Slovak Yearbook of International Law  Vol. I (2008)

Contents

SYIL Vol. I (2008)

1. Šturma, Pavel: Back again to the question of "hard law" and "soft law" rules in international law

Summary:   Although the concept of hard law and soft law belongs to subjects that appeared in the doctrine of international law more than 30 years ago, it is still one of the complex and...

2. Gábriš, Tomáš: Vienna Award and correction of boudaries of the Versaille System in Europe

Summary:   The article deals with the problem of state boundaries in Central Europe in the period of 1938-1945. Attention is being paid to the Vienna arbitration and marginally to the...

3. Špaček, Metod: Ahmadou Sadio Diallo Case: new trends in diplomatic protection?

Summary:   This article deals with the recent ICJ preliminary objection judgment of May 2007 in the case Ahamdou Sadio Diallo (Guinea v. Democratic Republic of Congo). Main subject matter...

4. Šurková, Eva: Possibilities to limit human rights in fight against international terrorism

Summary: There is a close link between international terrorism and human rights. All states have the right to defend themselves and their population against international terrorism and to take...

5. Galdunová, Katarína: Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and possibilities of its application

Summary:   The article on the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (hereinafter Genocide Convention) aims to cover fundamental principles of the Genocide...

6. Klanduch, Peter: Strategic planning in the work of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

Summary:   Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is a key actor in current initial phase of the Court´s existence. His success will have significant impact on the functioning...

7. Lantajová, Dagmar: International law regulation of the right of peoples to self-determination

Summary: International law does not identify the right of the nations for self determination together with the right for secession. However, it does not forbid this kind of right to be performed....

8. Jankuv, Juraj: Judicial and quasi-judicial protection of persons belonging to minorities in international law

Summary:   The aim of this contribution is to explain the nature and way of application of mechanisms of judicial and quasi-judicial protection of rights of persons belonging to national,...

9. Lysina, Peter: Choice of law in the Slovak international private law - influence of the Rome Convention and the Rome I Regulation

Summary:   In this article the author analyses changes in the slovak Private International Law concerned with the choice of law. The article is divided into seven parts. In the first part...

10. Valuch, Jozef: Formulation of the position of the Slovak Republic in the questions of international security

Summary:   This article deals with role formation and activities of one of the entities of international law in the area of international security. Using Slovakia as an example, the author...

11. Macková, Darina: Trade-offs of the world trade: Doctrinal dilemas of the WTO dispute settlement

Summary:   It is a well-known fact that the World Trade Organization (WTO) plays an active role in fragmentation of the International Law. This article concludes that the strict economic...

12. Strážnická, Viera: Rights of the citizens of the European Union

Summary:   The citizenship of the European Union inserted into Maastricht Treaty on the European Union is a new legal conception which compared with the classical citizenship  ...

13. Kollár, Milan: Legal capacity of the European Union to conclude international treaties

Summary:   The Treaty on European Union, also called the Maastricht Treaty, brought into being a new international organization called European Union, but the Treaty contains no...

14. Buchta, Tomáš: Human rights in external relations of the European Communities and the European Union

Summary:   The Article deals with two dimensions of human rights in the external relations of the European Community and the European Union. After stipulating the relation of the European...

15. Trávníčková, Zuzana: Measures against financing of terrorism: Tuning of rules for creating the European sanction mechanisms

Summary:   People´s Mujahedeen Organisation of Iran (PMOI) is an Iranian opposition group, based in France. In May 2002, the name of the Organisation appeared on the sanction list of the...

16. Hodás, Milan: Multilingual factor in community law

Summary:   Multilingualism is a key factor of the European integration. For a state and its citizens the language is a very sensitive issue. The accession of a new member state is usually...

17. Blaškovič, Kristián: Position of the Security Council in the UN system

Summary:     The UN is considered to be a centre of multilateral democratic diplomacy. With its main bodies it covers practically every facet of international affairs –...

 

Editor-in-chief

  • Metod Špaček
 

Editorial Board

  • Peter Klanduch
  • Milan Kollár
  • Dagmar Lantajová
  • Katarína Šmigová

 

Advisory Board

  • Gerhard Hafner
  • Dalibor Jílek
  • Stephen McCaffrey
  • Pavel Šturma
  • Peter Tomka