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The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 51

This is the fifty-first volume of The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, the first volume of which was published in 1963. The Yearbook is issued annually under the auspices of the Canadian Branch of the International Law Association and the Canadian Council on International Law. Under the leadership of John H. Currie of the University of Ottawa as Editor-in-Chief and René Provost of McGill University as Associate Editor, its board of editors includes scholars from leading universities across Canada. The Yearbook contains articles of lasting significance in the field of international legal studies, a notes and comments section, a digest of international economic law, a section on current Canadian practice in international law (including recent parliamentary declarations and Canadian treaty actions), a digest of important Canadian cases in the fields of public and private international law, and a book reviews section.

Table of Contents


The Canada–China FIPPA: Its Uniqueness and Non-Reciprocity / Gus van Harten

More Honey Than Vinegar: Peer Review as a Middle Ground between Universalism and National Sovereignty / Elvira Domínguez-Redondo and Edward R. McMahon

La révision de 2012 de l’Accord de l’OMC sur les marchés publics: Son contexte et les dimensions de son champ d’application / Philippe Pelletier

Nuclear Non-Proliferation and “Preventive Self-Defence”: Why Attacking Iran Would Be Illegal / Patrick C.R. Terry and Karen S. Openshaw

Renewable Energy and Trade: Interpreting against Fragmentation / Maureen Irish

Notes and Comments / Notes et commentaires

The Scottish Independence Referendum in an International Context / Jure Vidmar

Does International Criminal Law Create Humanitarian Law Obligations? The Case of Exclusively Non-State Armed Conflict under the Rome Statute / Alain-Guy Tachou-Sipowo

Digest of Inter-American Law in 2013 / Chronique de droit interamericain en 2013

Les développements en droit interaméricain pour l’année 2013 / Bernard Duhaime et Elise Hansbury

Digest of International Economic Law in 2013 / Chronique de droit international économique en 2013

Commerce / Hervé A. Prince

Investissement / Charles-Emmanuel Côté

Canadian Practice in International Law / Pratique canadienne en matière de droit international

At the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development in 2013 / Au ministère des Affaires étrangères, Commerce et Développement en 2013 / compiled by / préparé par Bill Crosbie

Parliamentary Declarations in 2013 / Déclarations parlementaires en 2013 / compiled by / préparé par Alexandra Logvin

Treaty Action Taken b

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