The GUILD-blog aims to question relentlessly salient issues in international law.
|Wanneer:||18 mei 2015|
An extension of the current maternity leave up to 24 weeks after childbirth would be desirable in the Netherlands (as well as in the EU), which would bring maternity leave in line with WHO’s guideline of exclusive breastfeeding for six months. This position is supported if one were to balance the three main related interests, namely that of the children, mothers and society.
|Wanneer:||10 maart 2015|
This post is a re-production of an answer given in the context of the “Second Exchange Hub: Navigating principled humanitarian action and compliance with counter-terrorism laws and policies”, organised by the International Association of Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP).
|Wanneer:||20 oktober 2014|
International health law forms the subject of an exciting new LLM course that will be taught at the University of Groningen as from 2015-2016. This blog discusses the scope and feasibility of this emerging branch of international law.
|Wanneer:||25 maart 2014|
|Wanneer:||27 februari 2014|
The recent Jones v. UK judgment of the European Court of Human Rights raises a number of important issues, one of which is its rejection of the need of lifting immunity in case of State officials. This blog entry focuses on this aspect and addresses the methodological flaws in the Court’s argumentation.
|Wanneer:||20 januari 2014|
ITLOS correctly held that it had prima facie jurisdiction and that the Russian declaration was not applicable in the Arctic Sunrise case.
|Wanneer:||15 januari 2014|
The Department of Public International Law is happy to announce the launch of the GUILD-blog, the Groningen University International Law Department blog to question relentlessly salient issues in international law.