Volumes IV-V of the Irish Yearbook of International Law are now in print, published by Hart: Oxford. The IYIL is edited by Siobhán Mullally (UCC) and Fiona De Londras (UCD). Volumes IV- V include a guest contribution from UN Legal Counsel, Patricia O’Brien, and articles on peacekeeping, international disaster law, taxation and international affairs, and disability law.
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'Post-UN Withdrawal: An Assessment of Peacekeeping in Chad'
'Tulips and Jute: Grotius, Smith and an Enlightenment Ethos in International Taxation Law'
'The New Paradigm for Involuntary Detention: Article 14 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities'
'An Enchanted Tool?: Humanitarian Assistance and the ILC Draft Articles on the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters'
Shorter Articles and Notes
'Ireland and the United Nations Declaration against Torture: Principles and Politics in Action'
Ms Patricia O'Brien, Under Secretary General for Legal Affairs and UN Legal Counsel
'Legal Challenges Facing the United Nations: An Appraisal from the Legal Counsel's Perspective'
Lecture of the Irish Society of International Law, 11 March 2010