Home Research Agenda News and Events Publications Team Contact

News

KFG welcomes new senior fellow: Andrea Schapper

On 01.10.2020, Dr. Andrea Schapper joins the Research Group as a new senior fellow.

read the whole text here

KFG welcomes new fellows

New senior fellow and junior fellows have joined the Research Group.

read the whole text here

KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 44

Working Paper No. 44, “Norm(ative) Change in International Relations: A Conceptual Framework“ by Antje Wiener has been published.

read the whole text here
Contact us:
Berlin Potsdam Research Group
International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?
Habelschwerdter Allee 34a
14195 Berlin
e-Mail: info(at)kfg-intlaw.de
subscribe to mailing list
twitterfollow us on Twitter



funding by
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Working Papers


KFG Working Paper Series No. 1

The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline? - Points of Departure

Heike Krieger & Georg Nolte - Download PDF PDF

Abstract

The paper undertakes a preliminary assessment of current developments of international law for the purpose of mapping the ground for a larger research project. The research project pursues the goal of determining whether public international law, as it has developed since the end of the Cold War, is continuing its progressive move towards a more human-rights- and multi-actor-oriented order, or whether we are seeing a renewed emphasis of more classical elements of international law. In this context the term "international rule of law" is chosen to designate the more recent and "thicker" understanding of international law. The paper discusses how it can be determined whether this form of international law continues to unfold, and whether we are witnessing challenges to this order which could give rise to more fundamental reassessments.


Freie Universität Berlin      Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin      Universität Potsdam      Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
          © 2019 KFG International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?
login      Privacy      Imprint