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International organisations & institutions

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Generic law on official statistics for eastern Europe, Caucasus and central Asia

Generic law on official statistics for eastern Europe, Caucasus and central Asia

Author: United Nations: Economic Commission for Europe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2020

The publication provides a recommendation and good practice guidance on a Generic Law on Official Statistics developed jointly with the European Free Trade Association and Eurostat as part of a broader UNECE statistical capacity building project financed through the United Nations Development Account. The guidance aims to support further development of the legal and institutional frameworks for official statistics, based on international recommendations and findings of Global Assessments of national statistical systems conducted in the countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia.

Autonomy and Cooperation Within the International Criminal Court and United Nations Security Council

Autonomy and Cooperation Within the International Criminal Court and United Nations Security Council

Author: Dimitris Liakopoulos Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2020

In Autonomy and Cooperation, noted legal scholar Dimitris Liakpolous explores the content of powers attributed by the Statute of Rome to United Nations Security Council. It begins by investigating the power to activate the investigations of the prosecutor before examining the power to suspend judicial activity. The book then defines the characteristics of Security Council intervention in the context of cooperation and judicial assistance and examines prerogatives regarding the crime of aggression. The study concludes with an appreciation of the effect of Security Council action on the jurisdictional activity of the International Criminal Court. Final considerations aim to examine the relevance of the possible coordination models of the action of the two bodies, proposed during this introduction, in defining the forms that the interactions between the two bodies.

Unilateral Remedies to Cyber Operations

Unilateral Remedies to Cyber Operations

Author: Henning Lahmann Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2020

Addressing both scholars of international law and political science as well as decision makers involved in cybersecurity policy, the book tackles the most important and intricate legal issues that a state faces when considering a reaction to a malicious cyber operation conducted by an adversarial state. While often invoked in political debates and widely analysed in international legal scholarship, self-defence and countermeasures will often remain unavailable to states in situations of cyber emergency due to the pervasive problem of reliable and timely attribution of cyber operations to state actors. Analysing the legal questions surrounding attribution in detail, the book presents the necessity defence as an evidently available alternative. However, the shortcomings of the doctrine as based in customary international law that render it problematic as a remedy for states are examined in-depth. In light of this, the book concludes by outlining a special emergency regime for cyberspace.

Intervention in Libya

Intervention in Libya

Author: Karin Wester Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/03/2020

The 2011 crisis in Libya represents the first case in which the international community invoked 'the Responsibility to Protect' principle, adopted in 2005 by UN member states, to justify coercive measures including sanctions and the use of military force. In this study, Karin Wester meticulously reconstructs and analyzes the evolution of the Libyan crisis, the international community's response, and the manner in which the 'Responsibility to Protect' was applied. Drawing on a wide variety of primary sources including in-depth interviews with politicians and diplomats, this comprehensive account of the 2011 intervention in Libya redresses popular narratives asserting that the intervention was driven primarily by western (neo-colonial) interests or by a desire for regime change. Instead, Wester reveals how the 'Responsibility to Protect' principle was realized to a considerable extent, but also how it provided a highly fragile basis for military enforcement action. Incorporating perspectives from international law, political science and history, this is a compelling and thought-provoking examination of the real-world application of a principle that is deeply rooted in history but presents daunting challenges in implementation.

Handbook on Good Treaty Practice

Handbook on Good Treaty Practice

This Handbook aims to provide practical guidance on good treaty practice. It presents a range of examples from the practice of several States and international organisations and explains the actions that need to be taken to create a new treaty, bring it into force, operate it, amend it and wind it up, on both the international and the domestic plane. It also explores what constitutes good treaty practice, and develops generic principles or criteria against which to evaluate these examples. It provides a useful analytical tool to enable each government and international organisation to identify and develop the best treaty practice for their circumstances, recognising that one size does not necessarily fit all. It will be of interest to those working with treaties and treaty procedures in governments, international organisations and legal practice, as well as legal academics and students wishing to gain insight into the realities of treaty practice.

Handbook on Good Treaty Practice

Handbook on Good Treaty Practice

This Handbook aims to provide practical guidance on good treaty practice. It presents a range of examples from the practice of several States and international organisations and explains the actions that need to be taken to create a new treaty, bring it into force, operate it, amend it and wind it up, on both the international and the domestic plane. It also explores what constitutes good treaty practice, and develops generic principles or criteria against which to evaluate these examples. It provides a useful analytical tool to enable each government and international organisation to identify and develop the best treaty practice for their circumstances, recognising that one size does not necessarily fit all. It will be of interest to those working with treaties and treaty procedures in governments, international organisations and legal practice, as well as legal academics and students wishing to gain insight into the realities of treaty practice.

