Friday, February 14, 2014

New Volume: South African Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the South African Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 37, 2012) is out. Contents include:
  • Navi Pillay, African international scholars and their contribution to the development of international law
  • Christof Heyns, Interview with Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Dire Tladi, Security Council, the use of force and regime change : Libya and Cote d'Ivoire
  • Mathew Truscott, The effect of Security Council mandates on the proportionality analysis in humanitarian interventions
  • Gus Waschefort, Beyond fragmentation : an issues-based approach to 'human rights'
  • Lee Stone, Elevating a well-founded fear of sexual violence to a form of persecution in refugee status determination : justifications for a more inclusive approach
  • Fernando Loureiro Bastos, The governance models for oceans and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
  • G.M. Ferreira & M.P. Ferreira-Snyman, Migration in the global village : cultural rights, citizenship and self-determination
  • J.G.S. De Wet, Highlights from the Office of the Chief State Law Adviser (international law)
  • Notes and Comments
    • Lawrence Ngobeni, Barcelona Traction and Nottebohm Revisited : nationality as a requirement for diplomatic protection of shareholders in South African law
    • Lilian Chenwi, Revisiting South Africa's reporting obligations under human rights treaties and peer review mechanisms : baby strides grinding to a halt?
    • George Barrie, A bird's eye view of international law in the twentieth century : from the Hague Peace Conference to the Kyoto Protocol
    • Werner Scholtz, The reconciliation of transnational economic, social and cultural human rights via the common interest
    • Matasi W. Martin & Brohmer Jurgen, The proposed International Criminal Chamber section of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights : a legal analysis
  • Teaching International Law
    • Charlotte Ku, Teaching international law in the context of domestic legal systems : towards a transnational approach
    • John Gamble, International law teaching : glass(es) half full? Rose coloured? Red/white and blue?
    • Annelize Nienaber, A presumptuous beginner : some thoughts on teaching international law at undergraduate level for the first time