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Announcements: UN Courses and Fellowship, New IHL Events Website, Conferences and Calls for Papers

1.  The United Nations Regional Courses in International Law and the International Law Fellowship Programme are accepting applications for participants for their 2014 programmes. These unique training opportunities in public international law bring together leading scholars and practitioners from across the globe to engage in interactive discussions on a broad range of core subjects of international law. These courses are intended to enable qualified professionals, in particular government officials and teachers of international law, from developing countries and countries with emerging economies, to deepen their knowledge of international law and to engage in dialogue on current international law topics, as well as specific subjects of particular interest to the countries in a given region. More information can be found: for the Regional Courses, here; for the International Law Fellowship Programme, here. The deadline for applications is 1 December 2013. 2.  ALMA – Association for the Promotion of International Humanitarian Law has launched a new section of their website – Upcoming IHL Events – Worldwide. This database aims to provide general information about…

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Lieber Prize 2014: Call for Submissions

It's that time of the year again... The Francis Lieber Prize is awarded annually by the American Society of International Law's Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict to the authors of publications which the judges consider to be outstanding in the field of law and armed conflict.  Both monographs and articles (including chapters in…

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Announcements: Lieber Code Conference, ICC Moot, Postdoc Fellowships

1.  On Nov. 21, 2013, Columbia Law School will host a conference “From Gettysberg to Guantanamo: 150 Years of the Lieber Code and the Law of Armed Conflict”. Drafted by Columbia University Professor Francis Lieber and signed by President Lincoln in 1863 as General Order No. 100, the Lieber Code represented the world’s first attempt to codify the…

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Announcements: Call for Papers, ICJ Vacancies

1. Call for Papers: Subsidiarity in Global Governance. The Hertie School of Governance has issued a Call for Papers for a workshop on ‘Subsidiarity in Global Governance’ in Berlin on 19 and 20 June 2014. The workshop will gather around 25 scholars from law, politics and related disciplines for an in-depth debate over two days. The organizers welcome proposals from…

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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…

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