Announcements: Women’s Europe – Voices in Times of Covid; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; Programme on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and The Rule of Law; CfA Ruhr-University Bochum’s Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict; CfA Ius Commune Research School; Foreign Subsidies in the EU Internal Market; CfP Journal of International Criminal Justice

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1. Women’s Europe: Voices in Times of Covid. Aware of the devastating impact on women the Covid-19 crisis is having, and concerned with the fact that the policies designed to cope with the pandemic but also the post-Covid agenda may be designed without sufficient input on the side of women or without their needs and priorities in mind, a group of 20 European academics, politicians, policy makers and civil society activists (both men and women) have produced four short videos under the title of Women´s Europe: Voices in Times of Covid. The videos provide a gender analysis of the Covid crisis, warn about the risk of putting gender equality agendas under the carpet in reconstruction efforts and, more broadly speaking, articulate views about what could be a transformative recovery agenda and a new social contract. Episode 1: Women on the Frontline, Episode 2: Preempting Gender Equality from being Brushed under the Carpet, Episode 3: A transformative agenda, and  Episode 4: A feminist social contract

2. New Additions to the Podcast of the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following audio lectures to the AVL’s podcast: Professor Andrea K. Bjorklund on “Will an International Investment Court Restore Legitimacy to Investor State Dispute Settlement?” and Professor Malgosia Fitzmaurice on “The Legal Nature of Article 18 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties”. The Audiovisual Library of International Law is available as a podcast on SoundCloud and can also be accessed through the preinstalled applications in Apple or Google devices, or through the podcast application of your preference by searching “Audiovisual Library of International Law”.

3. Advanced Summer Programme on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and The Rule of Law. The TMC Asser Institute in collaboration with the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT – The Hague) is happy to announce that registrations are now open for the 10th edition of their Advanced Summer Programme on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and The Rule of Law. This year, the programme will take place entirely online. In 2020, the lectures will focus on issues such as modus operandi of jihadi terrorist organisations, drones and the individualisation of war and whether terrorism works. Lectures will be recorded and available for a short period after for those who have missed them. The programme also features two virtual study visits: Europol and Eurojust. The Programme will take place at the end of August and participants will receive a Certificate for Completion. More information about the course and the fees can be found here

4. Call for Applications: Ruhr-University Bochum’s Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict. Ruhr-University Bochum’s Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) is looking for two research associates (starting on 01 September 2020). One position will focus on the coordination of the Institute’s NOHA Master’s Program, see here for further information. The second position is mainly focused on editing the Institute’s Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (JILPAC)/Humanitäres Völkerrecht (HuV), see here for further information. The application deadline for both positions is 19 July 2020.

5. Call for Abstracts: Ius Commune Research School. The 25th Ius Commune Annual Congress will host a workshop on Constitutional Processes in the Global Legal Order in Maastricht on 26 November 2020. This year’s theme will be ‘The Rule of Law in International Decision-Making’. Abstracts (500 words) can be submitted until 1 August to h.k.ozkonak {at} uu(.)nl. If your abstract is chosen by the workshop committee, you will have a chance to give a presentation in the workshop which will gather many international law experts, academics and researchers. Please do not hesitate to get in contact for any further information. For the details of the Workshop, please see here. For the Ius Commune and the Constitutional Process in the Global Legal Order Programme, please see here.

6. Foreign Subsidies in the EU Internal Market: The European Commission’s White Paper. This webinar, organised by the Jean Monnet Chair in EU law at City, University of London, is on 7 July 2020 at 17:15. For more information see here

7. Call for Papers (Journal of International Criminal Justice): Special Issue on “New Technologies and the Investigation of International Crimes”. The guest co-editors — Emma Irving, Alexa Koenig, Yvonne McDermott, and Daragh Murray — together with the Journal of International Criminal Justice’s Editorial Board, invite paper submissions for a forthcoming special issue on “New technologies and the investigation of international crimes”, to be published in July 2021. New technologies are fundamentally changing the way that international crimes are investigated and how accountability for such crimes is pursued. Digital technologies have made the commission of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide visible in new and compelling ways. The special issue will bring together theoretical, doctrinal, comparative and practical perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of new technologies for the investigation of international crimes. Submissions should range from 3,000 to 10,000 words, including abstract and footnotes, and should be sent by 31 October 2020, via e-mail to jicj {at} geneva-academy(.)ch. For more information, please access the full call for papers here.

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