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13 December 2018

From the Nuremberg Trials to Now, Philippe Sands Examines International Law’s Development

Philippe Sands, Professor of Law at University College London and practicing barrister at Matrix Chambers, was invited by the Graduate Institute and the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights on 5 December 2018 for a public conference on “The Individual and the Group: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Genocide Convention at 70”, to celebrate the 70th anniversary...
27 November 2018

Collective Non-State Entities in International Law

According to the mainstream international law doctrine, collective non-state entities are essentially excluded from the regulatory reach of binding international law. A recent PhD thesis explores adaptations...

13 November 2018

“Research Handbook on Territorial Disputes” by Marcelo Kohen

Despite globalisation and the increasingly transnational character of human activities, territorial disputes remain a significant source of tensions in international relations and constitute a large share...

05 November 2018

Human Rights and State-Owned Entities

How is the state ownership of companies regulated in international law? What are the main limitations and opportunities inherent in each system of regulation, as far as human rights are concerned? Mihaela...

02 November 2018

Paola Gaeta: Robots and Criminal Responsibility

Robots are part of our daily lives, for instance when we use the self-checkout lane at the grocery store. However, they are rapidly becoming more than the routine mechanical devices programmed to perform...