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Published Aug. 14, 2014 9:25 AM

There are many claiming that Israel has broken international law by its actions in Gaza. However, focus has so far only been on violations of international humanitarian law (jus in bello). In this new blogpost at the blog Just Security, professor Geir Ulfstein argues that we need also to examine breaches of restrictions following from the right of self-defence (jus ad bellum).

You can read the full blog post through this link.

Published Mar. 17, 2014 4:06 PM

On 27 February, a team of lawyers defensing one of the Guantanamo detainees visited PluriCourts for general advise on how to apply international law in the ongoing trials.

The defense team met with a number of experts on international law for a fuitful discussion.

Read more about this in Uniforum (the article is in Norwegian only)

Published Oct. 21, 2013 9:09 AM

Andreas Føllesdal and Geir Ulfstein were interviewed in the latest newsletter of the Centre for Advance Study (CAS) at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. A research project that began with a one-year research stay at CAS has now become PluriCourts - a Norwegian Centre of Excellence.

Published Aug. 15, 2013 9:54 AM

Anne Hellum and Henriette Sinding Aasen have edited one more volume of the prestigious Cambridge University Press new series Studies on Human Rights Conventions: Women's Human Rights: CEDAW in International, Regional and National Law. 

Published June 3, 2013 5:59 PM

The PhD project will be linked to the Centre of Excellence PluriCourts. The primary research objective of PluriCourts is to analyse and assess the legitimate current and future roles of the international courts and tribunals in the international and domestic order.

Published May 27, 2013 3:03 PM

Andreas Følledal, Birgit Peters and Geir Ulfstein (members of the MultiRights' team)  have edited one more volume of the prestigious Cambridge University Press new series Studies on Human Rights Conventions: Constituting Europe: The European Court of Human Rights in a National, European and Global Context.