Antonios Tzanakopoulos


Associate Professor of Public International Law, University of Oxford & Secretary-General of the International Law Association. Since 2017 he has been a member of the Scientific Council of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic.

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Kadi Showdown: Substantive Review of (UN) Sanctions by the ECJ

I. Introduction After more than a decade on the UN 1267 sanctions list, Yassin Abdullah Kadi was delisted by the UN 1267 Committee on 5 October 2012, following review of a delisting request he had submitted through the Office of Ombudsperson: a mechanism established by Security Council Resolution 1904 (2009) and enhanced by…

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Call for Papers: ILA Study Group on Domestic Courts and International Law

The ILA Study Group on ‘Principles on the Engagement of Domestic Courts with International Law’ has issued a call for papers. Those selected will be invited to participate in the discussion of their papers by the Study Group, and will be potentially included in a relevant publication. The deadline for submission of proposals is the end of May.

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Sharing Responsibility for UN Targeted Sanctions

Cross-posted from the SHARES Blog UN targeted sanctions, especially those related to terrorism, have had their fair share of the limelight lately, particularly in view of important decisions by the ECJ, the ECtHR, the UK Supreme Court and others in cases such as Kadi, Nada, and Ahmed. Here, I try to look at this jurisprudence through the lens of the…

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