Presentation of the book “Droit International” by Dominique Carreau and Fabrizio Marrella

Prof. Fabrizio Marrella, Dean of the Human Rights Village, and Prof. Dominique Carreau (Université de Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne) will present their last publication titled “Droit International” on 8 June 2012 at 3.30 p.m. in the Aula Baratto of Ca’ Foscari University Venice. (Download programme)

Welcome addresses will be given inter alia by Prof. Carlo Carraro (Rector of Ca’ Foscari University Venice), Prof. Horst Fischer (EIUC President) and Prof. Florence Benoit-Rohmer (EIUC Secretary General).

The following eminent academics will intervene during the debate: Prof. Tullio Treves (University of Milan, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea), Prof. Jean-Paul Jacqué (University of Strasbourg, Honorary Director General of the Council of the EU), Prof. Enzo Cannizzaro (University “La Sapienza” Rome), Profs. Laura Picchio Forlati and Andrea Gattini (University of Padua).

The event (held in French and Italian) is organised by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, the Department of Economics, EIUC and the Human Rights Village.

This reference textbook on International Law, published by Pedone Editore. provides a balanced and modern analysis of international law from both traditional and critical perspectives.

Written in French (but will be available in the future in Portuguese, Italian and English), the book is a systematic and balanced account of international law. It is written with great clarity and conciseness, being at the same time both approachable and authoritative. This book takes into great account the transnational character of contemporary International Law.

In the last decades, globalisation has gone beyond the boundaries of economic affairs and has modified the fundamental structure of the International Community. Today, even individuals and NGOs are at the origin of many rules which compete with the ones (traditionally created) by States and Intergovernemental organisations contributing significantly to shaping law making and law enforcement processes in the International legal system.

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