Announcements: CfH Oxford International Organizations; PluriCourts Research Fellowship; International Nuremberg Principles Academy Vacancy; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

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1. Call for Headnotes: Oxford International Organizations. Oxford International Organizations are issuing a call for new OXIO headnotes on international institutional practice (including but not limited to that of the World Health Organization) regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Details on how to contribute can be found here.

2. The International Nuremberg Principles Academy Vacancy. The International Nuremberg Principles Academy has a vacancy for a Project Officer with a special focus on working on the research project “Length of Proceedings at the International Criminal Court”. This is a temporary position as paternity leave cover. They also have several calls for tenders for various reserach projects of the Academy. All offers are published on their website.

3. PluriCourts Research Fellowship. One research fellowship up to two years and three months is available at PluriCourts, a Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order. The research fellow will study international courts and tribunals (ICs) concerning one or more of the research topics addressed by PluriCourts: the multidimensional legitimacy standards which include multilevel separation of authority, independence and accountability, performance and comparative advantages. PluriCourts also aims to identify best practices and models to establish, improve or abolish ICs. See here for important detailed information about the research agenda and PluriCourts. The research will apply methodology from the fields of philosophy, political theory and/or legal theory, with a slight preference for applicants in political philosophy or political theory. The call is published here and is available till the deadline at midnight 10 September 2020 (UTC/GMT +2 hours).

4. New Additions to the Podcast of the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL). The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following audio lectures to the AVL’s podcast: Professor Concepción Escobar Hernández on “El Tribunal Internacional del Derecho del Mar” (in Spanish) and Professor Sarah Nouwen on “Complementarity” (in English). The Audiovisual Library of International Law is available as a podcast on SoundCloud and can also be accessed through the preinstalled applications in Apple or Google devices, or through the podcast application of your preference by searching “Audiovisual Library of International Law”.

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