Anne Peters is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law Heidelberg (Germany), and a Professor at the universities of Heidelberg, Freie Universität Berlin and Basel (Switzerland). and a L. Bates Lea Global Law professor at the Law School of the University of Michigan. She is a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, and an associate member of the Institut de Droit International. Born in Berlin in 1964, Anne studied at the universities of Wurzburg, Lausanne, Freiburg and Harvard. Her current research interests relate to public international law including its history, global animal law, global governance and global constitutionalism, and the status of humans in international law.
The war in Ukraine and the curtailment of the veto in the Security Council
Russia repeatedly vetoed draft Security Council resolutions that concerned its military activities in the neighbouring state of Ukraine, both in 2014 and in 2022. In this context, after the Russian full-blown invasion, the US ambassador to the United Nations stated that ‘any Permanent Member that exercises the veto to defend its own acts of aggression … Continuedlire l'article