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MultiRights guest researcher Lynn Dobson will present her on-going work on state-court interaction from the viewpoint of political theories of freedom (with particular interest in Europe). All welcome!
Amrei Sophia Müller will present a draft paper analysing some aspects of the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECtHR) reliance on and engagement with domestic court decisions.
In this seminar Johan Karlsson Schaffer offers a different political-practical conception of human rights. He assumes that human rights are chiefly enforced and implemented through domestic, rather than international political action. This is because they empower individuals and groups to challenge governmental authority.
Christoffer C. Eriksen will present a paper exploring how the use of domestic administrative discretion is affected by courts and tribunals having the power to interpret international treaties.
What motivates states to ratify international human rights treaties remains an unanswered question in political science. In this seminar Hubert Smekal and Janovský Jozef provide for a new systematic examination of the commitment practices in two post-communist countries: the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
In the late 1940s and early 1950s, Norwegian politicians and civil servants regarded human rights as norms that could form the basis of inter-state legal obligations, but not as rules that were to be enforced by a supranational court.
In this seminar Claudio Corradetti will contribute to the debate on the fragmentation of international Law and further his ideas on cosmopolitanism through courts.
PluriCourts, together with University of Copenhagen Centre of Excellence for International Courts – iCourts, is organizing a combined workshop and PhD course on the Legitimacy of International Courts and Tribunals.
The case, which will be presented by Ole Kristian Fauchald, concerns access to environmental information and effectiveness of available remedies. A public hearing of the case will take place in Geneva on December 17. The documents of the case can be accessed at UNECE's webpage.
How and why do domestic actors use international Courts to advance or restrain sexual and reproductive rights? How can we study the phenomenon of legal mobilisation on a global, regional and national basis? These and other questions will be discussed at a two-day workshop in Boston.
This colloquium will bring together judges and academics to discuss lessons learned concerning the role of the judiciary in protecting constitutionalism and human rights.
In the lunch seminar, Steinar Andresen will present his ongoing paper on international Courts (ICs) and international envrionmental governance
At the seminar Andreas Føllesdal presents his paper looking at how elements of the ECtHR and its practices actually contribute to ‘transitional justice’ – helping to move states toward more stable and just legal and political order.
The late Rolv Ryssdal, earlier Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and President of the European Court of Human Rights, was born 100 years ago. This anniversary will be marked with a memorial seminar at the Supreme Court. The focus at the seminar will be on the relationship between Norway and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).
Amicus curiae submissions to the WTO’s dispute settlement mechanism (DSM) have been one of the most controversial aspects of the WTO DSM. While states from the global North have typically supported the inclusion of amici, states from the South have resisted their inclusion. In this lunch seminar, Theresa Squatrito will present a paper in which she addresses empirical questions related to the WTO DSM.
Matthew Saul will present a paper that addresses how the processes of national parliaments feature in the practice of the ECtHR.
In collaboration with Geneva Centre for International Dispute Settlement, PluriCourts has invited experts in international trade law to discuss issues with regards to the legitimacy of international trade tribunals.
In the seminar Anders Narvestad will present his PhD Project. In his Phd he addresses the question of the relation between domestic Norwegian law and international law from one particular angle: From the question of whether (and if so, in what ways) international law is relevant to the reading and application of the Norwegian constitution.
Communication in the form of judicial dialogue has been substantively investigated in the fields of human rights and constitutional law, it is nevertheless an increasingly rising phenomenon in international trade and Investment.
The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Oslo and the Norwegian Branch of ILA in cooperation with PluriCourts invite to a seminar with Professor Pavel Šturma, member of the UN International Law Commission.