During the recent UN climate change summit, state parties agreed to phase down coal and renewed their intention of limiting global warming to 1,5 degrees. Yet for Professor Voigt, the most important achievement was the carving out of the technical details within carbon trading and transparency.
PluriCourts' annual Concepts and Methods conference was dedicated to the new research initiative on the interface between international and national law.
In her recently submitted PhD thesis, Emma Brandon investigates state’s obligations to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the regional human rights courts, even when they are not members of these courts.
In November, PluriCourts will be hosting two separate events in Paris, one on the openness of European national legal orders to international law and one concerning climate change cases before national and international courts.
On 27-28 October, PluriCourts hosted a two day research conference on compliance mechanisms: “International Courts versus Compliance Mechanisms: Comparative advantages of non-compliance mechanisms and complaint procedures.”
PluriCourts hosts a one week intensive interdisciplinary Ph.D.-course on the legitimacy of international law and international institutions, with a particular focus on international courts, in Oslo, Norway, June 13 to June 17 2022.
Legitimacy Criticisms and Theories of Adjudication
Voigt will be the chair of the Commission for the next four years. She intends to harness its international role and its global reach.
PluriCourts researchers have succeeded in attracting funding from the Research Council of Norway for a four-year research project.
On 15 June, PluriCourts together with the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH), hosted a seminar on “The effective implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights – enhancing domestic dialogue and co-ordination”.
Discussion on how diversity - or lack of diversity - among international judges may influence courts' opinions and their legitimacy
Alain Zysset joined PluriCourts in May 2021, as a Senior Research Fellow in legal theory.
PluriCourts issues this call for abstracts on the topic of “International Courts versus Compliance Mechanisms: Comparative advantages of non-compliance mechanisms and complaint procedures.”
Professor of Law Hannah Garry will spend 6 months at PluriCourts as a Fulbright scholar starting January 1, 2022. Professor Garry comes to PluriCourts from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.
On 12-13 April 2021, PluriCourts co-organized a conference on the Inter-State cases under the European Convention on Human Rights, together with the German Federal Ministry for Justice and Consumer Protection and the Human Rights Centre at the University of Potsdam.
In March 2021, Runar Hilleren Lie completed his midway assessment as part of the formal requirements for progressing in a Ph.D. Program.
In February 2021, PluriCourts and the Norwegian Courts Administration arranged a digital conference on the Independence of the Judiciary. The judiciary was well represented in the audience and we had about 90 participants.