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PluriCourts Director and Co-Director, Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal, have today published separate op-eds in Norway's largest daily, Aftenposten.
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.
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.
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.
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
The PluriCourts Annual Report contains information on the activities of the research pillars, our publications, events, and other scholarly achievements during 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
Norwegian Supreme Court judge Wenche Elizabeth Arntzen has been appointed as the newest member of PluriCourts' Scientific Advisory Committee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PluriCourts' director Geir Ulfstein commented on the recent report by the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD) on the Julian Assange case on Norwegian Public Broadcaster NRK programme Dagsnytt atten on Friday 5 February.
The concluding conference of the MultiRights project will take place at the University of Oslo on February 29 and 1 March 2016. The conference will focus on analyzing and comparing the reform processes of the UN treaty bodies and of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) aiming at finding mutual learning experiences.
PluriCourts and the Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts), University of Copenhagen are hosting a high-level summer school for PhD students working on international courts in their social and political context. We particularly welcome students who are writing up a PhD thesis that involves a strong focus on methodology.
This conference (Oslo, 25-26 August) aims to focus on the relationship, interactions and comparisons between the international trade and investment regimes in the context of adjudication of disputes. The deadline for submitting papers is 1 March 2016.