Helmut Philipp Aust

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Helmut Philipp Aust is Professor of Law at the Freie Universität Berlin.

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“I want to break free”: the WHO Foundation as an Experiment in the Financing of International Organisations

The current COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the World Health Organization (WHO) into sharp relief. Views differ on the questions of whether the WHO has convincingly managed the pandemic, whether its International Health Regulations are up to scratch and whether it and its current leadership are under too heavy influence of China, other member states or even private actors…

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A Path towards the Moral Sophistication of International Law? Some Remarks on Miles Jackson’s “Complicity in International Law”

This post is part of our book discussion on Miles Jackson's "Complicity in International Law". It is a great pleasure to contribute to this mini-symposium on Miles Jackson’s monograph on the notion of complicity in international law. The book is a further testament to the growing importance of questions of ‘shared responsibility’ in…

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