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The European Union Qualification Directive: The Creation of a Subsidiary Protection Regime

JANE McADAM

in Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The concept of subsidiary protection was defined by the Austrian Presidency in 1998 as protection for persons from third states who do not fall within the scope of the Geneva Convention but who still ... More


Introduction

JANE McADAM

in Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The concept of complementary protection is plagued by imprecision. Like the term ‘refugee’, complementary protection' has both a formal legal meaning as well as a more generic one. This book seeks to ... More


The Historical Recovery of the Human Person as Subject of the Law of Nations

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

One of the most important contributions of the international legal doctrine along the last six decades has been the rescue of the individual as subject of the law of nations. Such contribution is of ... More


Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Jane McAdam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book considers the legal obligations countries have to people who do not meet the legal definition of a ‘refugee’, but who have been forcibly displaced from their homes. This is known as ... More


Protection and ‘The Best Interests of the Child’—The Convention on the Rights of the Child

JANE McADAM

in Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The near-universal ratification1 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) underscores its authority as a set of international norms setting down the minimum rights which States owe to ... More


Access to Justice: The Safeguard and Preservation of the Integrity of International Jurisdiction

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The safeguard and preservation of the integrity of international jurisdiction are of the utmost importance for assuring the access of individuals to international justice. In recent years, both the ... More


An Alternative Asylum Mechanism: The Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

JANE McADAM

in Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter reviews both aspects of CAT-based complementary protection. The former constitutes complementary protection in its widest sense, granted on the basis of an international protection need ... More


The International Protection of the Environment: Voluntary Agreements among Sovereign Countries

Carlo Carraro and Domenico Siniscalco

in The Economics of Transnational Commons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292203
eISBN:
9780191684883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292203.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the details of the international protection of the environment, citing the voluntary agreements among the different sovereign countries. The chapter states that a large ... More


Conclusion

JANE McADAM

in Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

By retaining the political discretion to determine to whom, and when, protection will be granted, States have in fact complicated the protection regime. Diverging statuses, different eligibility ... More


Which Borders for the EU Immigration Policy? Yardsticks of International Protection for EU Joint Borders Management

Seline Trevisanut

in EU Migration Law: Legal Complexities and Political Rationales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198708537
eISBN:
9780191779497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708537.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses and comments on the legal framework regulating Frontex activities and the relevant practice in order to assess their compliance with international protection obligations. ... More


Internationalized Minority Territorial Autonomy in Early Post-WWI Europe: The Limits and Possibilities of International Ethnic Diversity Governance

Susan J. Henders

in International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676583
eISBN:
9780191757211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676583.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Many recent commentators have seen the League of Nations as a ‘golden age’ of international minority rights commitments. This chapter argues, however, that the 1919–24 decisions of international ... More


Obligations Erga Omnes

Nina H. B. Jørgensen

in The Responsibility of States for International Crimes

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298618
eISBN:
9780191685491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298618.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the concept of obligations erga omnes and the essential distinction between obligations erga omnes and other obligations of international law. It also describes the obligations ... More


The Emergence of a New Approach to Investment Protection in South Africa

Sean Woolfrey

in Shifting Paradigms in International Investment Law: More Balanced, Less Isolated, Increasingly Diversified

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198738428
eISBN:
9780191801723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738428.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Having undertaken a review of its bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and their impact on domestic policy space, the South African Government has begun terminating these treaties and has indicated ... More


Refugees and Other Necessitous Migrants

Sarah Song

in Immigration and Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190909222
eISBN:
9780190909253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909222.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 7 considers the substance of immigration policy. It argues that the duty to protect refugees and other forcibly displaced migrants is a moral constraint on the state’s right to control ... More


Investment Protection and Sustainable Development: Key Issues

Giorgio Sacerdoti

in Shifting Paradigms in International Investment Law: More Balanced, Less Isolated, Increasingly Diversified

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198738428
eISBN:
9780191801723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738428.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This contribution is the introduction to the volume. As such this chapter reviews the concept of ‘sustainable development’ from the original underlying economic perspective and in the light of the ... More


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