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The Genocide Convention: The Gutting of Preventative Measures, 1946–48

Mark A. Lewis

in The Birth of the New Justice: The Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660285
eISBN:
9780191757716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660285.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The creation of the U.N. Genocide Convention in 1946–48 was a response to gaps in the Nuremberg Judgment, as well as a way of combining minorities protection from the 1920s with criminological ... More


The International Law of High Seas Fisheries: From Freedom of Fishing to Sustainable Use

Francisco Orrego Vicuña

in Governing High Seas Fisheries: The Interplay of Global and Regional Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299493
eISBN:
9780191685729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299493.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents how the law of high seas fisheries developed over time. It outlines the prevailing legal principles in each period considered and their practical results in terms of effective ... More


The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Richard Barnes, David Freestone, and David M Ong

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) came into effect on November 16, 1994, more than ten years after it was concluded in December 1982, and after more than nine years of ... More


The Limitations of the United Nations Convention against Corruption

Cecily Rose

in International Anti-Corruption Norms: Their Creation and Influence on Domestic Legal Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198737216
eISBN:
9780191800726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737216.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses the 2003 United Nations Convention against Corruption, which is the most comprehensive and universal of the anti-corruption instruments. Despite its binding status as a ... More


The Protection of Biodiversity and Fisheries Management: Issues Raised by the Relationship between CITES and LOSC

Erik Franckx

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The negotiations leading up to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) focused mainly on the fishery issue inside the 200 nautical mile limit, with the creation of the totally ... More


Aviation and Climate Change Regulation

Claybourne Fox Clarke and Thiago Chagas

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

Aviation emissions are the fastest growing source of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Aviation emissions from Annex I Countries increased by 67% between 1990 and 2005 and, according to some ... More


The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

David Freestone, Richard Barnes, and David Ong (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

It is now more than ten years since the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) came into force, and more than twenty years since it was concluded in December of 1982, after more ... More


Overview of Sources of Law of State Immunity

Edward Chukwuemeke Okeke

in Jurisdictional Immunities of States and International Organizations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611231
eISBN:
9780190611262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611231.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter is an overview of the sources of the law of State immunity. It examines international law and select national legislation on State immunity. The section on international law examines ... More


The Desertification Secretariat: A Castle Made of Sand

Steffen Bauer

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (“desertification convention”) is a development ... More


Some Reflections on the Operation of the Dispute Settlement System of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea During its First Decade

Robin Churchill

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) contains a wide-ranging and ambitious system of dispute settlement. Article 287 of the LOSC gives its parties the option of making a ... More


Further Development of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea: Mechanisms for Change

Alan Boyle

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) in 1982 brought to a culmination the third, and most ambitious, attempt to codify and progressively develop the law of the ... More


Administering the Mineral Resources of the Deep Seabed

Satya Nandan

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) is one of the three new institutions established by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC), the other two being the Commission on the ... More


Reflections on the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea

L Dolliver M Nelson

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) can be considered a monument to international cooperation. It is some ten years since the Convention came into force, and as of ... More


The Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage: Article 303 and the UNESCO Convention

Tullio Scovazzi

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

On November 6, 2001, the Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage (CPUCH) was signed in Paris, France, with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural ... More


Marine Mammals: Exploiting the Ambiguities of Article 65 of the Convention on the Law of the Sea and Related Provisions: Practice under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling

Patricia W Birnie

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) conceals more than it reveals concerning the difficulties experienced by the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea ... More


A System for Law of the Sea Dispute Settlement

Tullio Treves

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) is at the centre of a web of international obligations and institutions whose contracting parties do not necessarily coincide. In the ... More


From Permission to Prohibition: The 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea and Protection of the Marine Environment

Catherine Redgwell

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the evolution of marine environmental protection, with particular reference to the regulation of dumping activities. It poses the fundamental question: in the light of significant ... More


International Market Solutions to Protect Tropical Rainforests

Robert O’Sullivan and Rick Saines

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

Tropical forests play a crucial role in the global carbon cycle and have consequently moved to the forefront of the discussion about how to effectively reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions ... More


The Role of the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility in the Implementation of the Regime of the Convention on the Law of the Sea

David Freestone

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

After more than 20 years, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) still stands as a massive achievement in the history of codification efforts in international law. This chapter ... More


Freedom of Navigation in a Post 9/11 World: Security and Creeping Jurisdiction

Stuart Kaye

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The phrase ‘creeping jurisdiction’ has been applied by a number of publicists to the gradual extension of state jurisdiction offshore in the law of the sea through the course of the 20th century. ... More


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