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The Evolving Role of the United Nations Security Council and the Protection of Cultural Heritage in the Event of Armed Conflict

Introduced by Sabrina Urbinati

  On 24 March 2017, the United Nations Security Council (SC) adopted Resolution 2347 (2017)[1] (Resolution 2347). This Resolution concerns the protection of cultural heritage in the event of armed conflict and is intended to react to the hateful damage, destruction, smuggling, looting and illicit trafficking of cultural property to which...
  Kristin Hausler on Mar 31, 2018

Cultural heritage and the Security Council: Why Resolution 2347 matters

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  Andrzej Jakubowski on Mar 31, 2018

Resolution 2347: Mainstreaming the protection of cultural heritage at the global level

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‘No Man is an Island’, but… what is an Island?

Introduced by Andrea Caligiuri and Enrico Milano

  Islands in international law are a mixed blessing. On one hand, they may significantly augment the sovereign and jurisdictional rights of States, in particular over vast amounts of marine space. On the other, they pose complex problems concerning determination of their nature, whether they are considered alone (Natural or...
  Warwick Gullett on Feb 28, 2018

The South China Sea Arbitration’s contribution to the concept of juridical islands

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  Irini Papanicolopulu on Feb 28, 2018

The land dominates the sea (dominates the land dominates the sea)

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