05 Mar Events and Announcements: 5 March 2023
Frontier Clash: New Developments in the Application of International Human Rights Law to Armed Conflicts: On 13 March at 5:30pm GMT, the International Law at Westminster (ILaW) research cluster will host a panel on Frontier Clash: New Developments in the Application of International Human Rights Law to Armed Conflicts, with Prof. Yuval Shany (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and former member of the UN Human Rights Committee) and Dr. Anicee Van Engeland (Cranfield University). Dr. Marco Longobardo (University of Westminster) will chair the event. More information and free registration are available here.
SCIEL Seminar – Human Agency in the Identification of Customary International Law: The Sheffield Centre for International and European Law (SCIEL) has invited Dr Massimo Lando (City University of Hong Kong) who will be speaking on the subject of Human Agency in the Identification of Customary International Law on 8 March at 4:00pm GMT. This is a hybrid event. To register and see the event abstract, click here.
Inaugural International Law Lecture – The European Court of Human Rights as an Actor in International Law: On 10 March at 4:00pm GMT, Dr Meagan Wong will chair the Inaugural International Law Lecture at the University of Essex, which will feature Judge Tim Eicke of the European Court of Human Rights. For more information and to register, click here.
Human Rights and Climate Action – Vanuatu and the ICJ: Join the Oxford Sustainable Law Programme and invited speakers to discuss the role of International Law in catalysing the sustainable transition on 10 March at 10:30am GMT. For more information and to register, click here.
Calls for Applications
Nuremberg Principles Academy – Senior Officer: The Nuremberg Principles Academy is looking to hire a Senior Officer. The closing date for applications is 15 April 2023. For more information, click here.
UN Audiovisual Library
New additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL): The Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following materials to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law: a lecture on State Silence in International Law, by Ms. Danae Azaria, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Laws of University College London; a resources page for the 2023 editions of the Jean-Pictet Competition; a lecture on The Role of Nuclear Law in the Use of Atomic Energy for Peace and Development, by Ms Peri Johnson, Legal Adviser and Director of the Office of Legal Affairs at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); an Introductory Note on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, New York, 13 December 2006, by Michael Ashley Stein, Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School and Co-founder/Executive Director of Harvard Law School Project on Disability, and Janet E. Lord, Senior Fellow for Harvard Law School Project on Disability, Senior Legal Advisor, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and Adjunct Professor of International Law at University of Maryland Carey School of Law. The Audiovisual Library of International Law is also available as an audio podcast on Apple, Google and SoundCloud.