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Opinion: Latin America’s populists need to adapt to a return to normalcy

With former Vice President Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 United States presidential election, world leaders from across each and every continent have heaved a sigh of relief, calling in congratulations to the president-elect with the hopes that the next few years will spare them the late-night Twitter meltdowns, the vague geopolitical threats, and the […]

Talk at the EUI: #SOSNicaragua – November 14, 2018

The International Law Working Group, the Latin America Working Group and the INFOSOC Working Group invite you to the talk Human Rights and Conflict in Digital Times – #SOSNicaragua. A serious political crisis has evolved in Nicaragua in recent months, after Police allegedly shot and killed young demonstrators in clashes during manifestations in April 2018. The opposition movement that […]

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has spoken about gender identity and non-discrimination against same-sex couples. Would States listen?

* This blog post was originally published on the PluriCourts Blog. On January 9th 2018, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) released an Advisory Opinion, requested by Costa Rica in 2016, recognizing important features of the right to gender identity and non-discrimination against same-sex couples. In summary, the IACtHR was asked to provide clarification […]

Call for papers on The History of International Law in Latin America

The Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law based at Hamburg University is inviting the submission of proposals for presentations to be held in a conference on the history of International Law in Latin-America next year. The CfP is available here! List of suggested topics: International Law in the Americas before Independence International Law and the […]

ICON.S Annual Conference with a Latin-American Twist

The International Society of Public Law (ICON.S) is holding its annual conference in Copenhagen from 5 to 7 July in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen’s Faculty of Law and iCourts. The theme of this year is “Courts, Power, and Public Law” and, interestingly, the program promises several presentations focusing on the developments and challenges […]