Author: John Heieck

Events Global Law at Reading (GLAR) is delighted to unveil the programme for the 2020/21 Ghandhi Research Seminar Series. The series showcases the work of leading experts in global law fields. It is convened this year by Dr Marie Aronsson-Storrier and Dr Matthew Windsor, and is named in honour of Professor Sandy Ghandhi, who taught at the School of Law from 1978...

Featured Announcement: BIICL Training Courses Autumn 2020 The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) has a decade-long experience of running successful training courses. Its Public International law in Practice Course, as well as in house courses run for governments, judiciaries, civil society and others globally have earned a reputation for high level, research-informed training. During Autumn  2020 BIICL training is  moving to...

Francis Lieber Prize 2021 The American Society of International Law (ASIL) is pleased to solicit contributions for the 2021 Francis Lieber Prize. ASIL's Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict awards the Francis Lieber Prize to the authors of publications that the judges consider to be outstanding in the field of law and armed conflict.  Both monographs and articles (including chapters in...

Online Summer School The Al-Haq Center for Applied International Law is pleased to announce its Sixth International Law Summer School Program for professionals, legal researchers, post-graduates and academics in the fields of international law and human rights.  The 2020 School program will run entirely online throughout the two-week period of 12 – 22 October 2020, with the weekends being free of lectures. All presentations and discussions will...

[John Heieck is the Deputy Managing Editor of Opinio Juris and an independent researcher and scholar of international criminal law.] Introduction The focus of this post is the Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) (hereinafter Rohingya Genocide case), and specifically, the importance of the ICJ’s Provisional Measures Order (PMO) of 23 January 2020. I examine the...

Call for Papers German Yearbook of International Law: The Editorial Staff of the German Yearbook of International Law (GYIL) is pleased to welcome submissions for volume 63 (2020) of the journal, inviting interested parties to submit contributions for consideration for inclusion in the forthcoming edition. 2020 has proven to be the most consequential year in modern history. Recent global events have...

Workshops International Meeting on Justice for Peace: Current Challenges Facing International Criminal Law: The "José Luis Bustamante y Rivero" International Studies Workshop (TADEI)”, with sponsorship of the Coalition for the International Criminal Court, has the pleasure to extend a general invitation to the "International Meeting on Justice for Peace: Current Challenges Facing International Criminal Law," which has as its main objective...

Virtual Panel Discussion on International Institutions and COVID-19: A Third World Perspective The Centre for International Legal Studies at OP Jindal Global Law School is conducting a series of event titled International Law, Political Economy and Covid-19. The second event of the series is a zoom panel discussion on "Can We Reimagine International Institutions? A Third World Perspective" on 25 July 2020 from 3:30 -...

Book Launch Event on 23 July 2020 Existing Legal Limits to Security Council Veto Power in the Face of Atrocity Crimes (Cambridge University Press 2020), co-sponsored by the American Society of International Law International Criminal Law Interest Group and the American Branch of the International Law Association United Nations Committee. Join leading experts in the field discuss Professor Jennifer Trahan's new book, which...

Jobs International Nuremberg Principles Academy -- Project Officer: The Academy is now seeking to recruit – on a temporary basis as parental leave cover – a Project Officer with a special focus on working on the research project “Length of Proceedings at the International Criminal Court." The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of international criminal law, preferably also from previous work experience at or with...

Call for Papers Special Edition: The Business and Human Rights Regime in the Americas: The Revista Internacional de Derechos Humanos (RIDH) is pleased to announce a call for papers for the Special Edition of The Business and Human Rights Regime in the Americas. Given that the Special Rapporteur for Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights...

Call for Papers Military Law and Law of War Review Edward Elgar Publishing is proud to announce an exciting new collaboration with the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War to publish The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre (MLLWR). MLLWR is a long-established journal with a rich history of specialisation in...