André Nollkaemper

About/Bio

André Nollkaemper is Dean and Professor of Public International Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam. He also is Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, external Legal Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, and member of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences of the Netherlands.

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A New Classic in Climate Change Litigation: The Dutch Supreme Court Decision in the Urgenda Case

    The judgment of the Dutch Supreme Court in State of the Netherlands v Urgenda is a landmark for future climate change litigation. On the 20th of December 2019, the Supreme Court held that on the basis of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) the Netherlands has a positive obligation to take measures…

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Readings 2016: On the Fringes of International Law

Editor's Note: As in previous years, EJIL’s Book Review Editor, Isabel Feichtner, invited our Board members to reflect on the books that have had a significant impact on them this year. In the following days we will present some selections here on EJIL:Talk! They include books, not necessarily published in 2016, but read or reread this year,…

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Editor’s Book Choices: André Nollkaemper

Gary J. Bass. The Blood Telegram. Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide. New York, Toronto: Random House, 2014. Pp. 544. $16.95. ISBN: 9780307744623. This may seem like an odd pick in a list of best books of the year for an international law forum. There is little in this book that expressly addresses international law, and…

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