Announcements: International Environmental Law Book Launch; Spanish International Law Podcast; Resilience of UNCLOS Conference; CfA Assistant Professor in International Law; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

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1. Book launch: Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Meagan Wong and Joseph Crampin, International Environmental Law: Text, Cases and Materials. The authors (Malgosia Fitzmaurice, Meagan Wong and Joseph Crampin) of International Environmental Law: Text, Cases and Materials are hosting a conversation on selected and contemporary issues of international environmental law with Judge María Teresa Infante Caffi (International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea), Dr Nilüfer Oral (Director of the Centre for International Law – NUS, member of the UN International Law Commission) and Professor Attila Tanzi (Chair of Public International Law, University of Bologna). The event will take place on Zoom on Tuesday 17 January at 12-1.30pm GMT. For more information and to sign up, see here.

2. Hablemos de Derecho Internacional (HDI) – The International Legal Podcast (Spanish). HDI recently added the following episodes in Spanish: #96: Dr. Eduardo Jiménez Pineda – Arbitraje Internacional y el Derecho del Mar; #97: Erik de la Reguera – Migración Global y los Muros del Nacionalismo; #98: Dr. Lino Camprubí – Interacción entre las profundidades marinas y la geopolítica; #99: Prof. Natalia Ochoa Ruiz -Migrantes Climáticos; #100: Silas García – Pegasus y el Ciberespionaje; and, #101: Dr. Aritz Obregón F. – La supervisión humana sobre los sistemas de inteligencia artificial de alto riesgo. The podcast is available on the main platforms: SpotifyApple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, or through other podcast applications by searching “Hablemos de Derecho Internacional”. Updated information about the guests and episodes can be found on the website, or on HDI’s social media accounts: LinkedInTwitterInstagramFacebook, and Youtube.

3. Resilience of UNCLOS Conference. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) adopted in 1982 constitutes a significant accomplishment in international law and the law of the sea. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the adoption of UNCLOS, an international conference will be held on 10 March 2023 in the university campus of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The theme of the conference is ‘Resilience of UNCLOS’. The conference will explore whether and to what extent UNCLOS has resilience to address new challenges that were unknown in 1982. The speakers include scholars from George Washington University, Oxford University and other European universities. The conference is free of charge. The final program can be found here. The conference is co-organized by the University of the Faroe Islands and CEPRI (Centre for Private Governance)/SHOC (Shipping and Ocean Law Research Group at the Law Faculty, University of Copenhagen.

4. Call for Applications: Assistant Professor in International Law. The University of Southern Denmark is currently accepting applications for a new post as assistant professor in international law at its Law Department. Deadline 16 January 2023. The successful candidate will teach in English in the interdisciplinary MSc International Security and Law and be able to do research in international law. More information on the position and how to apply can be found here.

5. New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following materials to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law: A Mini-Series on International Criminal Law, by Ms. Paola GaetaProfessor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies; a Mini-Series on International Investment Law, by Ms. Chiara Giorgetti, Professor of Law at the Richmond Law School and Senior Fellow at the International Claims and Reparation Center, Columbia Law School; and, two lectures entitled Selected Issues on the Right to Reparation of Survivors of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence and Temáticas relevantes en materia de derecho a la reparación para víctimas de violencia sexual en conflictos armados, by Ms. Clara SandovalProfessor at the School of Law and Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex, Professor at the Geneva Academy and Director of programmes at the Global Survivors Fund. The Audiovisual Library of International Law is also available as an audio podcast on Apple,Google and SoundCloud. 

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