When Amendment 36 was approved in the European Parliament on 6 October with 345 to 295 votes, stating that the “EU-Mercosur agreement cannot be ratified as it stands“, European farmers, NGOs and activists could finally breathe a sigh of relief. The free trade agreement between the European Union and the four Mercosur countries (Brazil, Argentina, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]