1. Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies: Conference on Knowledge Production and International Law. The International Law Departement of the Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is organizing a conference on “Knowledge Production and International Law” to be held in Geneva on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th September 2018. The conference aims to analyze the actors by whom, or the mechanisms, channels and politics though which, knowledge is produced, disseminated, performed and reproduced in international law. It is an invitation to initiate a discussion on knowledge production and international law through four thematic panels: 1) International law as a field of knowledge; 2) Ignorance and the limits of knowledge in international law; 3) Determinants of international law scholarship; and, 4) Emotions and international law. Detailed descriptions of the panels can be found here. Attendance is open to the public. Registration for the conference is free and should be done via email to knowledge-production-il@gradua
2. New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs has added the following lectures to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law website: Mr. Georg Nolte on “The International Law Commission and Community Interests” and Dr. Nilüfer Oral on “Climate Change and the Protection of the Ocean”. The UN Audiovisual Library of International Law provides high quality international law training and research materials to users around the world free of charge.