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Research Project on Shared Responsibility in International Law (SHARES)

The Research Project on Shared Responsibility in International Law (SHARES) is pleased to announce the official launch of the SHARES website: The website includes a detailed description of the SHARES project and its project members. The website also features news, events, publications, blog posts and resources on shared responsibility in international law. The ambition of the SHARES project is to examine an unexplored and largely unrecognized problem: the allocation of international responsibilities among multiple states and other actors. It seeks to uncover the nature and extent of the problem of sharing responsibility in an increasingly interdependent and heterogeneous international legal order. SHARES will therefore offer new concepts, principles and perspectives for understanding how the international legal order may deal with shared responsibilities. The SHARES project is a research project of the Amsterdam Center for International Law, led by Professor André Nollkaemper, and funded by the European Research Council.

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Online Interviews with International Lawyers

The Harvard International Law Journal’s website has initiated a fascinating series of interviews with leading international lawyers (see here). Thus far, the focus has been on practising international lawyers with experience in government and international organizations. There are  recent interviews with John Bellinger III, Legal Adviser at the US State Department from 2005-2009, Larry Johnson, former…

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SIEL/CUP Prize for an Essay on International Economic Law

A prize has been established by the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) and Cambridge University Press for the best essay submitted in the field of international economic law.  The competition is open to current students and those who have graduated within the last five years. The prize consists of £200, as well as £300 of Cambridge University…

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In Defense of the Hazardous Tool of Legal Blogging

On the occasion of my very first post on EJIL:Talk! – at the invitation of its editors – on the current duality of government in Côte d’Ivoire (see here), I have deemed it necessary to post a separate note on the “art” of legal blogging, for this topic has hardly been discussed on this experts’ blog in…

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The Rise and Fall of Eunomia – Episode 3: Fin de fête

This is the third episode of a series of posts on “The Rise and Fall of Eunomia”. Episodes 1  and 2 of this series can be found at here and here. The Sky is the Limit In the aftermath of this landmark decision, Eunomian lawyers, flush with victory, vouched that more ambitious cases would be in the making. Eunomia had…

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