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Yarik Kryvoi

Professor Yarik Kryvoi is the Senior Fellow in International Economic Law and Director of the Investment Treaty Forum. Prof Kryvoi's expertise is primarily in the areas of international dispute resolution, including investor-state arbitration and international commercial arbitration, international administrative law and international public law.  In addition to his role at the BIICL, he is a visiting professor at a London-based university and teaches arbitration at the Chartered Institute…

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Annual BIICL/SLS Workshop: Reform and International Law

CALL FOR PAPERSEVENT Annual BIICL/SLS Workshop: Reform and International Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Co-Organised with  31st Annual BIICL/SLS Workshop: Reform and International Law Call For Papers International law is both a motivator and product of reforms around the globe. The British Institute…

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What next for the International Law Commission? (In Person Participation)

EVENTS What next for the International Law Commission? (In Person Participation) Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Image Mathias P.R. Reding Supported by Event Details At the 32nd meeting of the United Nations General Assembly held in November 2021, 18 new members were elected to the International Law Commission…

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What next for the International Law Commission? (Online Participation)

EVENTS What next for the International Law Commission? (Online Participation) Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Image Mathias P.R. Reding Supported by Event Details At the 32nd meeting of the United Nations General Assembly held in November 2021, 18 new members were elected to the International Law Commission…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Course Details  The Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The…

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BIICL/SLS Annual Workshop 2022

Call for Papers Announced for the 31st Annual BIICL/ SLS Workshop  Today BIICL and SLS announced a call for papers for the annual BIICL/SLS workshop. This year the workshop will examine the scope and process of reform in international law. Workshop themes will include: What are the factors (e.g. - crises) that inspire and push reforms in international law? Who are the players that are and/or should be involved in reforming the international system? What are the risks of reforming or not…

International Law

Intensive Course: Foundations of Public International Law

EVENTS Intensive Course: Foundations of Public International Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Course Details  This short course provides participants with an in depth understanding of the basic tenets of public international law. Bringing together a distinguished cohort of international…

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Intensive Course: Foundations of Public International Law (Online participation)

EVENTS Intensive Course: Foundations of Public International Law (Online participation) Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Course Details This short course provides participants with an in depth understanding of the basic tenets of public international law. Bringing together a distinguished cohort…

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Displacement in and from Ukraine: Risks, Responses, and Legal Dimensions

Events  Displacement in and from Ukraine: Risks, Responses, and Legal Dimensions Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Event Details As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, displacement within and from Ukraine continues unabated. This event seeks to unpack and critically engage with some…

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ICLQ Annual Lecture 2022 (In Person Participation)

EVENTS ICLQ Annual Lecture 2022 (In Person Participation) Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Sponsored by Event Details This year's ICLQ Annual Lecture will be given by Dr Mark Eccleston-Turner and Dr Michelle Rourke and is based on their article 'Arguments Against the Inequitable Distribution of Vaccines…

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ICLQ Annual Lecture 2022 (Online Participation)

EVENTS ICLQ Annual Lecture 2022 (Online Participation) Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Sponsored By: Event Details This year's ICLQ Annual Lecture will be given by Dr Mark Eccleston-Turner and Dr Michelle Rourke and is based on their article 'Arguments Against the Inequitable Distribution of Vaccines…

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Part 2: Responsible Exit from Russia: Business and Human Rights in a Global Governance Gap

This is a two-part blog series. In Part 1 Dr Irene Pietropaoli discusses whether foreign companies have a responsibility under international law to leave Russia. In Part 2, Dr. Irene Pietrapaoli and Dr. Daniel Aguirre discuss responsible exits from Russia. Hundreds of multinational companies have left Russia since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine. While this voluntary divestment - most are not subject to sanctions - may be an effective economic weapon in response…

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Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine and International Law: Questions and Answers

Authors: Prof. Yarik Kryvoi (YK), Kristin Hausler (KH), Iris Anastasiadou (IA), Dr Jean-Pierre Gauci (JPG), Dr Noemi Magugliani (NM), Dr Irene Pietropaoli (IP), Dr Berenika Drazewska (BD) In the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) has prepared a list of relevant questions and answers, which the general public may have. In addition to answers prepared by BIICL's experts in the relevant…

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Part 1: Do foreign companies have a responsibility under international law to leave Russia?

This is a two-part blog series. In Part 1 Dr Irene Pietropaoli discusses whether foreign companies have a responsibility under international law to leave Russia. In Part 2, Dr. Irene Pietrapaoli and Dr. Daniel Aguirre discuss responsible exits from Russia. Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine on 24th February, over 300 multinational companies have decided to leave Russia or suspend their operations there. Do they have an obligation under international law to do so? Foreign companies have…

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43rd FA Mann Lecture: International Law before United Kingdom Courts - A Quiet Revolution

EVENTS 43rd FA Mann Lecture: International Law before United Kingdom Courts - A Quiet Revolution Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Organised by Event Details   The forty-third of a series of lectures in honour of the late Dr F A Mann QC (Hon) (1907-1991) arranged by his former partners in Herbert…

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Short Course: Aviation Law

EVENTS Short Course: Aviation Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Course Details The course offers an overview of air transport regulation from the birth of international civil aviation with the conclusion of the Chicago Convention to date. It looks at the economic regulation of air transport,…

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Culture, Art, Cultural Identity and Small States

EVENTS Culture, Art, Cultural Identity and Small States Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Organised by Conference Outline Small states are not just small versions of large states-they are culturally and politically different from large ones. Small states have an astonishing cultural diversity and often develop…

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The Achievements of International Law

