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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.
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).
By Laura Létourneau-Tremblay, Researcher, MultiRights/PluriCourts
By Ramute Remezaite, PhD Candidate, School of Law, Middlesex University