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KFG welcomes new fellow: Prof. Dr. Janina Dill

The Research Group welcomes Prof. Dr. Janina Dill as new fellow.

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Upcoming Public Event: Book Discussion “The Refugee Convention and its Protocol – What Future Role for International Refugee Law?”

On 16 May 2024, the Berlin Potsdam Research Group “The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?” takes great pleasure in inviting you to the book discussion “The Refugee Convention and its Protocol – What Future Role for International Refugee Law?”.

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KFG welcomes new guest researcher: Dr. Alfredo Crosato Neumann

The Research Group welcomes Dr. Alfredo Crosato Neumann as a guest researcher.

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Public Lectures and Other Events

4th May 2023: Thomas Franck Lecture by Sir Michael Wood

Thomas Franck Lecture

KFG Berlin Potsdam Research Group "The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?"

The Berlin Potsdam Research Group 'The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?' hosted a public lecture by Sir Michael Wood, former member of the UN International Law Commission, on

"Values in the International Community: Jus cogens in light of the International Law Commission’s 2022 Conclusions".

Sir Michael Wood has been a member of the United Nations International Law Commission from 2008 to 2022. He was the principal Legal Adviser to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom between 1999 and 2006. He spent three years at the UK Mission to the UN in New York, dealing chiefly with Security Council matters. Since leaving the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, he has acted for many governments in cases before the International Court of Justice, European Court of Human Rights, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and inter-state arbitral tribunals.

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