Prof Hélène Ruiz Fabri / Keynote / Interpretation in International Law / June 11 2021 Workshop

Panel 1: A Normative Approach to Interpretation in International Law: Prospects and Challenges

Chair: Professor Pauline Westerman (Groningen)
Professor Gleider Hernández (KU Leuven and Open Universiteit) Indeterminacy, Authority and International Law as a System
Dr Daniel Peat (Leiden) – Disciplining Rules? The Evaluative Dimension of Articles 31 and 32 of the Vienna Convention
Dr Sotirios Lekkas (TRICI-Law) – The Uses of the Works of the International Law Commission in International Adjudication

Panel 2: The Rule of Treaty Interpretation and its Evolution

Chair: Professor Ramses Wessel (Groningen)
Professor Kirsten Schmalenbach (Salzburg) – The Impact of Rules and Acts of International Organisations on the Interpretation of Treaties
Dr Irina Buga (De Brauw) – The Treaty Impact of Subsequent Customary International Law: Pushing the Boundaries of the Rules of Interpretation?
Professor Panos Merkouris (TRICI-Law) – The Principle of Systemic Integration

Panel 3: Interpretation and Sources of International Law beyond Treaties

Chair: Professor Photini Pazartzis (Athens)
Dr Eva Kassoti (Asser Institute) – Interpretation as a Tool for Ascertaining the Creation of Obligations in International Law: A Unified Framework for Interpreting International Juridical Acts
Dr Odile Ammann (Zurich) – The Interpretation of Customary International Law: Art or Science?
Dr Efthymios Papastavridis (Oxford; Athens) – The Interpretation of Security Council Resolutions