From 8-11 April the annual conference of the American Society of International Law took place in Washington DC. The conference theme was: “Adapting to a Rapidly Changing World”.
On Friday 6 March, Larissa van den Herik gave a talk at the ICC in a panel with ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. Professor Van den Herik spoke about the interplay between UN sanctions and international criminal prosecutions. I
The Leiden Journal of International Law organizes a symposium on ‘The Changing Role of Scholarship in International Law’. The role and concept of scholarship, including its foundations, methods and limits are in transition.
The Grotius Centre and the Hague Academy of International Law have launched a new Advanced Course on International Criminal Law (ICL) which will be held at the Peace Palace from 24 August to 4 September 2015, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.
Larissa van den Herik has created a new ILA Study Group on UN Sanctions and International Law together with Kristen Boon .
Please contact the programme coordinator at ms. M.K.C. Leons to receive further information about the schedule and preparatory readings.
Dr. Eric De Brabandere will deliver the 11th Otto-Riese Lecture at the University of Lausanne | 19 February 2015
The Otto-Riese Lecture opens the Academic Term of the LLM Programme International and European Economic and Commercial Law of the University of Lausanne, and takes place twice per year.
Cooperation of International Organisations in Peacekeeping Operations and Issues of International Responsibility
Can international organisations be held responsible for violations of international law by peacekeepers in a peacekeeping operation? Moritz Moelle defends his thesis on the 18th of December.
The Law Society of Ireland winner of the first edition of the Children's Rights Moot Court Competition
The Law Society of Ireland won the final round of the very first edition of the Children's Right Moot Court Competition .
Call for Papers - Leiden Journal of International Law Symposium on 'The Changing Role of Scholarship in International Law'
The Leiden Journal of International Law launches a call for papers for its symposium 'The Changing Role of Scholarship in International Law' which will take place on 11 May 2015 at The Hague.
From 30 September to 4 October 2014, Daniël Grütters and Pem Tshering represented Leiden University at the ‘Youth for Peace’ International Law Competition in Belarus.
Professor Larissa van den Herik has been appointed to the Faculty Board as of 1 October, taking over the position held by Alex Geert Castermans.
New Monograph by Eric De Brabandere - Investment Treaty Arbitration as Public International Law: Procedural Aspects and Implications
Dr. Eric De Brabandere has published a new monograph with Cambridge University Press, entitled ‘Investment Treaty Arbitration as Public International Law: Procedural Aspects and Implications’.
Book launch 'Counter-Terrorism Strategies in a Fragmented International Legal Order. Meeting the Challenges'
In collaboration with Leiden University and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, the Dutch Permanent Mission in Geneva organised on 10 September a side event in the margin of Human Rights Council debates.
From 1-5 September Benjamin Ferencz (94) visited the Leiden Law School. He was invited for a special one-day event organized for all 2nd year law students, devoted to the theme ‘ethical dilemmas in war and peace’. In 1947-1948 Ferencz was the chief prosecutor in one of the so-called follow-up Nuremberg trials, the Einsatzgruppen trial.
Dr. Eric De Brabandere and Dr. Tarcisio Gazzini (University of Lausanne), have published a new book with Martinus Nijhoff on ‘ Foreign Investment in the Energy Sector. Balancing Private and Public Interests’ .
In the context of a cooperation between the Grotius Centre of International Legal Studies and the FHR Lim A Po Institute for Social Studies , Dr. Robert Heinsch spent ten days in Paramaribo, Suriname from 18 to 28 May 2014.
Professor Carsten Stahn and Professor Henning Melber , Director Emeritus of the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation , have published a new book with Cambridge University Press on ‘Peace Diplomacy, Global Justice and International Agency: Rethinking Human Security and Ethics in the Spirit of Dag Hammarskjöld’.
It was a full house on 30 April 2014 at the Hague Institute for Global Justice, when two new OUP books were launched.
Responsibility to Protect and International Criminal Justice: Marital Stress or Grounds for Divorce?
On 24 April 2014 Prof Carsten Stahn delivered a keynote address on the relationship between 'The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and International Criminal Justice at an ESRC funded seminar on ‘The Responsibility to Protect and Prosecute: The International Criminal Court after Libya’ , held at the University of Leeds.