Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law


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Migrations et relations familiales (Volume 345)

(153,670 words)

Author(s): Meziou, Kalthoum
Meziou, Kalthoum Keywords: European Union | Migration | Family life | Immigration | Foreign workeFamily reunion | Human rights | Domestic relations | France | Maghreb | Family law | Islamic law | Mots clefs: ABSTRACT The "conflict of civilizations" conveys a globalized and fixed vision of the Muslim world and conceals the changes that have affected, to varying degrees, family law, particularly in the Maghreb. The theme, revisited through family relations in the context of Euro-Maghreb migration, must be surpassed. The focus on fun…

United Nations Accountability for Violations of International Human Rights Law (Volume 395)

(45,260 words)

Author(s): M. Chinkin, Christine
M. Chinkin, Christine Keywords: United Nations | Human rights | International responsibility [p201] M. Chinkin, Christine BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE [p205] Christine Mary Chinkin, born 1949 in Kent, United Kingdom. Founding Director of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics and Political Science, a William W. Cook Global Law Professor at the University of Michigan (since 1999), and a member of the Bar of England and Wales and Matrix Chambers. Previous positions include Professor of International …

Chinese Contemporary Perspectives on International Law History, Culture and International Law (Volume 355)

(76,656 words)

Author(s): Hanqin, Xue
Hanqin, Xue Keywords: China | Public international law | International law | Sovereignty | International obligations | Human rights | Sustainable development | Multilateralism | Regionalism | Mots clefs: Chine | Droit international public | Droit international | Souveraineté | Obligations internationales | Droits de l'homme | Développement durable | Multilatéralisme | Régionalisme | ABSTRACT This class, given in 2012, starts with an introspection of the attitude of China towards international law in the last 60 years. The attention of the lecturer i…

Les procédures publiques spéciales de la Commission des droits de l’homme des Nations Unies (Volume 228)

(31,170 words)

Author(s): Antonio Pastor Ridruejo, José
Antonio Pastor Ridruejo, José Keywords: United Nations | Human rights | Mots clefs: Nations Unies | Droits de l homme | ABSTRACT In this course, José Antonio Pastor Ridruejo examines the interplay of politics and law in the special public procedures initiated by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, through a comprehensive approach of harmoniously integrating the data provided in addition to the legal sciences through political science and the data of international relations. The author thus examines the ins…

La protection internationale des droits de l’Homme (Volume 38)

(37,122 words)

Author(s): N. Mandelstam, André
N. Mandelstam, André Keywords: Human rights | International protection | Mots clefs: Droits de l homme | Protection internationale | ABSTRACT In the course on the International Protection of Human Rights, Andre Mandelstam distinguishes the positive human right from the intuitive human right. The author devotes the first part of the study to positive human rights and focuses on the framework of minority treaties, the movement for the generalization of the international protection of minorities, and the problem of the…

Le droit international privé et le principe de non-discrimination (Volume 353)

(67,167 words)

Author(s): Meeusen, Johan
Meeusen, Johan Keywords: Equality | Human rights | Conflict of laws | Private international law | Mots clefs: ABSTRACT The impact of the nondiscrimination principle has been experienced in private international law after the Second World War. In this course, Johan Meeusen attempts to draw a contemporary view on the interaction between private international law and nondiscrimination, taking into account a specific perspective of the European Union and the Europeanization of private international law and to focus on…

Protection internationale des droits de l’homme et activités des sociétés transnationales (Volume 385)

(158,922 words)

Author(s): Marrella, Fabrizio
Marrella, Fabrizio Keywords: Multinational enterprises | Human rights | Corporate responsibility ABSTRACT This course aims to understand how the international protection of human rights relates to the activities of transnational corporations in violation of these rights. The course begins by addressing the obligations to respect, protect and fulfill human rights. Since these obligations are state obligations, questions of jurisdiction and competence must be addressed. However, as corporations are now part o…

