Publications 2016


Breau S, Samuel Katja (eds.), Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law (Edward Elgar Publishing 2016)

Carlarne C., Gray K., Tarasofsky R. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law (OUP, 2016)

Daly P., Feener R. M. (eds), Rebuilding Asia Following Natural Disasters. Approaches to Reconstruction in the Asia-Pacific Region (Cambridge 2016)Farber D, Peeters M (eds.), Climate Change Law  (Edward Elgar Publishing 2016)

Gestri M. (ed), Disastri, Protezione Civile e Diritto: Nuove Prospettive nell’Unione Europea e in Ambito Penale (Giuffrè, 2016)

Lyster R., Climate Justice and Disaster Law (CUP, 2016)

Peel J., Fisher D. (eds.), The Role of International Environmental Law in Disaster Risk Reduction (Brill Nijhoff 2016)

Uitto J. I., Shaw R. (eds), Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction (Springer Japan, 2016)

Articles in Law Journals and Collected Volumes

Cimiotta E., Le implicazioni del primo ricorso alla c.d. ‘clausola di mutua assistenza’ del Trattato sull’Unione europea, in 1 European Papers 1 (2016), pp. 163-175

Faure M. G., In The Aftermath Of The Disaster: Liability And Compensation Mechanisms As Tools To Reduce Disaster Risks, in 52 Stan. J Int’l L. 95 (2016), pp. 95 – 178

Feldman E. A., Compensating the Victims of Japan’s 3-11 Fukushima Disaster 2015, in 16 Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal (2015), pp. 127-157

Feldman E., Fish C., Governing Disasters: the Challenge of Global Disaster Law and Policy, in Bignami F., Zaring D. (eds.) Comparative Law and Regulation: Understanding the Global Regulatory Process, Edward Elgar Publishing (2016)

Finger D., Post-Disaster Housing Through the Lens of Litigation: The Katrina Housing Justice Docket, in 61 Loyola Law Review 591 (2015), pp. 590-621

Gunawansa A. Dealing with Climate Migrants: a New Challenge for Developing Nations, in Kelman I., Kibugi R., Eisma Osorio R. (eds.), Adaptation to Climate Change: ASEAN and Comparative Experiences (World Scientific, 2016), pp 311-366

Hafner G., Doctrinal Views versus State Views on Humanitarian Assistance in the Event of Disasters: Comparing the Work of the Institut De Droit International with that of the International Law Commission, Wolfrum R., Seršić M., Šošić (eds.), Contemporary Developments in International Law: Essays in Honour of Budislav Vukas (Brill Nijhoff, 2016), pp 520-539

Heinzte H., Access to Victims and Humanitarian Assistance, in Heintze H., Thielbörger P. (eds.), From Cold War to Cyber War : the evolution of the international law of peace and armed conflict over the last 25 years (Springer, 2016), pp. 149-166

Huntjens P.; Nachbar K., Climate Change as a Threat Multiplier for Human Disaster and Conflict, in 16 Environmental Law Review of Eastern and Central Europe, pp. 41-92 (2016)

Koh K., Eisma Osorio, R., The Role of ASEAN in Disaster Management: Legal Frameworks and Case Study of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, in Kelman I., Kibugi R., Eisma Osorio R. (eds.), Adaptation to Climate Change: ASEAN and Comparative Experiences (World Scientific, 2016), pp 455-505

Kristen D., The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement: Power Players in International and Domestic Natural Disaster Law, in 25 Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law, pp.111-143 (2016)

Lewis B., Maguire R., A Human Rights-based Approach to Disaster Displacement in the Asia-Pacific, in 6 Asian Journal of International Law 2 (2016), pp. 326-352

Luckman M. H., Strafer D., Lipski C., Three Years Later, Sandy Survivors Remain Homeless, in 32 Touro L. Rev. 313 (2016), pp. 313-349

McAdam J., From the Nansen Initiative to the Platform on Disaster Displacement : Shaping International Approaches to Climate Change, Disasters and Displacement, in 39/4 The University of New South Wales Law Journal, pp. 1518-1546 (2016)

Petrič E. Sovereignty of State v. Portection of Persons in the Case of Disasters, in Wolfrum R., Seršić M., Šošić (eds.), Contemporary Developments in International Law: Essays in Honour of Budislav Vukas (Brill Nijhoff, 2016), pp 583-613

Raikes J., McBean G., Responsibility and liability in emergency management to natural disasters: A Canadian example, in 16 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (2016), pp. 12–18

Simm G., Disaster Response in Southeast Asia: The ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Response and Emergency Management, in Asian Journal of International Law (2016)

Sommario E., One law to bind them all: International law and disaster resilience, in Alexia Herwig & Marta Simoncini (Eds.), Law and the Management of Disasters: The Challenge of Resilience, Routledge, 2016

Telesetsky A., Overlapping International Disaster Law Approaches with International Environmental Law Regimes to Address Latent Ecological Disaster, in 52 Stan. J Int’l L. 179 (2016)

Toyoda T., The Framework of International Cooperation for Disaster Management and Japan’s Contribution, in Kaneko Y., Matsuoka K., Toyoda T. (eds), Asian Law in Disasters. Toward a Human-Centered Recovery (2016)

van Aaken A., Is International Law Conducive To Preventing Looming Disasters?, in 7 Global Policy (2016), pp. 81–96

Van Engeland A., Contextualisation of Humanitarian Assistance and its Shortcomings in International Human Rights Law, in 49 Israel Law Review, 49 (2016), pp 169-195

Verchick R. M., Disaster Law and Climate Change, in Farber D., Peeters M. (eds), Climate Change Law, Edgar Elgar Publishing, 2016, pp 673-686

Venturini G., Disaster Relief in International Law, in Pazartzis P., Gavouneli M. (eds.), Reconceptualising the Rule of Law in Global Governance, Resources, Investment and Trade (Hart, 2016), pp 61-66

Weiss T., Humanitarian Action, in Cogan J. K., Hurd I., Johnstone I. (eds.), Oxford Handbook of International Organizations (OUP, 2016), pp 303-322

Reports & Working Papers

Connolly R., Flaux E. & Wu A., Working Paper on the ILC Draft Articles on the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters (Human Rights Centre, Queen’s University Belfast), February 2016

IFRC and UNDP, The Handbook on Law and Disaster Risk Reduction (2015)

IFRC, Report on the Survey on disaster relief, regulation and protection (2015)

IFRC, Disaster Law in Southeast Asia – Summary of progress 2012-2015 (2015)

Van Elsuwege P., Orbie J. and Bossuyt F., Humanitarian aid policy in the EU’s external relations – The post-Lisbon framework, Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, SIEPS 2016:3


Bartolini G., The Draft Articles on “The Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters”: Towards a Flagship Treaty?, EJILTalk!, 2nd December 2016

Spagnolo A., Contromisure dell’OMS come conseguenza di violazioni dei Regolamenti sanitari internazionali in contesti epidemici, SIDIBlog, 5th May 2016

Vezzani S., Emergenze sanitarie globali e diritto internazionale: l’accesso agli agenti patogeni e alle relative sequenze genetiche, SIDIBlog, 27th May 2016