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By Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal. This text was first published on the EJIL Talk - Blog of the European Journal of International Law.
On 17 and 18 May 2018, the second conference in the Identity on the International Bench Series is taking place in The Hague, organized by the PluriCourts Centre of Excellence, Oslo University.
PluriCourts invites contributions for its upcoming workshop Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights, 21 September 2018 at the European Court of Human Rights. The submission deadline is 15 February 2018.
On January 9th 2018, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) released an Advisory Opinion, requested by Costa Rica in 2016, recognizing important features of the right to gender identity and non-discrimination against same-sex couples.
The conference is the second in the workshop series "Identity on the International Bench" organized by PluriCourts.
For more than two decades, one Austrian lawyer has strategically represented cases to eliminate discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people before domestic and international courts. On 5 December 2017, the Austrian Constitutional Court decided that two persons of the same sex must be able to enter into civil marriage.
Chapter by PluriCourts director Andreas Føllesdal in Moral and Political Conceptions of Human Rights: Implications for Theory and Practice, book edited by R. Maliks & J. S. Karlsson (CUP) 77-96
Fulbright research scholar Jeffrey Kahn will give a keynote speech at tenth International Conference on Development of Russian Law - Rule of Law Revisited: Applying Law in Russia and Beyond in Helsinki on November 20.