Maximilian Bertamini


Maximilian Bertamini is a Ph.D. Candidate and Research Associate at the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV), Ruhr-University Bochum.

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“The check, please!” – Incentivizing states to pay for climate change?

Thinking aloud When it comes to climate change, there is a disparity between causers of effects and the ones having to endure them. Virtually all states and many large businesses contribute to climate change, whereas the resulting damage does not affect everybody equally and at the same time. The international law on state responsibility in situations…

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United in What? Some reflections on the Security Council’s sovereignty rhetoric in the latest Syria resolutions

The Security Council’s (SC) decision-making process on the renewal of humanitarian assistance for Syria caused a lot of unease amongst observers of the situation. Only a day after the previous aid program had expired, could a new agreement on the delivery of humanitarian aid to the Syrian people be reached. While the debates leading up to the…

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