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Photo of the four new postdoctoral fellows.
Published Sep. 29, 2016 2:34 PM

PluriCourts is pleased to welcome four new postdoctoral fellows. 

Published Sep. 12, 2016 8:59 AM

Researcher Kjersti Lohne has published an op-ed in Aftenposten following her field work at the Guantanamo Bay Military Tribunals this summer.  

Published Sep. 2, 2016 3:37 PM

Postdoctoral Fellow Amrei Müller's project on how judicial dialogues - how courts interact - is featured on Science Nordic. 

Published Aug. 26, 2016 2:07 PM

PluriCourts had the pleasure of welcoming his Honor Georges Abi-Saab to Oslo. In conversation with Cecilia Bailliet, his Honor weighed in on the evolution of international law.

Published July 6, 2016 11:57 AM

Geir Ulfstein has published an op-ed in Norwegian daily Aftenposten. The op-ed has the title "10 Theses on Internaitonal Law" [ti teser om folkerett]. Read the op-ed in Aftenposten 6 July .

Published June 10, 2016 3:06 PM

PluriCourts Director and Co-Director, Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal, have today published separate op-eds in Norway's largest daily, Aftenposten.  

Published June 9, 2016 11:51 AM

PluriCourts' Scientific Advisory Committee gets two new members as Karen Alter and Thomas Pogge step down. Beth Simmons takes over after Alter as the new chair of the committee and John Tasioulas takes up the last seat on the committee.

Published May 4, 2016 10:43 AM

With its new, unique databases, the investment team at PluriCourts has contributed to establishing the centre as a hub for empirical legal research on investment treaty arbitration – and is shining some empirical light on the contested issue of investment treaties.

Published May 4, 2016 10:38 AM

With the increasing diffusion of investment agreements, investment treaty arbitration has become a major avenue for investors seeking protection of their investments against state acts. But this is not dispute settlement on the cheap, says professor Ole Kristian Fauchald.

Published May 2, 2016 10:55 AM

PluriCourts is happy to welcome two new guest researchers this week as Kjersti Lohne (PRIO) and Jan Petrov (Masaryk University) join the team.

Published Apr. 14, 2016 10:55 AM

PluriCourts director Geir Ulfstein was interviewed by NRK this morning about whether Chechen special forces using Svalbard's airport in connection with a military exercise is a breach of the Svalbard treaty

Published Apr. 14, 2016 10:35 AM

The PluriCourts Annual Report contains information on the activities of the research pillars, our publications, events, and other scholarly achievements during 2015.

Published Apr. 8, 2016 1:34 PM

This week the ICC abandoned its claim of orchastration of violence against deputy president William Ruto. In this article Claudio Corradetti discusses the balance of transitional justice in the Kenyan Context.

Published Apr. 1, 2016 12:11 PM

Cecilia Bailliet asks if the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is supporting a practice of radical gender quotas for men. If true, she holds, this would be illegal.

Published Mar. 22, 2016 11:41 AM

Professor Cecilia Bailliet has together with four other researchers written an op-ed in Aftenposten warning that the result of the EU's refugee deal with Turkey may be potentially extensive breeches of international law.

Published Mar. 21, 2016 10:15 AM

The IUCNAEL organizing team are happy to announce that  Vidar Helgensen, the Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment, will open the IUCNAEL Colloquium. The colloquium is held in Oslo 20-24 June.

Published Mar. 9, 2016 11:09 AM

PhD candidate Rosa Manzo has been awarded NOK 30 000 from the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) to finance her stay as a visiting scholar at the New Zealand Center for Environmental Law.

Published Mar. 3, 2016 4:33 PM

Registration is now open for 14th Colloquium of the  IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, hosted by Pluricourts in Oslo, 20-24 June, 2016. The colloquium's theme is "The Environment in Court". To the registration.

Published Mar. 2, 2016 6:10 PM

In a series of three articles in Swedish daily Göteborgs-Posten, PluriCourts coordinator Daniel Naurin examines the present state and future of the European Union. The third article was published on 2 March.

Published Feb. 26, 2016 12:29 PM

Professor Geir Ulfstein has written an op-ed published in today's edition of Dagens næringsliv. The op-ed, with the title "international law is a legal system, not merely politics" [Folkeretten er et rettssystem, ikke bare politikk], is a reply to an op-ed by professor Janne Haaland Matlary published on 24 February.

Published Feb. 25, 2016 12:13 PM

Norwegian Supreme Court judge Wenche Elizabeth Arntzen has been appointed as the newest member of PluriCourts' Scientific Advisory Committee.

Published Feb. 25, 2016 11:11 AM

In a series of three articles in Swedish daily Göteborgs-Posten, PluriCourts coordinator Daniel Naurin examines the present state and future of the European Union. The second article was published on 24 February.

Published Feb. 15, 2016 1:20 PM

PluriCourts coordinator Daniel Naurin has been interviewed by the Swedish radio channel P1 and the show "Godmorgon Världen" [Good morning, World] on the future of the European Union in light of the refugee crisis. You can listen to the programme at the broadcaster's webpage.

Published Feb. 11, 2016 3:34 PM

Call for papers for the workshop ‘Courts and Public Reason in Global Public Law’ in Berlin, July 2016. The workshop will focus on ideals of public reason and public justification in relation to domestic and international courts and tribunals. Deadline for submission is April 1.

Published Feb. 8, 2016 2:25 PM

In a series of three articles in Swedish daily Göteborgs-Posten, PluriCourts coordinator Daniel Naurin examines the present state and future of the European Union. The first article was published on 7 February.