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A New International Legal Order: In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the Xiamen Academy of International Law

ISBN13: 9789004326286
Published: November 2016
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £134.00

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A new international legal order (NILO) has progressively infiltrated the traditional scope of international law. Lectures delivered in the last ten years of the Xiamen Academy of International Law’s summer programmes have recorded the emergence of this NILO.

The essays contained in this book display a remarkable intellectual vitality and illustrate the new initiatives contributing to an NILO in the realm of international law.

In addition to new concepts of the use of force, boundary disputes and self-determination, and new judicial practices in environmental law, these essays demonstrate a convergence towards a universal value of a globalised world, centred upon human security and reflected in international economic, technological, social and humanitarian cooperation – sources of new tranches of international law. The contributors to this book have provided an in-depth analysis of such cooperation between various branches of international law.

While this book is principally for scholars and students of international law, it is also a valuable reference book for practitioners and foreign affairs officials with an interest in the area.

Public International Law
Notes on Contributors
Table of Cases
Table of National Legislation
Table of International Conventions and Other International Instruments
Table of International Organizations

Section I. Historical Aspects of International Legal Order
1. Historical Record of the Xiamen Academy of International Law Chia-Jui Cheng
Section II. New International Legal Order
2. The Xiamen Academy of International Law and the Future of the Global Legal Order H.E. Judge Hisashi Owada
3. Three Concepts of UN Reform Danilo Turk
4. The Use of Force - The General Prohibition and Its Exceptions in Modern International Law and Practice Stephen Mathias
5. Self-determination, Uti Possidetis and Boundary Disputes in Africa Malcolm N. Shaw QC
6. International Judiciary Practice in the Development of International Law Environmental Law - a Decade Review H.E. Judge Xue Hanqin

7. International Organizations and the Rules of Law: Challenges Ahead Jose Enrique Alvarez
8. Asian and Pacific International Organizations: Mainstream or Sui Generis? An International Institutional Law Perspective Niels Blokker
9. Methodological Problems in International Economic Law and Adjudication Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann
10. The Belt and Road Initiative in the Context of Globalization Guiguo Wang
11. Technological Developments as a Challenge for Air and Space Law Stephan Hobe
12. International Humanitarian Law in Context H. E. Judge Christopher Greenwood

APPENDIX: 1. List of Annual Summer Programme of Xiamen Academy of International Law from 2006 to 2016
2. List of Publications of Xiamen Academy of International Law INDEX