Singapore Launch: "Can ASEAN Take Human Rights Seriously?"
From left: Professor Kevin Tan (National University of Singapore), Dr Hsien-Li Tan (National University of Singapore), Ms Yuyun Wahyuningram (Indonesia’s Representative on the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights), Professor Alison Duxbury (University of Melbourne) and Professor Simon Chesterman (Dean of Law, National University of Singapore).
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Sir Christopher Greenwood, GBE, CMG, QC
2019 Sir Ninian Stephen Visiting Scholar Public Lecture
Sir Christopher Greenwood, GBE, CMG, QC
"International Law: Art, Science or Alchemy?"
Student seminar at Melbourne Law School with Sir Christopher Greenwood, GBE, CMG, QC
Assistant Professor Aleksandar Marsavelski
Typology of Crimes of Political Parties in Armed Conflicts
Re-examining the Lotus Case (France v Turkey) (1927)
Professor Nico Schrijver
Presenting on 'The Role of Elected Members on the Security Council: Key Players or Lame Ducks?'
Dr Eric Jensen

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‘The Philippines: How Can States Engage Responsibly in Conflict-Related Support?’

This recent article on the Australian Institute of International Affairs website queries how States can ensure the laws of war are complied with in the 21st century, and focuses particularly on The Philippines as a positive case study. The author notes the historical relationship and shared military experiences between Australia and The Philippines (e.g. the recent confrontations against […]

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Newest issue of ICLQ available

The latest issue of International and Comparative Law Quarterly (volume 69 issue 1) is now available. There are several interesting articles relevant to APCML readers, including pieces on ‘IHL and Counter-Terrorism: Fundamental Values, Conflicting Obligations’ by David McKeever and ‘Reconceptualising the Legal Response to Foreign Fighters’ by John Ip. 

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Customary IHL Research Fellow with the British Red Cross

The British Red Cross is currently recruiting for an international law researcher, to help update the ICRC’s practice collection of customary IHL materials at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law in Cambridge. Full details here.

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Call for submissions: Hague Yearbook of International Law

This internationally-recognised journal is now accepting submissions for Volume 31, due to be published at the end of 2020. Submissions can be on any issue of public international law, and selected papers will be peer-reviewed before publication. An announcement with further details has been published on the EJIL: Talk! blog website here.

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New ICRC blog post – ‘Rebuilding peace in divided education systems’

This new post on the ICRC’s Humanitarian Law & Policy blog shares the results of a new behavioural study focusing on post-conflict generations of children. The authors suggest that sustained peace building efforts may need to begin at a younger age, in order to help children growing up in divided post-conflict societies forge strong intergroup relations, and better inform the […]

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‘International Criminal Court and the Question of Palestine’s Statehood: Part I’

This article published on Just Security by Todd Buchwald is the first of a two-part analysis focusing on the submission of the Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) on 20 December 2019 for a ruling on whether the ICC has jurisdiction over “the situation in Palestine”. Buchwald explains the ICC’s jurisdictional background under the […]

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UNSW Law Book Forum – ‘The Amicus Curiae in International Criminal Justice’

This event will take place on 6 February in Sydney, and launches a new book written by Professor Sarah Williams, Dr Hannah Woolaver and Emma Palmer examining the amicus curiae practice of the ICC and other major international criminal tribunals in detail. 

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‘The Killing of Soleimani, the Use of Force against Iraq and Overlooked Ius Ad Bellum Questions’

This post on the EJIL: Talk! blog website, by postdoctoral scholar Patryk I Labuda, identifies a gap in the recent literature surrounding the US killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, and focuses on the particular legality of using force against Iraq:

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‘Will Peacekeeping Weather the Crisis of Multilateralism?’

This analysis piece published on the IPI Global Observatory website by Arthur Boutellis notes that, historically speaking, peacekeeping and UNPKOs have remained immune from attacks on multilateralism and global cooperation within the UN system. However, the author considers whether this state of affairs will continue in future years, highlighting in particular issues associated with growing fault lines between […]

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‘Hacking Humanitarians: Moving Towards a Humanitarian Cybersecurity Strategy’

This piece has been published on the ICRC’s Humanitarian Law & Policy blog and is written by ICRC Head of Data Protection Massimo Marelli. The author identifies three key things that can help humanitarians shift from bystanders to active participants in digital protection, as organisations like the ICRC become more present and active in cyberspace. 

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