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At the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, scholars pursue research relating to basic issues and current developments in the areas of public international law, European Union law, and the constitutional and administrative law of individual states, together with numerous visiting scholars from all over the world. In its fields, our library is the largest in Europe and one of the most comprehensive in the world.

Recent publications

COVID-19 pandemic

Bogdandy, Armin von, The Role of International Law in Vaccinating Against COVID-19: Appraising the COVAX Initiative. MPIL Research Paper No. 2020 - 46, 19 November 2020 (with Pedro Villarreal).

Peters, Anne: COVID-19 As a Catalyst for the (Re-) Constitutionalisation of International Law: One Health - One Welfare. MPIL Research Paper No. 2020 - 44, 17 November 2020.​​​​​​​


Moser, Carolyn: Accountability and added value in EU security and defence activities. In: ECA Journal 3, 184-187 (2020).

Villarreal, Pedro: The Role of International Law in Vaccinating Against COVID-19: Appraising the COVAX Initiative. MPIL Research Paper No. 2020-46, 19 November 2020 (with Armin von Bogdandy).

Futhazar, Guillaume: L’évolution du droit international de l’environnement en Méditerrannée Quelles modalités d’influence pour l’IPBES?. Confluence des Droits, Aix-en-Provence, 2020, 606 p..

Beinlich, Leander: Royal Prerogative. In: Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2019.

Neumann, Eva: Würdeverletzungen haben ihren Preis: EGMR rügt fehlende Entschädigung für konventionsrechtswidrige Leibesvisitationen von Strafgefangenen in Deutschland. Verfassungsblog, 16 November 2020.

Tahraoui, Milan Nebyl: Surveillance des flux de données : juridiction ou compétences de l'Etat, des notions à refonder. In: L'extraterritorialité. Pedone, Paris 2020, 141-194.

Morales Antoniazzi, Mariela: Interamericanización del derecho a la salud. Perspectivas a la luz del caso Poblete de la Corte IDH. Instituto de Estudios Constitucionales del Estado de Querétaro, Mexiko, 2019, 500 p. (with Laura Clérico, ed.).

Hering, Laura: Constitutions and Contagion. European Constitutional Systems and the COVID-19 Pandemic. MPIL Research Paper No. 2020 - 42, 09 November 2020 (with Angelo Golia, Carolyn Moser, Tom Sparks).

Publications 2019 / 2020

Announcements

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Angelo Golia  received the Italian national “Habilitation” (first level) by the Italian ministry of research in the sector Diritto Costituzionale - as one of the youngest candidates ever.

Carolyn Moser has won the 2020 European Court of Auditors Award for research into public sector auditing.

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