2015 - Page 2

Published Aug. 3, 2015 3:45 PM

Tarald Laudal Berge was interviewed by the Norwegian newspaper, Dagens Perspektiv,on his views regarding the negotiations of Norway's new draft model agreement.

Published July 23, 2015 11:29 AM

Two guest researchers join PluriCourts on 3 August: Andrew Mitchell (Melbourne University) and Gus Van Harten (York University, Canada).

Published July 13, 2015 1:23 PM

The next climate agreement will be adopted in December 2015. It should not uphold the current division between developed and developen countries' responsibilities for climate change. Economy and society have changed, calling for a new interpretation of equity, writes PhD Candidate Rosa Manzo

Published July 3, 2015 11:33 AM

PluriCourts coordinator Ole Kristian Fauchald and co-director Andreas Føllesdal published an op-ed in the Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv. Read the full text (pdf., in Norwegian).

Published June 5, 2015 11:39 AM

Submit a paper for the international symposium on ‘The Present and Future Role of Investment Treaty Arbitration in Adjudicating Environmental Disputes’ (Oslo, 5-6 November 2015). The submission deadline is 15 July 2015. Go to the symposium page or read the full call.

Published May 28, 2015 10:08 AM

PluriCourts coordinator Ole Kristian Fauchald was interviewed by the Norwegian newspaper Klassekampen. The Norwegian government's proposal for future investment agreements between Norway and other states may limit the Norwegian politicians' scope of action, he says.

Published May 22, 2015 9:48 AM

Directors of PluriCourts, Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal disagree with the critics of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Klassekampen. Read the article here (in Norwegian, pdf).

Published Apr. 16, 2015 10:31 AM

On 22 April, PluriCourts Coordinator Cecilia Bailliet took part in a panel debate on the topic "The Greatest Threat to World Peace – and what we need to know more about to face it". The event was organized by the Research School on Peace and Conflict, and took place at the University of Oslo Library. For more information, see the event page at PRIO's website.

Published Apr. 13, 2015 1:43 PM

Scholars are invited to submit paper proposals for the workshop "The European Court of Human Rights: Promoter or Predator of Democratic Transitions?", which takes place 19-20 September in Istanbul. The deadline for submitting an abstract is 1 August, and the deadline for submitting a full paper is 1 September.

Published Apr. 9, 2015 8:49 AM

Karen Alter's book The New Terrain of International Law received the American Society of International Law's highest award for a book published in 2014: The Certificate of Merit for a Preeminent Contribution to Creative Scholarship.

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. 28, 2015 11:46 AM

Shakira Bedoya Sanchez, Postdoctoral fellow at Pluricourts, shares her expereriences during a training on forensic anthropology in Guatemala city in a recent blog post on ALLEGRA - a Virtual Lab of Legal Anthropology.

Published Jan. 9, 2015 4:25 PM

Professor Ole Kristian Fauchald and Postdoctoral Fellow Daniel Behn of PluriCourts invite scholars to submit paper proposals papers for a roundtable discussion on measuring judicial responses to legitimacy crises that a number of international courts and tribunals have experienced in recent years, at the ESIL Conference, 10-12 September. The deadline for submitting a paper proposal is 25 January.

Published Jan. 8, 2015 2:20 PM

On October 27, 2014, Paul Mahoney, Judge on the European Court of Human Rights, held a speech on the Legacy of the Ryssdal Presidency of the European Court of Human rights (1985-1998).


Published Jan. 7, 2015 2:58 PM

The University of Oslo's online magazine Uniforum published an article about the successful return to the refurbished PluriCourts premises in Domus Nova.

Published Jan. 5, 2015 1:54 PM

In a recent op-ed in the Norwegian daily Aftenposten, PluriCourts Director Andreas Føllesdal, argues that dual citizenship does not threaten Norwegian interests and that Norway should remove the prohibition on dual citizenship.