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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.
Postdoctoral Fellow Alain Zysset on the significance of the practice of the ECtHR for the normative theory of human rights.
Today, Nov. 4, 2016, the Paris Agreement enters into force at a record breaking speed
- less than a year after it was adopted.
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.
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.
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.
PluriCourts is pleased to welcome four new postdoctoral fellows.
Researcher Kjersti Lohne has published an op-ed in Aftenposten following her field work at the Guantanamo Bay Military Tribunals this summer.
Postdoctoral Fellow Amrei Müller's project on how judicial dialogues - how courts interact - is featured on Science Nordic.
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.
PluriCourts Director and Co-Director, Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal, have today published separate op-eds in Norway's largest daily, Aftenposten.
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.
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.
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.
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
The PluriCourts Annual Report contains information on the activities of the research pillars, our publications, events, and other scholarly achievements during 2015.
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.
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.
Professor Cecilia Bailliet has together with four other researchers written an op-ed in Aftenposten warning that the result of the EU's refugee deal with Turkey may be potentially extensive breeches of international law.
The IUCNAEL organizing team are happy to announce that Vidar Helgensen, the Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment, will open the IUCNAEL Colloquium. The colloquium is held in Oslo 20-24 June.
PhD candidate Rosa Manzo has been awarded NOK 30 000 from the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) to finance her stay as a visiting scholar at the New Zealand Center for Environmental Law.
Registration is now open for 14th Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, hosted by Pluricourts in Oslo, 20-24 June, 2016. The colloquium's theme is "The Environment in Court". To the registration.