Friday, August 26, 2016

New Volume: German Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the German Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 58, 2015) is out. Contents include:
  • Forum: The Conflict in Ukraine and the ›Weakness‹ of International Law
    • Christian Marxsen, International Law in Crisis: Russia's Struggle for Recognition
  • Focus: Cyber-Security Beyond the Military Perspective
    • Martin Ney & Andreas Zimmermann, Cyber-Security Beyond the Military Perspective: International Law, ›Cyberspace‹, and the Concept of Due Diligence
    • Christian Walter, Obligations of States Before, During, and After a Cyber Security Incident
    • Oliver Dörr, Obligations of the State of Origin of a Cyber Security Incident
    • August Reinisch & Markus Beham, Mitigating Risks: Inter-State Due Diligence Obligations in Case of Harmful Cyber Incidents and Malicious Cyber Activity – Obligations of the Transit State
    • Robert Kolb, Reflections on Due Diligence Duties and Cyberspace
    • Jutta Brunnée & Tamar Meshel, Teaching an Old Law New Tricks: International Environmental Law Lessons for Cyberspace Governance
    • Matthias Herdegen, Possible Legal Framework and Regulatory Models for Cyberspace: Due Diligence Obligations and Institutional Models for Enhanced Inter-State Cooperation
  • General Articles
    • Eckart Klein & David Kretzmer, The UN Human Rights Committee: The General Comments – The Evolution of an Autonomous Monitoring Instrument
    • Alex G. Oude Elferink, International Law and Negotiated and Adjudicated Maritime Boundaries: A Complex Relationship
    • Harald Kleinschmidt, Decolonisation, State Succession, and a Formal Problem of International Public Law
    • Marco Longobardo, The Palestinian Right to Exploit the Dead Sea Coastline for Tourism
    • Fenghua Li, Safeguarding State Sovereignty: The Relevance of Post-Award Remedies in ICSID and Non-ICSID Arbitration
    • Laura Salvadego, Witness Protection and Inter-State Cooperation: Current and Emerging Challenges in the Fight Against Transnational Organised Crime
  • German Practice
    • Elisa Oezbek, Strengthening the Human Rights Council: The 2015 Presidency of German Ambassador Joachim Rücker
    • Hendrik Selle, Confronting the Destruction of Cultural Heritage Used as a Tactic of War: A German-Iraqi Initiative in the UN General Assembly
    • Stephanie Schlickewei, The Deployment of the German Armed Forces to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)
    • Henning Büttner & Marvin Schwope, The Aftermath of Prism: The International Legal Framework for Surveillance and the Radius of Operation for German Intelligence Agencies from a Human Rights Perspective
    • Sarah Bothe & Charlotte Gaschke, Germany's Proposal of a »Grexit auf Zeit«
    • Jens T. Theilen, Towards Acceptance of Religious Pluralism: The Federal Constitutional Court's Second Judgment on Muslim Teachers Wearing Headscarves