• New EJIL: Live! Interview with Dr Veronika Fikfak février 15, 2019
    In this episode of EJIL: Live! the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, Professor Joseph Weiler, speaks with Dr Veronika Fikfak, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Cambridge, whose article “Changing State Behaviour: Damages before the European Court of Human Rights”, appears in EJIL’s 29:4 issue. In her pioneering article, Dr Fikfak analyses the ECtHR’s practice ofRead […]
    Mary Guest
  • Strengthening Compliance with IHL: Back to Square One février 14, 2019
    Between 2012-2015 a series of meetings with states were organised by the ICRC and the Swiss government in the framework of a consultation process aimed at Strengthening Compliance with IHL. This consultation process (discussed here) was based on Resolution 1 of the 31st International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IC), which invitedRead […]
    Sofia Poulopoulou
  • New Issue of EJIL (Vol. 29 (2018) No. 4) Published Today février 13, 2019
    The latest issue of the European Journal of International Law (Vol. 29, No. 4) is out today. As usual, the table of contents of the new issue is available at EJIL’s own website, where readers can access those articles that are freely available without subscription. The free access article in this issue is Veronika Fikfak’s Changing State Behaviour: Damages before the European Court of Human Rights. EJIL subscribers have full access to theRead […]
    Mary Guest
  • The European Dream Team février 12, 2019
    There will be a major ‘Changing of the Guards’ next year with the departures of Juncker, Tusk and Draghi – each of them remarkable in their own way – from the leadership team of the European Union. The incoming team will be facing a Europe that poses unprecedented challenges. Commissioner Oettinger went as far asRead […]
    Joseph Weiler
  • EJIL Roll of Honour février 12, 2019
    EJIL relies on the good will of colleagues in the international law community who generously devote their time and energy to act as peer reviewers for the large number of submissions we receive. Without their efforts our Journal would not be able to maintain the excellent standards to which we strive. A lion’s share ofRead […]
    Joseph Weiler
  • EJIL Vol. 29 (2018) No. 4: In this Issue février 11, 2019
    On 9 December 1948, the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide – the first universal treaty of human rights – was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. This year marks its 70th anniversary and we pay tribute to its ‘founding father’, Raphael Lemkin, in this last issue of EJIL forRead […]
    Joseph Weiler
  • New Issue of EJIL (Vol. 29 (2018) No. 4) Out This Week février 11, 2019
    The latest issue of the European Journal of International Law will be published this week. Over the coming days, we will have a series of editorial posts by Joseph Weiler, Editor in Chief of EJIL. These posts will appear in the Editorial of the new issue.  Here is the Table of Contents for this new issue: Otto Dix, Stoßtruppen gehenRead […]
    Mary Guest
  • Announcements: UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; CfA Correcting Inequality through Law; Leicester Law School Conference – Migrants’ Rights at a Crossroads; ASIL Roundtable on New Perspectives in International Legal Theory février 10, 2019
    1. New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following lectures to the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL) website: Ms. Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi on “The International Criminal Court twenty years after its establishment: consolidationRead […]
    Mary Guest
  • ‘Open for Business’: The Special Criminal Court Launches Investigations in the Central African Republic février 8, 2019
    On 22 October 2018, the Special Criminal Court (SCC) held its inaugural session in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR). Several weeks later, the Special Prosecutor, Col. Toussaint Muntazini, announced his long-awaited prosecutorial strategy. Coming three years after Parliament initially requested a specialist ‘war crimes’ tribunal for CAR, these two acts markRead […]
    Patryk I. Labuda
  • A Positive Take on the Legacy of the 1978 Judgment in Ireland v. United Kingdom février 7, 2019
    In September 2018, a request by the Irish Government to refer the Ireland v. United Kingdom revision case to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) was refused, closing a door that had been reopened after forty years. The fact that the ECtHR arrived at a finding of inhuman and degradingRead […]
    Elaine Webster