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The concluding conference of the MultiRights project will take place at the University of Oslo on February 29 and 1 March 2016. The conference will focus on analyzing and comparing the reform processes of the UN treaty bodies and of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) aiming at finding mutual learning experiences.
In this article, Postdoctoral Fellow Matthew Saul seeks to develop a clearer understanding of the value of membership of an international human rights treaty regime for assessments of the legitimacy of interim governance arrangements, with a special focus on the case of Afghanistan. The article is publised as an ESIL Conference paper 12/2015. Read the full paper (SSRN).
By Laura Létourneau-Tremblay, Researcher, MultiRights/PluriCourts
By Ramute Remezaite, PhD Candidate, School of Law, Middlesex University
This chapter by PluriCourts co-director Andreas Føllesdal will appear in Shifting Centres of Gravity in Human Rights Protection: Rethinking Relations between the ECHR, EU, and National Legal Orders (eds. Oddný Mjöll Arnardóttir and Antoine Buyse). London: Routledge 2016. Read the chapter (SSRN).
Is fragmentation a threat to international law? In their book, Professor Mads Andenæs and Dr Eirik Bjørge (eds.) contend that the fragmentation of international law is far exceeded by its convergence. Discussants at the book launch will be Professor Inger Johanne Sand and PhD Candidate Sondre Torp Helmersen.
By Alice Panepinto, Research Fellow, Centre for Human Rights in Practice, Warwick University, UK
The concluding conference of the MultiRights project will focus on analyzing and comparing the reform processes of the UN treaty bodies and of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) aiming at finding mutual learning experiences.
In the preceding years, the Norwegian Supreme Court has marked itself as an active protector of individual rights. The topic for Morten Kinander's presentation is the development of the Supreme Court's activism in respect to individual rights, its legal foundations and the consequences for Norwegian constitutional law.
In this MultiRights seminar, researcher Nino Tsereteli will talk about recent efforts of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) to trigger and facilitate parliamentary engagement in solving structural problems identified in its judgments.
Stian Øby Johansen, who is writing a PhD thesis on the accountability mechanisms of international organizations, invites MultiRights researchers and other interested persons to a brainstorming seminar. The topic to be discussed is the choice of elements that should be looked at when appraising the accountability mechanisms of IOs.
Special issue edited by Postdoctoral Fellow Claudio Corradetti and Basak Cali (Koç University), to appear in the German Law Journal.