Tuesday, September 5, 2017

New Volume: Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law

The latest volume of the Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (Vol. 20, 2016) is out. Contents include:
  • Part I: The Law and Practice of the United Nations
    • Michael Wood, The Interpretation of Security Council Resolutions, Revisited
    • Paula M. Vernet, The Work of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf: Current Accomplishments and Challenges on the Verge of Its 20th Anniversary
    • Natalie Y. Morris-Sharma, Marine Genetic Resources in Areas beyond National Jurisdiction: Issues with, in and outside of UNCLOS
    • Wiebke Ringel, Non-discrimination, Accommodation, and Intersectionality under the CRPD: New Trends and Challenges for the UN Human Rights System
    • Fruzsina Molnár-Gábor, The Realization of the Ethical Mandate of UNESCO in 2015 and in 2016
    • Ghazia Popalzai & Hiba Thobani, The Complexities of the Gravity Threshold in the International Criminal Court: A Practical Necessity or an Insidious Pitfall?
    • Zsuzsanna Deen-Racsmány, The Status and Criminal Accountability of Members of Formed Police Units: Conflicting Positions, Current Status Quo and Future Prospects
    • Ginevra Le Moli, Autonomy and Accountability of the UN in Peacekeeping Operations: The Case of the Central African Republic
  • Part II: Legal Issues Related to the Goals of the United Nations
    • Ulrich Sieber & Carl-Wendelin Neubert, Transnational Criminal Investigations in Cyberspace: Challenges to National Sovereignty
    • Christian Riffel, Regulatory Safeguards in Mega-Regionals against Sovereignty Loss
    • Jin-Hyun Paik, South China Sea Arbitral Awards: Main Findings and Assessment
    • Meltem Ineli-Ciger, Protection Gaps and Temporary Protection
    • Yateesh Begoore, Prisoners Dilemma: Ascertaining and Augmenting the Multinational NIAC Detention Regime
  • Part III: Report on Key Legal Developments at the United Nations in 2016
    • Tilmann J. Röder & Maximilian Spohr, Key Legal and Political Developments at the United Nations in 2016