Two UvA law alumni elected to UN International Law Commission
Faculty of Law alumni Charles Jalloh of Sierra Leone (PhD 2016) and Claudio Grossman Guiloff of Chile (PhD 1980) were elected to the United Nations International Law Commission on 3 November 2016.
31 Oct 2016
Pieter Jan Kuijper receives international law prize
Pieter Jan Kuijper, professor of the Law of International (Economic) Organizations, will receive the Maastricht Prize of International Law, successor to the The Hague Prize for International Law, on 8 December in ...
21 Oct 2016
New Publication: Food Safety Standards in International Trade: The Case of the EU and the COMESA
The book makes ground breaking proposals on how the EU and COMESA food safety standards divide can be bridged and discusses the impact of EU food safety standards on food imports from poor African countries.
15 Sep 2016
PhD Defense Gaetano Best
On Thursday, 20 October 2016 (12:00), Gaetano Best will publicly defend his thesis entitled 'Fair and Accurate Fact-finding in Dutch Atrocity Crime Cases'.
9 Sep 2016
PhD Defense Charles Jalloh
On Friday, 7 October 2016 (10:00), Charles Jalloh will publicly defend his thesis entitled 'Judicial Contributions of the Sierra Leone Tribunal to the Development of International Criminal Law'.
8 Sep 2016
PhD Defense Kelly Pitcher
On Friday, 30 September 2016 (11:00), Kelly Pitcher will publicly defend her thesis entitled 'Judicial Responses to Pre-trial Procedural Violations in International Criminal Proceedings'.
1 Sep 2016
PhD Defense Martin Fink
On Tuesday, 6 September 2016 (16:00), Martin Fink will publicly defend his thesis entitled 'Maritime Interception and the Law of Naval Operations'.
19 Jul 2016
New Research Programme 'Law and Justice across Borders'
As of 1 January 2017, ACIL, together with ACELG and CSECL, will set up a joint research programme, in view to establish a new research priority area (RPA).
25 May 2016
Cassese Foundation receives grant from the Nuremberg Academy
The Cassese Foundation receives a grant of 80.000 Euro from the International Nuremberg Principles Academy for a training course for African Judges to strengthen their ability to prosecute international crimes.
1 May 2016
New Management at the ACIL
As of 1 May 2016, Ingo Venzke is the Executive Director of the ACIL.
30 Apr 2016
PhD Defense Koen Vriend
Avoiding a Full Criminal Trial: Fair Trial Rights, Diversions, and Shortcuts in Dutch and International Criminal Proceedings
5 Nov 2015
Rolef de Weijs, professor of National and International Insolvency Law
Dr R.J. de Weijs (1975) has been appointed professor of National and International Insolvency Law at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Law.
1 Jun 2015
The United Nations and Freedom of Expression and Information: Critical Perspectives
New publication by Tarlach McGonagle and Yvonne Donders (eds.)
1 Jun 2015
Epistemic Forces in International Law: Foundational Doctrines and Techniques of International Legal Argumentation
New publication by Jean d'Aspremont
1 Jul 2014
Secession within the Union - Intersection Points of International and European Law
An expert meeting organised together with ACELG has resulted in a collection of short think pieces that identify and outline a number of outstanding issues of both public international law and EU law.