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responsibility for the health of the Rhine and their interest in its preservation thus motivated these watercourse States to form a cooperative community. Enforcing human rights worldwide is probably the community interest that is most detached from individual State interests. 35 Every State has a

In: The Community of Interest Approach in International Water Law

tunicates. 3 When LOSC was negotiated, it was assumed that the lack of sunlight did not allow any form of life at depths of more than 6,000 metres. The negotiations concentrated efforts in a regime for the exploitation of minerals, as the convening of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the

In: New Knowledge and Changing Circumstances in the Law of the Sea

respect. Where ihl anticipates and manages high rates of morbidity as the major consequence of war, ihrl operates from a life maximizing starting point that is much less interested in the dead than the living. Indeed, ihrl does not include any specific provisions on the dead and, moreover, does not

In: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies

rehabilitative alimony will be competent in order to afford her the space to better his or her life. In this sense, rehabilitative alimony will be ordered ‘to assist an economically disadvantaged spouse in acquiring additional education or training which will enable the spouse to achieve a standard of living

In: African Journal of Legal Studies

evidence of what could be taken as a foundational commitment to solidarity with its promises to save all humankind from the untold sorrow brought by the scourge of war and to promote social progress and better standards of life for all. It does so in the context of a commitment to the equal worth and

In: Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations

the one provided by the ilc in the context of its work on the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters. The ilc has defined a disaster as “a calamitous event or series of events resulting in widespread loss of life, great human suffering and distress, mass displacement, or large

In: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies

of the government (president, prime minister, monarch, etc) and officers set over them (superiors). 55 Military oaths, according to Edmund Pries, ‘are seen … as a living human speech-document and a self-imprecation, granted a critical juridical role and seen as an effective tool in securing the

In: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies

Introduction Ethiopia is a developing East African country comprising various ethnic, cultural and religious groups. It is Africa’s second largest populated country with more than 80% of its approximate 100 million people living in rural areas relying on agriculture. The imperative of respect

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In: African Journal of Legal Studies
Author: Mika Hayashi

may become a source of hazard simply by remaining on the spot; such explosive remnants of war (ERW) could detonate even years after a conflict in which the weapons had been employed, especially when touched or moved. Because the explosive remnants of war create a safety hazard for people living in the

In: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies
Author: Eugenia Zorbas

with the attempted annihilation of “not only your self, but also everything that constitutes your world, everything that makes your life worth living – your work, your family, your children – all that was on the point of being wiped out, too.” 2 Reconciliation is a vague concept. In the wake of mass

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In: African Journal of Legal Studies