The proliferation of human rights treaties at regional and global levels may offer moral foundations for international law. However, many worry that this growth of supervisory organs is illegitimate.The MultiRights project scrutinizes such claims of legitimacy deficits, and considers reform proposals. Project summary. MultiRights is a 5-year project financed by an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council.
MultiRights Summer Institute 2013
The MultiRights Summer Institute will be held in Oslo June 9-22. After a process of selecting the best candidates, eight participants have been chosen. These scholars will stay in Oslo in this period and work on their contribution to the MultiRights project. Here are the selected participants and their intended research topics.
The ERC project ‘MultiRights’, the ECRP project ‘International Law through the National Prism: the Impact of Judicial Dialogue’ and the Norwegian Centre of Excellence ‘PluriCourts’ the conference ‘Transnational Judicial Dialogue: Concept, Method, Extent and Effects’ on 21 and 22 June 2013.
- Føllesdal, Peters & Ufstein: Constituting Europe: The European Court of Human Rights in a National, European and Global Context. Studies on Human Rights Conventions May 27, 2013
- Saul: 'Book review: Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights' Feb 8, 2013
- Ulfstein & Christiansen: 'The Legality of the NATO Bombing in Libya' Feb 4, 2013
- The negotiations on the European Union’s accession to the ECHR have resumed Jul 31, 2012 03:09 PM
- Correlations, Statistics and Judicial Politics Studies – A MultiRights Morning Coffee Impromptu Jul 3, 2012 03:01 PM
- The Trouble with Persuasion – Courts and Legitimacy Jun 25, 2012 04:11 PM