Author profile: Knut Traisbach

Knut Traisbach is Adjunct Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Barcelona and at ESADE, University Ramon Llull.

From War Crimes to the International Criminal Court

Knut Traisbach • Dec 7 2023 • Student Features

The International Criminal Court, based in The Hague, Netherlands, is the only permanent international court adjudicating on the criminal responsibility of individuals.

The Trump Administration’s Withdrawal from the JCPOA

Knut Traisbach • Nov 21 2023 • Student Features

Even when agreements fall apart, such as between the US and Iran over Iran’s nuclear programme, they can leave lasting effects that form a basis for future negotiations.

International Law

Knut Traisbach • Mar 28 2022 • Online resources

International law is a system of norms, a social practice and a professional culture that remains open to change and contestation. It comprises learned techniques, traditions, institutions and ideologies that evolve.

International Law

Knut Traisbach • Jan 1 2017 • Articles

Although questions about international law persist, especially when powerful nations use their political power to ‘bend’ the law, today hardly anyone declares international law as irrelevant.

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