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International Law Today: New Challenges and the Need for Reform? Doris Koenig

International Law Today: New Challenges and the Need for Reform? By Doris Koenig

International Law Today: New Challenges and the Need for Reform? by Doris Koenig


Summary

The contributions cover a wide range of contemporary issues of international law, including state responsibility, crisis management, unity of law, deep sea genetic resources, liability for environmental damage in Antarctica, human rights and intellectual property, and the protection of minorities.

International Law Today: New Challenges and the Need for Reform? Summary

International Law Today: New Challenges and the Need for Reform? by Doris Koenig

This collection of essays is based upon the presentations given at a symposium on the occasion of the 65th birthday of Professor Rudiger Wolfrum in December 2006. The contributions cover a wide range of contemporary issues of international law, including state responsibility, crisis management, unity of law, deep sea genetic resources, liability for environmental damage in Antarctica, human rights and intellectual property, and the protection of minorities.

International Law Today: New Challenges and the Need for Reform? Reviews

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"Das vorliegende Buch ... enthalt eine Reihe von englischsprachigen Beitragen zu den unterschiedlichsten aktuellen Problemen des Voelkerrechts. ... Die Autoren erklaren nicht nur die Probleme, sondern skizzieren auch moegliche Loesungswege. Dabei werden auch die praktischen Aspekte der Entstehung einer neuen Norm im Voelkerrecht und der Prozess ihrer Anerkennung in der internationalen Gemeinschaft dargestellt." (Kovacheva, in: Newsletter Menschenrechte, 2007, Issue 6, S. 338)

Table of Contents

Responsibility, Sovereignty and Cooperation - Reflections on the "Responsibility to Protect".- Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect in International Criminal Law.- Managing Risks to Global Stability: the UN Security Council's New-found Role Post Iraq.- Comment on the Contribution by Volker Roeben.- Promoting the Unity of International Law: Standard-Setting by International Tribunals.- Where Unity Is at Risk: When International Tribunals Proliferate.- Genetic Resources of the Deep Sea - How Can They Be Preserved?.- The Liability Annex to the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty.- The Strange Case of Human Rights and Intellectual Property: Is There a Way to Reconcile Dr. Jekyll with Mr. Hyde?.- The Struggle for Minority Rights and Human Rights: Current Trends and Challenges.- Minority Rights as Group-Protective Rights: A Challenge for the International Law of Human Rights.

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NLS9783642094460
9783642094460
3642094465
International Law Today: New Challenges and the Need for Reform? by Doris Koenig
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Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
2010-11-25
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