State Consent to International Jurisdiction: Expert meeting 2019

The expert meeting is organised in cooperation with  Prof. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes and hosted by The Graduate Institute and the University of Geneva.

On 21 June 2019, the first Expert Meeting of the State Consent to International Jurisdiction will take place in Geneva, in cooperation with the Geneva Center for International Dispute Settlement (CIDS). At this expert meeting, the team will present a progress report on the project as well as three draft papers, and invite comments from the participating experts. These experts will come from several research centres and institutions in Geneva (such as the Graduate Institute, CIDS, the University of Geneva, the World Trade Organization and the law firm Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler) and beyond (the African Court of Human and People's Rights, the International Criminal Court, Brandeis University, Minnesota University , Edinburgh University, Hebrew University and Oslo University).

10.00 – 11.00

State consent to international
jurisdiction – Evaluating the project structure,
objectives and next steps

11.00 – 11.20 Coffee break
11.20 – 12.20

Paper 1: State consent to the jurisdiction
of the International Court of Justice:
modify or perish (Freya Baetens)

12.20 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 14.30

Paper 2: Interim obligations under
Article 18 of the VCLT and the
ICC Statute
(Emma Brandon)

14.30 – 14.50 Coffee Break
14.50 – 15.50

Paper 3: The murky waters of jurisdiction
and applicable law in international
economic disputes
(Nicola Strain)


This event is closed to the public.

Published Feb. 7, 2019 8:56 AM - Last modified June 12, 2019 1:45 PM