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Announcements: UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; CfA UN Regional Course in International Law for Latin America and the Caribbean; Summer Academy on the Continental Shelf; V Biennial Conference of the LASIL-SLADI; Goettingen Journal of International Law New Issue; CfP PluriCourts – Responding to Legitimacy Challenges

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1. New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs has added new lectures to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law website, which provides high quality international law training and research materials to users around the world free of charge. The latest lectures were given by Professor Claus Kress on “The Crime of Aggression under International Law” and Professor José E. Alvarez on “The Human Right of Property”.

2. Call for Applications: 2018 United Nations Regional Course in International Law for Latin America and the Caribbean. The 2018 United Nations Regional Course in International Law for Latin America and the Caribbean is organized by the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs in cooperation with the Government of Chile and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The Regional Course will be held in Santiago, Chile, from 23 April to 18 May 2018, and will be conducted in English. The Office of Legal Affairs is still accepting applications (deadline is 22 January 2018). For more information, visit here.   

3. Summer Academy on the Continental Shelf. The Summer Academy on the Continental Shelf (SACS) will be held from 21 to 28 April 2018 under the auspices of the University of the Faroe Islands and the African Institute of International Law, and sponsored by the Korean Maritime Institute. SACS 2018 will be held in Arusha, Tanzania. The purpose of SACS is to disseminate scientific and legal knowledge relating to the regime of the continental shelf, in particular the area beyond 200 nautical miles. SACS will be limited to 32 attendees with particular interest for scientific and legal aspects relating to the continental shelf. SACS will be tutored by judges of international courts and tribunals, members of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf and international practitioners with lengthy experiences in continental shelf matters. Any query relating to SACS can be addressed to sacs {at} setur(.)fo. The deadline for submitting an application for admission is 1 February 2018. For more information see here.  

4. V Biennial Conference of the Latin American Society of International Law LASIL-SLADI (2018) at Torcuato Di Tella University – “Dialogues of International Law”. The Fifth Biennial Conference of the Latin American Society of International Law will be held at the School of Law of the Torcuato Di Tella University (Buenos Aires) on the 24 and 25 September 2018. The general theme of the conference is “Dialogues of International Law”. The conference seeks to gather international law specialists and experts in complementary disciplines to analyse and discuss current problems of the international legal order, the international community, and, particularly, the region. The focus will be placed on dialogues, either between disciplines, or between areas or regimes within international law, or between regions of the world and their approaches to international law. The conference will consist of four plenary sessions and twelve parallel sessions, which will take place throughout two days, at the Torcuato Di Tella University Campus (Buenos Aires). SLADI-LASIL calls for the submission of original works to be presented and discussed at the Fifth Biennial Conference. Please consult the full call for papers here. The deadline for submissions is 15 February 2018.

5. Goettingen Journal of International Law New Issue. The Goettingen Journal of International Law has published its Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017). This issue spots different fields of international law: Non-State Armed Groups, Universal Jurisdiction in absentia, Transparency in International Investment Law, and Renewable Energy. The full issue can be accessed here

6. Call for Papers: Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights. PluriCourts invites contributions for its upcoming workshop Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights, 21 September 2018 at the European Court of Human Rights. The deadline for submissions is 15 February 2018. Read the full announcement here

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