Announcements: Glasgow Centre for International Law and Security Webinars; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; Call for Submissions – CfS Military Law and the Law of War Review

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1. Glasgow Centre for International Law and Security Webinars. The Glasgow Centre for International Law and Security has launched a new series of Wednesday Webinars. In the testing times of pandemic, the series aims to provide an online platform for forward-thinking debates on the most pressing issues and challenges in international law and global affairs. All webinars will be held on Wednesday afternoons at 3pm, and are free and open to the public. The first webinar of the series will take place on 30 September 2020, with a panel discussion reflecting on the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and the challenges for the new quarter-century. Further details on the webinar schedule and registration links can be found here.

2. New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL). The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following materials to the AVL: a lecture by Professor Diane A. Desierto on “Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in International Investment Law” in video and audio formats accompanied by its related materials list, an introductory note by Professor Gian Luca Burci on the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, 2003, and the procedural history of the Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief, 1981.The Audiovisual Library of International Law is also available as a podcast on SoundCloud and can also be accessed through the relevant preinstalled applications on Apple or Google devices, or through the podcast application of your preference by searching “Audiovisual Library of International Law”.

3. Call for Submissions: The Military Law and the Law of War Review. The Editorial Board of The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre (MLLWR) invites submissions for the upcoming volume in 2021. The Review’s editorial board welcomes submissions that come within the broader scope of the Review, including military law, law of armed conflict, law on the use of force, as well as international criminal law and human rights law (inasmuch as related to situations of armed conflict). For vol 59 issue 1, the deadline for submission is 15 November 2020. Submissions after this date will be considered for volume 59 issue 2. Submissions should be sent to mllwr {at} ismllw(.)org and will be subject to double-blind peer review. Articles should normally not be longer than 15,000 words (footnotes included), although longer pieces may exceptionally be considered. Inquiries can be sent to the above mentioned email address. 

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