Leiry Cornejo Chavez

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 […]

The Role of the IACtHR: Jurisprudential Advances and New Responses

Leiry Cornejo Chavez (European University Institute) and Natalia Torres Zuñiga (University of Oslo), with the economic support of the Norwegian Latin-American Research Network (NorLARNet), are organizing a workshop on the role of the IACtHR in Oslo, Norway. The workshop will be held at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights on May 15th. Presenters have been […]

New publication in Pensamiento Propio

EUI Prof. Carlos Closa and Alumnus Stefano Palestini have published an article in the last issue of Pensamiento Propio: “América Latina. De la bonanza a la crisis de la globalización”. The article is titled “Defensa de la democracia o autodefensa: las organizaciones regionales y la protección de la democracia en América Latina y el Caribe“. Check […]