Democratizing international negotiations? Towards a virtual and inclusive negotiation for the world after COVID-19

By Jerome Bellion-Jourdan – This blog post explores the potential to launch a virtual and inclusive negotiation to lay the foundations for future formats of international negotiations after COVID-19, with the possible drafting of a “Shared Humanity Charter”. Using innovative technological solutions and collaborative methods, this would be a first activity of the emerging International Negotiation Platform.

Tracing the effects of IO financing reforms

Last April Cecilia Cannon was among the many Graduate Institute professors and researchers who went to San Francisco to contribute to the 2018 Annual Convention of the International Studies Association … Continue reading Tracing the effects of IO financing reforms

Regime Interactions and the Dual Legality of EU Law: The case of Slovak Republic v. Achmea

By Lorenzo Gasbarri – In this case, the ECJ explicitly refers to EU law as being international law and at the same time forming an internal legal system. What does this mean, and are there consequences for the interactions between legal regimes?

How the World Intellectual Property Organization has changed, and why that matters?

While WIPO is unique in its governance structure and financing model, the organisation is not unique to the calls for reform that affect other international organisations.