Tuesday, February 7, 2023

New Volume: German Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the German Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 64, 2021) is out. Contents include:
  • FORUM – Debating a WHO Treaty on Pandemic Preparedness and Response
    • Pedro A. Villarreal, The Law of the WHO and COVID-19 Pandemic Reformism
    • Silvia Behrendt & Amrei Müller, Do We Need to Protect the Entire World Population from Health Threats Through One Global Biomedical Surveillance and Response System? A Human Rights-Based Comment on the Proposed WHO Treaty on Pandemic Preparedness and Response
  • FOCUS – China and International Law
    • Kerstin von der Decken, Introduction
    • Björn Ahl, China’s Perspectives on Public International Law: Selective Adaptation of International Treaties and the Community of Common Destiny Concept
    • Congyan Cai, China and International Security: How Law and Politics Work
    • Sarah Biddulph, The Chinese Approach to Human Rights
    • Yuhong Zhao, The Chinese Approach to International Environmental Law
    • Moritz Rudolf, China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and Public International Law
    • Matthieu Burnay & Florian Couveinhes-Matsumoto, One Country, Two International Status? The Evolution of Hong Kong’s International Positioning from Western Imperialism to Chinese Authoritarianism
  • Walther Schücking Lecture
    • Daniel McCarthy, Professor Bruno Simma’s Reflections on Dispute Resolution at the Peace Palace
  • General Articles
    • Julien Berger, The End of Intra-EU Investor-State Arbitration
    • Henning Goeke, Moria 2.0 – Systemic Human Rights Violation and the Chance of a Pilot Decision
    • Silvia Venier, The International Regime Governing Notification, Information-Sharing and Early Warning Applicable to Epidemic Outbreaks
    • Apollin Koagne Zouapet, Turning Fantasy into Inclusion … Regional Approaches and Unity of International Law
  • German Practice
    • Helen Arling, The German Federal Constitutional Court’s Climate Decision and its Implications for International Law
    • Phillip Eschenhagen, Germany’s Strategy for Promoting World Peace: Rule of Law, Locality, and the Berlin Process on Libya
    • Leonard Amaru Feil, Criminal Procedural Law Interacting with International Criminal Law and Human Rights in the Context of Military Operations Abroad: The European Court of Human Rights’ Judgment in the Case of Hanan v. Germany
    • Philip Nedelcu & Stefan Schäferling, The Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains – An Examination of the German Approach to Business and Human Rights
    • Rico Neidinger, German Transparency and Anti-Corruption Regulations for Members of Parliament in the 19th Legislative Period (2017–2021) in Light of GRECO Evaluation
    • Richard Schmidt, Sovereignty Decoupled from Human Rights: The German Position Paper on the Application of International Law in Cyberspace
    • Hannah Sophie Strewe, Functional Immunity Before the Federal Court of Justice
    • Sara Wissmann & Julius Adler, Good Things Come to Those Who Wait? The Joint Reconciliation Declaration of Germany and Namibia for the Herero and Nama Genocide