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Alexander Orakhelashivili

E‐mail: [email protected]
Languages: Georgian, Russian, English, German, French

  • Education
  • Work Experience
  • Publications
  • Jesus College, Cambridge University, PhD in International Law – viva passed on 8 Dec 2004 Dissertation title: Effect of Peremptory Norms in International Law Supervisor: Professor James Crawford
  • Leiden University, The Netherlands, Master of Law (LLM) cum laude in Public International Law Supervisor: Professor John Dugard
  • Diplomatic School of the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Diplomatic Training Course for the Diplomats from Central and Eastern Europe, Berlin/Bonn, Germany, including Internship (Hospitation), International Law Department (Referat 500), German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bonn (assisting the work of the Department in the field of human rights (particularly ECHR), State responsibility, use of force, statehood and recognition)
  • Tbilisi State University, Georgia, Bachelor of Law (LLB) with distinction
    Faculty of International Law and International Relations
  • Lecturer, School of Law, University of Birmingham (Sept 2009 - to present)
  • Teaching allocation for the academic year 2012-2013: Undergraduate teaching: Public International Law
  • LLM teaching: Public International Law (module leader); International Criminal Law; Theory of Criminal Law (module leader); International Humanitarian Law; Law of International Organisations (module leader)
  • Administrative Responsibilities: Deputy Director of LLM Programmes
  • Oct 2005-Sept 2008 – Junior Research Fellow in Law, Jesus College, Oxford
  • Natalia Perova, PhD thesis on accountability for human rights violations and peace operations, Birmingham Law School
  • Darina Coffey, PhD thesis on the Iranian nuclear enrichment and the use of force, Birmingham Law School

    EXTERNAL THESIS EXAMINATION

  • B Clarke, Occupation, Resistance and Jus ad Bellum in Iraq, PhD thesis, Melbourne University

  • A Hameed, The Preconditions of Jus Cogens in International Law, MPhil thesis and DPhil Qualifying Test, Oxford University

  • Weatherall, Jus Cogens: International Law and Social Construct, PhD thesis, Cambridge University

  • F Mirzayev, Statehood and secession, PhD thesis, University of Leicester
 
  • Part-time Lecturer, Queen Mary and Westfield College
    University of London (teaching two courses, 24 classes, 48 hours total) Courses taught: (1) Public International Law;
  •  The Law of Armed Conflicts
    Responsibilities: actual teaching, marking the students’ essays, composing the exam questions and marking the exam papers.
  • Tutor (Supervisor) in International Law, Jesus College
    Cambridge University (teaching three groups of second-year students, 10 supervisions for each group, 30 hours total)
    Responsibilities: actual teaching, marking the students’ essays
  • Part-time Lecturer, Queen Mary and Westfield College
    University of London (24 classes, 48 hours total)
    The course taught: The Law of Armed Conflicts
  • Responsibilities: organising and designing the course, actual teaching, marking the students’ essays, composing the exam questions and marking the exam papers.
  • Tutor in International Law, Somerville and St Catherine’s CollegesUniversity of Oxford (teaching four groups, 36 hours total) Responsibilities: actual teaching, marking essays and collections
  • Tutor in International Law, Worcester and Jesus CollegesUniversity of Oxford (teaching two groups, 21 hours total) Responsibilities: actual teaching, marking essays and collections
  • Tutor in International Law, St Edmund Hall, University, New and Jesus Colleges University of Oxford (teaching four groups, 28 hours total) Responsibilities: actual teaching, marking essays and collections
  • Lecturer, School of Law, University of Birmingham
  • Teaching on five modules (Undergraduate: PIL, Int’l Human Rights, Criminal Law; LLM: PIL and Int’l Criminal Law; 130 hours total)
  • Lecturer, School of Law, University of Birmingham
  • Teaching on six modules (Undergraduate: PIL, Int’l Human Rights, Jurisprudence; LLM: PIL, Int’l Criminal Law, Theory of Criminal Law; 140 hours total)
  • Lecturer, School of Law, University of Birmingham
  • Teaching on five modules (Undergraduate: PIL, Jurisprudence; LLM: PIL, Int’l Criminal Law, Theory of Criminal Law; 120 hours total)
  • Ernesto Feliz, MPhil/DPhil (Judicial standing to enforce erga omnes obligations before the ICJ), Law Faculty, Oxford (sole supervisor)
  • Asif Hameed, BCL Thesis on the Immunity of State Officials ratione personae andjus cogens, Law Faculty, Oxford (sole supervisor)
  • Stoyan Panov, PhD thesis on the obligation aut dedere aut judicare in international law, Birmingham Law School
  • Visiting Fellow, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London
  • Visiting Scholar, Lauterpacht Centre of International Law, University of Cambridge
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Max-Plank Institute of International and Comparative Law, Heidelberg
  • Visiting Researcher, German Institute of Federal Studies, University of Hannover, Germany
  • International Law Seminar, United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) Geneva (Switzerland)
  • Course on Human Rights Law, Academy of European Law, European University Institute, Florence (Italy)
  • Session of Public International Law, Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague (The Netherlands)
  • Summer School on OSCE, Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Prevention, Schlaining (Austria)
  • International Training Program on Non-Proliferation organised by Department of Defense of the United States, International Law Enforcement Academy, Budapest (Hungary)
  • European Security Cooperation Course, NATO School-SHAPE, Oberammergau (Germany) University of Oxford and George Washington University International Human Rights Law Programme, New College, Oxford (UK
  • N Carrillo-Santarelli, The Protection of Human Dignity from Non-State Violations in Ius Gentium, PhD thesis, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
  •  Peremptory Norms in International Law, Oxford Monographs in International Law, Oxford University Press (657 pages, publication date: 1 June 2006; paperback edition published on 5 June 2008)
  • Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law, Oxford Monographs in International Law Series, Oxford University Press, 2008 (publication date 26 June 2008)