EVENTS The Achievements of International Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Event Details At this event, an eminent group of speakers will discuss some key examples of the achievements of international law, with the aim of exploring both what it has achieved and also its limits. Speakers: Sir…

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Rescuing Intellectual Property Rights in Pandemic Emergencies from the "Tragedy of Anticommons"

An Interdisciplinary Study on Medical Research and Development: Rescuing Intellectual Property Rights in Pandemic Emergencies from the "Tragedy of Anticommons" is a three year project which will examine how aspects of private law, commercial law, and intellectual property law might be reformed to better enable a rapid policy response in the face of an emerging pandemic. The project involves legal scholars from the University of Aberdeen, BIICL, Kobe University, Hokkaido University, Nihon…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event Details The Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The programme focuses…

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Teaching International Law Webinar Series

EVENTS Teaching International Law Webinar Series Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location        Event Details The practice of teaching international law is conducted in a wide range of contexts across the world by a host of different actors - including scholars, practitioners, civil society…

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Law and Change in a Pandemic World

EVENTS Law and Change in a Pandemic World Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Organised in Cooperation with  Event Details This event marks the start of a series on "Law and Change" initiated by BIICL in cooperation with Singapore Management University (SMU). The first seminar looks mainly at how the pandemic…

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ICLQ Annual Lecture 2021

EVENTS ICLQ Annual Lecture 2021 Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event Details  The Annual ICLQ Lecture this year will be based on the paper 'Artificial Intelligence and the Limits of Legal Personality'by Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of the Law Faculty of the National University of Singapore. The…

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ICLQ 2020 Early Career Prize Winner Announced

Javier García Olmedo named ICLQ Early Career Prize winner for 2020 Today BIICL announced that Javier García Olmedo,  has been awarded this year's International and Comparative Law Quarterly Early Career Prize for his article 'Recalibrating the International Investment Regime Through Narrowed Jurisdiction' which appeared in Volume 69 Issue 2 of the Journal. The ICLQ Early Career Prize is awarded annually to the best article by an early career scholar and is generously supported by Cambridge…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Course Details The Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The…

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BIICL Statement on Amendments to the UK Internal Market Bill

BIICL welcomes amendments made to the UK Internal Market Bill The British Institute of International and Comparative Law welcomes amendments made to the UK Internal Market Bill on Monday 9 November by the House of Lords that have removed a proposed power for Ministers to legislate "notwithstanding" international law. The proposed power amounted to a repudiatory breach of international obligations under the Withdrawal Agreement, a treaty which the UK freely entered into earlier this year. Compliance…

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SIDRA-BIICL Webinar: Implications of China’s Doctrine of Strict State Immunity on Belt & Road Disputes

SIDRA-BIICL Webinar: Implications of China's Doctrine of Strict State Immunity on Belt & Road Disputes Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event Details SIDRA and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) are pleased to jointly present this webinar on state immunity. The doctrine…

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Virtual Course: Public International Law in Practice

ONLINE Virtual Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Course Details The  Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The programme…

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Part I: Some Observations on the Agreement between Greece and Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone

Introduction Greece and Egypt signed an agreement for the delimitation of the two countries' maritime boundaries in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea on 7 August 2020. The Greek Foreign Minister said that this was a 'historic day': the two states had reached an 'exemplary agreement' that 'reconfirms and enshrines the effect and the right of islands to a continental shelf and EEZ' in conformity with international law and the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The Egyptian Foreign…

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Part II: Some Observations on the Agreement between Greece and Egypt on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone

Where to from here? The Greece-Turkey maritime boundary dispute The dispute over the maritime boundary between Greece and Turkey has been ongoing since 1974. As I wrote elsewhere, 'bilateral consultations and negotiations have been unable to prevent occasional flare-ups and, as tensions remain significantly high, it may not be long before one of the not infrequent confrontations spirals out of control'. Only a few days after the signing of the Greece-Egypt Agreement, Greece and Turkey…

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The Ratline: on international crimes and justice

WEBINAR The Ratline: on international crimes and justice  Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Recording of the webinar  Recording: The Ratline: on international crimes and justice     Event Details Rebecca Abrams talks to Philippe Sands, author of The Ratline With the publication of Philippe…

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External Event: The London Conference on International Law

EVENTS External Event: The London Conference on International Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Event Details The London Conference on International Law will bring together international law academics, judges, practitioners, representatives of civil society, business-leaders, and other stakeholders to see how States…

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Centre for International Law

Centre for International Law International law, with its set of rules established through treaty or custom, is the key to stable international relations, collective security, and sustainable development. When international law is not respected, growing insecurity and inequalities, as well as attacks on the rule of law, become the norm. Following decades of efforts to expand the reach and content of international law through multilateralism, international law is now challenged…

International Law

Highlights from the 2019 annual ICN meeting in Cartagena and the direction for the ICN in 2020

Time: 14:30-17:30 (registration from 14:00) Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP In collaboration with the Competition Markets Authority (CMA), the Competition Law Forum (CLF) will bring together CMA officials, UK NGAs, EU NGAs and businesses to consider the questions from this year's annual ICN meeting in Cartagena. The ICN direction for 2020 will also be discussed. Speakers Tony Penny, Assistant Director, International,…

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Annual Grotius Lecture 2019

Time: 17.30-19.00 (registration from 17.00) Event followed by a drinks reception Venue: Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 78AH. Sponsored by: THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED 2019 marks centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, which paved the way for women to become lawyers for the first time. It is, therefore, fitting that this year's lecture is entitled "Women's Rights Worldwide" and will be delivered by Baroness Hale of Richmond, the current - and first woman…

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