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PJIEL 2021/I.

The editors are pleased to present issue 2021/I of the Pécs Journal of International and European Law, published by the Centre for European Research and Education of the Faculty of Law of the
University of Pécs.

The editorial comments of the current issue delve into the renewed impetus in the accession of the European Union to the European Convention on Human Rights.

In the Articles section, Cherry James looks into the possibilities of student mobility post-Brexit, analysing inter alia the potential of the Turing Scheme. Attila Pánovics elaborates on the rules of the Escazú Agreement – which entered into force in April 2021 – pertaining to environmental human rights defenders. Zsuzsanna Rutai gives a comprehensive comparative analysis of how national human rights institutions engage with UN human rights monitoring mechanisms.

In the Case notes and Analysis section, Marcin Górski looks at how restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic affect the freedom of expression. István Szijártó examines case law touching upon the corelation between the application of the European Investigation Order and fundamental rights guarantees.

In the Reviews section, Mihály Maczonkai reviews the monograph ‘Great Judgments of the European Court of Justice: Rethinking the Landmark Decisions of the Foundational Period’ by William Phelan (Cambridge University Press, 2019). Finally, Ágoston Mohay and István Szijártó give account of the International Workshop organized in Pécs on Utilizing the E4J Training Modules developed by the UNODC.

As always, a word of sincere gratitude is due to the anonymous peer reviewers of the current issue.

We encourage the reader, also on behalf of the editorial board, to consider the PJIEL as a venue for publications. With your contributions, PJIEL aims to remain a trustworthy and up-to-date journal of international and European law issues. The next formal deadline for submission of articles is 15 October 2021, though submissions are welcomed at any time.

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PJIEL 2020/II.

The editors are pleased to present issue 2020/II of the Pécs Journal of International and European Law, published by the Centre for European Research and Education of the Faculty of Law of the University of Pécs.

The editorial comments of the current issue address some aspects of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. In this issue’s first article, Nives Mazur-Kumrić and Ivan Zeko-Pivač discuss the EU’s role as a global trendsetter in the fight against climate change, paying special attention to the funding scheme dubbed the Just Transition Mechanism. Sandra Fabijanić Gagro looks at the Responsibility to Protect through the lens of the protection of children. Petra Ágnes Kanyuk provides an appraisal of the effects of EU substantive criminal law harmonisation measures on Hungarian criminal law. Tomáš Strémy and Lilla Ozoráková ponder the possible impact of the introduction of the new offence of abuse of law on the independence of the judiciary in Slovakia. Upal Aditya Oikya considers whether atrocities against religious minorities of Bangladesh can be considered genocide. Finally, Ágoston Mohay provides a brief problem-raising overview of the responsibility of international organisations and their member states.

As always, a word of sincere gratitude is due to the anonymous peer reviewers of the current issue.

We encourage the reader, also on behalf of the editorial board, to consider the PJIEL as a venue for publications. With your contributions, PJIEL aims to remain a trustworthy and up-to-date journal of international and European law issues. The next formal deadline for submission of articles is 15 March 2021, though submissions are welcomed at any time.

Read the new edition here.

PJIEL 2020/I.

The editors are pleased to present issue 2020/I of the Pécs Journal of International and European Law, published by the Centre for European Research and Education of the Faculty of Law of the University of Pécs.

In this issue’s Articles section, Petra Perisic addresses the complex questions related to attribution of conduct in UN peacekeeping operations. Zsuzsanna Rutai elaborates upon the role of the Lanzarote Committee, the monitoring body of the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse. Péter Budai describes a new theoretical framework of the law of intergovernmental organizations and ponders its applicability to the European Union. Phet Sengpunya introduces the ASEAN perspective regarding online dispute resolution schemes for e-commerce, whereas István Szijártó analyses the efficiency of Joint Investigation Teams and the role of Europol and Eurojust in this context.

In the case notes section, Ágoston Mohay gives a concise analysis of the Dorobantu judgment of the Court of Justice of the EU from the perspective of the relationship between EU law and the European Convention on Human Rights.

As for this issue’s paper focusing on legal developments in the Western Balkans, Sandra Fabijanić Gagro analyses the concept of ‘Junction Area’ in the context of the Final Award in the arbitration proceeding between Croatia and Slovenia.

Finally, in the reviews section, István Tarrósy reviews the edited volume “Refugees and Migrants in Law and Policy. Challenges and Opportunities for Global Civic Education” published by Springer in 2018, while Bence Kis Kelemen reviews Harold Hongju Koh’s monograph entitled “The Trump Administration and International law” (Oxford University Press, 2019).

A word of sincere gratitude is of course due to the anonymous peer reviewers of the current issue.

We encourage the reader, also on behalf of the editorial board, to consider the PJIEL as a venue for publications. With your contributions, PJIEL aims to remain a trustworthy and up-to-date journal of international and European law issues. The next formal deadline for submission of articles is 15 October 2020, though submissions are welcomed at any time.