International Judicial Review

International Judicial Review

Author: Shai (University of Copenhagen) Dothan Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

This book is motivated by a question: when should international courts intervene in domestic affairs? To answer this question thoroughly, the book is broken down into a series of separate inquiries: when is intervention legitimate? When can international courts identify good legal solutions? When will intervention initiate useful processes? When will it lead to good outcomes? These inquiries are answered based on reviewing judgments of international courts, strategic analysis, and empirical findings. The book outlines under which conditions intervention by international courts is recommended and evaluates the implications that international courts have on society.

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2011, Vol. II, Part 1

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2011, Vol. II, Part 1

Author: United Nations International Law Commission Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

The International Law Commission was established in 1947 with a view to carrying out the responsibility of the General Assembly, under article 13(1)(a) of the Charter of the United Nations, to initiate studies and make recommendations for the purpose of ... encouraging the progressive development of international law and its codification. Since its first session in 1949, the Commission has considered a wide-range of topics of international law and made a number of proposals for its codification and progressive development, some of which have served as the basis for the subsequent adoption of major multilateral treaties. The Yearbook of the International Law Commission contains the official records of the Commission and is an indispensable tool for the preservation of the legislative history of the documents emanating from the Commission, as well as for the teaching, study, dissemination and wider appreciation of the efforts undertaken by the Commission in the progressive development of international law and its codification. Volume II (Part One) reproduces the edited versions of the official documents considered by the Commission at the respective annual session.

State Responsibility for Breaches of Investment Contracts

State Responsibility for Breaches of Investment Contracts

Author: Jean (National University of Singapore) Ho Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2020

There is a wealth of material that shapes the law of State responsibility for breaches of investment contracts. First impressions of an unsettled or uncertain law have thus far gone unchallenged. But unchallenged first impressions point to the need for a detailed study that investigates and analyses the sources, the content, the characteristics, and the evolution of this law. The argument at the heart of this monograph is that the law of state responsibility for breaches of investment contracts has carved a unique and distinct trajectory from the traditional route for the creation of international law, developing principally from arbitral awards, and mimicking, to a considerable extent, the general international law on the protection of aliens and alien property. This book unveils the remarkable journey of the law of state responsibility for breaches of investment contracts, from its origins, to its formation, to its arrival at the cusp of maturity.

International Law Reports: Volume 185

International Law Reports: Volume 185

Author: Christopher Greenwood Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Decisions of international courts and arbitrators, as well as judgments of national courts, are fundamental elements of modern public international law. The International Law Reports is the only publication in the world wholly devoted to the regular and systematic reporting in English of such decisions. It is therefore an absolutely essential work of reference. Volume 185 is devoted to the International Court of Justice's 2017 Order on Provisional Measures in Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Ukraine v. Russian Federation), 2019 judgment of the Norwegian Supreme Court in SIA North Star Ltd v. Public Prosecution Authority and the 2018 judgment of the United States Supreme Court in Animal Science Products Inc v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co Ltd.

Sixty Years of European Integration and Global Power Shifts

Sixty Years of European Integration and Global Power Shifts

Author: Julien (City University of Hong Kong) Chaisse Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/01/2020

This book focuses on a review of how sixty years of case-law and regulatory activity transformed the European continent and the world. It provides a critical analysis of the key features of EU integration and how this integration is perceived (internally and externally). In this context, this book also explores the EU's interactions with a number of other countries and organisations with the objective of assessing the EU's role in global governance.

International Negotiation

International Negotiation

Author: Evangelos Raftopoulos Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

Evangelos Raftopoulos explores international negotiation as a structured process of relational governance that generates international common interest between and among international participants and in relation to the international public order. He challenges prescriptive models of negotiation - developed in international relations and positivistic approaches to international law, which artificially separate treaties from negotiation in the name of 'objectivity' - and opens a window for looking at international negotiations from a novel, international law perspective. Using an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates law, philosophy, politics, and linguistics, he proposes a holistic, theoretical model of multilateral international negotiation that not only offers a 'subjective' view of international law in practice but also demonstrates the importance of understanding the horizontal normativity of international ordering. This work should be read by academics and practitioners of international law and negotiations, officials of international organizations, and anyone else interested in international law and international relations.