Announcements: Utrecht Summer Schools on International Law; Liverpool Workshop on Co-operation with the ECHR; CfP Law of the Blue Economy – International and South Asian Perspectives; CfP International Law Weekend 2019; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

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1. Utrecht University Law School  Summer Schools on International Law. This summer, Utrecht University Law School offers three Summer School courses on international law. Everyone is welcome to register for these Summer Schools. The Public International Law course will look at the role of international law in responding to today’s global challenges. In the Law of the Sea course, an introduction is provided to the law that regulates the oceans. And in the Law and Sustainability course, students will learn how issues of sustainability are dealt with in the legal order at the international, national and EU levels. The three courses are coordinated by Otto Spijkers. For more information you can contact him at o.spijkers {at} uu(.)nl.

2. University of Liverpool School of Law and Social Justice Workshop on Co-operation with the ECHR. The International Law and Human Rights Unit of the University of Liverpool School of Law and Social Justice is organising a two-day workshop on loyal co-operation with the system of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), and the means of reaction by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) when its judgments trigger discontent. Judges of the ECtHR, officials of the Council of Europe, young as well as established academics will discuss various aspects of interactions between states and the Strasbourg system of human rights protection. The programme is available here. A limited number of visitors can register here

3. Call for Papers: The Law of the Blue Economy – International and South Asian Perspectives. The South Asia International Economic Law Network (SAIELN) is pleased to announce a call for papers for its biennial conference on “The Law of the Blue Economy: International and South Asian Perspectives”. The network is a freestanding body associated with the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) and other IEL groups. The conference shall take place on 27 – 28 July 2019 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. We welcome proposals of panels, posters and papers on topics related to the conference theme. An abstract of no more than 500 words should be submitted no later than 15 May 2019. The results shall be announced by 20 May 2019. The shortlisted participants are expected to submit the final papers (6000 – 8000 words) by 15 July 2019. For more details and submission procedure, see here and here

4. Call for Proposals: International Law Weekend 2019. International Law Weekend 2019 is scheduled for 10 – 12 October 2019 in New York City. We welcome panel proposals from academics and practitioners. Proposals for ILW 2019 must be submitted through the ILW portal, here. The deadline for panel proposals is 15 May 2019. This year’s ILW theme is The Resilience of International Law. The conference will explore international law’s capacity to preserve the rule of law, promote both peace and justice, and maintain stability in the face of growing fault lines. The world is changing. ILW 2019 seeks to answer whether its theme – The Resilience of International Law – is a question or an affirmation. ILW 2019 is organized by the American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA). For any questions about ILW 2019, please contact

5. New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following lectures to the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL) website: (1) Ms Chiara Giorgetti on “Selecting and Removing International Judges and Arbitrators”, and (2) Mr. Pablo Moscoso de la Cuba on “The Obligation to Comply with the Decisions of the International Court of Justice” (in English and Spanish). The Audiovisual Library is also available as a podcast, which can be accessed through the preinstalled applications in Apple or Google devices, through Soundcloud or through the podcast application of your preference by searching “Audiovisual Library of International Law”. The UN Audiovisual Library of International Law provides high quality international law training and research materials to users around the world free of charge.

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