The Legal Intersection of the Global Economy, International Trade, Sanctions and Technology
Prof. Tomer Broude
This course examines the legal frameworks governing global business and investment and international trade relations between states. Focusing on the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO), regional trade agreements (such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)) and bilateral investment protection agreements, the course will discuss fundamental questions of trade and investment and international political economy, covering a broad range of international regulatory and legal issues, such as trade in goods, trade in services, subsidies, anti-dumping, and dispute settlement. Particular attention will be devoted to the non-trade policy effects of international trade regulation, in fields such as public morals, health and the environment.
International Human Rights Law and Contemporary Middle East Challenges
Prof. Yael Ronen
The course comprises three parts. Part 1 introduces the idea of human rights from a philosophical and historical perspective. It focuses is on the development of international human rights law within the UN system and its implications for international law and politics. Part 2 devoted to the study of principal international human rights human rights instruments and the manner in which they apply various notions and concepts of international human right law. Part 3 of the course explores the enforcement mechanisms that have been put in place at the global, regional and domestic levels.
International Law and the Ongoing Middle East Conflicts: Rights, Responsibilities and Opportunities
Prof. Guy Harpaz