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PIL news

Announcing a new publication - Research Handbook on the Law of Treaties

Research Handbook On The Law Of Treaties

Christian J […]

Project on the Law Relating to Humanitarian Relief Operations in Armed Conflict

On 10-11 July 2014, the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC), and the Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations (HRFG), together with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), convened a meeting of legal experts as part of a joint project aimed at bringing greater clarity to certain aspects of the law regulating relief operat […]

next event

Thursday 16 October: Rule of Law at the international level - still relevant?, Ambassador Patricia O'Brien, Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations and other International Organisations at Geneva, Former UN Legal Counsel and Under Secretary-General for Legal Affairs

[more forthcoming seminars]

featured publication

J Vidmar, 'Judicial Interpretations of Democracy in Human Rights Treaties' (2014) Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law 532


The next conference has not been scheduled yet, but as soon as it is, details will be listed here.

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