On Friday November 9th, the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Éamon Gilmore will launch Volumes IV-V of the Irish Yearbook of International Law followed by a short lecture on “Current Issues in International Law and Irish Foreign Policy” in the Aula Maxima, University College Cork. The launch commences at 10.30am and all are welcome.

About the Irish Yearbook of International Law

The Irish Yearbook of International Law is intended to stimulate further research into Ireland’s practice in international affairs and foreign policy, filling a gap in existing legal scholarship and assisting in the dissemination of Irish thinking and practice on matters of international law. On an annual basis, the Yearbook presents peer-reviewed academic articles and book reviews on general issues of international law. Designated correspondents provide reports on international law developments in Ireland, Irish practice in international fora and the European Union, and the practice of joint North-South implementation bodies in Ireland. In addition, the Yearbook reproduces documents that reflect Irish practice on contemporary issues of international law.

Publication of the Irish Yearbook of International Law makes Irish practice and opinio juris more readily available to Governments, academics and international bodies when determining the content of international law. In providing a forum for the documentation and analysis of North-South relations the Yearbook also make an important contribution to post-conflict and transitional justice studies internationally.

As a matter of editorial policy, the Yearbook seeks to promote a multilateral approach to international affairs, reflecting and reinforcing Ireland’s long-standing commitment to multilateralism as a core element of foreign policy.

Further details of the IYIL can be seen at: www.hartjournals.co.uk/iyil.

About the Editors

Fiona de Londras is a Professor of Law, Durham University; Siobhán Mullally is a Professor of Law, University College Cork


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Written by Fiona de Londras

Fiona de Londras is a Professor of Law in Durham University. Her third book, Detention in the War on Terrorism: Can Human Rights Fight Back?, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2011. She specialises in terrorism and counter-terrorism, human rights protection in Ireland and more generally, and international criminal law. You can contact Fiona at fiona.de-londras[@]durham.ac.uk