Article: Why the ICJ’s Chagos Archipelago advisory opinion matters for global justice—and for ‘Global Britain’

The International Court of Justice's February advisory opinion on the Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965 is a significant development in the long-running controversy caused by the UK's detachment of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius prior to the realization of Mauritian independence - and the forced removal of … Continue reading Article: Why the ICJ’s Chagos Archipelago advisory opinion matters for global justice—and for ‘Global Britain’

Publication: AJIL Unbound Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity

This week, AJIL Unbound has published a Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity, edited by Professor Cymie R. Payne. The symposium comes as states prepare to negotiate an international legally-binding instrument on the protection of biodiversity in areas of the seas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). The Symposium is dedicated to the legacy of the late Professor … Continue reading Publication: AJIL Unbound Symposium on Governing High Seas Biodiversity