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Public Event: Podiumsdiskussion "Recht und Sicherheit Global - Politische und völkerrechtliche Aspekte einer Mitgliedschaft Deutschlands im UN-Sicherheitsrat"
Montag, 4. Juni 2018, 18:15 Uhr im Senatssaal der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Public Event: "Human Rights in Crisis - Challenged human rights protection as sign of a transformation of international law?"
The discussion will take place on Saturday, 9 June 2018, from 7.30 pm to 9 pm Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, room 2014 A (east wing, 1st floor).
KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 13
Working Paper No. 13, "Certiorari Through the Backdoor? - The Judgment by the European Court of Human Rights in Burmych and Others V. Ukraine in Perspective" by Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Zimmermann has been published.
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KFG Working Paper Series No. 1
The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline? - Points of Departure
Heike Krieger & Georg Nolte - Download PDF
The paper undertakes a preliminary assessment of current developments of international law for the purpose of mapping the ground for a larger research project. The research project pursues the goal of determining whether public international law, as it has developed since the end of the Cold War, is continuing its progressive move towards a more human-rights- and multi-actor-oriented order, or whether we are seeing a renewed emphasis of more classical elements of international law. In this context the term "international rule of law" is chosen to designate the more recent and "thicker" understanding of international law. The paper discusses how it can be determined whether this form of international law continues to unfold, and whether we are witnessing challenges to this order which could give rise to more fundamental reassessments.
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