Maiko Meguro


Maiko Meguro joined the Amsterdam Center for International Law in September 2016. Her research focuses on international law making process through the lenses of interaction between legal bindingness and normativity, and interaction between decision making processes at domestic and international level. She also works for Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry of Japan where she previously served as a deputy director specialized in international negotiations and legal matters. The opinions expressed on this blog are the author’s own and do not reflect the opinions of Government of Japan.

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EJIL Debate. The Whaling case and the Duty to Cooperate: Responding to Professors Thirlway and d’Aspremont

I am puzzled by the very terms of the debate between Professors Thirlway and d’Aspremont for several reasons. First, there is a considerable ambiguity in both Japan’s argument and the Court’s position as to the legal effects yielded by the IWC resolutions. Hence, it is inevitable to have a variation of interpretations. Second, I believe…

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