Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: international institutions

  • Imagineering the Post-Conflict State: International Peacebuilding as Civilising Mission

    —Armi Beatriz E. Bayot, University of Oxford Faculty of Law [Editors’ Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our four columnists for 2021, please see here.] Considering the far-reaching interventions involved in international peacebuilding, such as those aimed at demilitarisation, institutional reform, human rights monitoring, electoral reform, economic development, and even international territorial administration,⁠[1] it is not surprising that many scholars have likened it to a modern-day civilising mission.⁠[2]

  • A Theory of Informal Constitutional Change in International Organizations

    — Julian Arato, J.D., LL.M., NYU School of Law My thanks to Tom Ginsburg, Richard Albert, and David Landau for the opportunity to talk about my work on informal constitutional change in international organizations (IO’s) – a process sometimes called constitutional transformation, by contrast to formal constitutional amendment.