Patricia Wiater


Patricia Wiater holds the Chair for Public Law, Public International Law and Human Rights at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, and is a member of the Centre for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg.

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Are we still friends? The U.S. and EU approach to ‘friend-shoring’ of supply chains

On August 28, 2023 the Minister of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Wang Wentao and the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo held talks in Beijing in light of a tense exchange of measures restricting bilateral trade. It is only a few weeks after the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) imposed…

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On war, international sports and human rights standards

On 28 March 2023, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) issued new recommendations for international sports federations (IFs) and international sports event organisers and advocated for re-admitting athletes with a Russian or Belarusian passport to international competitions. In addition to the conditions already proposed by the IOC in January 2023 to admit Russian and Belarusian athletes…

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