Public Policy : Common Principles in the American States (Volume 379)

(132,858 words)

Author(s): Fresnedo De Aguirre, Cecilia
Fresnedo De Aguirre, Cecilia Keywords: Public policy | Private international law | America | Human rights | Ius cogens | American Convention on Human Rights (San José, 22 November 1969) | Mots clefs: ABSTRACT This course aims at demonstrating the existence of some fundamental principles that belong not only to some American States individually considered but that are shared by several, though not all, of them. It starts by developing the main concepts like national and international public policy and the scope of public policy t…

The Evolution Of International Water Law (Volume 331)

(88,093 words)

Author(s): Brown Weiss, Edith
Brown Weiss, Edith Keywords: International watercourses | Water | Shared natural resources | Conventions | Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses (New York, 21 May 1997) | International dispute settlement | Human rights | International trade | World Trade Organization | General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade | International trade | Mots clefs: Cours d'eau internationaux | Eau | Ressources naturelles partagées | conventions | Convention sur le droit relatif aux utilisations des cours d'eau internationaux à des fins autres q…

La troisième génération des droits de l'homme (Volume 184)

(5,819 words)

Author(s): Uribe Vargas, Diego
Uribe Vargas, Diego Keywords: Human rights | International law and domestic law | Mots clefs: Droits de l'homme | Droit international et droit interne | ABSTRACT Diego Uribe Vargas, Colombian Ambassador to Paris, proposes in his lecture the elaboration of an international pact enshrining the rights of the third generation. Diego Uribe Vargas, Ambassadeur de Colombie à Paris, propose dans sa conférence l'élaboration d'un pacte international consacrant les droits de la troisième génération. [p357] Uribe Vargas, Diego LA TROISIÈME GÉNÉRATION DES DROITS DE L’HOMME Diego URIBE VARGAS1…

Human Rights and Non-intervention in the Helsinki Final Act (Volume 157)

(55,941 words)

Author(s): Arangio-Ruiz, Gaetano
Arangio-Ruiz, Gaetano Keywords: European security | Human rights | Intervention | Acte final d'Helsinki | Mots clefs: Sécurité européenne | Droits de l homme | Intervention et non-intervention | Acte final de la Conférence sur la sécurité et la coopération en Europe (Helsinki, 1 août 1975) | ABSTRACT Gaetano Arangio-Ruiz, Professor at the University of Rome, focuses on a dispute that has arisen since the conclusion of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, on the impact of the non-intervention principle on international rules f…

L’adoption internationale des mineurs et les droits de l’enfant (Volume 376)

(124,531 words)

Author(s): Susana Najurieta, María
Susana Najurieta, María Keywords: MinoChildren | Family law | Adoption | Private international law | Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in respect of Intercountry Adoption (The Hague, 29 May 1993) | Children's rights | Human rights | Mots clefs: ABSTRACT This course aims to understand what the law can offer, through family law, comparative law, and private international law, for the well-being of children and the respect of their fundamental rights. Thus, this course is divided into a chapter-by-chapter study of the fu…

Implementation of International Protection of Human Rights (Volume 110)

(54,050 words)

Author(s): Golsong, H.
Golsong, H. Keywords: Human rights | International law | Mots clefs: Droits de l'homme | Droit international | ABSTRACT Heribert Golsong asks, in the introduction to his study, whether the current situation in 1963, in which international law in its traditional form - even when it refers to the protection of individuals - does not set out from its basic principle of the law concerning exclusively to inter-State relations, ignoring the rights and duties of individuals, and corresponding to the main objective of int…

A Transcivilizational Perspective on International Law Questioning Prevalent Cognitive Frameworks in the Emerging Multi-Polar and Multi-Civilizational World of the Twenty-First Century (Volume 342)

(128,352 words)

