio, Gilberto TuratiDate Posted: 26 November 2013

CFC Legislation, Passive Assets and the Impact of the ECJ’s Cadbury-Schweppes DecisionCESifo Working Paper Series No. 4461Martin Ruf, Alfons J. WeichenriederDate Posted: 26 November 2013

Waiting for Perseus: A Sur-Reply to Professors Graetz and WarrenTax Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-32, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2013-12Ruth Mason, Michael S. KnollDate Posted: 26 November 2013

II. Books (New and Forthcoming)

 International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan

 Ian Hurd – International Organizations: Politics, Law, Practice (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013)

Ruwantissa Abeyratne – Convention on International Civil Aviation: A Commentary (Springer 2013)

Gilles Muller – Liberalization of Trade in Legal Services (Wolters Kluwer 2013)

Jan Paulsson – The Idea of Arbitration (Oxford Univ. Press 2013)

Pascal Lamy – The Geneva Consensus: Making Trade Work for All (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013)

Lilian Yamamoto & Miguel Esteban – Atoll Island States and International Law: Climate Change Displacement and Sovereignty (Springer 2013)

Catherine S. Namakula – Language and the Right to Fair Hearing in International Criminal Trials (Springer 2013)

Dimitry Kochenov & Fabian Amtenbrink – The European Union’s Shaping of the International Legal Order (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013)

Andrea Bianchi & Anne Peters – Transparency in International Law (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013)

Philipp Dann – The Law of Development Cooperation: A Comparative Analysis of the World Bank, the EU and Germany (Andrew Hammel trans., Cambridge Univ. Press 2013)

Surya Deva & David Bilchitz – Human Rights Obligations of Business: Beyond the Corporate Responsibility to Respect? (Cambridge Univ. Press 2013)

Marcin Menkes – Immunitet jurysdykcyjny i egzekucyjny państwa. Komentarz do Konwencji NZ o Immunitecie jurysdykcyjnym państw i ich mienia oraz Europejskiej konwencji o immunitecie państwa [State Immunity from Jurisdiction and Execution. A Commentary to the UN Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property and the European Convention on State Immunity] (Oficyna Wydawnicza SGH 2013)

 

III. Journals

International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan

Europa Ethnica (2013, nos. 3/4)

Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre (Vol. 51, nos. 3-4, 2012)

Internationales Handelsrecht (2013, no. 5)

Journal of International Maritime Law (Vol. 19, no. 2, 2013)

Revue Générale de Droit International Public (Vol. 117, no. 3, 2013)

Netherlands International Law Review (Vol. 60, no. 3, December 2013)

IGENTA Alerts

“International Law” (4 Dec 2013)

·  The BRICS Countries as a legal dynamic network and the multilevel ‘hard’ EU regional structure ? a comparative surveyCarducci, Michele,Bruno, Anna Silvia – International Journal of Public Law and Policy (ISSN: 2044-7663); Volume 4, No. 1, pp. 1-13; 20141101

·  Online Security and the Protection of Civil Rights: A Legal OverviewPagallo, Ugo – Philosophy & Technology (ISSN: 2210-5433); Volume 26, No. 4, pp. 381-395; 20131201

·  Reparations and Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Civil WarAdhikari, Prakash,Hansen, Wendy L. – Journal of Human Rights (ISSN: 1475-4835); Volume 12, No. 4, pp. 423-446; 20131001

·  Islam and the Language of Human Rights in Nigeria: ”Rights Talk” and Religion in Domestic PoliticsKendhammer, Brandon – Journal of Human Rights (ISSN: 1475-4835); Volume 12, No. 4, pp. 469-

IV. Cases, Reports and Dispute Settlement

 Refworld

Annual Reports

Violence Against Women In Afghanistan

Case law

Gulbahar v. The Union of Burma

Hasan Ali v. Union of Burma

Mohamed Rahu Amin Vs. The Union of Burma

Peer Mohamed v. Union of Burma

U Sin Koi v. U San Win

Conference Reports

Iraqi protracted displacement

Country Briefing Folders

AQAP Resilience Exposes the Weakness of Yemen’s Security Apparatus

Country Profiles

UNHCR monitoring visit to the Republic of Nauru

Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

RE: Introduction of Communication: Magdy Moustafa El-Baghdady v Sudan

Maps

Pakistan: Travel and Project NOC Factsheet for KP and FATA (July 2013 – September 2013)

RD Congo – Province du Sud-Kivu : Accès humanitaire (au 14 octobre 2013)

Regional Reports

The situation in the Middle East : report of the Secretary-General

Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Bridge over troubled desert: A review of the UNHCR confidence building measures programme in Western Sahara and Tindouf

Clarifying UNHCR Resettlement: A few considerations from a legal perspective

Postmillenial UNHCR refugee resettlement: New developments and old challenges

The labour market integration of resettled refugees

Speech/Statements

Lebanon: All attacks targeting civilians must stop

Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, after her visit to Tunisia and Malta (11 – 20 November 2013)

