Stian Øby Johansen, who is writing a PhD thesis on the accountability mechanisms of international organizations, invites MultiRights researchers and other interested persons to a brainstorming seminar. The topic to be discussed is the choice of elements that should be looked at when appraising the accountability mechanisms of IOs.
During this MultiRights seminar Professor Dr. Jan Wouters will present his paper "Assessing the contribution of the international judiciary to the rule of law: elements of a roadmap".
Martin Scheinin is discussing the draft to his newest book at an upcoming MultiRights book workshop.
Eirik Bjørge (Oxford University) will present his forthcoming book (Oxford University Press). He shows that, through their faithful application of the ECHR, domestic courts can - and do - make a positive contribution to the development of the law of the Convention. Mads Andenæs will act as commentator.
On 18 December 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union found the Draft Agreement on the European Union's Accession to the ECHR to be incompatible with EU Law. In this seminar Stian Øby Johansen provides an analysis of the judgment and its consequences.
Michael Reiertsen is a Phd research fellow at the Department of Public and International Law, UiO. He is writing a Phd thesis with the working title “The ECHR Article 13 – Past, Present and Future”.
In this MultiRights seminar, Postdoctoral Fellow Claudio Corradetti will present his article that is part of a special issue on "Legal Cosmopolitanism and the Courts", edited by Corradetti, in Transnational Legal Theory.
In this MultiRights Seminar Nora Sveaass, Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology of the University of Oslo, will share some experiences from her work in the UN Committee against Torture and the UN Sub-committee on Prevention of Torture.
In this MultiRights Seminar Dr Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou will address the question of legitimacy of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR or Court).
In this MultiRights seminar Professor Janneke Gerards will present her paper "Procedural Review of the European Court of Human Rights - a Typology". The speaker is professor of European Law and head of the department of European and International Law at the Radbound University.
The speaker in this MultiRights seminar is Andrew Drzemczewski, the Head of the Parlamentary Assembly’s Legal Affairs and Human Rights Department.
This workshop will consider the current status of the margin of appreciation doctrine and reflect on how the principle of subsidiarity does and should inform the ECtHR’s practice of affording states such margin.
During this MultiRights seminar Professor of Philosophy and Law, University of Miami, Jim W. Nickel, will speak about the support and conflict within systems of rights. Jim W. Nickel teaches and writes in human rights law and theory, jurisprudence, and political philosophy. He is the author of "Making Sense of Human Rights"(2nd ed. 2007) and many articles in philosophy and law.
In this MultiRights Seminar Morten Ruud will talk about the reform process that is currently underway in the follow-up of the Brighton Declaration of 2012. He will focus on the enforcement system under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), its challenges and need for reform.
Both Great Britain and Russia have had cases brought against them to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) because they do not allow prisoners the right to vote. The ECtHR ruled that this ban is a violation of the Convention. This project aims to assess why this issue is highly controversial in some States while it passes unnoticed in others.
In this seminar Geir Ulfstein presents a draft article where he argues that the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) should be seen as a constitutionalized, rather than a constitutional court for Europe.
In this seminar Postdoctoral Fellow Matthew William Saul will present his paper addressing how the processes of national parliaments feature in the European Court of Human Rights' (ECtHR's) practice of affording states a margin of appreciation.
How national parliaments deal with human rights issues is of central importance to the realisation of human rights. This workshop will gather a group of experts to identify and assesses the various ways in which international human rights judiciary (IHRJ) connects with national parliaments.
MultiRights Postdoctoral Fellow Matthew Saul presents his ongoing research on the impact of international human rights courts and tribunals on domestic Parliaments.
In this MultiRights seminar Shai Dothan will present his paper "Why granting states a margin of appreciation supports the formation of a genuine European consensus".