Democracy, Governance, and Rule of Law

UN Special Rapporteur Addresses Conflict and Upcoming Election in Myanmar

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

In a statement released on September 22, 2020, Thomas Andrews, UN Special Rapporte

CoE Committee of Ministers Reviews Implementation of ECtHR Decisions

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On September 4, 2020, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) Committee of Ministers released “[t]he latest case-by-case decisions on the implementation of judgments and decisions from the European Court of

International Law and the 2020 Presidential Election: What is at Stake

The American Society of International Law is pleased to announce a free online series examining what the 2020 Presidential Election will mean for the future of international law. The six hour-long sessions will feature discussions with current and former public officials, campaign representatives, and leading experts from academia, private practice, and non-governmental organizations.

European Union Member States Sign Treaty to Terminate Intra-EU Bilateral Investment Treaties

On May 5, 2020, the European Commission (Commission) announced that 23 of the 27 member states of the European Union (EU) signed the Agreement for the Termination of Bilateral Investment Treaties [("BITs")] between the Member States of the European Union (the Treaty).[1] If the

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Volume: 
24
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18
Author: 
John I. Blanck
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Venice Commission Publishes Opinion on Draft Russian Legislation Dealing with International Obligations

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 18, 2020, the Council of Europe's Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) published its

U.S. Sanctions ICC Employees over Afghanistan Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 11, 2020, the Trump administration announced a series of sanctions against employees of the International Criminal Court (ICC).