Bruce Riedel on the Mumbai Attacks, Five Years Later

Call for Papers: Syracuse University Journal for Terrorism and Security Analysis

Clive Walker on “Deportation With Assurances: UK Experience and Angst”

Cyber and the NDAA

Intelligence Squared US Debate: “Spy on Me, I’d Rather Be Safe”

Iran Nuclear Agreement as a Modus Vivendi

Lawfare Podcast Episode #49: A Panel at NYU on “Law and Strategy in the Executive Branch”

Lawfare Podcast Episode #50: DIA Chief Lt. General Michael T. Flynn Speaks at Brookings

Madison’s Vacillations—And Ours: Seeing a Founder, an Opposition Leader, a Muddle-Through Executive, and a Wartime President in Ourselves

More Filings Re: Hunger-Striker’s Motion to Intervene in Aamer v. Obama

More on UN Detention Procedures for Military OperationsOral Argument Recap: Friday’s Argument in ACLU v. Clapper

Peter Shane Asks: “Can A Secret Court Advance the Rule of Law?”

Readings: Caelum Liberam: Air Defense Identification Zones Outside Sovereign Airspace, by Peter A. DuttonThe Foreign Policy Essay: Erik Gartzke on “Fear and War in Cyberspace”

The November NSA Trove VII: The 2011 U.S. SIGINT Directive

Whither Hamidullah? Briefs on Bagram Habeas Petition Status Post-Repatriation

V. From the Blogs (select items)

 East Asia Forum

China’s air zone stirs tensions but within rights

Thailand’s amnesty bill revives national tensions

East China Sea raises concerns in Tokyo, Washington

The Diplomat

China’s Aircraft Carrier is South China Sea Bound

China, US Clash Kills IT Trade Agreement

Sri Lanka Faces a Human Rights Curveball from China

New Zealand “Climate Change Refugee” Rejected By High Court

China May Shoot Down Hostile Airplanes in New Air Defense Zone

China’s Game of Chicken in the East China Sea

Why China’s Air Defense Identification Zone Is Terrible For Cross-Strait Relations

China’s ADIZ: Taiwan’s Dilemma

5 Questions on China’s Air Defense Identification Zone

How the Iran Nuclear Deal Affects the Pivot

The Diplomat’s East China Sea ADIZ Analysis Round-Up

Guangdong: China’s Next Free Trade Zone?

Foreign Firms Under Siege In China

 

Climate Law Blog

Second Round of Sandy Relief Money Conditioned on Future Sea Level Rise Risk Analysis – Ethan Strell

UNFCCC COP19 in Warsaw Ends with Last-Minute Deals – Shelley Welton – Stéphanie Chuffart

Arizona’s Net Metering Battle Resolved, With Modest Fee Added for Solar – Shelley Welton – Sascha Yim

VI. Gray Literature (select items)

Global Health and Human Rights Database (new addition to the Digest)

www.globalhealthrights.org

 

Law Library of Congress

Congo, The Democratic Republic of the: Provincial Assembly Revises Law on “Jungle Justice”

Belarus: People Will Be Taxed for Not Working

Cambodia; Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Thailand: Regional Agreement on Protecting Witnesses and Victims

Sweden: Country Police’s Roma Database Deemed Illegal

Biodiversity Update

Ocean Acidification: Summary for Policymakers

Climate Change Update

Climate Clubs and the UNFCCC

2013 Climate Summit: An Island of Incremental Steps in an Ocean of Low Ambition

Working Together: How To Make Trade Contribute to Climate Action

Summary of the Warsaw Climate Change Conference: 11-23 November 2013

Improving Access to Climate Finance for Small and Vulnerable States: A Report of the Commonwealth Expert Group on Climate Finance to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2013

Could countries be “nudged” into a stronger climate change agreement?

African Regional Update

Africa’s Adaptation Gap Technical Report: Climate-change impacts, adaptation challenges and costs for Africa

Forests Update

Lessons Learned from Community Forestry in Africa and Their Relevance for REDD+

Post-2015 Policy and Practice

United Nations: New Issues, New Ideas, Not Enough Financing

UNGA Approves Text on Human Right to Water and Sanitation

VII. Documents & Country Reports

Journal of the United Nations

JOURNAL NO.2013/230 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Saturday, 30 November 2013 [ Arabic (297K) | Chinese (400K) | English (193K) | French (240K) | Russian (481K) | Spanish (284K) ]

JOURNAL NO.2013/229 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Thursday, 28 November 2013 [ Arabic (383K) | Chinese (452K) | English (350K) | French (327K) | Spanish (361K) ]

