Alberto Costi

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Professor

PO Box 600

Wellington, 6140

New Zealand

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Scholarly Papers (32)

Hybrid Tribunals as a Viable Transitional Justice Mechanism to Combat Impunity in Post-Conflict Situations

22(2) NZULR, 213-239, 2008 , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 13/2019
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Hybrid, tribunals, international, crimes, human, rights, Nuremberg, ICC, prosecution, war crimes

Hybrid Tribunals as a Viable Transitional Justice Mechanism to Combat Impunity in Post-Conflict Situations

(2006) 22 New Zealand Universities Law Review 213-239 
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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International Law, Hybrid Tribunals, UN, Law of Conflict, Justice

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Hybrid Tribunals as a Valid Alternative to International Tribunals for the Prosecution of International Crimes

3rd Annual Victoria University Symposium on Human Rights, Wellington, 2005 , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 17/2019
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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hybrid, tribunals, international, crimes, human, rights, human rights, nuremberg, ICC, prosecution, war crimes

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De La Définition Et Du Statut Des 'Réfugiés Climatiques': Une Première Réflexion (A Few Preliminary Reflections on the Definition and Status of 'Climate Refugees')

Yearbook of the New Zealand Association for Comparative Law, Vol. 16, pp. 389-405, 2010, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 45/2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2015
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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climate change, refugees, human rights

Problems with Current International and National Practices Concerning Extraterritorial Abductions

(2002) 8 Yearbook of the New Zealand Association for Comparative Law pp 57-99, (2003) 9 Revue Juridique Polynésienne pp 57-99, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper 21/2019
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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International Law, Extraterritorial abductions, Human Rights

Problems with Current International and National Practices Concerning Extraterritorial Abductions

(2002) 8 Yearbook of the New Zealand Association for Comparative Law 57-99
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Human Rights, Extraterritorial Abductions, International Law, Jurisdiction

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Jus in Bello and the War on Terror: Are Extraordinary Renditions Grave Breaches of the Law of War?

3 Asia-Pacific Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, 2007 , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 14/2019
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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terror, terrorist, united states, hostilities, war, law of war, conflict, law of conflict, armed conflict, extraordinary rendition, geneva conventions, geneva, conventions, war crimes

Complementary Approaches? A Brief Comparison of EU and United States Counter-Terrorism Strategies Since 2001

(2012) 18 Yearbook of the New Zealand Association for Comparative Law 167-195, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 22/2019
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 11 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Terrorism, United States of America, European Union, Human Rights, Rule of Law, Governance

Complementary Approaches? A Brief Comparison of EU and United States Counter Terrorism Strategies Since 2001

Yearbook 18 New Zealand Association of Comparative Law, 167-195
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2016
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

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Terrorism, strategies, counter terrorism, criminal law, international policy, United States of America, European union

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L'Immunité de Juridiction de l'Etat en Matière de Procédure Civile: Position de la Cour Internationale de Justice (The Jurisdiction of the State Immunity of Civil Procedure Material: Position of the International Court of Justice)

(2014) 20 NZACL Yearbook , (2015) 21 CLJP/JDCP 245-274., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 23/2019
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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international law, crimes, world war two, law of war, law of armed conflict, ICJ, customary international law, humanitarian law, international criminal law, immunity

The 60th Anniversary of the Genocide Convention

VUWLR Vol 39 issue 4 pp 831-849., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Feb 2016
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Genocide, United Nations, International Law, WWII

The 60th Anniversary of the Genocide Convention

(2008) 39 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 831-849
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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United Nations, Genocide, World War II, Convention, Cold War, Human rights

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De La Définition Et Du Statut Des 'Réfugiés Climatiques': Une Première Réflexion (Of the Definition and Status of 'Climate Refugees': A Preliminary Reflection)

(2010) 16 Yearbook of the New Zealand Association for Comparative Law 489-505 , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 29/2019
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Climate change, International law, Climate refugees

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Addressing the Major Legal, Political and Practical Obstacles Facing Hybrid Tribunals in Post Conflict Situations: Learning from the Past Experience and Lessons for the Future

The Nuremberg War Crimes Trial and Its Policy Consequences Today, edited by Prof. Dr. Beth A. Griech-Polelle (Baden-Baden, Germany, Nomos, 2009), 1 ED, pp. 131-155. , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 15/2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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transitional justice, repressive rule, reconciliation, conflict, human rights, abuse, international tribunals, transitional justice, hybrid tribunals

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L'Arrêt De La Cour Internationale De Justice Dans L'Affaire Des Immunités Juridictionnelles De L'État (The Judgement of the International Court of Justice in the Jurisdictional Immunities of the State Case)

(2015) Hors Série Juin 2015 Revue Québécoise de Droit International 267-311 , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 24/2019
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 14 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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International Court of Justice, International law, Jurisdiction, Immunity, Federal Republic of Germany, Italy

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'Régionalisation' Du Droit Pénal International Dans Le Pacifique: Enjeux Et Perspectives (Regionalisation of International Criminal Law in the Pacific: Issues and Perspectives)

 In Neil Boister and Alberto Costi (eds) Droit Pénal International dans le Pacifique: Tentatives d’Harmonisation Régionale/Regionalising International Criminal Law in the Pacific (New Zealand Associationg for Comparative Law/Association de Législaiton Comparée des Pays du Pacifique, Wellington, 2006, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 20/2019
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 11 May 2019
Alberto Costi and Neil Boister
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law and University of Canterbury - School of Law
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Pacific Islands, International crime, Organised crime, Criminal law

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The Hariri Tribunal

(2007) 13 Revue Juridique Polynésienne pp169-191., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Feb 2016
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Hariri Tribunal, Criminal Tribunal

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Climate Change and the Legal Status of a Disappearing State in International Law

 (2014) 12 International Law Readings (Voronezh State University) 140-177 , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 27/2019
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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International law, Disappearing state, Climate change

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Extraterritorial Abductions: Legitimate Instrument to Fight International Crimes and Terrorism or Threat to the Protection of Human Rights and the International Legal Order?

