Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome 396


Droit international privé et arbitrage commercial international, Jean-Michel Jacquet, professeur honoraire à l’Institut des hautes études internationales et du développement; Establishing Norms in a Kaleidoscopic World. General Course on Public International Law, by Edith Brown Weiss, professor at Georgetown University.

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Edith Brown Weiss, place of birth Oregon, United States of America.
Francis Cabell Brown Professor of International Law at Georgetown University Law Center. Serves as a Judge on the Administrative Tribunal of the International Monetary Fund and former President of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Administrative Tribunal. Former President of the American Society of International Law.
Was appointed (2012) to a five-year term at the World Bank Inspection Panel and served as Chairperson (2003-2007), a Vice Presidential level position. Associate General Counsel for International Law at the US Environmental Protection Agency (1990-1992), where she established a new Division of International Law. Served as a US Special Legal Advisor to the North American Commission on the Environment (1996-2002). Member of the United Nations Environment Programme’s International Advisory Council on Environmental Justice.
Has received many prizes for her scholarship and legal achievements. In 2010 the American Society of International Law (ASIL) awarded her the Manley O. Hudson Medal. Her other awards include the Elizabeth Haub Medal from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Free University of Brussels for international environmental law, the ASIL Prominent Woman in International Law Award, the American Bar Association Award to an individual for distinguished achievements in Environmental Law and Policy, the International Environmental Law award from the Center for International Environmental Law, and the American Society of International Law’s Certificate of Merit for her book In Fairness to Future Generations, which has been published in English, Japanese, French, Spanish, and Chinese. The Indian Society of International Law elected her as an Honorary Member (2009).
Has been a member of many international editorial boards, including the American Journal of International Law, Journal of International Economic Law, Asian Journal of International Law, Indian Journal of International Law, Transnational Journal of Environmental Law, Journal of International Environmental Agreements, and Brazilian Environmental Law Journal. Served on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Encyclopedia of Public International Law, prepared by the Max Planck Institute, and is on the Scientific Advisory Board to the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law.
Has been a director, trustee, or advisor for international organizations, including the Cousteau Society in France, the Japanese Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, and the United Nations University. Member of the Advisory Council for the Asian Society of International Law.
Received an A.B. from Stanford University with Great Distinction, LL.B. (J.D.) from Harvard Law School, Ph.D. in political science from the University of California Berkeley, Doctorate honoris causa from Heidelberg University, and Honorary Doctor of Laws from Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Jean-Michel Jacquet, né le 17 novembre 1945 à Montbéliard (France).
Licence et doctorat en droit Université Robert-Schuman de Strasbourg ; diplôme d’études approfondies, Université de Paris II Panthéon-Assas ; professeur agrégé des facultés de droit ; professeur détaché à l’Université Cheikh-Anta-Diop de Dakar (1983-1990) ; professeur à l’Université des sciences sociales de Toulouse, directeur du Centre universitaire d’Albi (1990-1994) ; professeur à l’Institut des hautes études internationales et du développement (Genève), directeur de l’Institut (2002-2004) ; professeur honoraire depuis 2012, enseignant au MIDS (Master of International Dispute Settlement, Genève) ; directeur du Journal international (Clunet) de 2003 à 2018 ; délégué de la France auprès du groupe de travail de la CNUDCI (commission des Nations Unies pour le droit du commerce international) depuis 1992 ; membre du Comité français de droit international privé ; membre de la branche française de l’association de droit international.
Excerpt from Table of Contents: Recueil des cours 396 (2018)
Droit International Privé et Arbitrage Commercial International par Jean-Michel Jacquet
I. L’arbitrage international comme institution
    A) Méthode conventionnelle et règles matérielles

    B) Des conflits de lois en matière de lois d’arbitrage ?

    C) La question de la lex arbitrii

II. L’arbitrage international comme juridiction
    A) L’insertion de la juridiction arbitrale dans le concert des juridictions

    B) L’architecture des recours contre la sentence

    C) Le règlement des conflits de lois

Establishing Norms in A Kaleidoscopic World – General Course on Public International Law by Edith Brown Weiss
Chapter I. International law in the kaleidoscopic world
Chapter II. International law reconsidered
Chapter III. Sources of public international law
Chapter IV. Commons and public goods
Chapter V. Determining norms
Chapter VI. Norms for the kaleidoscopic world : co-operation and avoidance of harm
Chapter VII. Norms in the kaleidoscopic Anthropocene
Chapter VIII. Climate change and geoengineering the climate
Chapter IX. Human dignity, equity, and intergenerational equity
Chapter X. Emerging norms : transparency and anti-corruption
Chapter XI. Frontier technologies : synthetic biology, cyber space, digital currencies
Chapter XII. Accountability
Chapter XIII. Accountability and international organizations
Chapter XIV. Accountability in the global supply chain
Chapter XV. Looking to the future
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