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New developments and open issues concerning off-Earth mining: Interpretative and law-making challenges in light of the current legal regime

Introduced by Elena Carpanelli

  In light of rapid technological developments, prospecting and extraction of space resources have moved away from the realm of science fiction and are about to become a feasible reality. Two private companies – Planetary Resources and Deep Space Industries – have publicly announced detailed plans to execute missions to mine asteroids within...

Regulation of space resource rights: Meeting the needs of States and private parties

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  Steven Freeland on Jan 30, 2017

Common heritage, not common law: How international law will regulate proposals to exploit space resources

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The work of the ILC on the environment and armed conflicts: Enhancing protection for the ‘silent victim of warfare’?

Introduced by Giulio Bartolini and Marco Pertile   In both the academic and the popular debate on the causes and the consequences of armed conflicts the environment is often described as ‘the silent victim of warfare’.[1] This phrase metaphorically alludes not only to the – rather obvious – detrimental effects of armed conflicts on the...

Protection of the environment during armed conflicts: An appraisal of the ILC’s work

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  Karen Hulme on Dec 31, 2016

The ILC’s Work Stream on Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflict

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The 13 November 2015 attacks and their aftermath: multilevel responses to terrorism

Introduced by Antonello Tancredi and Paolo Palchetti

  The terrorist attacks that took place on November 13, 2015 in Paris rapidly triggered a multilevel reaction. Internationally, France, as well as other Western Countries have been ready to invoke the right of self-defence as provided for in Article 51 of the UN Charter to justify air strikes against...
  Jean-Christophe Martin on Jan 29, 2016

Les frappes de la France contre l’EIIL en Syrie, à la lumière de la résolution 2249 (2015) du Conseil de sécurité

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  Peter Hilpold on Jan 29, 2016

The evolving right of counter-terrorism: An analysis of SC resolution 2249 (2015) in view of some basic contributions in International Law literature

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The Prevent Strategy: The human rights implications of the United Kingdom’s counter-radicalisation policy

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  QIL-QDI on Jul 21, 2016

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  QIL-QDI on Jul 21, 2016

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  QIL-QDI on Jul 21, 2016

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