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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.

Bohdan Winiarski Scholarships 2015

Monday, 1 December 2014

The Selection Committee for the Bohdan Winiarski Scholarships is pleased to announce that the selection process for the 2015 scholarships has been completed.

The successful candidates are: Dr Patrycka Grzebyk from the Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, and Ms Aleksandra Mezykowska from the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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.

Lauterpacht Centre Deputy Directors awarded Leverhulme Prizes

Thursday, 20 November 2014

The Leverhulme Trust has awarded Leverhulme Prizes to the two acting Deputy Directors of the Lauterpacht Centre, Dr Michael Waibel and Dr Sarah Nouwen.

Professor James Crawford Appointed to the International Court of Justice

Friday, 7 November 2014

The LCIL is delighted to announce that  the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council yesterday elected Professor James Crawford as a Judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ).