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 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

Government launches new NHS Test and Trace video

With Britain in lockdown, the Government has been racing to find ways to ease restrictions without putting public safety at risk. One solution is a contact-tracing app that can enable digital contact-tracing on a large scale. The NHS Test and Trace service goes went live on May 28, in England, with 25,000 contact tracing staff … Read more Government launches new NHS Test and Trace video

No Path to Protection for Asylum Seekers Under the US-Guatemala Asylum Cooperative Agreement

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 Ashlee Uren, LL.M. Candidate, Georgetown University. Full title: “Dead Ends: No Path to Protection for Asylum Seekers Under the US-Guatemala Asylum Cooperative Agreement” The Cambridge International Law Journal … Read more No Path to Protection for Asylum Seekers Under the US-Guatemala Asylum Cooperative Agreement

Is Coronavirus Worse in the Winter?

Will the coronavirus diminish in the summer just to make a comeback when things get colder? For months now, scientists and politicians have chimed in on whether or not the coronavirus would diminish, if not disappear entirely, over summer. As the weather heats up in the Northern Hemisphere, and cools down in the South, what … Read more Is Coronavirus Worse in the Winter?

The Role of Due Diligence in Holding States Responsible for Violence in Migration Control

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 Dr Catherine Briddick, Lecturer in Gender and Forced Migration, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford. Full title: “Affective/Effective Law: The Role of Due Diligence in Holding States Responsible … Read more The Role of Due Diligence in Holding States Responsible for Violence in Migration Control

‘Missing Migrants’ Under International Law: Theoretical and Practical Challenges

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 Dr Grażyna Baranowska, Assistant Professor, Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, German Institute for Human Rights. Full title: “Crimes Without Criminals: Drawing the Epistemological Distinction Between … Read more ‘Missing Migrants’ Under International Law: Theoretical and Practical Challenges

Food Safety & “Other” Legitimate Factors in International Risk Regulation

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 7: Regulating Risks to Health and Safety—Scientific and Technical Paradigms in International Law, by Francesco Cazzini, Ph.D. Candidate in International Law, University of Milan. Full title: “Food Safety and “Other” Legitimate Factors in International Risk Regulation: Beyond the Scientific … Read more Food Safety & “Other” Legitimate Factors in International Risk Regulation

Restaurant owners in Paris weigh financial risk of an early return

While terraces can now open in Paris, restaurant owners must weigh the decision to reopen against financial viability. Reliant on office workers and theatre-goers for customers, Oliver Woodhead, owner of l’Entente, Le British Brasserie, says the financial risk is still too great – for now. Instead, he plans to reopen doors on June 22. Subscribe … Read more Restaurant owners in Paris weigh financial risk of an early return

Forum Shopping Within the Context of Deep Sea Mining: Towards Sponsoring States of Convenience?

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 5: International Risk Regulation at Sea: Current Issues in Fisheries, Deep Sea Mining and the Protection of the Marine Environment, by Dr Klaas Willaert, Postdoctoral Researcher, Ghent University. Full title: “Marine Genetic Resources in a Changing World: the Benefit-sharing … Read more Forum Shopping Within the Context of Deep Sea Mining: Towards Sponsoring States of Convenience?

Dominance of Flag State Undissolved: Implementation of Conservation Measures in High Seas Fisheries

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 5: International Risk Regulation at Sea: Current Issues in Fisheries, Deep Sea Mining and the Protection of the Marine Environment, by Qing Zhao, Ph.D. Candidate, China University of Political Science and Law and Research Assistant, China Institute for Marine … Read more Dominance of Flag State Undissolved: Implementation of Conservation Measures in High Seas Fisheries

The Benefit-sharing Mechanism of the Upcoming BBNJ Instrument

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 5: International Risk Regulation at Sea: Current Issues in Fisheries, Deep Sea Mining and the Protection of the Marine Environment, by Sizhu Liu, Ph.D. Candidate, China University of Political Science and Law and Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for … Read more The Benefit-sharing Mechanism of the Upcoming BBNJ Instrument

Evaluating States’ Risk Management vis-à-vis Climate Change

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 Violetta Ritz, Ph.D. Researcher in International Climate Change Law & Policy, Global Challenges Doctoral Centre, University of Kent. Full title: “Evaluating States’ Risk Management vis-à-vis … Read more Evaluating States’ Risk Management vis-à-vis Climate Change