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Two Weeks in Review, 4 – 17 January 2021

Brian McGarry reflects on the legacy of the PCIJ after the centenary of the adoption of the PCIJ Statute in December 2020. McGarry examines the impact of the PCIJ on the practice, procedures, and institutional design of international courts and tribunals today. Gian Luca Burci analyses the case against the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) (Rodriguez v. PAHO) and the findings of the District Court for the District of Columbia, which upheld the immunity of the IFC in February 2020, but partially denied PAHO immunities in its opinion and order of 9 November 2020. The lawsuit arises from PAHO’s involvement in the “Mais Medicos” programme whereby Cuba supplied a large number of doctors to Brazil but which became politically controversial for Brazil and was terminated in 2018.  Dapo Akande, Antonio Coco and…

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Two Weeks in Review, 7 December – 20 December 2020

EJIL Favourite Readings 2020 Joseph Weiler kicks off the now annual symposium with his 10 Good Reads from 2020. You can read Part I and Part II now. Further selections from EJIL Board and (Associate) Editors will be coming over the next two weeks. Watch this space…

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Two Weeks in Review, 23 November – 6 December 2020

Covid-19 related posts Sofia Galani writes about the 'unprecedented humanitarian crisis at sea' which is affecting the human rights of almost all persons at sea and in particular looks at the impact of port restrictions or post closures on persons at sea through the lens of international human rights…

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Two Weeks in Review, 9 – 22 November 2020

EJIL:Live!  In this new episode of EJIL: Live! Professor Joseph Weiler, Editor in Chief of EJIL, speaks with Jan Klabbers, Professor of International Law at the University of Helsinki, Finland, and Guy Fiti Sinclair, Senior Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington Law School, New Zealand. This interview focuses on the Symposium convened by the two speakers in EJIL’s…

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Two Weeks in Review, 26 October – 8 November 2020

EJIL Editorial Joseph Weiler reflects on whether there is ‘anything worse than a flagrant, openly admitted violation by a Government of a bilateral treaty just recently signed?’ and the position of the UK and EU states regarding violations of international law.  Joint blog symposium: Third Geneva Convention…

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