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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

Forthcoming

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The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: What legal impact will it have on International and Italian Law?

Introduced by Francesca De Vittor

   On September 19, 2016, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants,[1] as the outcome document of the first UN high-level summit addressing large movements of refugees and migrants. The Declaration recognised that ‘refugees and migrants have the same universal human rights...
  Alessandro Bufalini on Apr 30, 2019

The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: What is its contribution to International Migration Law?

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  Fulvio Cortese on Apr 30, 2019

The Global Compact and national legislation: quid iuris?

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The Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice on the Chagos Archipelago: An anticipatory analysis (Part I, II & III)

Introduced by Thomas Burri*, Lucas Carlos Lima, Loris Marotti, Irini Papanicolopulu, Peter Sand**

  Advisory opinions rendered by the International Court of Justice (ICJ or Court) can greatly contribute to the clarification and the development of international law on account of different factors, such as the purview of the issues at stake, the...
  David Snoxell on Nov 30, 2018

An ICJ Advisory Opinion, basis for a negotiated settlement on the issues concerning the future of the Chagos Islanders and of the British Indian Ocean Territory

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  Zeno Crespi Reghizzi on Nov 30, 2018

La juridiction consultative à l’épreuve du principe consensuel: l’affaire des Effets juridiques de la séparation de l’archipel des Chagos de Maurice en 1965

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  Peter H. Sand on Dec 30, 2018

The British Indian Ocean Territory: International legal black hole?

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  Jamie Trinidad on Dec 30, 2018

Self-Determination and territorial integrity in the Chagos Advisory Proceedings: Potential broader ramifications

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  Sue Farran on Dec 30, 2018

Chagos and the ICJ – The Marine Protected Area

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  Kinnari Bhatt on Dec 30, 2018

Chagos: A Chance for the ICJ to do more for advancing human rights through the rule of law?

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  Thomas Burri on Jan 31, 2019

Two points for the International Court of Justice in Chagos: Take the case, all of it – It is a human rights case

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  Johannes Hendrik Fahner on Jan 31, 2019

Déjà Vu in The Hague – the relevance of the Chagos arbitral award to the proceedings before the ICJ

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  Ursa Demsar et al. on Jan 31, 2019

The concept of duress in the world of decolonization

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  Antoni Pigrau on Jan 31, 2019

Reflections on the effectiveness of peremptory norms and erga omnes obligations before international tribunals…

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  James Summers on Jan 31, 2019

Decolonisation revisited and the obligation not to divide a Non-Self-Governing Territory

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  Julia Wagner on Jan 31, 2019

The Chagos request and the role of the consent principle in the ICJ’s advisory jurisdiction, or: What to do when opportunity knocks

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