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NORDEM's secondee to EULEX Kosovo, Vidar Stensland, will share his experiences from working as a judge in an international mission.
Postdoctoral fellow Claudio Corradetti has edited an issue of Transnatioal Legal Theory on "Cosmopolitan Law and the Courts". In addition to the introduction, Corradetti has contributed with the article "Judicial cosmopolitan authority". Andreas Føllesdal has contributed with the article "Building democracy at the Bar: the European Court of Human Rights as an agent of transitional cosmopolitanism" to the same issue.
In the article "Subsidiarity and International Human-Rights Courts: Respecting Self-Governance and Protecting Human Rights - Or Neither?", Andreas Føllesdal discusses the relationship between the principle of subsidiarity and international human rights courts. Read the article in Law and Contemporary Problems, vol. 79(2): 147-163.
A seminar organized by NORDEM on the occasion of the visit by OSCE/ODIHR Director Michael Georg Link.
This issue features a timely article on the need for a closer relationship between fiscal transparency and human rights, and an article which offers a critical analysis of how the UN Human Rights Council conceives of traditional cultural practices. The latest issue also highlights the transition to an inclusive education system for disabled children, and features a reflection piece on human rights and dignity in health care. Articles are available from Taylor & Francis for download.
By Stian Øby Johansen, PhD Candidate, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo
MultiRights Seminar with Åse B. Grødeland on her paper written with Leslie T. Holmes about Russia's relationship with the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).
The Ryssdal seminar is an annual event which is primarily aimed at Norwegian judges. The seminar addresses the interface between international courts and Norwegian law. The topic for the seminar this year is "The Judiciary and the Independence of Judges" and is co-hosted by the Norwegian Courts Administration.
MultiRights Seminar with Johan Karlsson Schaffer presenting his paper on Nordic ambivalence to international human rights norms.
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).