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By Laura Létourneau-Tremblay, Researcher, MultiRights/PluriCourts and Claire Poppelwell-Scevak, Research Assistant, PluriCourts
The second in the series of PluriCourts reading seminars discusses texts by Daniel Bodansky, Allen Buchanan and Robert O. Keohane, and Nienke Grossman.
The first in the series of PluriCourts reading seminars discusses two core texts: one by Karen Alter and one by Armin von Bogdandy and Ingo Venzke.
This closed workshop will discuss Norwegian law and its relationship with the European Court of Human Rights.
At this MultiRights seminar, Amrei Müller will present her draft paper on the influence of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) in Europe.
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.