Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Romanin Jacur, Bonfanti, & Seatzu: Natural Resources Grabbing: An International Law Perspective

Francesca Romanin Jacur (Università degli Studi di Milano), Angelica Bonfanti (Università degli Studi di Milano), & Francesco Seatzu (Università degli studi di Cagliari) have published Natural Resources Grabbing: An International Law Perspective (Brill | Nijhoff 2015). Contents include:
  • Angelica Bonfanti, Francesca Romanin Jacur, & Francesco Seatzu, Introduction
  • Federica Violi, The Practice of Land Grabbing and Its Compatibility with the Exercise of Territorial Sovereignty
  • Nadia Bernaz & Jérémie Gilbert, Resources Grabbing and Human Rights: Building a Triangular Relationship Between States, Indigenous Peoples and Corporations
  • Jochen Von Bernstorff, Who is Entitled to Cultivate the Land? Sovereignty, Land Resources and Foreign Investments in Agriculture in International Law
  • Elisa Ruozzi, Land Grabbing and International Human Rights: The Jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • M. Bordignon, R. Greco, & G. Lepore, Water Grabbing and Water Rights: Indigenous ‘Sovereignty’ v. State Sovereignty?
  • Marco Borraccetti, The Right to Water and Access to Water Resources in the European Development Policy
  • Francesca Romanin Jacur, Tackling the Grabbing of Genetic Resources and of Associated Traditional Knowledge Trough the Nagoya Protocol
  • Annalisa Savaresi, Natural Resources Grabbing: The Case of Tropical Forests and REDD+
  • Komlan Sangbana, International Land Investments or the Environment Put Up for Auction: the Case of the Niger Basin
  • Federico Esu & Solenne Avet, The European Integration and the 2009 Renewable Energy Directive: A Suitable Framework for the Implementation of the Sustainability Criteria for Biofuels Production in Third-States?
  • Anil Ylmaz & Tara Van Ho, Integrating Human Rights into the Extractive Industries: How Investment Contracts Can Achieve Protection
  • Tomoko Ishikawa, The Role of International Environmental Principles in Investment Treaty Arbitration: Precautionary and Polluter Pays Principles and Partial Compensation
  • Inesa Stolper, Exploration and Extraction of Natural Resources: MIGA’s Role in the Promotion of Foreign Investments in Developing Countries
  • Francesco Seatzu, On the World Bank’s Efforts in Defence of the Human Right to Land
  • Angelica Bonfanti, The WTO Members’ Right to Protect Animals in International Trade: A TBT Perspective
  • Julinda Beqiraj, Water Resources’ Exploitation and Trade Flows: The Impact of International Trade Law
  • Ilaria Espa, Energy Export Restrictions in the WTO Between Resources Nationalism and Sustainable Development
  • Marco Pertile, On the Financing of Civil Wars through Natural Resources: Is there a Duty of Vigilance for Third States on the Activities of Trans-national Corporations?
  • Garima Tiwari, Breaking the ‘Resource Curse’: Prosecuting Pillage of Natural Resources
  • Angelica Bonfanti, Francesca Romanin Jacur, & Francesco Seatzu, Conclusion