JOURNAL NO.2013/228 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Wednesday, 27 November 2013 [ Arabic (367K) | Chinese (495K) | English (354K) | French (384K) | Russian (584K) | Spanish (374K) ]

JOURNAL NO.2013/327 PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS AND AGENDA, Publication Date: Tuesday, 26 November 2013 [ Arabic (427K) | Chinese (547K) | English (381K) | French (454K) | Russian (653K) ]

UN Security Council

S/2013/696 SG Letter Of 26 November 2013 Addressed To The PSC (BINUCA)
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/689 Report of the Secretary-General on the protection of civilians in armed conflict [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/695 Letter dated 26 November 2013 from the President of the Security Council addressed to the Secretary-General [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/694 Letter dated 19 November 2013 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/691 Report of the Secretary-General concerning the credentials of the alternate representative of China on the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/687 Letter dated 22 November 2013 from the Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission addressed to the President of the Security Council  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/682 United States of America: draft resolution [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/663 ICTR Letter Of 13 November 2013 Addressed To PSC [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/AC.40/2013/1 Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counter-terrorism — Note verbale dated 4 November 2008 from the Permanent Mission of Iceland to the United Nations addressed to the Committee [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/AGENDA/7071 S/Agenda/7071 – Subsidiary Bodies (Adopted) [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/AGENDA/7070 Provisional agenda for the 7070th meeting of the Security Council — To be held on Tuesday, 26 November 2013, at 3 p.m. [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/AGENDA/7069 Provisional agenda for the 7069th meeting of the Security Council — To be held on Monday, 25 November 2013, at 3 p.m. [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/AGENDA/7068 Provisional agenda for the 7068th meeting of the Security Council — To be held on Monday, 25 November 2013, at 10.40 a.m. [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/AGENDA/7067 Provisional agenda for the 7067th meeting of the Security Council — To be held on Monday, 25 November 2013, at 10.10 a.m. [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/AGENDA/7066 Provisional agenda for the 7066th meeting of the Security Council — To be held on Monday, 25 November 2013, at 10 a.m. [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2013/10/ADD.46 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/PRST/2013/18 Statement by the President of the Security Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ] –

S/RES/2126 (2013) Resolution 2126 (2013) — Adopted by the Security Council at its 7067th meeting, on 25 November 2013 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

UN General Assembly

 

Meeting Records

A/68/PV.40 40th plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/PV.3939th plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/PV.38 38th plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/PV.37 37th plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/PV.36 36th plenary meeting [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/PV.35 35th plenary meeting [Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Official Records

Disarmament and International Security (1)

A/68/419 Revitalizing the work of the Conference on Disarmament and taking forward multilateral disarmament negotiations [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/416 Strengthening of security and cooperation in the Mediterranean region [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/418 Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/415 Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/413 Review of the implementation of the recommendations and decisions adopted by the General Assembly at its tenth special session [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/420 Programme planning [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/589 Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/410 Role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/403 African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/404 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/68/124 (PART I)/ADD.2  Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the region of the Middle East [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Economic and Financial (2)

A/C.2/68/L.48 World Wildlife Day [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.49 Science, technology and innovation for development [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/L.47 International trade and development [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/438/ADD.4 Sustainable development: protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/9  Letter dated 13 November 2013 from the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.2/68/8 Letter dated 10 November 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Croatia 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.84 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.85 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.86 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.87 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.88 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.89 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.90 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.91 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.82 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.81 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.83 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.80 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.79 Tentative programme of work of the Third Committee for the sixty-ninth session of the General Assembly, submitted by the Chair of the Committee [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.78 Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and full implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.27/REV.1 The girl child [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/6 Letter dated 20 November 2013 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Uzbekistan to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.77 Report of the Human Rights Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.21/REV.1 Preventing and combating corrupt practices and the transfer of proceeds of corruption, facilitating asset recovery and returning such assets to legitimate owners, in particular to countries of origin, in accordance with the United Nations Convention against Corruption [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.64/REV.1 Promotion of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: protecting women human rights defenders [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.74/REV.1 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.69/REV.1 Global efforts for the total elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and the comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.61/REV.1 Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.52/REV.1 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.60/REV.1 The right to food [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.10/REV.1 Policies and programmes involving youth [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.62/REV.1 Protection of migrants [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.45/REV.1 The right to privacy in the digital age [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.3/68/L.18/REV.1 Strengthening the United Nations crime prevention and criminal justice programme, in particular its technical cooperation capacity [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Special Political and Decolonization (4)

A/68/426 Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/L.11/ADD.1 The situation in Afghanistan [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/C.4/68/8 Letter dated 8 November 2013 from the Chair of the Arab Group for the month of November 2013 addressed to the Secretary-General  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/591 Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

 

Administrative and Budgetary (5)

