Karel Wellens


Karel Wellens is Emeritus Professor of International Law ( Radboud University , Nijmegen, the Netherlands ). The main focus of his research and publications is on the UN Security Council, peaceful settlement of disputes , with special emphasis on the ICJ . Karel Wellens was Co-Rapporteur of the ILA Committee on Accountability of International Organisations and is lifetime Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge .

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Aesthetic Philosophy and the Art of Law in the International Community

Inspired by Sir Hersch Lauterpacht’s writings, Mary Ellen  O’Connell, in the Art of Law in the International Community, provides a contemporary response to the ever increasing erosion by states –in the majority of  cases based on self-interest - of the most fundamental peremptory norm of the international legal order, the prohibition of the use of…

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