Unboxing the New EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

There is much to unpack in the now final text of the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive. In partnership with the German Institute for Human Rights, this blog symposium discusses the Directive's scope on human and environmental rights, its extraterritorial reach, the role of National Human Rights Institutions, accompanying measures for corporations, and delves into critical issues such as access to justice for rightsholders, administrative oversight, and the underlying neo-colonial context of the law-making process.

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The ITLOS Advisory Opinion on Climate Change

On May 21, 2024, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) delivered a long-awaited Advisory Opinion on climate change and international law. This joint blog symposium with the Sabin Center's Climate Law Blog delves into specific aspects of the ITLOS opinion and situates it in the wider context of climate and environmental litigation.

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Taiwan’s Constitutional Showdown

A stress test for Taiwan’s democracy.

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Taiwans verfassungsrechtlicher Showdown

Eine harte Probe für Taiwans Demokratie.

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Das Thüringen-Projekt!

Im Herbst 2024 wird in Thüringen gewählt. Was passiert, wenn eine autoritär-populistische Partei staatliche Machtmittel in die Hand bekommt? In den Monaten bis zur Landtagswahl wollen wir die Antwort auf diese Frage suchen.