  • Collective Security, published on 24 March 2011, Oxford University Press

  • General Editor, Research Handbook on the Theory and History of International Law, Research Handbooks in International Law Series, Edward Elgar Publishers, published in July 2011, 543 pages (14 contributors and preface by Professor Philip Allott)

  • Co-editor (with Dr Sarah Williams of UNSW), 40 Years of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, 9 contributors (BIICL, London 2010)

  • General Editor, Research Handbook on Jurisdiction and Immunities in International Law, Edward Elgar Publishers – firm publication offer received in April 2013; to be published in late 2014 or early 2015

Peer-reviewed Journal and Yearbook Articles, Book Chapters

  • * Judicially cited
  1.  The Position of the Individual in International Law, California Western International Law Journal, Volume 31, Spring issue, 2001, 241-276, cited by the High Court of Australia inNAGV & NAGW, 2005 HCA 6, 2 March 2005

  2. Questions of International Judicial Jurisdiction in the LaGrand case, Leiden Journal of International Law, No. 1, 2002, 105-130

  3. The Arrest Warrant Case (Congo v. Belgium), Case Review, American Journal of International Law, No. 3, July 2002, 677-685

  4. State Immunity in National and International Law, Leiden Journal of International Law, No. 3, 2002, 703-714

  5. * The European Convention on Human Rights and International Public Order, Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies, vol. 5, 2002-2003, 237-270, cited by Judge (now President) Spielmann of the European Court of Human Rights in two cases: Panovits v Cyprus(2008) and Guiso-Gallisay v Italy (2009)

  6. Legal Basis of the United Nations Peace-Keeping Operations, Virginia Journal of International Law, Winter Issue, January 2003, 484-524; also reproduced in the collection of essays on International Peacekeeping (B. Kondoch (ed.), Library of Essays in International Law, Ashgate Publishing, 2007)

  7. State Immunity and International Public Order, German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 45, 2002, 227-267

  8. * Restrictive Interpretation of Human Rights Treaties in the Recent Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights, European Journal of International Law, No.3, 2003, 529- 568, cited by Mance LJ in Jones v Saudi Arabia, Court of Appeal, 2004

  9. * Peremptory Norms of International Law and Reparation for Internationally Wrongful Acts,Baltic Yearbook of International Law, vol. 3, 2003, 19-55, cited by Judge Cancado-Trinidade in his concurring opinion in Sarayaku v Ecuador, Inter-American Ct HR

