Mauritius

NEW PERMANENT OBSERVER OF THE AFRICAN UNION PRESENTS LETTER OF NOMINATION TO THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

6 February 2018 Ajay Kumar Bramdeo, the new Permanent Observer of the African Union to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his letter of nomination to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Gen...Read More

Secretary-General Appoints Members Of International Commission Of Inquiry For Mali

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres announced today his decision to establish the International Commission of Inquiry envisioned by the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali.  He appointed Lena Sundh (Sweden), Vinod Bo...Read More

Republic Of Mauritius To Host Next Meeting Of The Committee For The Safeguarding Of The Intangible Cultural Heritage

09 December 2017 The next annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place from 26 November to 1st December 2018 in Port-Louis (Republic of Mauritius). This decision ...Read More

Announcements: Teaching and Researching International Law in Asia; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; CfP Contingency in the Course of International Law; Legal consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius

1. Teaching and Researching International Law in Asia. The Centre for International Law at the National University of Singapore will be hosting a conference from 21 – 22 June 2018 on “Teaching and Researching International Law in Asia” (TRI...Read More

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE HOLDS SIXTY-SECOND SESSION IN GENEVA FROM 6 NOVEMBER TO 6 DECEMBER 2017

Committee to Review Reports of the Republic of Moldova, Cameroon, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Mauritius, Bulgaria, Timor-Leste and Rwanda 2 November 2017 The sixty-second session of the Committee against Torture will be held from 6 Novem...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE CONSIDERS THE REPORT OF MAURITIUS

24 October 2017 The Human Rights Committee this morning completed its consideration of the fifth periodic report of Mauritius on its implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Presenting th...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN OPENS ITS SIXTY-EIGHTH SESSION IN GENEVA

23 October 2017 The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women this morning opened its sixty-eighth session, hearing a statement by Carla Edelenbos, Chief of the Petitions and Inquiries Section, Human Rights Treaties Branc...Read More

Composition of the Bench in ICJ Advisory Proceedings: Implications for the Chagos Islands case.

In our previous post we discussed the prospects of the International Court of Justice giving an Advisory Opinion, as requested by the UN General Assembly, on the matter of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from the territory of Mauri...Read More