Dapo Akande


Dapo Akande is one of the editors of EJIL:Talk! He is Chichele Professor of Public International Law at the University of Oxford. He is also a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and Co-Director of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law & Armed Conflict. Dapo is a member of the United Nations International Law Commission and a barrister at Essex Court Chambers.

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Happy New Year for 2023 and our Most Read Posts of 2022

Happy New Year to all our readers! 2022 was a busy year for us on the blog, probably our busiest year yet. We probably published more posts last year than in any previous year. We typically try to keep posts to no more than one a day but last year we had periods where we were publishing two…

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Programming Note by the Editors

Dear readers, We have been receiving, reviewing and publishing an unprecedented number of posts on Ukraine in the past two weeks. We have now covered most legal aspects of the crisis, which looks likely to continue for many more weeks if not months. We will therefore have to resume publishing some posts that are unrelated to Ukraine, many…

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EJIL:The Podcast! Episode 14 – “From Russia With War”

In this episode Philippa Webb, Marko Milanovic and I are joined by Rebecca Barber (Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect) and Mike Becker (Trinity College Dublin) to examine various aspects of Russia’s war on Ukraine. The discussion begins with an evaluation of Russia’s legal justification for invading Ukraine, moving to…

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