Protesting While Black During Covid-19

“We can either be killed by Covid-19 just as easily as we can be killed by a cop.” Minneapolis-based activist Mike Griffin and other black protesters are risking their lives to fight injustice even as the coronavirus hits black Americans the hardest Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: … Read more Protesting While Black During Covid-19

China’s progress in researching COVID-19 vaccine

Many COVID-19 questions were answered at the recent International Webinar on Global Science and Technology Development and Governance under the COVID-19 Epidemic. CGTN reporter Wang Hui sat down with the director of the Global Public Health Center of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. He talked about China’s progress and challenges in developing … Read more China’s progress in researching COVID-19 vaccine

US mobile testing: Minorities have a harder time getting tested

COVID-19 is disproportionately killing African Americans. To make matters worse, testing for the virus is scarce in poor, largely minority communities hit hardest by the virus. But one doctor in New Jersey is working to address that issue. Dr Alexander Salerno is offering mobile testing for COVID-19 infections from the back of his van. Al … Read more US mobile testing: Minorities have a harder time getting tested

Is India’s Covid-19 tracing app an instrument for mass surveillance?

As debate rages in France over the Covid-19 tracing app StopCovid, India’s own government-launched app has already been downloaded over 100 million times in just over a month. The launch of Aarogya Setu, which means “a bridge for health” in Hindi, has been a resounding success. But despite this victory and the recent announcement that … Read more Is India’s Covid-19 tracing app an instrument for mass surveillance?

Rio rolls back lockdown, even as country’s Covid-19 death toll continues to rise

While Rio de Janeiro rolls back its lockdown measures, Brazil’s death toll rises unabated. The country surpassed 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday as the disease continued to rip through South America’s worst-hit country. Figures released by the health ministry showed a new record 1,262 deaths in the previous 24 hours, as well … Read more Rio rolls back lockdown, even as country’s Covid-19 death toll continues to rise

The Challenge of risk assessment by the European Court of Human Rights

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 10: Risk and Diligence in Human Rights and Refugee Law, by Professor Frédéric Bouhon, Professor of Public Law at the University of Liège (Belgium). The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme of … Read more The Challenge of risk assessment by the European Court of Human Rights

The Specification of Rules of Differentiation in the NDCs to the Paris Agreement

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 3: Climate Change and Public International Law—Overcoming Challenges in Governance, Cooperation and Implementation, by Dr. iur. Ulrike Will (M.A.), Researcher, Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK). The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the … Read more The Specification of Rules of Differentiation in the NDCs to the Paris Agreement

The Toxic Impact of Illiberalism on Cooperative International Legal Systems

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 13: Rise or Decline of Multilateralism? Current Dynamics in Treaty Negotiation, Cooperation and Withdrawal, by Heather McAdams, Editor in Chief, N.Y.U. Journal of International Law & Politics, J.D. Candidate, New York University School of Law. Full title: “The Toxic … Read more The Toxic Impact of Illiberalism on Cooperative International Legal Systems

Outside The Margin For Error: The Invalidity of The Philippines’ Withdrawal From The Rome Statute

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 13: Rise or Decline of Multilateralism? Current Dynamics in Treaty Negotiation, Cooperation and Withdrawal, by Gemmo Bautista Fernandez, Doctoral Student at the Australian National University, Raphael Lorenzo A. Pangalangan, LL.M. Candidate, University of Cambridge. The Cambridge International Law Journal … Read more Outside The Margin For Error: The Invalidity of The Philippines’ Withdrawal From The Rome Statute

Experts say Latin America coronavirus death toll under-reported

There are now more than a million cases of COVID-19 across Latin America. Brazil, Peru and Chile have been the worst hit, with many lower-income people forced to go out seeking work, ignoring physical distancing and stay-at-home orders. A new study takes a second look at the official death tolls, concluding that they have been … Read more Experts say Latin America coronavirus death toll under-reported

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Treaty Withdrawal and Recalcitrant States

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 13: Rise or Decline of Multilateralism? Current Dynamics in Treaty Negotiation, Cooperation and Withdrawal, by Joseph Crampin, Ph.D, Candidate, University College London. The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme of ‘International Law … Read more Should I Stay or Should I Go? Treaty Withdrawal and Recalcitrant States

It’s a Match! Understanding Technical Aspects of “Open Architecture” Investment Treatymaking

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 13: Rise or Decline of Multilateralism? Current Dynamics in Treaty Negotiation, Cooperation and Withdrawal, by Ashlee Uren, LL.M. Candidate, Georgetown University. The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme of ‘International Law and … Read more It’s a Match! Understanding Technical Aspects of “Open Architecture” Investment Treatymaking

The Future of Environmental Norms in ICSID Arbitration

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 12: Addressing Environmental Risk through International Trade and Investment, by Godwin Tan, Trainee Solicitor, Allen & Overy, London; Andrea Chong, Trainee, Rajah & Tann, Singapore. Full title: “The Future of Environmental Norms in ICSID Arbitration: Counterclaims, New Generation Treaties … Read more The Future of Environmental Norms in ICSID Arbitration

Promoting Investment in Sustainable Landscape Management:Lessons Learned from DR Congo

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 12: Addressing Environmental Risk through International Trade and Investment, by Freedom-Kai Phillips, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Cambridge. Full title: “Promoting Investment in Sustainable Landscape Management and Traditional Knowledge to Advance Sustainable Development: Legal Measures and Lessons Learned from the … Read more Promoting Investment in Sustainable Landscape Management:Lessons Learned from DR Congo

Implementing Environmental Treaties Through Green Finance Taxonomies

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 12: Addressing Environmental Risk through International Trade and Investment, by Grégoire Lunven de Chanrond, Ph.D. Candidate in Laws, Chinese University of Hong Kong. The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme of ‘International … Read more Implementing Environmental Treaties Through Green Finance Taxonomies