ZOOM IN
 The Question

Children in conflicts as victims and perpetrators? Reassessing the debate on child soldiers in light of the involvement of children with terrorist groups

Introduced by Giulio Bartolini and Marco Pertile

  The issue of child soldiers and, in more general terms, of the involvement of children in conflicts has been the object of broad interest in the academic debate over time, especially from the perspective of international humanitarian law, human rights law, and international criminal law.[1] Suffice it...
  Nina Jorgensen on Jun 30, 2019

Children associated with terrorist groups in the context of the legal framework for child soldiers

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  Yutaka Arai-Takahashi on Sep 23, 2019

War Crimes relating to child soldiers and other children that are otherwise associated with armed groups in situations of non-international armed conflict. An incremental step toward a coherent legal framework?

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  Luca Poltronieri Rossetti on Sep 23, 2019

Intra-party sexual crimes against child soldiers as war crimes in Ntaganda. ‘Tadić moment’ or unwarranted exercise of judicial activism?

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  Francesca Capone on Sep 23, 2019

The children (and wives) of foreign ISIS fighters: Which obligations upon the States of nationality?

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 The Question

The qualification of armed conflicts and the ‘Support-Based Approach’: Time for an appraisal

Introduced by Giulio Bartolini and Marco Pertile

  Foreign intervention in armed conflicts continues to generate legal challenges, as emphasized by the recurring debates on the lawfulness and the limits, under ius ad bellum parameters, of interventions supporting local governments involved in non-international armed conflicts.[1] Still, also from a ius in bello perspective, these scenarios...

The ICRC’s ‘support-based approach’: A suitable but incomplete theory

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  Bianca Maganza on May 31, 2019

Which role for hybrid entities involved in multi-parties NIACs? Applying the ICRC’s support-based approach to the armed conflict in Mali

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  Terry D. Gill on May 31, 2019

Some thoughts on the ICRC Support Based Approach

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ZOOM OUT
 The Question

Procedural rules of international courts and tribunals: Between change and stability

Introduced by Beatrice I. Bonafé

  International procedural law has drawn increasing attention in the last years. This Zoom-out is dedicated to an aspect of international procedural law that nonetheless is generally overlooked, that is, the very characteristics of international procedural rules when conceived of as sources of international law. Basically, two main sets of questions...
  Paolo Palchetti on Jul 31, 2019

Making and enforcing procedural law at the International Court of Justice

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  Niki Aloupi on Jul 31, 2019

ITLOS procedural rules: Between change and stability

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  Giovanna Adinolfi on Sep 30, 2019

Procedural rules in WTO dispute settlement in the face of the crisis of the Appellate Body

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  Hervé Ascencio on Sep 30, 2019

Forthcoming

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