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.