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Environmental Impact Assessment after the International Court of Justice decision in Costa Rica-Nicaragua and Nicaragua-Costa Rica: Looking backward, looking forward

Introduced by Annalisa Savaresi

The practice of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has become part of environmental decision-making routine all over the world. EIAs are aimed at identifying the likely environmental, human health and welfare consequences of projects such as dams, motorways and other major infrastructure, at a stage when it can materially influence decision-making.
  Simon Marsden on Sep 30, 2017

Determining significance for EIA in International Environmental Law

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Determining the legal nature and content of EIAs in International Environmental Law: What does the ICJ decision in the joined Costa Rica v Nicaragua/Nicaragua v Costa Rica cases tell us?

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The advent of the Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals and the future of (ad hoc) international criminal justice: Questions of legality, efficiency, and fairness

Introduced by Maurizio Arcari and Micaela Frulli

  The fate of the two ad hoc criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and for Rwanda (ICTR), established in 1993 and 1994 by the UN Security Council (SC), represents one of the most sensitive cases for international criminal justice since the beginning of the present century. After some...
  Alexandre S. Galand on Jun 30, 2017

Was the Residual Mechanism’s creation falling squarely within the Chapter VII power of the Security Council?

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  Andrea Carcano on Jun 30, 2017

Of efficiency and fairness in the administration of international justice: Can the Residual Mechanism provide adequately reasoned judgments?

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Hammer and Nail. Megaregionals, CETA and the Law of Treaties

Introduced by Jan Klabbers*

To a man with a hammer, as David Kennedy often reminds us, everything looks like a nail: the lawyer who has found her instrument of choice will insist on using it time and again.[1] Kennedy’s reflection is, in a sense, a reflection on a very American position, viewing...
  Federica Violi on Jul 31, 2017

Formal and informal modification of treaties before their entry into force: What scope for amending CETA?

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  Alessandra Arcuri on Jul 31, 2017

Is CETA keeping up with the promise? Interpreting certain provisions relating to Biotechnology

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  Luca Pantaleo on Jul 31, 2017

The provisional application of CETA: Selected issues

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  René Repasi on Jul 31, 2017

Dynamisation of international trade cooperation. Powers and limits of Joint Committees in CETA

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