News

Stairs at the Palais des Droits de l'Homme
Published Mar. 30, 2017 10:34 AM

PluriCourts and the Council of Europe are co-organizing a brainstorming seminar in Strasbourg. It will form the starting point of an intergovernmental working group discussing which role international law plays for the use of the Convention.

Published Jan. 13, 2017 9:07 AM

June 26-30, 2017 iCourts (University of Copenhagen) and PluriCourts welcome all interested to a PhD Summer School on "International Law: Courts and Contexts" in Copenhagen. 

Published Jan. 10, 2017 3:00 PM

What is Global Governance, where is it going, and what are the greatest challenges?

Published Nov. 24, 2016 11:56 AM

On Wednesday Nov. 2, NUPI stated that Norway will reap substantial benefits from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiated by USA and EU. However, the report is hampered by poor methodology and low contextual understanding.

Opinion piece by PhD candidate Tarald Laudal Berge and Senior Executive Officer Tori Loven Kirkebø in Klassekampen, Nov. 24.

Photograph of the buildings of the European Court of Human Rights
Published Nov. 9, 2016 5:28 PM

Postdoctoral Fellow Alain Zysset on the significance of the practice of the ECtHR for the normative theory of human rights.

All heads of delegation lined up for a group photo at COP 21.
Published Nov. 4, 2016 8:43 AM

Today, Nov. 4, 2016, the Paris Agreement enters into force at a record breaking speed

- less than a year after it was adopted. 

Published Nov. 1, 2016 9:07 AM

Workshop in Oslo Mar. 23-24, 2017.

Row of tents
Published Oct. 25, 2016 4:36 PM

As a researcher on international courts and tribunals, Kjersti Lohne wanted to see what is going on in the Military Commissions at Guantanamo Bay. That turned out to be quite the challenge.

Portrait of Professor Emeritus George Christie
Published Oct. 21, 2016 11:48 AM

Professor Emeritus George C. Christie is visiting PluriCourts as a Fulbright’s Scholar. He joined PluriCourts in September 2016, and will stay until March 2017. 

Published Oct. 5, 2016 9:35 AM

Op-ed by postdoctoral fellow Joanna Nicholson and Professor Jo Martin Stigen published in Aftenposten.

Published Oct. 3, 2016 11:09 AM

Professor Cecilia Bailliet on the legacy of the Nuremberg Tribunals.

A shortened Norwegian translation of this article was published as an op-ed in Dagens Næringsliv Oct. 1, 2016. 

Photo of the four new postdoctoral fellows.
Published Sep. 29, 2016 2:34 PM

PluriCourts is pleased to welcome four new postdoctoral fellows. 

Published Sep. 12, 2016 8:59 AM

Researcher Kjersti Lohne has published an op-ed in Aftenposten following her field work at the Guantanamo Bay Military Tribunals this summer.  

Published Sep. 2, 2016 3:37 PM

Postdoctoral Fellow Amrei Müller's project on how judicial dialogues - how courts interact - is featured on Science Nordic. 

Published Aug. 26, 2016 2:07 PM

PluriCourts had the pleasure of welcoming his Honor Georges Abi-Saab to Oslo. In conversation with Cecilia Bailliet, his Honor weighed in on the evolution of international law.

Published July 6, 2016 11:57 AM

Geir Ulfstein has published an op-ed in Norwegian daily Aftenposten. The op-ed has the title "10 Theses on Internaitonal Law" [ti teser om folkerett]. Read the op-ed in Aftenposten 6 July .

Published June 10, 2016 3:06 PM

PluriCourts Director and Co-Director, Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal, have today published separate op-eds in Norway's largest daily, Aftenposten.  

Published June 9, 2016 11:51 AM

PluriCourts' Scientific Advisory Committee gets two new members as Karen Alter and Thomas Pogge step down. Beth Simmons takes over after Alter as the new chair of the committee and John Tasioulas takes up the last seat on the committee.

Published May 4, 2016 10:43 AM

With its new, unique databases, the investment team at PluriCourts has contributed to establishing the centre as a hub for empirical legal research on investment treaty arbitration – and is shining some empirical light on the contested issue of investment treaties.

Published May 4, 2016 10:38 AM

With the increasing diffusion of investment agreements, investment treaty arbitration has become a major avenue for investors seeking protection of their investments against state acts. But this is not dispute settlement on the cheap, says professor Ole Kristian Fauchald.

Published May 2, 2016 10:55 AM

PluriCourts is happy to welcome two new guest researchers this week as Kjersti Lohne (PRIO) and Jan Petrov (Masaryk University) join the team.

Published Apr. 14, 2016 10:55 AM

PluriCourts director Geir Ulfstein was interviewed by NRK this morning about whether Chechen special forces using Svalbard's airport in connection with a military exercise is a breach of the Svalbard treaty

Published Apr. 14, 2016 10:35 AM

The PluriCourts Annual Report contains information on the activities of the research pillars, our publications, events, and other scholarly achievements during 2015.

Published Apr. 8, 2016 1:34 PM

This week the ICC abandoned its claim of orchastration of violence against deputy president William Ruto. In this article Claudio Corradetti discusses the balance of transitional justice in the Kenyan Context.

Published Apr. 1, 2016 12:11 PM

Cecilia Bailliet asks if the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is supporting a practice of radical gender quotas for men. If true, she holds, this would be illegal.