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Global Governance Centre
Thursday
16
May
Paths

Paths Panel II - The Authority of Legal Instruments: Perspectives from IHL and Environmental Law

Linus Mührel, Freie Universität Berlin, and Aylin Yildiz, World Trade Institute
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Petal 2 - S4, Maison de la paix

This panel brings together recent research analyzing the authority of legal instruments – be it international, regional or national – in the fields of IHL and International Environmental Law.

 

Speakers:

Linus Mührel, Freie Universität Berlin
“The Authority of Interpretations and Law-Ascertainments of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Course of Times”
Linus examines how the ICRC’s output has impacted the contemporary understanding of relevant notions of IHL in the legal practice of international courts, states, as well as in international legal scholarship, thereby succeeding in occasioning change in international law.

Aylin Yildiz, World Trade Institute
“The Law and Governance of Climate Change and Migration: A Case Study from Fiji”
Aylin analyses the recent climate change and migration instruments of Fiji in light of regional and international initiatives, and finds that cooperative governance structures are crucial to inform and strengthen national frameworks.

 

Discussants:

Lucy Lu Reimers, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Francesco Romani, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge

 

This event is part of the  Paths of International Law research project. Click here  to visit the project's own website.

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