Weekly brief: Unrest in the Middle East and Russians are banned from the Olympics

Jerusalem is a capital or one of the capitals? The former president of the United States once said “One voice can change a room, and if one voice can change a room, then it can change a city, and if it can change a city, it can change a state, and if it change a … Continue reading Weekly brief: Unrest in the Middle East and Russians are banned from the Olympics

Weekly brief: N.Korea speaks up again, unrest in Honduras and Michael Flynn admits guilt

This week was remarkable not only because the price for Bitcoin exceeded $10,000, but also because after 2,5 months of silence North Korea launched again a ballistic missile, which ended up in the international waters near Japan. No state was amused by this fact and the US president Donald Trump mentioned that “they will deal … Continue reading Weekly brief: N.Korea speaks up again, unrest in Honduras and Michael Flynn admits guilt

Weekly brief: Saad Hariri is back, Political crisis in Germany and Radko Mladic is convicted

Several events of the past week marked certain milestones in the history. In this weekly brief we will refresh your memory and underline the importance of these events. Saad Hariri is back Guess who is back to Lebanon? After mysterious departure to Saudi Arabia and his statement of resignation – Saad Hariri is back to … Continue reading Weekly brief: Saad Hariri is back, Political crisis in Germany and Radko Mladic is convicted

Weekly brief: The situation in Zimbabwe, the “Polish way” of celebrating the Independence day and Italian drama

Last week was remarkable not only because the Italian national team did not qualify for the World Cup in Russia, but also because the oldest ruling leader might not celebrate his 37th anniversary in power. On November 14 several military units entered the capital of Zimbabwe – Harare. On the next day the military informed … Continue reading Weekly brief: The situation in Zimbabwe, the “Polish way” of celebrating the Independence day and Italian drama

Are we entering a period of states without territory? The impact of climate change on small island states’ legal subjectivity under international law

Against the background of the condemnation of the Paris Agreement by US President Donald Trump and the G20 being unable to find common ground on fighting climate change, it is time to deal with the international law implications of what happens to the legal subjectivity of small island states whose territory gets swallowed by the rising sea level.