  10. Treaties and Title to Territory, Cambridge Law Journal, March issue, 2003, 9-12

  11. The Concept of International Judicial Jurisdiction: A Reappraisal, The Law and Practice of

    International Courts and Tribunals, vol. 3, Fall issue, 2003, 501-550

  12. The Post-War Settlement in Iraq: The UN Security Council Resolution 1483(2003) and

    General International Law, Journal of Conflict and Security Law, vol. 8(2), 2003, 307-314

  13. The Oil Platforms case (Iran v. USA), Case Review, International and Comparative Law

    Quarterly, July issue, 2004, 753-761

  14. The Impact of Peremptory Norms on Interpretation and Application of the UN Security

    Council Resolutions, European Journal of International Law, No 1, 2005, 59-88

  15. Judicial Competence and Judicial Remedies in the Avena case, Leiden Journal of International

    Law, No. 1, 2005, 31-48

  16. The Assanidze case (ECtHR), case review, American Journal of International Law, January

    Issue, 2005, 222-230

  17. International Public Order and the International Court’s Advisory Opinion on Legal

    Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Archiv des

    Völkerrechts, No. 2, 2005, 240-256

  18. The World Bank Inspection Panel in Context: Institutional Aspects of the Accountability of

    International Organisations, International Organisations Law Review, Second Issue, 2005, 57-

    102

  19. Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory:

    Opinion and Reaction, Journal of Conflict and Security Law, No. 1, 2006, 119-1397

  1. The Idea of European International Law, European Journal of International Law, Volume 17, No. 2, 2006, 315-347

  2. Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (DRC v Rwanda), case review, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, July issue, 2006, 753-763

  3. Legal Stability and Claims of Change: The International Court’s Treatment of Jus ad Bellumand Jus in Bello, Nordic Journal of International Law, Third issue, 2006, 371-407

  4. The Legal Framework of Peace Operations by Regional Organisations, International Peacekeeping: Yearbook of International Peace Operations, volume 11, 2006, 111-143

  5. The International Court and “Its Freedom to Select the Ground upon which It Will Base its Judgment,” International and Comparative Law Quarterly, January issue, 2007, 171-184

  6. State Immunity and International Public Order Revisited, German Yearbook of International Law, volume 49, 2006, 327-365

  7. Interpretation of Jurisdictional Instruments in International Dispute Settlement, Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals, volume 6(1), 2007, 159-188

  8. The Acts of the Security Council: Meaning and Standards of Review, Max-Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, Volume 11, 2007, 143-195

  9. Overlap and Convergence: The Interaction between Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello, Journal of Conflict and Security Law, volume 12(2), 2007, 157-196

  10. State Immunity and Hierarchy of Norms: Why the House of Lords Got it Wrong, European Journal of International Law, Volume 18(5), 2007, 955-970

  11. The Power of the UN Security Council to Determine the Existence of a “Threat to the Peace”,Irish Yearbook of International Law, Volume 1, 2006, 61-100

  12. The Normative Basis of “Fair and Equitable Treatment”: General International Law on Foreign Investment? Archiv des Völkerrechts, No. 1, 2008, 74-105

  13. The Interaction between Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Fragmentation, Conflict, Parallelism or Convergence? European Journal of International Law, Volume 19(1), 2008, 161-182

  14. The Al-Jedda case (House of Lords), case review, American Journal of International Law, April issue, 2008, 337-345

  15. Natural Law and Customary Law, Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht (Heidelberg JIL, MPI Heidelberg), 2008(1), 69-110

  16. Between Impunity and Accountability for Serious International Crimes: Legal and Policy Approaches, Netherlands International Law Review, 2008, 207-232

  17. Statehood, Recognition and the United Nations System: A Unilateral Declaration of Independence in Kosovo, Max-Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, volume 12, 2008, 1- 44

  18. Principles of Treaty Interpretation in the NAFTA Arbitral Award on Canadian Cattlemen, 26Journal of International Arbitration, 2009(1), 159-173

  19. International Law and Geopolitics: One Object, Conflicting Legitimacies? 39 Netherlands Yearbook of International Law, 2008, 155-204

  20. (a) The Kosovo UDI between the Agreed Law and Subjective Perception: A Response to Hilpold, Chinese Journal of International Law, July issue 2009, 285-290; (b) Kosovo and the Pitfalls of Over-theorising International Law – Observations on Hilpold’s Rejoinder, Chinese Journal of International Law, November issue 2009, 589-592