Read the new edition here.

PJIEL 2019/I-II.

The editors are pleased to present the 2019 double issue of the Pécs Journal of International and European Law, published by the Centre for European Research and Education of the Faculty of Law of the University of Pécs.

In the Articles section, Ljubo Runjić analyses the consequences of the ex parte communications in the arbitration between Croatia and Slovenia. Botond-Zoltán Petres looks into the theory of Lex Mercatoria and its conceptualisation as an autonomous international system. Amna Hassan and Ahmad Hassan Khalid take a look at investment dispute settlement in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor context and its foreseeable regional impact. Olena Demchenko reviews some current challenges of electronic commerce in the gaming industry. Zsuzsanna Rutai considers the participation of children in standard-setting and monitoring efforts of international organizations. Finally, István Tarrósy examines the situation of the African diaspora in the Post-Soviet Space.

In the Case Notes and Analysis section, Joanna Mazur elaborates upon the challenges of the regulation of unjustified geoblocking, whereas Yll Mehmetaj and Nagip Skenderi investigate the role of customs budget revenues in economic development in Kosovo.

This issue’s review is not of a book but of a conference: István Szijártó reviews the Consensus Conference organised in Pécs in 2019 on migrant health issues, while giving his views on the significance of this issue in the context of EU asylum law and its planned reform.

A word of sincere gratitude is of course due to the anonymous peer reviewers of the current issue.

We encourage the reader, also on behalf of the editorial board, to consider the PJIEL as a venue for publications. With your contributions, PJIEL aims to remain a trustworthy and up-to-date journal of international and European law issues. The next formal deadline for submission of articles is 15 March 2020, though submissions are welcomed at any time.

Read the new edition here.

PJIEL – 2018/II.

PJIEL – 2018/II.

The editors are pleased to present issue 2018/II of the Pécs Journal of International and European Law, published by the Centre for European Research and Education of the Faculty of Law of the University of Pécs.

In the Articles section, Emese Pál gives an overview and compariosn of legal supervision over local self-governments in continental Europe. Shadi A. Alshdaifat elaborates on property rights and the concept of the common heritage of mankind in the context of outer space.

In the Case Notes and Analysis section, Olena Demchenko looks at the benefits and challenges of CRAB technology platforms and CRAB technology based smart contracts, while Mirlinda Batalli and Islam Pepaj analyse the possibility of increasing efficiency in public administration through better system of administrative justice.

In this issue’s review section, Hannes Hofmeister reviews the EUV/ AEUV Kommentar by Geiger & Khan & Kotzur published (in German) by Beck in 2016.

We encourage the reader, also on behalf of the editorial board, to consider the PJIEL as a venue for publications. With your contributions, PJIEL aims to remain a trustworthy and up-to-date journal of international and European law issues. The next formal deadline for submission of articles is 15 March 2019, though submissions are welcomed at any time.

Read the new edition here.

PJIEL – 2018/I.

PJIEL – 2018/I.

The editors are pleased to present issue 2018/I of the Pécs Journal of International and European Law, published by the Centre for European Research and Education of the Faculty of Law of the University of Pécs.

In the Articles section, István Lakatos undertakes to analyse the debate concerning universalism versus cultural relativism, focusing especially on women’s rights Mirlinda Batalli and Artan Fejzullahu look at the principles of good administration under the European Code of Good Administrative Behavior. Lilla Nóra Kiss shares her thoughts on the legal framework of unilateral withdrawal from the European Union through the lens of the Brexit process. Fanny V. Bárány gives a critical overview of the legislative history of the functioning of foreign higher education institutions in Hungary. Sabina Đipalo focuses on characterizing the inaction of the United Nations Security Council as a failure in the enforcement of international law as regards collective security. In the Case Notes and Analysis section, Laura Gyeney gives a thorough examination of the NA case (Case C-115/15) decided recently by the Court of Justice of the European Union. Andrei Dragan looks at the legal situation of so-called “New Minorities” in the states parties to the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. In this issue’s Reviews section, Ameni Mehrez reviews The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (Oxford, 2014) while Greta Gruzdytė gives an insight into the monograph The United Nations and the Politics of Selective Humanitarian Intervention by Martin Binder (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). We encourage the reader, also on behalf of the editorial board, to consider the PJIEL as a venue for publications. With your contributions, PJIEL aims to remain a trustworthy and up-to-date journal of international and European law issues. The next formal deadline for submission of articles is 15 October 2018, though submissions are welcomed at any time.

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PJIEL – 2017/2.

PJIEL – 2017/2.

The editors are pleased to present issue 2017/II of the Pécs Journal of International and European Law, published by the Centre for European Research and Education of the Faculty of Law of the University of Pécs.

