Raphael Schäfer



Raphael Schäfer is a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, editor of the Journal of the History of International Law, doctoral candidate and lecturer (Lehrbeauftragter) at the Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg, and trainee lawyer at the Regional Court of Heidelberg. Research stays in the context of his dissertation took him to the United Kingdom, France, Israel and Australia. He studied law at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg.

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The Echo of Quiet Voices. Liechtenstein’s Veto Initiative and the American Six Principles

On 8 September 2022, the US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, announced her government's intention to support efforts to reform the UN Security Council. The issue of exercising the right of veto on one's own behalf thus gained unprecedented momentum. Of “laugh tests” and “get-out-of-jail-free cards” The trigger was the…

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