Webpages tagged with «Human Rights» - Page 4
For more than two decades, one Austrian lawyer has strategically represented cases to eliminate discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people before domestic and international courts. On 5 December 2017, the Austrian Constitutional Court decided that two persons of the same sex must be able to enter into civil marriage.
This semester PluriCourts welcomes five new employees - four PhD Fellows and one Postdoctoral Fellow.
Postdoctoral Fellow Amrei Müller's project on how judicial dialogues - how courts interact - is featured on Science Nordic.
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.
By Stian Øby Johansen, PhD Candidate, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo
Discussion of the article written by: Aletras, N., Tsarapatsanis, D., Preoţiuc-Pietro, D., & Lampos, V. (2016) in PeerJ Computer Science, 2.
How do national and international courts and tribunals use international judicial decisions? Many discuss this phenomenon under labels such us 'judicial dialogue', 'cross-pollination', and/or 'cross-fertilization'.
This seminar is co-organized by the Department of Private Law and PluriCourts.
The conference is the second in the workshop series "Identity on the International Bench" organized by PluriCourts.
Approximately 22.5 million people have had to flee their homes due to natural disasters and climate change in 2008-2017. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Centre of International Law at Belo Horizonte, Brazil, invited Professor Cecilia Bailliet to teach Latin American students about the rights of these displaced persons.
Journal article by postdoctoral fellow Juan Pablo Perez-Leon Acevedo in the African Human Rights Law Journal Vol. 16.
At the initiative of the Norwegian Consulate General in St. Petersburg, a delegation of Russian human rights lawyers visits Oslo. Today, they will meet With human rights researchers from PluriCourts and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights.
10-11 February 2014 in Paris.
An international symposium will bring together scholars and human rights judges to discuss how environmental concerns can legitimately be addressed by human rights courts.
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.