André de Hoogh


André de Hoogh is Associate Professor in International Law, University of Groningen. His research covers a wide array of topics in public international law. He is a member of the Advisory Committee on Public International Law, an official body that provides advice to the Dutch government and parliament; this contribution has been written in his personal capacity, and does not reflect in any way the views of the Advisory Committee.

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Personal Immunities Redux before A Special Tribunal for Prosecuting Russian Crimes of Aggression: Resistance is Futile!

Since the Russian Federation renewed its aggression against Ukraine with a full-scale invasion in 2022, the world has been abuzz with initiatives and proposals to create a special tribunal for prosecuting Russian political and military leaders for committing the crime of aggression (see for instance Open Society Justice Initiative, the European Parliament,…

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Jurisdictional Qualms about the Philippines v. China Arbitration Awards

As is well known, the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (here; hereafter Convention) provides for compulsory dispute settlement, albeit subject to various limitations and exceptions. In principle, any dispute regarding the interpretation or application of the Convention may be submitted to binding settlement (Article 286), via a choice for the International Tribunal…

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The Relationship between National Law and International Law in the Report of the Georgia Fact-Finding Mission: A Rejoinder

Editor's Note: This post is a continuation of a discussion engendered by a previous post by André de Hoogh. Readers will benefit from reading that previous post and the comments made in response to it. The previous post is available here Earlier this month, I posted some thoughts…

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