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HISTORIC CONSERVATION TREATY ON THE HORIZON

Ananya Jha, a Fourth-Year student at NUSRL, discusses the new implementing agreement under UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Realists would say that International Law is a competitive minefield, with each state vying for their self-interests. But there are times when states come together for the greater good and make history. At … Continue reading HISTORIC CONSERVATION TREATY ON THE HORIZON

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REFUGEE CRISIS: RESCUE OF BOATS FROM LIBYA TO ITALY

Shaoli Chakraborty, a student member of SIL, writes about the perils of one of the Mediterranean routes taken by Europe-bound refugees. Throughout 2018, there were significant changes to the pattern of routes taken by refugees and migrants heading for Europe. Four years after the refugee crisis first brought the horrors of the dangerous Mediterranean crossing … Continue reading REFUGEE CRISIS: RESCUE OF BOATS FROM LIBYA TO ITALY

Deportation of Rohingyas Violates International Law, Legal Precedents in India

Lokesh Mewara, a Third-Year student at NUSRL, writes about the Indian government's stance on Rohingya. The article was published on The Wire on 18th March, 2019. The article can be accessed here. The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Assam government for the delay in the deportation of migrants back to their country. The bench comprising of … Continue reading Deportation of Rohingyas Violates International Law, Legal Precedents in India

ELIMINATING SEXISM IN WAR & PEACE: GENDER NEUTRALITY IN CONFLICT AND POST-CONFLICT SITUATIONS  

Our team member, Shrutica Pandey, writes on the intersection of two of her areas of academic expertise- conflict and feminism. It was almost four decades ago, that the need was felt for an agenda concerning women, peace and security. Since then, to date, the agenda has now been internationally recognised. Brought about as a tool … Continue reading ELIMINATING SEXISM IN WAR & PEACE: GENDER NEUTRALITY IN CONFLICT AND POST-CONFLICT SITUATIONS  

Precautionary Principle Under International Environmental Law

Shreyashi Tiwari, a final year student often spotted around the campus with a skateboard, oscillates between playing great tunes on her guitar and writing amazing blog posts, much like this one. While the concepts of transboundary harm and sustainable development has been a part of international as well as national law regimes for almost a … Continue reading Precautionary Principle Under International Environmental Law

Relationships under National and International Law

Ekta Rathore is a final year student at NUSRL, Ranchi, specializing in International Law. According to a study by the United Nations Secretary General, the most common form of violence experienced by women globally is intimate partner violence. The World Health Organization reports that nearly one in four women in some countries may experience sexual … Continue reading Relationships under National and International Law