Tuesday, March 30, 2021

New Volume: Japanese Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Japanese Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 63, 2020) is out. Contents include:
  • Creation and Maintenance of Effective International Orders: Closely Intertwining Multilateralism, Regionalism, Bilateralism, and Unilateralism
    • Atsuko Kanehara, Introductory Note
    • Jaemin Lee, One Step Backward for Two Steps Forward: Rethinking Multilateralism in Global Trade
    • Emmanuel Decaux, International Human Rights Protection: Top Down v. Bottom Up
    • Atsuko Kanehara, Interplay Between the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and Other International Law for Building a Comprehensive International Maritime Order
    • Takeo Horiguchi, Emerging Soft Control on States’ Minilateral Climate Actions Under the Global UN Climate Regime in the Era of the Paris Agreement
  • Dynamism and Multilateralism in Alternative Dispute Resolution in Asia
    • Yuko Nishitani, Introductory Note
    • Anselmo Reyes, Recourse Against Awards, Applications to Resist Enforcement and Tactical Considerations: Some Lessons from Singapore and Hong Kong Law
    • Weixia Gu, Multi-Tier Approaches and Global Dispute Resolution
  • Culture and International Law: A Comprehensive Analysis: Part Two
    • Yasuzo Kitamura, Cultural Diversity in International Human Rights Law: Toward a Comprehensive Approach for Marginalized People
  • Private International Law
    • Mari Nagata, Current Status and Issues of Implementing the Hague Child Abduction Convention in Japan
  • Japanese Digest of International Law
    • Junichi Eto & Atsuko Kanehara, Japan’s Amendment of the Nature Conservation Act that Provides for the Establishment of Marine Protected Areas on the Seabed
    • Masahiko Asada, Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and Japan