Forging a Synergistic Path: Tackling Climate Change Through UNCLOS and Beyond

Introduction This week, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) delivered its highly anticipated Advisory Opinion requested…

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Verein KlimaSeniorinnen Schweiz and Others v Switzerland: The Intersection of Climate Change and the Human Right to Life

Introduction In the landmark case of Verein KlimaSeniorinnen Schweiz and Others v Switzerland, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR),…

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Anchoring the rights of nature paradigm: a trail to an emergent approach of greening international law?

In a historic decision, following the path of a resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council in 2021, the United…

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Azerbaijan v. Armenia before the ICJ: When Military Occupation is Racial Discrimination under CERD?

Introduction Following the so-called “44-Day War” in 2020, Azerbaijan and Armenia lodged reciprocal applications before the International Court of Justice…

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‘When Homes Turn into Rubble’: Advancing a Gender-Informed Approach to Post-Conflict Environmental Rehabilitation 

In light of recent declarations of war in several countries and the severe environmental impacts that accompany armed conflicts, it…

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The ICJ’s Advisory Function: A Procedural Tool to Advance Human Rights?

While jurisdictional limitations may have initially restrained the International Court of Justice (ICJ) from contributing to the development of international…

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