Community Interests Across International Law

ISBN : 9780198825210

Eyal Benvenisti; Georg Nolte
544 Pages
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
May 2018
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To what extent are states expected to take into account the interests of others when conducting relations with other states? This is thequestion examined by this book as it considers the various manifestations of what has been described as community interests in areas regulated by international law.


I. Introduction
Eyal Benvenisti and Georg Nolte: Introductory remarks
II. General Overview
1 Rudiger Wolfrum: Identifying Community Interests in International Law: Common Spaces and Beyond
2 Samantha Besson: Community Interests in International Law: Whose Interests Are They and How Should We Best Identify Them?
3 Samantha Besson: Community Interests in the Identification of International Law - With a Special Emphasis on Treaty Interpretation & Customary Law Identification
4 Eyal Benvenisti: Community Interests in International Adjudication
5 Jan Klabbers: What Role for International Organizations in the Promotion of Community Interests? Reflections on the Ideology of Functionalism
6 Georg Nolte: The International Law Commission and Community Interests
III. Community Interests and Natural Resources
7 Surabhi Ranganathan: The Law of the Sea and Natural Resources
8 Ki-Gab Park: Law on Natural Disasters: From Cooperation to Solidarity?
9 Jutta Brunnee: International Environmental Law and Community Interests: Procedural Aspects
10 Lorenzo Casini: Cultural Sites Between Nationhood and Mankind
IV. Community Interests and Global Markets
11 Christian Tietje & Andrej Lang: Community Interests in World Trade Law
12 Stephan Schill & Vladislav Djanic: International Investment Law and Community Interests
13 Tania Voon & Andrew Mitchell: Community Interests and the Right to Health in Trade and Investment Law
14 Jochen von Bernstorff: 'Community Interests' and the Role of International Law in the Creation of a Global Market for Agricultural Land
15 Danai Azaria: Community Interest Obligations in International Energy Law
16 Tsilly Dagan: Community Interests in International Taxation
V. Community Interests and State Authority
17 Tally Kritzman-Amir: Community Interests in International Migration and Refugee Law
18 Francesca Bignami & Giorgio Resta: Human Rights Extraterritoriality: The Right to Privacy and National Security Surveillance
19 Ralph Wilde: Socioeconomic Rights, Extraterritorially
20 August Reinisch: Human Rights Extraterritoriality: Controlling Companies Abroad
VI. Community Interests and the Use of Force
21 Enzo Cannizarro: Common Interests of Humankind and the International Regulation of the Use of Force
22 Janina Dill: 'The Rights and Obligations of Parties to International Armed Conflicts': From Bilateralism but Not Towards Community Interest?
23 Heike Krieger: Rights and Obligations of Third Parties in Armed Conflicts

About the author: 

Eyal Benvenisti is Whewell Professor of International Law at the University of Cambridge and the Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. He is also Professor of Law at Tel Aviv University and Global Visiting Professor at New York University School of Law. He was Visiting Professor at Yale, Harvard, Toronto, Columbia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and gave a special course at The Hague Academy of International Law (2013). Benvenisti's areas of research and teaching are international law, constitutional law and administrative law. He is Project Director for the GlobalTrust - Sovereigns as Trustees of Humanity research project, funded by an ERC Advanced Grant. Benvenisti is a Member, Institut de droit international, the co-Editor of the British Yearbook of International Law, and also on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of International Law. ; Georg Nolte is Professor of Public Law and International Law at Humboldt University Berlin. He was Visiting Fellow at Oxford, Paris II, Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin, and Princeton, and gave a special course at the Hague Academy of International Law (2017). He is a member of the International Law Commission of the United Nations (since 2007), an Associate Member, Institut de droit international, and was President of the German Society of International Law from 2013-2017. His areas of research are international law and constitutional law. He is Principal Investigator in the Berlin Potsdam Research Group The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?

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