  21. Threat, Emergency, and Survival: The Legality of Emergency Action in International Law,Chinese Journal of International Law, June issue, 2010, 345-391

  22. Division of Reparation between Responsible Entities, in J Crawford, A Pellet & S Olleson (eds.), The Law of International Responsibility (Oxford University Press, 2010), 647-665

  23. Peremptory Norms as an Aspect of Constitutionalisation in the International Legal System, in S Muller & M Frishman (eds.), The Dynamics of Constitutionalism in the Age of Globalisation(TMC Asser Press, 2010), 153-180

  24. Recent Practice on the Principles of Treaty Interpretation, in A Orakhelashvili & S Williams (ed.), 40 Years of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (BIICL, London 2010), 117- 155

  25. Unilateral Interpretation of Security Council Resolutions: UK Practice, 2 Goettingen Journal of International Law (2010), 823-842

 
  1. Commentary to Article 30 of the 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (Application of successive treaties relating to the same subject matter), in P Klein & O Corten (eds.), Commentary to the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, OUP 2011, 765-800

  2. Commentary to Article 30 of the 1986 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties between States and International Organisations or between International Organisations (Application of successive treaties relating to the same subject matter), in P Klein & O Corten (eds.),Commentary to the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, OUP 2011, 801-803

  3. Four chapters in Orakhelashvili (Gen. Ed.), Research Handbook on Theory and History of International Law: (a) The Relevance of Theory and History – The Essence and Origins of International Law (3-22); (b) The Origins of Consensual Positivism – Pufendorf, Wolff and Vattel (93-110); (c) International Law, Politics and Ideology (327-377); (d) The 19th Century Life of International Law (441-455)

  4. The Competence of the International Court of Justice and the Doctrine of the Indispensable Party: from Monetary Gold to East Timor and Beyond, 2(2) Journal for International Dispute Settlement (2011), 373-392

  5. The International Court’s Advisory Opinion on UDI in Kosovo: Washing Away the “Foam on the Tide of Time”, Max-Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, volume 15, 2011, 65-104

  6. Immunities of State Officials, International Crimes, and Foreign Domestic Courts: A Reply to Dapo Akande and Sangeeta Shah, 22(3) European Journal of International Law (2011), 849- 855

  7. Hegemony, Multipolarity, and the System of International Law, in M Happold (ed.),International Law in a Multipolar World (Routledge, London 2011), 114-137

  8. Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v Italy), case review, American Journal of International Law, July issue, 2012, 609-616

  9. Peremptory Norms of the International Community: A Reply to Professor Conklin, European Journal of International Law, 23(3), 2012, 863-868

  10. The Classification of International Legal Rules: A Reply to Stefan Talmon, Leiden Journal of International Law, 2013(1), 89-103

  11. Substantive Applicable Law, Consensual Judicial Jurisdiction, and the Public Interest in International Litigation, Japanese Yearbook of International Law, 2012, 31-76

Forthcoming articles and chapters accepted for publication

  1. Human Rights Protection during Extra-territorial Military Operations: Perspectives at International and English Law, in N White & C Henderson (eds.), Research Handbook on Conflict and Security Law, Elgar 2013, 40 pages/18 000 words (in press; pre-print at SSRN)

  2. Changing Jus Cogens through State Practice?—the Case of the Prohibition of the Use of Force and its Exceptions, in M Weller (ed.), Oxford Handbook on the Use of Force, OUP 2013, 9100 words (in press; pre-print at SSRN)

  3. A contribution to an edited collection with a leading publisher, 7500 words (under contract and to be published in 2014)

D. Encyclopaedia Entries

  1. Natural Law and Justice, Max Planck Encyclopaedia of Public International Law (published online in 2008, print edition OUP 2012), 8000 words

  2. The Anglo-Iranian Oil Company case (UK/Iran), Max Planck Encyclopaedia of Public International Law (published online in 2008, print edition OUP 2012), 3200 words

  3. E. Editorial and other shorter pieces

    • Editorial: Kosovo and the United Nations System, 1 Journal of International Peacekeeping(2009), 3-5

