Webpages tagged with «Human Rights» - Page 8

Published Mar. 4, 2015 2:52 PM

PluriCourts and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights welcome you to the book launch of “Promoting Peace Through International Law”, edited by Professors Cecilia Marcela Bailliet and Kjetil Mujezinovic Larsen.

Published Feb. 12, 2015 12:14 PM

Book chapter by PluriCourts co-director Geir Ulfstein, published in International Law and Changing Perceptions of Security, edited by Jonas Ebbesson, Marie Jacobsson, Mark Klamberg, David Langlet, and Pål Wrange (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2014, pp.296-306). Read the article (pdf).

Published Feb. 12, 2015 12:03 PM

In his article "Del av problemet, og del av løsningen: Den europeiske menneskerettighetsdomstolen og demokratisk selvstyre", PluriCourts director Andreas Føllesdal assesses the judicialisation process by the European Court of Human Rights. The text is part of the book Det norske demokratiet i det 21. århundre edited by Harald Baldersheim and Øyvind Østerud (Fagbokforlaget, 2014, pp. 81-90). Read the full text (in Norwegian, pdf).

Published Feb. 12, 2015 11:54 AM

PluriCourts co-directos Andreas Føllesdal and Geir Ulfstein contributed to the book The Independence of Judges, edited by Nils A. Engstad, Astrid Frøseth and Bård Tønder (Eleven International Publishing, 2014, pp. 247-260). Read the chapter (SSRN).

Published Feb. 12, 2015 11:06 AM

This article by PluriCourts director Andreas Føllesdal appeared in Kantian Theory and Human Rights, edited by Andreas Follesdal and Reidar Maliks: Routledge. 2014, pp. 193-202. Read the article (SSRN).

Published Feb. 12, 2015 11:01 AM

This chapter by PluriCourts co-director Geir Ulfstein is part of the volume International Law-making. Essays in Honour of Jan Klabbers, edited by Rain Liivoja and Jarna Petman (Routledge, 2014, pp.249-259). Access the book.

Published Feb. 11, 2015 1:13 PM

PluriCourts coordinator Siri Gloppen published a chapter in the book Corruption, grabbing and development : real world challenges edited by Tina Søreide and David Aled Williams (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014, pp. 68-79). Read the full chapter here.

Published Feb. 11, 2015 11:11 AM

How can we ensure a comprehensive teaching of the right to peace that shows the normative basis of the right to peace as well as the potential for implementation?

This article by PluriCourts coordinator Cecilia Bailliet was published in the Santa Clara Journal of International Law, Volume 12, Issue 2 (2014). Read the acticle here.

Published Feb. 11, 2015 10:57 AM

Book edited by PluriCourts coordinator Cecilia Bailliet and Kjetil M. Larsen, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (Oxford University Press, 2015). View the book here.

Published Jan. 29, 2015 2:38 PM

28 and 29 January, Geir Ulfstein discussed human rights in connection to two current cases in Norway on the radio.

Published Jan. 29, 2015 11:44 AM

Professor Bailliet will explain the contemporaneous effort of NGOs to promote the crystallization of a new human right to conscientious objection at national and international levels.

Published Jan. 27, 2015 11:31 AM

In this seminar Geir Ulfstein presents a draft article where he argues that the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) should be seen as a constitutionalized, rather than a constitutional court for Europe.

Published Jan. 14, 2015 9:50 AM

In this seminar Postdoctoral Fellow Matthew William Saul will present his paper addressing how the processes of national parliaments feature in the European Court of Human Rights' (ECtHR's) practice of affording states a margin of appreciation.

Published Jan. 10, 2015 2:50 PM

By Stian Oby Johansen, PhD Fellow, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo

Published Jan. 8, 2015 11:43 AM

In this MultiRights Seminar Morten Ruud will talk about the reform process that is currently underway in the follow-up of the Brighton Declaration of 2012. He will focus on the enforcement system under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), its challenges and need for reform.

Published Dec. 22, 2014 12:37 PM

On 18 December 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union found the Draft Agreement on the European Union's Accession to the ECHR to be incompatible with EU Law. In this seminar Stian Øby Johansen provides an analysis of the judgment and its consequences.

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Published Dec. 16, 2014 3:00 PM

Master thesis by Elise Gedde Metz on European Court of Human Rights and Norwegian Supreme Court cases on what is considered to be sufficient reasoning in jury cases. Read the thesis.

The International Court of Justice
Published Dec. 15, 2014 10:23 AM

What is the impact of international courts on domestic political and legal systems? This question and more are explored at an upcoming workshop organised by PluriCourts Coordinator Marlene Wind.

Published Dec. 5, 2014 4:21 PM

This book edited by PluriCourts coordinator Christina Voigt will contain a selection of the most relevant papers from the international colloquium on "The Environment in Court", which will be hosted by PluriCourts in June 2016.

Published Dec. 5, 2014 2:28 PM

On 27 October PluriCouts organized a memorial seminar in honour of the first, and so far only, Norwegian President of the European Court of Human Rights.  Tore Schei and Paul Mahoney were two of the distinguished speakers at the seminar. You can read their contributions here.

Published Dec. 4, 2014 4:26 PM

The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts are hosting a high-level summer school for PhD students working on international law and with a special interest in interdisciplinary studies of international law and its social and political context.

We particularly welcome students and scholars who are writing up a PhD thesis that involves an interdisciplinary study of one or more international courts.

Published Nov. 11, 2014 12:42 PM

What motivates states to ratify international human rights treaties remains an unanswered question in political science. In this seminar Hubert Smekal and Janovský Jozef provide for a new systematic examination of the commitment practices in two post-communist countries: the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Published Nov. 5, 2014 11:19 AM

In this seminar Johan Karlsson Schaffer offers a different political-practical conception of human rights. He assumes that human rights are chiefly enforced and implemented through domestic, rather than international political action. This is because they empower individuals and groups to challenge governmental authority.

Published Nov. 4, 2014 9:35 AM

In this seminar Claudio Corradetti will contribute to the debate on the fragmentation of international Law and further his ideas on cosmopolitanism through courts.