Thursday, June 2, 2016

New Volume: Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law

The latest volume of the Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (Vol. 19, 2015) is out. Contents include:
  • Kirsten Schmalenbach, Ideological Warfare against Cultural Property: UN Strategies and Dilemmas
  • Alexander Orakhelashvili, UN Security Council Resolutions before UK Courts
  • Priya Urs, The Role of the Security Council in the Use of Force against the ‘Islamic State’
  • Diana Kearney, The Slippery Slope of UN Peacekeeping: Offensive Peacekeeping in Congo and Beyond
  • Alexandre Skander Galand, Security Council Referrals to the International Criminal Court as Quasi-Legislative Acts
  • Meagan S. Wong, Ratifying the Amendments to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on the Crime of Aggression
  • A. Katarina Weilert, United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) – After Ten Years of Being in Force
  • Alena F. Douhan, United Nations and Regional Organizations: Complementarity v. Subsidiarity
  • Katrin Tiroch, Modernizing the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners – A Human Rights Perspective
  • Ahmed Abou-El-Wafa, The Right to Asylum between Islamic Shari’ah and International Refugee Law: Consequences for the Present Refugee Crisis
  • Charles Briefel & Ignacio Tredici, The United Nations Prosecution Support Cell Programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo – A Strategy to Combat Impunity for Serious Crimes
  • Elvira Pushkareva, Concepts of the Legal Status of the Arctic
  • Thomas Fleiner, Discrepancies between Civil Law and Common Law Federations
  • Victor Kattan, Self-Determination during the Cold War: UN General Assembly Resolution 1514 (1960), the Prohibition of Partition, and the Establishment of the British Indian Ocean Territory (1965)
  • Siddharth Peter de Souza, Evaluating ‘Access to Justice’ in Informal Justice Systems: A Suggestive Framework
  • Tilmann J. Röder & Maximilian Spohr, Key Legal and Political Developments at the United Nations in 2015