    • Jus Cogens, The New Oxford Companion to Law (OUP 2008)

      F. Reviews and Review Essays

    • UK Legislation concerning international law, British Year Book of International Law, vol. 72, 2001

    • Book Review: W. Schabas, The Abolition of the Death Penalty in International Law (CUP), reviewed in German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 45, 2002

    • Book Review: L. Zegveld, The Accountability of the Armed Opposition Groups in International Law (CUP), reviewed in German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 45, 2002

    • Book Review: T. Franck, Recourse to Force (CUP), reviewed in International and Comparative Law Quarterly, July issue, 2003

    • Book Review: D. Fleck (ed.), The Handbook of the Law of Visiting Forces (OUP), reviewed inInternational and Comparative Law Quarterly, January issue, 2004

    • Book Review: H. Fox, The Law of State Immunity (OUP), reviewed in British Year Book of International Law, vol. 74, 2003

    • Book Review: C. Amerasinghe, Jurisdiction of International Tribunals (Kluwer), reviewed inBritish Year Book of International Law, vol. 74, 2003

    • Book Review: S. Zappala, Human Rights in International Criminal Proceedings (OUP), reviewed in German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 46, 2003

    • Book Review: A. Cassese, International Criminal Law (OUP), reviewed in German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 46, 2003

    • Book Review: P. Zygojannis, Die Staatengemeinschaft und das Kosovo. Humantiäre Intervention und internationale Übergangsverwaltung unter Berücksichtingung einer Verpflichtung des Intervenierten zur Nachsorge (Duncker & Humblot), reviewed in British Year Book of International Law, volume 75, 2004

    • Book Review: J. Pauwelyn, Conflict of Norms in Public International Law (CUP), reviewed inCambridge Law Journal, March Issue, 2004

    • Book Review: Y. Shany, Competing Jurisdictions of International Courts and Tribunals, reviewed in Cambridge Law Journal, November Issue, 2004

    • Book Review: R. McCorquodale (ed.), Human Rights, reviewed in Australian Yearbook of International Law, 2005

    • Book Review: M. Lattimer & P. Sands (ed.), Justice for Crimes Against Humanity, reviewed inBritish Yearbook of International Law, volume 75, 2004

    • Book Review: C. Amerasinghe, Local Remedies in International Law (Second ed., CUP, 2004), reviewed in German Yearbook of International Law, 2005

    • Book Review: M. Sornarajah, International Law on Foreign Investment (Second ed., CUP, 2004), reviewed in German Yearbook of International Law, 2005

    • Review Essay: The Fundamental Rules of the International Legal Order: Jus Cogens and Obligations Erga Omnes, edited by Christian Tomuschat and Jean-Marc Thouvenin (Brill, 2005), reviewed in American Journal of International Law, April issue 2006, 513-517

    • Book Review: S. Rosenne, The Law and Practice of the International Court, 1920-2005 (4th ed., 2006), reviewed in Nordic Journal of International Law (2005), 473-477

    • Book Review: A. Bianchi (ed.), Enforcing International Law Norms against Terrorism, reviewed in British Yearbook of International Law, volume 76, 2005

    • Book Review: F. Voeffray, L’actio popularis ou la défense de l’intérêt collectif devant des jurisdictions internationales (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2004), reviewed in British Yearbook of International Law, volume 76, 2005

    • D. Encyclopaedia Entries

      1. Natural Law and Justice, Max Planck Encyclopaedia of Public International Law (published online in 2008, print edition OUP 2012), 8000 words

      2. The Anglo-Iranian Oil Company case (UK/Iran), Max Planck Encyclopaedia of Public International Law (published online in 2008, print edition OUP 2012), 3200 words

      3. Governmental Activities on Foreign Territory, Max Planck Encyclopaedia of Public International Law (published online in 2010, print edition OUP 2012), 6500 wordsBook Review: T. Treves et al., Civil Society, International Courts and Compliance Bodies (Asser Press 2005), reviewed in British Yearbook of International Law, volume 76, 2005

        Governmental Activities on Foreign Territory, Max Planck Encyclopaedia of Public International Law (published online in 2010, print edition OUP 2012), 6500 words

