Announcements: RGSL Seeking New Rector; Chatham House Event; Ethiopian Yearbook of International Law; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

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1. RGSL Seeking New Rector. Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) is seeking candidates for the position of Rector. The position requires residence in Riga and is offered for a three year period with the possibility of renewal. The Rector is responsible for the academic management of the School and shall contribute to its further growth and strategic development. See here for further details, including the main tasks and responsibilities of the position and qualifications required. Applications are required by no later than 15 January 2016. For further information, contact Karina Kulberga, Director of RGSL: karina.kulberga {at}

2. Chatham House Event. The International Law Programme at Chatham House will be hosting a meeting on ‘Shaping the Law: Civil Society Influence at International Criminal Courts’ on 25 January 2016 at Doughty Street Chambers. The meeting will consider the role of civil society interventions in proceedings concerning international criminal justice. For further details and to enquire about registering see here.

3. The Ethiopian Yearbook of International Law. The Ethiopian Yearbook of International Law (EtYIL) is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes scholarly works of the highest standard in the field of international law broadly defined, but with a focus on Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa region. For more information please see here. The first edition of the EtYIL is due for publication in 2016. It is a pleasure to invite you to submit ideas, abstracts and manuscripts for the 2017 edition of the Yearbook. To do so please contact the Editorial Team at  ethiopianyearbook {at} gmail(.)com.

4. New additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International LawThe Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added new lectures to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law website, which provides high quality international law training and research materials to an unlimited number of recipients around the world free of charge. The latest lectures were given by Sir Michael Wood on “International Law and the Use of Force: What Happens in Practice?”, Professor Djamchid Momtaz on “La sécession en droit international” and by Professor August Reinisch on “The Evolution of WTO Dispute Settlement”.

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