Global problems require global solutions
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STAY CURIOUS: International courts are politically and legally important and contribute by holding states to their obligations. Professor Mikael Rask Madsen examines cause and effect of the rising number of international courts all over the world.

Mikael Rask Madsen

STAY CURIOUS: Mikael Rask Madsen’s global outlook stems from childhood trips and experiences and has influenced his understanding of the world. His research takes him to the very core of international organs, and his excitement when exploring new places is still intact.

Talk about international courts with Mikael Rask Madsen

STAY CURIOUS: The spread of international courts is increasing, and they become ever more productive. Not only do states file lawsuits against each other, but also individuals sue their own states. International courts play a gradually bigger role as semi-constitutional courts, monitoring if UN member-countries break international conventions.