International Law in Brief

ICC Upholds Ntaganda Conviction and Sentence

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On March 30, 2021, the International Criminal Court (ICC) Appeals Chamber upheld the conviction and sentencing of B

EU Council Imposes Sanctions on Myanmar Generals

Author: 
Sameer Shaikh

On Monday, March 22, 2021, The Council of the European Union took action against those responsible for the February 1 military coup in Myanmar, imposing sanctions against 11 individuals.

US Treasury Sanctions Burma Military Holding Companies

Author: 
Halli Berrebbi

On March 25, 2021, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) placed sanctions up

Turkey Withdraws from Istanbul Convention

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

By decree published on Saturday, March 20, President Erdoğan of Turkey announced Turkey's withdrawal from the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women a

EU Parliament Resolution Declares EU as LGBTIQ Freedom Zone

Author: 
Sameer Shaikh

On Thursday, March 11, 2021, the European Parliament adopted a resolution declaring the European U

Special Tribunal for Lebanon Publishes Annual Report

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon has published its 12th Annual Report

Security Council President Issues Statement on Myanmar

Author: 
Halli Berrebbi

In a statement on Myanmar released on March 10, 2021, by the Pr

ICDR Updates Arbitration and Mediation Rules

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) has amended its Dispute Resolution Procedures, effective March 1, 2021.

Israel Signs Two HCCH Conventions

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On March 3, 2021, the Hague Conference on Private International Law announced that Israel has signed the

ICC Prosecutor Confirms Investigation into Palestine

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda,