1. Max Planck Group Leader in Bogotá, Colombia. The Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Heidelberg) and Universidad de Los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) are looking to hire a Principal Investigator to lead a newly established Max Planck Tandem Group in Transformations of Public Law. Other than research, responsibilities include supervision of two doctoral students at Universidad de Los Andes. There is no mandatory teaching load. The Group will be located in Bogotá, and the Leader will be expected to reside in that city. The initiative will provide funding for at least one extended research stay per year of the Group at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law. Additional information may be found here. The deadline for applications is 15 May 2016.
2. New additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added a mini-series on “Droit de la responsabilité internationale” by Professor Mathias Forteau to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The mini-series consists of the following four lectures: “Sources et évolution du droit de la responsabilité internationale”, “La réclamation en responsabilité internationale”, “Les conditions d’engagement de la responsabilité internationale”, and “Le contenu et la mise en œuvre de la responsabilité internationale”.