In Treasa Dunworth (ed) Procedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL, Sydney, 2003) 279-299, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 18/2019
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 11 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Extraterritorial abductions, International law, Foreign policy, International relations

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L'Immunité De Juridiction De L'Etat En Matière De Procédure Civile: Position De La Cour Internationale De Justice (The Jurisdictional Immunity of the State in Civil Claims: Position of the International Court of Justice)

(2014) 20 Yearbook of the New Zealand Association for Comparative Law , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 25/2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 14 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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International Court of Justice, International law, Jurisdiction, Immunity, Federal Republic of Germany, Italy

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Current Issues of International Law in Australia and New Zealand

In Korean Society of International Law Contemporary Issues in Public International Law: New Challenges and Development (Seoul, 2015) , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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International law, New Zealand, Australia

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Review Essay: Human Rights in the 'War on Terror'

Richard Ashby Wilson (ed) Human Rights in the 'War on Terror' (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2005) (347 pages).
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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International Law, Human rights, War on terror, Terrorism

Nuclear Weapons, Non-Proliferation & International Security

(2010) 8 New Zealand Yearbook of International Law 252-279, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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United Nations, Nuclear Weapons, International Security

Nuclear Weapons, Non-Proliferation & International Security

(2008) 6 New Zealand Yearbook of International Law 341-361 , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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International Security, Nuclear Weapons, Security Council, New Zealand

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Reconciling Environmental Justice and Development in Transition Economies: The Central and Eastern European Reality

Environmental Justice and Market Mechanisms, Bosselmann & Richardson (Eds), Kluwer Law International, London, 1999, pp. 304-323 , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 26/2019
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Environmental Law, Environment, Transitional Economies, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Environmental Protections, Economic Development, Environmental Justice

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Is There an Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite Alleged International Criminals Under Customary International Law?

In Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL, Canberra, 1998) 57-63 , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 19/2019
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 11 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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International law, Criminal law, Justice

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Year in Review: Nuclear Weapons, Non-Proliferation & International Security

(2009) 7 New Zealand Yearbook of International Law 354-377 , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 16/2019
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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United Nations, Nuclear weapons, International security

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Droit International De L'Environment Dans Les Pays Insulaires Du Pacifique Sud: Un Bilan Et Deux Suggestions (International Environmental Law in the South Pacific Island Nations: An Assessment and Two Suggestions)

(with Yves-Louis Sage) In Alberto Costi and Yves-Louis Sage (eds) Droit de l’Environment dans le Pacifique: Problématiques et Perspectives Croisées/Environmental Law in the Pacific: International and Comparative Perspectives (New Zealand Association for Comparative Law/Association de Législation C
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Yves-Louis Sage and Alberto Costi
Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Environmental law, Climate change, Pacific, New Zealand

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Environmental Protection, Economic Growth and Environmental Justice: Are They Compatible in Central and Eastern Europe?

In Julian Agyeman, Robert D Bullard and Bob Evans (eds) Environmental Justice and Market Mechanisms: Key Challenges for Environmental Law and Policy (Kluwer, The Hauge, 1999) 303-323 , Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 28/2019
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Environmental law, Environmental justice, Environmental protection, Economics, Central Europe, Eastern Europe

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Rejecting the Draft Treaty on a European Constitution: Un Mal Pour Un Bien?

(2004) 10 Yearbook of the New Zealand Association for Comparative Law 173-184
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi and Monique Egli
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law and Independent
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European Union, Constitutional Law, International Law

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The Khmer Rouge Tribunal

[2005] NZLJ 95
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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UN, Cambodia, Tribunal, Politics, International relations

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Reconciling Environmental Justice and Development in Transition Economics: The Central and Easter European Reality

In Klaus Bosselman and Benjamin Richardson (eds) Environmental Justice and Market Mechanisms: Key Challenges for Environmental Law and Policy (Kluwer, The Hague, 1999) 303-323, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Environment, Economic Growth, Emerging Democracies

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Human Rights Before the US Supreme Court: Lessons from Guantanamo Bay

In Paul Morris and Helen Greatrex (eds) Human Rights Research (2nd ed, Victoria University, Wellington, 2004) 1-27 
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Guantanamo Bay, United States of America, Terrorism, US Supreme Court

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The Ongoing Legal Status of Low-Lying States in the Climate-Changed Future

(with Nathan Jon Ross) In Caroline Morris and Petra Butler (eds) Small States in a Legal World (Springer Publishing, Heidelberg, 2017)
Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Alberto Costi and Nathan Jon Ross
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law and Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

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Climate change, Statehood, Montevideo criteria

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Preserving Humanity in Modern Conflicts

In Wars, Laws + Humanity (New Zealand Red Cross IHL Magazine, Centenary Issue, October 2015) 26-28
Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

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International law, Humanitarian law, New Zealand, Red Cross

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Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development in Central and Eastern Europe

(1998) 8 European Environment 107-112
Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

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Environmental justice, Sustainability, Central Europe, Eastern Europe

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Reception of International Law in New Zealand Law: Beyond the Monism/Dualism Divide

 In Marko Novaković (ed) Basic Concepts of Public International Law – Monism & Dualism (Alter DOO, Belgrade, 2013) 975-1009
Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Alberto Costi
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

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International law, New Zealand, Monism, Dualism, Government, Constitutional law