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CEDAW DISCUSSES SITUATION OF WOMEN IN MALAYSIA, CHILE, REPUBLIC OF KOREA AND FIJI WITH CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVES

19 February 2018 The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women this afternoon met with civil society representatives from Malaysia, Chile, Republic of Korea and Fiji, whose reports on the implementation of the Convention ...Read More

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

19 February 2018 The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women this morning opened its sixty-ninth session, hearing a statement by Adam Abdelmoula, Director of the Human Rights Council and Treaty Mechanisms Division at th...Read More

A propos Book Reviewing

I am sure that many of our readers have their own views on their preferred international legal journal. But it is hard for me to believe that there will be many who do not assign pride of place to EJIL’s Book Review section under the editor...Read More

10 Good Reads 

It is the time of the year once more when I publish my pick from some of the books that came my way since my last ‘Good Reads’ listing. These are not book reviews in the classical and rigorous sense of the word, for which you should turn to...Read More

World Leaders Join New Drive To Beat Noncommunicable Diseases

16 February 2018 | Geneva –WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelera...Read More

EJIL Roll of Honour

EJIL relies on the good will of colleagues in the international law community who generously devote their time and energy to act as peer reviewers for the large number of submissions we receive. Without their efforts our Journal would not b...Read More

Statement Of The Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding The International Spread Of Poliovirus

The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters with membe...Read More

Remarks Of UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov At The End Violence Solutions Summit

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEMENT Stockholm, 14 February 2018 Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, My thanks to the Government of Sweden for hosting this very important summit. I am delighted to be here with my dear colleague Dr. Tedros, Director...Read More

MATCH FOR SOLIDARITY TICKETS GO ON SALE

Legendary players signing up for joint UEFA-UN charity football match in Geneva 13 February 2018 UEFA and the United Nations Office in Geneva have announced that tickets for the Match For Solidarity went on sale today as football legends co...Read More

From Babel to Esperanto and Back Again: The Fate of International Law (or of International Lawyers?)

This post is part of the Joint Symposium that we are co-hosting with Opinio Juris on Anthea Roberts’ new book Is International Law International? (OUP, 2017).  While I’ve been reading, I have wondered about the exact nature of Anthea Robert...Read More

Director-General Condemns Murder Of Media Workers, Castillo Cifuentes And León Miranda, In Guatemala

07 February 2018 The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, today called on the authorities to investigate the killings of journalists, Luis Alfredo de León Miranda and Laurent Ángel Castillo Cifuentes, whose bodies were found in Mazat...Read More

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