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Job opportunity: British Red Cross Research Fellow – International Humanitarian Law

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The British Red Cross invites applications for the post of British Red Cross Research Fellow – International Humanitarian Law based at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law.

The British Red Cross works to disseminate knowledge of and to encourage respect for international humanitarian law (IHL).

Professor J. E. Vinuales co-authors a new textbook on International Environmental Law

Thursday, 23 April 2015

International Environmental Law, by Pierre-Marie Dupuy and Jorge E. Vinuales, published by Cambridge University Press

This textbook provides a concise, conceptually clear and legally rigorous introduction to contemporary international environmental law and practice.

Job Opportunity: Publications and Administrative Assistant (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Applications are currently being invited for the post of Publications and Administrative Assistant at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, Faculty of Law. The position is part time, 22 hours per week.

The role is formed of two main functions. The major part of the role involves managing the Centre's external communications, website, producing publicity material and providing support for lectures and other events.

Job Opportunity: Legal Tools for Peace-Making

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Applications are currently being invited for the post of Research Associate (Fixed Term) in the Faculty of Law, based at the Lauterpacht Centre, to work on a research project entitled Legal Tools for Peace-Making funded by the ESRC, under the guidance of Professor Marc Weller, Director of the Lauterpacht Centre and in collaboration with the other team m

"Interpretation in International Law" published by Oxford University Press

Friday, 27 February 2015

Oxford University Press has published Interpretation in International Law, edited by Daniel Peat, Matthew Windsor, and Andrea Bianchi (The Graduate Institute, Geneva).

Other contributors to the volume from the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law include Philip

Professor J. E. Viñuales publishes Oxford Commentary on the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development

Monday, 2 February 2015

The international community has long grappled with the issue of protecting the environment while encouraging social and economic development, often with limited results.

Professor J. E. Vinuales gives address at Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons

Monday, 8 December 2014

Professor J. E. Vinuales addressed 157 States at the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons (8-9 December 2014). 

In the past few years, a growing number of states and many civil society actors have focused on the humanitarian consequences and risks associated with nuclear weapons through different national, regional and international events and activities. Two international conferences were devoted specifically to this issue: in Oslo, Norway, in March 2013 and Nayarit, Mexico, in February 2014.

Customary IHL Project updates ICRC database

Monday, 1 December 2014

On 6th November, the online Customary IHL Database of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was updated with State practice from five countries.