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Kelly-Kate Pease

This commission diplomacy complements the multilateral diplomacy in generating shared understandings, even though a great many states are still deeply suspicious of international efforts to create a legal right to humanitarian intervention. The Kosovo Commission suggested that the province should have “conditional independence” and after several successive and ultimately unsuccessful efforts to resolve Kosovo’s status diplomatically, Kosovo unilaterally declared its independence in 2008. In a narrow advisory opinion, the International Court of Justice found that

in Human rights and humanitarian diplomacy
The logics underpining EU enlargement
Helene Sjursen and Karen E. Smith

report on enlargement, published in July 1997, the European Commission stated that it ‘considers that, before accession, applicants should make every effort to resolve any outstanding border dispute among themselves or involving third countries. Failing this they should agree that the dispute be referred to the International Court of Justice’ (European Commission 1997 : 51). The Helsinki European

in Rethinking European Union Foreign Policy
Timothy Edmunds

particularly in relation to the issue of war crimes suspects, but also with regard to the continuing financial and organisational contacts between the VJ and the VRS. Finally, between 2000–4 the government in Belgrade pursued an ultimately unsuccessful case against eight NATO member countries in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for their bombing of the country in 1999. 1 This

in Security sector reform in transforming societies
An interview with David Byrne
Graham Spencer

, including the UN International Court of Justice in The Hague. It was important for the Irish Government and many of the parties that the British–Irish Agreement had this status confirmed by registration with the UN. The parties believed that registration made a strong political statement, as it emphasised that the Agreement was recognised by the primary international agency of the world where almost all

in Inside Accounts, Volume II
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Harry Blutstein

the same privileges as an up-­and-­coming superpower by claiming vast parts of the East and South China Sea within territorial waters of Vietnam, Japan, Brunei, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia and the Philippines. Rather than resolve this dispute by using international law, on 31 March 2014 Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei attacked the proposal by the Philippines to have the dispute arbitrated by the International Court of Justice, declaring that: ‘It is a political provocation by abusing international legal means’, and going on to ominously threaten the

in The ascent of globalisation
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The vain search for legal unity in the fragmentation of global law
Andreas Fischer-Lescano and Gunther Teubner

identified an astonishing number of around 125 international institutions in which independent authorities reach final legal decisions. Among others, this international jurisdiction comprises the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, various tribunals for reparations, international criminal courts and tribunals, hybrid international-national tribunals, trade and

in Critical theory and legal autopoiesis
Emilian Kavalski and Magdalena Zolkos

agential qualities (Aulakh 2014 ). Instead, recent constitutionalizations of climate protection reflect the emergence of nascent international environmental legislation, including the use of the International Court of Justice for complaints regarding other states’ emissions levels, as well as create the possibility for granting refugee status on the grounds of climate change. In the case of emerging

in Recognition and Global Politics
When the talking stops
Carole Gomez

point Boycotts have a long heritage, having existed since Antiquity.12 The eponymous, if possibly apocryphal, tale of Charles Cunningham Boycott being forced to leave Ireland in the late nineteenth century speaks to the resonance that the lexicon ‘boycott’ has in the contemporary world. Equally, writing in 1933 in the British Year Book of International Law, Hersch Lauterpacht, who would go on to be knighted in 1956 while serving as a Justice in the International Court of Justice, noted that boycotts were ‘not a new phenomenon in international life’, having been

in Sport and diplomacy
Jürgen Habermas and the European left
Robert Fine and Philip Spencer

had the vision of constructing a fully-fledged legal framework to protect people from the violence of states. He hoped to realise this vision by extending the reach of global remedies, granting the International Court of Justice compulsory jurisdiction, sharpening the definition of humanitarian crimes, reforming the Security Council, constructing a UN army, and so forth. He acknowledged that this cosmopolitan vision was far from an accomplished fact

in Antisemitism and the left
Harry Blutstein

important parts of the package were the creation of an Economic and Social Council and an International Court of Justice. With most of the issues ironed out, Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin decided to invite the other allied powers to San Francisco, where the final Charter would be approved. In the fall of 1944, Hull’s health took a turn for the worse and he was bedridden. Told by his doctors that he was unlikely to recover, on 30 November 1944, Hull resigned and Stettinius took his place. According to one State Department insider, Joe Johnston, ‘Ed Stettinius made up his

in The ascent of globalisation