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19 December 2017

PhD research on altruism in international law

Last September Jason Rudall defended his PhD thesis in International Law, entitled “Altruism in International Law”, at the Graduate Institute. Professor Andrew Clapham presided the jury, which also included Professor Andrea Bianchi, Thesis Supervisor, and Professor Tom Ruys, from Ghent University in Belgium. The thesis explores the emergence of legal relationships between states and individuals in...
13 December 2017

Liliana Andonova on global public-private partnerships

Her latest book explains the nature of this institutional change in international relations.

08 December 2017

How the Rise of Public-Private Partnerships is Changing International...

Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have transformed the nature of international institutions and the multilateral system. They are a decentralized and voluntary mode of governance that combines public...

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05 December 2017

How the FAO Changed the Notion of ‘Rural Welfare’: An Historical...

Once established, International Organisations (IOs) have a tendency to persist and evolve - to varying degrees of success - to changing circumstances. To capture some of those changes, since the end of...

30 November 2017

Deadlock at the WTO: Pathways to Maintaining an Effective System...

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body is the main pillar of the WTO dispute settlement system, but it is presently facing a crisis due to member state disagreement over the appointment of...