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The ICJ and the compensation for environmental damage in the Costa Rica/Nicaragua case: Does the application of equitable principles offset independent technical expertise?

Introduced by Elena Fasoli

The Judgment of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on 2 February 2018 (hereinafter Judgment on Compensation), regarding compensation owed by Nicaragua to Costa Rica presents a unique opportunity for the Court to develop its views on compensation for environmental damage.[1] The Judgment on Compensation deals, inter alia, with the assessment...
  K. Kindji and M. Faure on Mar 31, 2019

Assessing reparation of environmental damage by the ICJ: A lost opportunity?

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  Federica Cittadino on Mar 31, 2019

Science novit curia? Damage evaluation methods and the role of experts in the Costa Rica v Nicaragua case

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Externalizing EU Migration Control while Ignoring the Human Rights of Migrants: Is There Any Room for the International Responsibility of European States?

Introduced by Maria Irene Papa

In recent years the EU and its Member States have increasingly pursued migration externalization policies through strengthened cooperation with key countries of origin and transit, under which the latter agree to implement more effective exit controls in exchange for economic and technical assistance (in terms of inter alia training, equipment, financing...

Border-induced displacement: The ethical and legal implications of distance-creation through externalization

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  Giuseppe Pascale on Feb 28, 2019

Is Italy Internationally Responsible for the Gross Human Rights Violations against Migrants in Libya?

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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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