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Edition 20: Editorial

Edition 20: Editorial

Welcome to the FEBRUARY 2021 issue of ANZSIL Perspective. My editorial team and I are delighted to launch the ANZSIL Perspective online platform www.anzsilperspective.com where you can find all our latest Perspectives and our archive. Over the last year since we have been...

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BOOK REVIEW: Petulant and Contrary: Approaches by the Permanent Five Members of the UN Security Council to the Concept of “Threat to the Peace” Under Article 39 of the UN Charter by Dr Tamsin Paige

BOOK REVIEW: Petulant and Contrary: Approaches by the Permanent Five Members of the UN Security Council to the Concept of “Threat to the Peace” Under Article 39 of the UN Charter by Dr Tamsin Paige

One of the key issues in the UN system that has bedevilled international lawyers since 1945 is how the term ‘a threat to the peace’ in article 39 of the UN Charter should be understood. When invoked, the term unlocks the Security Council’s extensive Chapter VII powers and...

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Sexual Harassment: Human Rights Obligations

Sexual Harassment: Human Rights Obligations

Sexual harassment in the legal profession has been much discussed in Australia this year, after the announcement from the High Court that an investigation had found former High Court Justice Dyson Heydon had sexually harassed six women who worked at the High Court. Other...

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Antarctic Governance in a Time of Coronavirus

Antarctic Governance in a Time of Coronavirus

Antarctic governance under the Antarctic Treaty System2 is achieved through two annual decision-making meetings. The Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting for the Antarctic Treaty and Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty (Madrid Protocol); the Commission...

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