The proliferation of human rights treaties at regional and global levels may offer moral foundations for international law. However, many worry that this growth of supervisory organs is illegitimate.The MultiRights project scrutinizes such claims of legitimacy deficits, and considers reform proposals.
MultiRights is a 5-year project financed by an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council.
Concluding Conference: Reforms in UN Treaty Bodies and the European Court of Human Rights: Mutual Lessons?
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.
The conference will take place in Oslo on 29 February - 1 March 2016.
- International Law and the Legitimacy of Interim Governments Jan 19, 2016
- Emotional Politics and the 'Militant Turn' of the European Court of Human Rights. Assessing Democratic Transitions Through the Case of Party Bans: The Refah Partisi Dec 14, 2015
- Fragmentation in International Human Rights Law – Beyond Conflict of International Courts in a State of Nature: Foreword Dec 4, 2015