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Our partner, the International Foundation for the Law of the Sea, opened application for 2020 IFLOS Summer Academy
28 February 2020
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Expert of the International and Comparative Law Research Center, Egor Fedorov, took part in the 26th session of the International Seabed Authority (Kingston, Jamaica) as a member of the Russian delegation
26 February 2020

Among others, the ISA’s Council continued the discussion on development of the Regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area. The Center has been providing comments and suggestions to the Draft Regulations on a regular basis since 2018.

Adoption of the Regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area is the ultimate phase in regulating exploration and exploitation of mineral resources – the common heritage of mankind – in areas beyond national jurisdiction.

See more about the ISA and its ongoing work on the development of Regulations at https://www.isa.org.jm/.

Dear readers! The Library's schedule has changed.
06 February 2020

The new working hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday – from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesday – from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday – from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday are days off.

We are waiting for you in our Library!

Large pack of books arrived at the Center’s Library: on international commercial arbitration, international criminal law, international financial law, and other issues of international law. We are waiting for you in our Library!
05 February 2020
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The Center’s Senior Expert, Maxim Gubarev, commented on the World Trade Organization Appellate Body report in the dispute between Ukraine and Russia over the measures affecting the importation of railway equipment and parts thereof
05 February 2020
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The Center's representative participated in the work of the UNCITRAL Working Group III
29 January 2020

On January 19-25, 2020, Maxim Gubarev, Senior Expert at the International and Comparative Law Research Center, participated in the work of the resumed 38th session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group III, in Vienna. Last year, the Center was granted the observer status at the Working Groups III (Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform), IV (Electronic Commerce), and VI (Judicial Sale of Ships).

The Working Group III discussed various issues of reforming the system of dispute settlement between investors and States, including:

  • creation and functioning of the appeal mechanism,
  • enforcement of decisions of the proposed permanent judicial authority,
  • financing of the permanent judicial body,
  • selection and appointment of judges.

Earlier, these questions were considered during the practical workshop organized by the Center, with the participation of Diego Gosis, Evgeniya Goriatcheva, Baiju Vasani, Michail Risvas, and Sergey Usoskin.

International and Comparative Law Research Center and Research institute of Legal policy under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed the Memorandum of Understanding
26 December 2019

Following the effective interaction started within the framework of Tashkent Law Spring 2019, the Center and Research institute of Legal policy have agreed to cooperate within the areas of joint research, publications, educational activities, organization of internships, experience sharing, and others.

International and Comparative Law Research Center is looking for a new Keeper of its unique Library fund!
13 December 2019
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The Center's expert, Egor Fedorov, spoke at The 9th Annual Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit
12 December 2019

On December 4-5, expert of the International and Comparative Law Research Center, Egor Fedorov, participated in The 9th Annual Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit, which took part in Singapore and brought together professionals from the sphere of deep seabed mining. Egor presented on the topic of Comparative Analysis of National Legislation Regulating Activities in the Area.

The Audiovisual Library of International Law started publication of lectures given by the Russian scholars and practitioners within the sphere of international law
12 November 2019

The Audiovisual Library of International Law started publication of lectures given by some of the leading Russian scholars and practitioners within the sphere of international law.

The International and Comparative Law Research Center was pleased to assist in the organization of the recording of lectures, in particular, to provide its Library’s facilities. The Center’s contribution was noted in the official materials of the United Nations, the UN Secretary-General expressed gratitude to the Centre in his report.

The Center calls for interns, volunteers, designers
05 November 2019

We often receive questions about internships, practices, and other formats of cooperation with the Center. In this regard, we start calling for:

  • interns-lawyers for participation in research projects;
  • volunteers for preparation and holding of events;
  • designers for visual materials development.

We invite you to test yourself and get interesting experience in conducting research / preparing events, to bring your vision to our projects!

Send your CV to events@iclrc.ru with the theme “Volunteering”, “Internship”, or “Design”, go through an interview with the representatives of the Center and join our team!

Conditions are discussed individually with each candidate.

The competition for the best long paper on public international law is in process
23 October 2019
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The Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement brochure
23 October 2019

We are happy to inform that our colleagues from the Geneva Center for International Dispute Settlement (CIDS) have opened the application for the Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS). 
MIDS is a leading program with a distinguished faculty and a talented class aiming at building a successful career as well-rounded lawyers in all four corners of international dispute settlement.
See the brochure for the academic year 2020-2021 at https://www.cids.ch/images/Documents/MIDS-Program/MIDS_Brochure_2020-2021.pdf

Registration for the Summer School on Public International Law is open!
03 October 2019
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