In the Articles section, Attila Pánovics focuses on the issue of non-compliance by the EU with the Aarhus Convention. Viola Vincze sheds light on the role that customary principles of international humanitarian law play in the protection of the environment, while Tamás Molnár looks at how EU migration law is shaping international migration law, specifically as regards the field of expulsion. As for this issue’s shorter reflections, Lukáš Mareček analyses the criminal responsibility of legal persons as introduced by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Zsolt Cseporán provides an overview of international and foreign trends regulating the freedom of artistic expression, whereas Andrei Dragan looks at current challenges facing the Dublin III regulation. Finally, Bettina Németh reviews ‘The Making of International Human Rights: The 1960s, Decolonization, and the Reconstruction of Global Values’ by Steven L. B. Jensen, published by Cambridge University Press in 2016.

We encourage the reader, also on behalf of the editorial board, to consider the PJIEL as a venue for publications. With your contributions, PJIEL aims to remain a trustworthy and up-to-date journal of international and European law issues. The next formal deadline for submission of articles is 15 March 2018, though submissions are welcomed at any time.

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PJIEL – 2017/1.

PJIEL – 2017/1.

The editors are pleased to present issue 2017/I of the Pécs Journal of International and European Law, published by the Centre for European Research and Education of the Faculty of Law of the University of Pécs.

In the Articles section, Davor Muhvić looks into the issue of the legal personality of non-state entities in international law, focusing mostly on transnational corporations while providing a critical analysis of the most prevalent theoretical approaches to the issue. Catherine Odorige reflects on the interpretation of the 1951 Geneva Convention in light of the recent asylum and migration challenges. Ágoston Mohay and Norbert Tóth provide an analysis of Case C-438/14 Nabiel Peter Bogendorff von Wolffersdorff which concerns the national regulation of the use of nobility titles in light of EU law obligations. Gyöngyvér-Kovács Zsankó gives an overview of the situation of the Rohingyas and gives some suggestions as to the way forward, whereas Waddah Alrawashdeh provides an insight into the role of the judiciary in the enforcement of arbitral awards in Jordan. As for the current issue’s article focusing on the Western Balkans, István Lakatos gives an account of the potential of small states in United Nations diplomacy, with a case study of Montenegro.

We encourage the reader, also on behalf of the editorial board, to consider the PJIEL as a venue for publications. With your contributions, PJIEL aims to remain a trustworthy and up-to-date journal of international and European law issues. The next formal deadline for submission of articles is 15 October 2017, though submissions are welcomed at any time.

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PJIEL – 2016/2

PJIEL – 2016/2

The editors are pleased to present to the reader issue 2016/II of the Pécs Journal of International and European Law, published by the Centre for European Research and Education of the Faculty of Law of the University of Pécs.

In the current issue, Cherry James looks at the consequences of Brexit on study mobility to and from the UK. Judit Tóth and her co-authors analyse the potential of adult education in the context of active citizenship. Barrett Jizeng Fan provides a detailed investigation of references made by the Court of Justice of the European Union to the case law of the European Court of Human Rights. Tamás Lattmann looks into the “ad hoc tribunalisation” of the International Criminal Court in the context of situations referred to it by the United Nations Security Council. Bianka Maksó delivers a brief reflection on the role of Binding Corporate Rules in the context of international data transfers. Finally, Bence Kis Kelemen reviews the book ‘The Drone A primer on the U. S. use of unmanned aircraft outside conventional battlefields’ published by Roman & Littlefield in 2016.

We encourage the reader, also on behalf of the editorial board, to consider the PJIEL as a venue for publications. With your contributions, PJIEL aims to remain a trustworthy and up-to-date journal of international and European law issues. The next formal deadline for submission of articles is 15 March 2017, though submissions are welcomed at any time.

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2016/I is out now!

2016/I is out now!

The editors are pleased to present to the reader the 2016/I issue of the Pécs Journal of International and European Law, published by the Centre for European Research and Education of the Faculty of Law of the University of Pécs.

In the current issue, Władysław Czapliński looks at the question of the International Legal Personality of Non-State Actors and their Recognition in public international law. Henning Bang Fuglsang Madsen Sørensen analyses the question of mutual trust as regards the European Arrest Warrant in light of recent hearings before the Court of Justice of the European Union. Jorn van Rij provides a case study on the modus operandi of organised crime groups involved in the trafficking and sexual exploitation of Hungarian women to the Netherlands. Catherine Enoredia Odorige discusses migration and remittances in relation to sex trade from Edo (Nigeria). Annemieke van Es contrasts freedom and security when looking the compatibility of a Dutch anti-terrorism related legislative proposal with freedom of expression as enshrined in the European Convention on Human Rights. Finally, Veronika Greksza reviews the edited volume International Human Rights Law published by Oxford University Press in 2014.

We encourage the reader, also on behalf of the editorial board, to consider the PJIEL as a venue for publications. With your contributions, PJIEL aims to remain a trustworthy and up-to-date journal of international and European law. The next formal deadline for submission of articles is 15 October 2016, though submissions are welcomed at any time.

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