International tribunals: legalization and constitutionalization – implications for national constitutional structures (completed)
The project's starting point is the assumption that international courts and tribunals play an increasingly important role in settling conflicts of interest at the international level - a development often called 'legalisation'.
About the project
The main focus of the project is to analyse the impact of the practice of international courts and court-like structures (tribunals) has on the interplay between national and international institutions. Four different sets of tribunals are fire typer tribunaler:
- human rights tribunals
- international criminal tribunals
- international trade tribunals (including the WTO system)
- tribunals established for the protection of foreign investments
The project is funded by the Research Council of Norway's JUSISP-programme.
The project has an extensive international network. Of particular importance is the EU-funded International Law in Domestic Courts Network (COST Action IS0602), headed by the Amsterdam Centre for International Law.