Christiane Ahlborn is an Associate Legal Officer at the United Nations.
She was a PhD candidate in the SHARES Project (2009-2013).
Topic: The Responsibility of Member States of International Organizations
Her research seeks to identify the legal bases to hold member States responsible for internationally wrongful acts committed in the framework of international organizations. Against the background of the work of the UN International Law Commission on the responsibility of States and international organizations, she examines the conditions as well as the content and implementation of the responsibility of member States of international organizations.
Blogposts by Christiane Ahlborn
- Adjudicating Somali Piracy Cases – German Courts in a Double Bind
- ‘Joint Responsibility in International Law: Revisiting the Oil Platforms Case’, A Comment on Bruno Simma’s SHARES Lecture
- UNESCO Approves Palestinian Membership Bid: A Case for US Countermeasures Against the Organization?
- Expert Seminar on Shared Responsibility in International Refugee Law – In Search for a Legal Basis of Burden-Sharing
Publications by Christiane Ahlborn
- To Share or Not to Share? The Allocation of Responsibility between International Organizations and their Member States
- The Use of Analogies in Drafting the Articles on the Responsibility of International Organizations – An Appraisal of the ‘Copy-Paste Approach’ –
- The Rules of International Organizations and the Law of International Responsibility