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Announcement: New Journal of World Investment and Trade, Call for Papers

The Journal of World Investment and Trade (JWIT) is under new editorial responsibility starting with the first issue 2014. It operates as a double-blind peer-reviewed journal and focuses on the law relating to foreign investment relations in a broad sense, including the law of investment treaties, investor-State dispute settlement, domestic law relating to foreign investment, and relevant trade law aspects, such as services, public procurement, trade-related investment measures, and intellectual property, both under the WTO and PTAs. JWIT aims to embed foreign investment law in its broader context, including its interactions with international and domestic law, both private and public, including general public international law, international commercial law and arbitration, international environmental law, human rights, sustainable development, as well as domestic constitutional and administrative law. It is open to doctrinal as well as interdisciplinary analysis covering the mainstream of foreign investment law and its frontiers. JWIT publishes articles, notes, case comments, and book reviews, and welcomes proposals for special issues in its fields of interest. For further information, including the full editorial board and instructions to authors, please…

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Announcements: Essay Competition and Cassese Workshop

1. Human Rights Essay Award Competition. This annual competition sponsored by the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. The 2014 topic is Persons with Disabilities and International Human Rights Law. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to…

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Announcement: International Law Weekend in New York

International Law Weekend 2013 — brought to you by the American Branch of the International Law Association — begins on Thursday night, October 24, 2013, at the Great Hall of the Association of the  Bar of the City of New York, 42 West 44th Street, NYC, and continues at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday, October 25-26, at the Lincoln Center facilities of Fordham Law School, at…

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Announcements and Events: Seminar on Foreign Investment in Africa, Investment Law Workshop

1. Expert seminar on Foreign Investment in Africa  – 10/11 October 2013 Professor Makane Mbengue (University of Geneva), Dr. Eric De Brabandere (Grotius Centre, Leiden University) and Dr. Tarcisio Gazzini (VU University Amsterdam) organize the 3rd Expert Seminar on Contemporary Perspectives on International Investment Law on 10 and 11 October 2013. The topic…

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Announcements: Job Opportunity with ICRC

A research position is available to work on the ICRC – British Red Cross cooperation to update the practice collection underpinning the ICRC’s study on customary international humanitarian law. Details on the ICRC’s work on customary IHL can be found here. The job announcement and application form can be found at the British Red Cross…

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