Tag Archives: Distribution of Responsibilities

23 December 2015

Publication second edited volume (Distribution of Responsibilities in International Law)

We are happy to announce that the second edited volume of the SHARES book series entitled Distribution of Responsibilities in International Law has been published.

More information concerning the book can be found here. The book is available for purchase via CUP.

Source: CUP | Distribution of Responsibilities in International Law

30 and 31 May 2013

SHARES Seminar: Distribution of Responsibilities in International Law

This SHARES Seminar will consider extra-legal perspectives on how responsibility is to be distributed among multiple wrongdoing actors.

The question of distribution is central to the SHARES Project. Actors may agree on distribution ex ante, e.g. by determining that some states should carry higher burdens in military operations. If such ex ante agreements of distribution have been made, this may influence or even determine responsibility ex post facto. If nothing has been agreed, the question arises how nonetheless responsibilities are to be distributed. Should the responsibility of all actors be based on their individual contribution to such harms?¬†Are there grounds for differentiation, and should individual responsibilities be determined on these bases? Or should all actors be held responsible in an equal amount, or should they, if no differentiation can be made, be held responsible collectively? (more…)