Domus Nova, 5th floor
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In this PluriCourts lunch, Professor Michael Byers will focus on different issues regarding the sovereignty of the North Pole. Who controls the Northwest Passage? Who owns the oil and gas beneath the Arctic Ocean? Which territorial claims will prevail, and why — those of the United States, Russia, Canada, or the Nordic nations? How do we protect the fragile Arctic environment ?
Most of the discourse and analysis on this topic has focused on issues of fragmentation, conflict, and the balancing of obligations between legal regimes. But can International Investment Law and Environmental Law be supportive and mutually complementary?
PluriCourts invites scholars to apply for visiting research fellowship at PluriCourts throughout the year (with an exemption for the holiday period (1 July – 15 August) .
The duration of the contracts is 3 – 12 months. The candidate must hold a doctoral degree in political science, philosophy or law.
In this seminar, Professor Steven Freeland will discuss the interaction between warfare and environmental destruction and argue for the inclusion of the crime of ‘crimes against the environment’ in the ICC Statute. All welcome!
The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL)will take place in Oslo, Norway. The Conference will focus on the judicialization of international Law.
This year's annual conference will focus on the performance of international courts, and will feature many prominent speakers.
In this seminar, Professor Christina Voigt, legal advisor to the Norwegian delegation to the UNFCCC, will talk about the expectations, challenges and outcome from the climate negotiations in Lima. What are the main issues at stake; how will 2015 look like; and are we finally on a way to an effective global climate agreement?
By Laura Letourneau-Tremblay, Reseach Assistant, PluriCourts and Annette Hovdal, Project Coordinator, PluriCourts
The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts are hosting a high-level summer school for PhD students working on international law and with a special interest in interdisciplinary studies of international law and its social and political context.
We particularly welcome students and scholars who are writing up a PhD thesis that involves an interdisciplinary study of one or more international courts.
By Laura Letourneau-Tremblay, Research Assistant, PluriCourts
To honor the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Center for International and Comparative Law (CICL), the University of Baltimore School of Law, in conjunction with PluriCourts, will bring together renowned scholars for a symposium on legitimacy and international courts.
In the lunch seminar, Steinar Andresen will present his ongoing paper on international Courts (ICs) and international envrionmental governance
An international symposium will bring together scholars and human rights judges to discuss how environmental concerns can legitimately be addressed by human rights courts.
PluriCourts Annual Conference this year will be on the theme of international courts and the rule of law.
Marte Jervan will present her master thesis on "Contribution of the International Court of Justice to the Development of the Law Concerning Transboundary Environmental Harm".
Article by Steinar Andresen (PluriCourts), Norichika Kanie, Peter M. Haas, Graeme Auld, Benjamin Cashore, Pamela S. Chasek, Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira, Stefan Renckens, Olav Schram Stokke, Casey Stevens, Stacy D. VanDeveer, and Masahiko Iguchi.