8 May 2018

XVI Blischenko Conference on Public International Law


Upon invitation of the Department of International Law from the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia Moscow, MCEL member Prof. Dr. Marjan Peeters attended the XVI Blischenko Conference on Public International Law,.This year the conference was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In total, 589 participants from 48 states were at this Blischenko conference, during which Marjan held a plenary address on behalf of Maastricht University. The conference provided 19 expert workshops, and during the expert workshop on International Environmental Law, Marjan presented her paper "On Silent Objects and Barking Watchdogs: on the Role and Accountability of Environmental Non-Governmental Organisations". In the same week, Marjan delivered two lectures and two classes. Central themes were the Paris Agreement and the Aarhus Convention.​ Read more about the conference in the report attached!