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The Acquis Humanitaire: International Legal Protection of Persons in Humanitarian Crises


ISBN13: 9781849468008
To be Published: February 2017
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £65.00



The instinctual desire to support those in need, irrespective of geographic, cultural or religious links, is both facilitated and overwhelmed by the extent of information now available about the multiple humanitarian crises which occur on a daily basis around the world. Behind the images of devastating floods and earthquakes, or massive forced displacements resulting from armed conflicts, is the all too real suffering faced by individuals and families. From the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami to the on-going conflict in Syria, recent years have seen an increasing debate regarding the international legal mechanisms to protect persons in such humanitarian crises.

This book argues that an acquis humanitaire is identifiable through the interconnected web of existing and emerging international, regional and national laws, policies and practices for the protection of persons caught up in humanitarian crises. Indeed, the humanitarian imperative to alleviate suffering wherever it may be found permeates various branches of international law, and is reflected in the extensive humanitarian activities undertaken by States and other actors in times of armed conflict, population displacement and disaster. This book argues that by clarifying the sources and potential content of the acquis humanitaire, gaps and lacunae can be identified and the overall protection of persons strengthened.

Series: Hart Studies in International Law

The Impact of Investment Treaty Law on Host States: Enabling Good Governance ISBN 9781849465854
To be published March 2018
Hart Publishing
£60.00
Revisiting the Concept of Defence in the Jus Ad Bellum: The Dual Face of Defence ISBN 9781509906970
To be published February 2017
Hart Publishing
£55.00
Arctic Law and Governance: The Role of China and Finland ISBN 9781849467025
To be published December 2016
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£60.00
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Human Rights and Drug Control: The False Dichotomy ISBN 9781849467063
Published June 2016
Hart Publishing
£55.00
Security and International Law (eBook) ISBN 9781782255895
Published April 2016
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Security and International Law ISBN 9781849466349
Published April 2016
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£65.00
Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Armed Groups ISBN 9781509901630
Published March 2016
Hart Publishing
£60.00
Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Armed Groups (eBook) ISBN 9781509901654
Published March 2016
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Diplomatic Interference and the Law ISBN 9781849464369
Published February 2016
Hart Publishing
£70.00
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Diplomatic Interference and the Law (eBook) ISBN 9781509902781
Published February 2016
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Non-State Actors in International Law (eBook) ISBN 9781509901869
Published August 2015
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Non-State Actors in International Law ISBN 9781849465113
Published August 2015
Hart Publishing
£95.00
Statelessness: The Enigma of the International Community ISBN 9781849469692
Published August 2015
Hart Publishing
£24.99
The Contractual Nature of the Optional Clause ISBN 9781849468664
Published July 2015
Hart Publishing
£63.00
The Contractual Nature of the Optional Clause (eBook) ISBN 9781509901449
Published July 2015
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An Equitable Framework for Humanitarian Intervention (eBook) ISBN 9781782251279
Published May 2013
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An Equitable Framework for Humanitarian Intervention ISBN 9781849464048
Published May 2013
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Europe and Extraterritorial Asylum ISBN 9781849462709
Published March 2012
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Europe and Extraterritorial Asylum (eBook) ISBN 9781847319074
Published March 2012
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Promises of States under International Law ISBN 9781849462327
Published January 2012
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£80.00
Promises of States under International Law (eBook) ISBN 9781847318787
Published January 2012
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Accounting for Hunger: The Right to Food in the Era of Globalization ISBN 9781849462266
Published November 2011
Hart Publishing
£58.00
The Militarisation of Peacekeeping in the Twenty-First Century (eBook) ISBN 9781847318183
Published November 2011
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The Militarisation of Peacekeeping in the Twenty-First Century ISBN 9781849461146
Published November 2011
Hart Publishing
£68.00
International Humanitarian Law and Terrorism ISBN 9781849461375
Published July 2011
Hart Publishing
£85.00
£63.00
Multi-Sourced Equivalent Norms in International Law ISBN 9781849461450
Published March 2011
Hart Publishing
£70.00
Multi-Sourced Equivalent Norms in International Law (eBook) ISBN 9781847317827
Published March 2011
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Contracting with Sovereignty: State Contracts and International Arbitration ISBN 9781841136578
Published January 2011
Hart Publishing
£65.00
Reflections on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ISBN 9781841138787
Published January 2011
Hart Publishing
£50.00
Human Dignity and the Foundations of International Law (eBook) ISBN 9781847318060
Published June 2010
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Human Dignity and the Foundations of International Law ISBN 9781849460897
Published June 2010
Hart Publishing
£27.99
Africa: Mapping New Boundaries in International Law
Edited by: Jeremy Levitt
ISBN 9781849461177
Published June 2010
Hart Publishing
£29.99
The Democratic Legitimacy of International Law ISBN 9781841138176
Published June 2010
Hart Publishing
£73.00
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£75.00
£58.00
Human Dignity and the Foundations of International Law ISBN 9781841133577
Published June 2009
Hart Publishing
£50.00
Counterterrorism: Democracy’s Challenge ISBN 9781841138183
Published July 2008
Hart Publishing
£70.00
Africa: Mapping New Boundaries in International Law
Edited by: Jeremy Levitt
ISBN 9781841136189
Published March 2008
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Forced Migration, Human Rights and Security
Edited by: Jane McAdam
ISBN 9781841137704
Published March 2008
Hart Publishing
£45.00
Human Security and International Law: Prospects and Problems ISBN 9781841136103
Published December 2007
Hart Publishing
£50.00
Biotechnologies and International Human Rights ISBN 9781841137032
Published February 2007
Hart Publishing
£74.00
Transnational Corporations and Human Rights ISBN 9781841136530
Published September 2006
Hart Publishing
£80.00
Biotechnology and International Law ISBN 9781841136318
Published June 2006
Hart Publishing
£79.00
£113.00
£35.00
Enforcing International Law Norms Against Terrorism
Edited by: Andrea Bianchi
ISBN 9781841135663
Published November 2005
Hart Publishing
£40.00
Regional Organisations and Development of Collective Security ISBN 9781841134802
Published November 2004
Hart Publishing
£63.00
Enforcing International Law Norms Against Terrorism
Edited by: Andrea Bianchi
ISBN 9781841134307
Published July 2004
Hart Publishing
£88.00
The Permanent International Criminal Court ISBN 9781841132815
Published March 2004
Hart Publishing
£48.00
The Chapter VII Powers of the United Nations Security Council ISBN 9781841134222
Published January 2004
Hart Publishing
£78.00
Toxics and Transnational Law: International and European Regulation of Toxic Substances as Legal Symbolism
Marc PallemaertsVrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels and Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels
ISBN 9781841131290
Published June 2003
Hart Publishing
£120.00
Between Light and Shadow ISBN 9781841133904
Published March 2003
Hart Publishing
£63.00