Author(s): Yasuaki, Onuma
Yasuaki, Onuma Keywords: International law | Legal history | Legitimacy | International customary law | Sovereignty | Human rights | Mots clefs: ABSTRACT The twenty-first century will witness conflicts which may destabilize the international order. These conflicts are likely to arise between emerging Asian States such as China and India whose material power is growing, and the Western nations who wield significant ideational power. A West-centric international society will change to a multi-polar and multi-civilizatio…

Co-existence and Co-Ordination of Mechanisms of International Protection of Human Rights (at Global and Regional Levels) (Volume 202)

(169,605 words)

Author(s): A. Cançado Trindade, A.
A. Cançado Trindade, A. Keywords: Human rights | Protection | International law | Mots clefs: Droits de l'homme | Protection | Droit international | ABSTRACT Mr. Cancado Trindade, Legal Adviser to the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, describes the constant and considerable development of international protection of human rights, whether at the international level or at the regional level. The development has revealed the problems of cohabitation between the different systems. The subject of the course is the coexi…

Problèmes relatifs à la protection de la personne humaine par le droit international dans les conflits armés ne présentant pas un caractère international (Volume 137)

(38,307 words)

Author(s): Wilhelm, René-Jean
Wilhelm, René-Jean Keywords: Non-international armed conflicts | Human rights | International humanitarian law | Mots clefs: Conflits armés non internationaux | Droits de l homme | Droit humanitaire international | ABSTRACT Rene-Jean Wilhelm considers three kinds of factors when dealing with the protection of the human person in non-international armed conflicts: the numerous internal conflicts that have occurred since 1949 and the application that has been made of article 3 of the Geneva Conventions in these situations, the …

L’évolution de la réglementation de la guerre à la lumière de la sauvegarde des droits de l’homme (Volume 137)

(36,576 words)

Author(s): Migliazza, Alessandro
Migliazza, Alessandro Keywords: Human rights | Laws of war | Use of force | International relations | International humanitarian law | Mots clefs: Droits de l homme | Droit de la guerre | Force | Relations internationales | ABSTRACT Alessandro Migliazza states that from the beginning of civilization, men faithful to the spirit of humanity have multiplied their efforts to prevent war and to regulate armed conflict. The efforts have laid the foundations of people’s rights: jus ad bellum and jus in bello are the first and perhaps the most important chapters in the science of int…

Le problème de l’accès des particuliers a des juridictions internationales (Volume 51)

(39,287 words)

Author(s): Séfériadès, Stelio
Séfériadès, Stelio Keywords: Individuals | Human rights | International courts | Access to justice | Mots clefs: Individus | Droits de l homme | Tribunaux internationaux | Accès aux tribunaux | ABSTRACT Stelio Seferiades, in the introduction to his course, quotes the resolution taken by the Institute of International Law at New York in 1929 that “It is the duty of every State to recognize the right of every individual to life, freedom, and property, and to grant to all, in its territory, full and complete protection of the rig…

The International Protection of Human Rights (Volume 70)

(37,365 words)

Author(s): Lauterpacht, M.A., LL.D., H.
Lauterpacht, M.A., LL.D., H. Keywords: Human rights | Mots clefs: Droits de l homme | ABSTRACT H. Lauterpacht begins his course on The International Protection of Human Rights with a presentation of fundamental rights as conceived by the United Nations Charter. The author focuses on the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, including its formation, its functioning, and its role. He then examines the issue of the international declaration of human rights, including the problems related to its application and its content. H. Lauterpacht commence son cours sur la protection…

Le principe de l’égalité juridique dans les rapports internationaux (Volume 42)

(52,075 words)

Author(s): Brown SCOTT, James
Brown SCOTT, James Keywords: Human rights | International relations | Mots clefs: Droits de l'homme | Relations internationales | ABSTRACT Although James Brown Scott’s course deals with a specific subject of legal equality in international relations, it is in fact actually presented in two forms. The first form of the course is an overview of the concept of legal equality, and the second form is the application of the principle to three concrete situations, which concern exclusively America. The author successively…
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