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Prof. Brunnée gave a lecture titled “International Environmental Law and Community Interests: The Role of Procedure”

On September 14th, 2016, the MPI Luxembourg welcomed Professor Jutta Brunnée of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, who presented on “International Environmental Law and Community Interests: The Role of Procedure”. Prof. Brunnée’s lecture was based on a recent paper in which she discusses the procedural dimensions of international environmental law’s evolution towards the protection of ‘community interests’. These were described by Prof. Brunnée as environment-related interests, such as cl...

New book published:
The International Responsibility of the EU: From competence to normative control by Andrés Delgado Casteleiro

When is the EU responsible under international law? Is the EU a 'special case' international organisation? The UN General Assembly's adoption of the ILC articles on the International Responsibility of International Organisations was only the catalyst for debate on this topic. In this book, the author examines the legal personality of the EU, how - if at all - its responsibility under international agreements is shared between Member States, and how the international responsibility of the EU rela...

New volume in the MPI Luxembourg Book Series: The Rule of Law and Its Application to the United Nations / Clemens A. Feinäugle (ed.)

The rule of law applies to the United Nations and should guide all its activities. This is the key statement of Resolution 67/1 adopted by the General Assembly on 24 September 2012. As much as the Resolution seems to be a long-awaited breakthrough, it actually raises more questions than answers: Is there such a thing as the rule of law at the international level? How is it defined? Is the rule of law relevant for the activities of the United Nations which have external effects such as ...

L’état d’urgence, rempart ou menace pour l’État de droit ?

24 May 2016
Round table organised by the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg
Afin de contribuer aux discussions actuelles relatives à la révision envisagée de l'art. 32 (4) de la Constitution luxembourgeoise en vue de l'introduction d'un état d'urgence, le Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law organise une conférence-débat abordant les enjeux substantiels et procéduraux de ce dispositif.

IAPL-MPI Summer School 2016 was held in July 2016

The second edition of the IAPL-MPI Summer School, organised by the International Association of Procedural Law and the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, was held in July 2016.
Under the direction of Professor Loïc Cadiet (Université Paris I Sorbonne) and Professor Burkhard Hess (MPI Luxembourg), and with the academic support of Prof. Marta Requejo Isidro, the second edition Summer School brought together outstanding young post-doc researchers of many different nationalities dealing with compa...