A/C.5/68/16 Situation of human rights in Myanmar [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/615 Seconded active-duty military and police personnel  [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/617 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/68/7/ADD.6 Section 13, International Trade Centre [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/610 Financial reports and audited financial statements, and reports of the Board of Auditors [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/611 Programme planning [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/612 Review of the efficiency of the administrative and financial functioning of the United Nations [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/597 Budget performance of the United Nations Supervision Mission in the Syrian Arab Republic for the period from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/594 Second performance report on the budget of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals for the biennium 2012-2013 [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

Legal (6)

A/68/467 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/68/461 Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/68/466 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/68/460 Responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish

 

VIII. Press Releases/Newsletters (select items)

Organization of American States

OAS Notes Progress in the Region Against Corruption

Collaboration Agreement to Support Peace and Security in Central America

OAS Secretary General Calls for Dialogue in Venezuela

OAS Mission in Honduras Urges Parties and Public to Await Official Results

A Response to Violence against Women: The Convention of Belém do Pará

Member States Adopted Declaration of Medellin for Cooperation on Public Security

Member States Present Reports on Security to MISPA

 

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

United Nations Expert Urges Argentina to Audit its Foreign Debt

Expression of Cultural Rights in Vietnam

20th Anniversary of the United Nations Human Rights Office

Mission to Brazil to Examine Human Rights Issues of People of African Descent

United Nations Resolution on the Right to Privacy

Gaza Fuel Crisis at a Point of Near Catastrophe

Right to Protest in Egypt

Global Dialogue on Impact of Businesses on Human Rights

Music Champions in the United Nations Free & Equal Campaign

International Protection of Eritreans in Quest for Safety

The Rights of Religious Minorities

Use of the Word ‘Allah’ in Malaysia

 

IX. Media (select sources/select items)

A. News Aggregators

B. International News Sources

Select Items

Irin News

Stock-outs rock world’s biggest HIV treatment programme

Tough Australian policy fails to discourage Sri Lankan asylum seekers

The climate loss and damage mechanism: whys and why nots?*

Camp fatigue as IDPs wait for Myanmar ceasefire

More Ivoirians return from Liberian refuge

Diary of a local Typhoon Haiyan aid worker

How safe is going home to Somalia?

Religious violence and the seeds of hate in CAR

Spike in AIDS-related adolescent deaths raises alarm

Is Africa ready for GM?

Insecurity and red tape hinder Pakistan aid work

Bangladesh’s “Rohingya strategy” stokes concern

Summit spotlights Asia’s food and nutrition security

Briefing: How to stop a deadly fungus affecting billions

With cross-border attacks, Boko Haram threat widens

UNEP

Stricter Regulations Required to Reap Benefits from China’s Green Investments

‘We Have The Power’ to Make a Difference

AllAfrica

Kenya: Kenya Proclaims ‘Victory’ at Hague Court Talks

Central African Republic: Bemba and His Lawyer Deny Witness Tampering Charges

Kenya: New Hague Rule Allows Accused to Be Excused

Congo-Kinshasa: Children Disappear, Killed in Kinshasa

Central African Republic: Will French Troops Bring Peace?

Somalia: Priority Areas Chosen for Somali Refugees to Return Home

Guinea Bissau: Credible Elections Vital for Restoring Constitutional Order, Says UN Envoy

Central African Republic: France to Send 1,000 Troops to Central African Republic

Central African Republic: UN Calls for Urgent Action in ‘Chaotic’ Central African Republic

Africa: International Criminal Court Faces Its ‘Biggest Stress Test’

Central Africa: UN Security Council Calls for Execution of Kony Arrest Warrant

Congo-Kinshasa: Senior UN Envoy Begins Visit to Bolster Regional Peace Efforts

Central African Republic: Calls Mount for UN Force in Central African Republic

Central Africa: Security Council Condemns ‘War Crimes’ Committed By Lord’s Resistance Army

South Sudan: UN Extends Term of Abyei Peacekeepers

Central African Republic: Region Calls for Peacekeepers in ‘Failed State’

Central African Republic: Send UN Peacekeepers, Top Official Tells Security Council

Africa: Europe Welcomes Ban on CAR Diamonds

South Sudan: UN, African Union Officials Condemn Latest Attack On Darfur Peacekeepers

Congo-Kinshasa: Four Arrested for Witness Tampering

Kenya: AU, Kenya Hopeful for Hague Court Changes

Africa: Govts Make Breakthrough Deals to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Egypt: Egypt Expels Turkish Ambassador

Western Sahara: Obama Backs ‘Mutually Acceptable’ Deal on W. Sahara

Central African Republic: African Union Appoints Leaders of CAR Mission

Sudan: Blue Nile Refugees Flee to South Sudan

Uganda: Kenyans to Visit Uganda Using IDs From January

Congo-Kinshasa: Hague Defence Lawyers Arrested for Witness Tampering

Kenya: Kenyan Attorney General Lashes Out At ICC

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