    • Book Review: S. Talmon, Kollektive Nichtanerkennung illegaler Staaten. Grundlagen und Rechtsfolgen einer international koordinierten Sanktion, dargestellt am Beispiel der Türkischen Republik Nord-Zypern (Tübingen 2006), 56 International and Comparative Law Quarterly(2007), 966-967

    • Book review: R. Murphy, UN Peacekeeping in Lebanon, Somalia and Kosovo, Operational and Legal Issues in Practice, by Ray Murphy, CUP 2007, Journal of International Peacekeeping, No 1, 2008

    • Joint Book Review: C. Stahn, The Law and Practice of International Territorial Administration, Versailles to Iraq and Beyond, CUP 2008/R. Wilde, International Territorial Administration: How Trusteeship and the Civilizing Mission Never Went Away, OUP 2008, Journal of International Peacekeeping, No 1, 2008

    • Joint Book Review: M Nowak & E McArthur, The United Nations Convention Against Torture, A Commentary, 2008, 1680 pages/Otto Triffterer (ed.) Commentary on the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Observers' Notes, Article by Article, 2008, 1954 pages, European Journal of International Law, 2009(2), 457-462

    • Joint Book Review: D Fleck (ed.) The Handbook of International Humanitarian Law, (2nd ed., OUP 2008)/ E Wilmshurst & S Breau (eds.), Perspectives on the ICRC Study on Customary International Humanitarian Law (CUP 2008), in British Yearbook of International Law 2008, 371-378

    • Book Review: H Ruiz Fabri, E Jouannet & V Tomkiewicz (ed.), Select Proceedings of the European Society of International Law, volume 1, 2006 (Hart Publising 2008), European Journal of International Law, 2009, 962-964

    • Book Review: R Arnold (ed.), Law-Enforcement within the Legal Framework of Peace Support Operations (Brill 2008), Journal of International Peacekeeping, No 3-4, 2009

    • Joint Book Review: Vincent Kronenberger & Jan Wouters (ed.), The European Union and Conflict Prevention (TMC Asser Publishers, 2004); Martin Reichard, The EU-NATO Relationship(Ashgate 2005), Journal of International Peacekeeping, No 3-4, 2009

    • Joint Book Review: E Denza, Diplomatic Law – Commentary on the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (Third Edition, OUP 2008)/J Quigley & L Lee, Consular Law and Practice(Second Edition, OUP 2008), Nordic Journal of International Law, 2010, No 2

    • Book Review: Z Yihdego, The Arms Trade and International Law (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2007), forthcoming in Journal of Conflict and Security Law, 2010

    • Review Essay: M Kamminga & M Scheinin (eds.) The Impact of Human Rights on General International Law (OUP 2009), International Journal of Minority Rights, June issue, 2010, 491- 499

    • Joint Book Review: K Vandervelde, Bilateral Investment Treaties, OUP 2010; J Salacuse, The Law of Investment Treaties, OUP 2009; I Marboe, Calculation of Compensation and Damages in International Investment Law, OUP 2009, British Yearbook of International Law, 2011, 328-332

    • Joint Book Review: The Law of Armed Conflict, by Gary D Solis, CUP 2010 / The Conduct of Hostilities under the Law of International Law of Armed Conflict, by Y Dinstein (2nd edition), CUP 2010, forthcoming in Journal of Conflict and Security Law, 2012 (1200 words)

    • Book Review: Keiichiro Okimoto, The Distinction and Relationship between Jus ad Bellum andJus in Bello, Hart Publishing 2011, forthcoming in Journal of International Peacekeeping, 2012

      G. Online Publications

      • Legal Aspects of Global and Regional International Security – The Institutional Background, Report within the Framework of the NATO/EAPC Research Fellowships Programme, 1998- 2000 (NATO internet site: http://www.nato.int/acad/fellow/98-00/orakhelashvili.pdf)

      • The interaction between human rights and humanitarian law: a case of fragmentation?, NYU, 26 February 2007 http://www.iilj.org/courses/documents/Orakhelashvili.pdf

      • Observations on a Fiduciary Theory of Jus Cogens, Opinio Juris, 2009, http://opiniojuris.org/2009/10/19/yjil-symposium-observations-on-a-fiduciary-theory-of-jus- cogens/