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From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Ulrich Fastenrath, Rudolf Geiger, Daniel-Erasmus Khan, Andreas Paulus, Sabine von Schorlemer, and Christoph Vedder

Abstract

This Festschrift, dedicated to Judge Bruno Simma, traces the development of international law from regulating bilateral state-to-state relationships towards strengthening the entire international community by protecting human security, the global environment, and human rights. It provides both theoretical and practical insights into these sometimes conflicting goals, their basis in international law, and the role played by international institutions charged with upholding these values and interests. The work thus examines the mechanism by which international law contributes to the realization ... More

Keywords: Judge Bruno Simma, international law, human security, global environment, human rights, international community, International Law Commission

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199588817
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ulrich Fastenrath, editor
Professor of Public Law, European Union Law, and Public International Law, Technische Universitat Dresden
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Rudolf Geiger, editor
Professor Emeritus of Public, European, and International Law, University of Leipzig

Daniel-Erasmus Khan, editor
Professor of Public Law, European Law, and International Law, University of Bundeswehr, Munich

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PART I BRUNO SIMMA: TEACHER AND JUDGE

PART II FROM WESTPHALIA TO WORLD COMMUNITY: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON INTERNATIONAL LAW

PART III THE INSTITUTIONAL DIMENSION OF COMMUNITY INTERESTS

PART IV PLACING HUMAN RIGHTS CENTRE-STAGE

PART V THE LAW-MAKING FUNCTION: THE PROGRESSIVE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

PART VI THE JUDICIAL FUNCTION: BALANCING INDIVIDUAL AND COMMUNITY INTEREST

PART VII INTERNATIONAL LAW IN VARIOUS CONTEXTS