Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law


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Les assurances en droit international (Volume 101)

(33,458 words)

Author(s): Monaco, Riccardo
Monaco, Riccardo Keywords: International transport | Insurances | Private international law | Accountability | Nuclear energy | Mots clefs: Transports internationaux | Assurances | Droit international privé | Responsabilité | Energie nucléaire | ABSTRACT Riccardo Monaco devotes this course to the study of three major subjects in the field of international insurance law. The author concerns the question of insurance in international transport (particularly in the field of air transport and maritime transport), nuclear insurance, …

Tort and Related Obligations in Private International Law (Volume 227)

(73,012 words)

Author(s): C. Pryles, Michael
C. Pryles, Michael Keywords: Accountability | Private international law | Mots clefs: Responsabilité | Droit international privé | ABSTRACT Michael Pryles, Professor at the University of Sydney, emphasizes that in the introduction to his course non-contractual obligations are one of the most fascinating areas of private international law. The revolution that took place during the 1980s and before in the United States with regard to the determination of applicable law has largely unfolded in this area. Professor Pr…

Transport maritime et régime portuaire (Volume 308)

(40,510 words)

Author(s): González Lapeyre, Edison
González Lapeyre, Edison Keywords: Ports | Régime juridique | Transport maritime | Connaissements | Affrètement | Responsabilité | Mots clefs: Ports | Legal regime | Carriage of goods by sea | Bills of lading | Affreightment | Accountability | ABSTRACT Edison Gonzalez Lapeyre, Former Professor at the University of Uruguay, devotes his course to maritime transport and the port regime. Starting from the observation of the tremendous quantitative increase in trade following globalization and the development of the use of containers, whic…

Mass Torts, Multinational Enterprise Liability and Private International Law (Volume 276)

(47,096 words)

Author(s): Baxi, Upendra
Baxi, Upendra Keywords: Multinational enterprises | Tort | Private international law | Accountability | Mots clefs: Entreprises internationales | Quasi-contrats et quasi-délits | Droit international privé | Responsabilité | ABSTRACT Professor Upendra Baxi's course focuses on mass disasters as they appear in private international law. It seeks to narrate the ways in which most received doctrines and tools of private international law cognize the distinctive problems arising from different cross-border mass disasters. Professo…

Environmental Damage in Private International Law (Volume 268)

(45,706 words)

Author(s): Von Bar, Christian
Von Bar, Christian Keywords: Environmental protection | Environmental pollution | Accountability | Private international law | Polluter pays principle | Torts | Mots clefs: Protection de la nature et de l’environnement | Pollution de l’environnement | Responsabilité | Droit international privé | Principe du pollueur payeur | ABSTRACT Christian von Bar, Professor at the University of Osnabrück, starts his course on environmental damage in private international law by presenting the international dimension of "environmental liability" and the p…

Products Liability in Private International Law: A European Perspective (Volume 238)

(83,738 words)

Author(s): J. Fawcett, J.
J. Fawcett, J. Keywords: European Economic Community | Products | Accountability | Mots clefs: C.E.E. | Produits | Responsabilité | ABSTRACT The European Community has developed a set of rules relating to products liability that is unique in the world. The European consumer product liability law is the object of this course by J.J. Fawcett, Professor at the University of Leicester. The author first of all presents the substantive law background in Europe and its significance for private international law. Professor …

Air Carriers’ Liability in Respect of Passengers — from Warsaw 1929 via The Hague 1955 to Guatemala City 1971 (Volume 135)

(7,584 words)

W. GULDIMANN Keywords: Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air (Warsaw, 12 November 1929) | Air transport | Accountability | Mots clefs: Convention pour l unification de certaines règles relatives au transport aérien international (Varsovie, 12 novembre 1929) | Transports aériens | Responsabilité | ABSTRACT W. Guldimann presents the main issues related to liability for air transport of passengers (excluding baggage and air cargo). W. Guldimann présente les principaux problèmes relatifs à la responsabilité en matièr…

International Liability for the Injurious Consequences of Acts Not Prohibited by International Law and Protection of the Environment (Volume 247)

(35,638 words)

Author(s): Barboza, Julio
Barboza, Julio Keywords: Environmental protection | Environmental pollution | Environmental damage | Accountability | Transboundary pollution | State responsibility | Civil liability | Mots clefs: Responsabilité | Pollution transfrontière | Protection de la nature et de l environnement | ABSTRACT Customary international law on liability for the injurious consequences of acts not prohibited by international law is not fully developed. In this course, the author considers the relationship between liability and the international law of e…

Du rattachement de quelques délits spéciaux en droit international privé (Volume 214)

(53,197 words)

Author(s): Bourel, Pierre
Bourel, Pierre Keywords: Accountability | Private international law | Mots clefs: Responsabilité | Droit international privé | ABSTRACT Pierre Bourel, Professor at the University of Law, Economics, and Social Sciences in Paris, aims in this course to measure the extent of violations of the traditional rule of the lex loci delicti commissi in certain specific areas of non-contractual civil liability such as road traffic accidents, consumer accidents, unfair competition, transborder pollution, and violations of personality. Then, the author define…

International Protection of the Environment (Volume 293)

(189,306 words)

Author(s): A. Fitzmaurice, Malgosia
A. Fitzmaurice, Malgosia Keywords: Environmental protection | International environmental law | Environmental damage | Accountability | Judicial settlement of international disputes | Non-compliance | Mots clefs: Protection de la nature et de l environnement | ABSTRACT International environmental law is part and parcel of international law and it should be viewed from that perspective, according to Professor Fitzmaurice, Professor at Queen Mary College at the University of London. Certain features of international environmental la…

International Organization and the Law of Responsibility (Volume 76)

(35,233 words)

Author(s): Eagleton, Clyde
Eagleton, Clyde Keywords: International organizations | Legal personality | United Nations | Accountability | Mots clefs: Organisations internationales | Personnalité juridique | Nations Unies | Responsabilité | ABSTRACT Clyde Eagleton starts from the point of view, in his course, that the idea of responsibility comes historically from the moral sense of the existence of an obligation recognized throughout humanity: States have rights and duties, and any violation of any of these involves reparation. To deal with this issu…

Les sujets du droit international et la responsabilité internationale. Nouvelles tendances (Volume 84)

(93,021 words)

Author(s): Th. Eustathiades, Constantin
Th. Eustathiades, Constantin Keywords: Subjects of international law | Accountability | State responsibility | Mots clefs: Sujets du droit international | Responsabilité | Responsabilité des Etats | ABSTRACT Constantin Th. Eustathiades begins his course on the new trends affecting the concept of the subject of international law and the international responsibility with a study of the subjects of international law, within the framework of which, in particular, the problem of the individual subject of international law is ad…