Thursday, June 18, 2015

New Volume: Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law

The latest volume of the Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (Vol. 18, 2014) is out. Contents include:
  • Part I: The Law and Practice of the United Nations
    • Martin Wählisch, Human Security: Concept and Evolution in the United Nations
    • Ezequiel Heffes, Marcos D. Kotlik & Brian E. Frenkel, Addressing Armed Opposition Groups through Security Council Resolutions: A New Paradigm?
    • Lance Bartholomeusz, The Legal Framework for Protection of United Nations Humanitarian Premises during Armed Conflict
    • Frédérique Lozanorios, Responsibility of the United Nations for Wrongful Acts Occurred in the Framework of Authorized Operations in Light of the Draft Articles on the Responsibility of International Organizations (DARIO)
    • Jessica Pressler, Responsibility of the United Nations for the Activities of Private Military and Security Companies in Peacekeeping Operations: In Need of a New International Instrument
    • Eric De Brabandere, UN Post-Conflict Peacebuilding Activities – An Economic Reconstruction Perspective
    • Shane Chalmers & Jeremy Farrall, Securing the Rule of Law through UN Peace Operations in Liberia
    • Edith Wagner, The Rule of Law and Its Application to the United Nations: Conference Report
    • Ronald Janse, The UNGA Resolutions on the Rule of Law at the National and International Levels, 2006–Post 2015 Astrid Wiik & Frauke Lachenmann, Rule of Law and the Sustainable Development Goals
    • Fruzsina Molnár-Gábor, The Ethical Mandate of UNESCO
    • Robin Geiß & Daniel Wisehart, ‘Concerned with the Health and Welfare of Mankind …’: The UN Drug Conventions – A Suitable Legal Framework for the 21st Century?
    • Pia Acconci, The Reaction to the Ebola Epidemic within the United Nations Framework: What Next for the World Health Organization?
  • Part II: Legal Issues Related to the Goals of the United Nations
    • Sophie Fink, Judicial Control of Targeted Sanctions by the European Court of Justice
    • Mindia Vashakmadze, Legality of Foreign Military Intervention in International Law: Four Case Studies
    • Elisa Freiburg, Land Grabbing as a Threat to the Right to Self-Determination: How Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources Limits States’ Involvement in Large-Scale Transfers of Land
    • Hermann-Josef Blanke & Yasser Abdelrehim, Catalonia and the Right to Self-Determination from the Perspective of International Law
    • Lutz Leisering, Benjamin Davy & Ulrike Davy, The Politics of Recognition: Changing Understandings of Human Rights, Social Development and Land Rights as Normative Foundation of Global Social Policy
  • Part III: Report on Key Legal Developments at the United Nations in 2014
    • Maximilian Spohr & Tilmann J. Röder, Key Legal and Political Developments at the United Nations in 2014