The issue of “comfort women”: denial, recognition, initiatives of the Japanese Goverments

During the Second World War uncountable war crimes were comitted. Unfortunately, when related to the Pacific War, many of those crimes remain out of the spotlight in westwern countries. This is maybe the case of forced “military prostitution” in those territories occupied by the Japanese Imperial Army in Asia between …

The Paris Agreement on Climate change

The 2015 Paris Conference has led to the first-ever universal global climate deal, which is meant as a bridge between the current situation and climate neutrality before the end of the century. The path towards the development of a UN climate change regime dates back to the conclusion of the …

Tobacco Plain Packaging: Philip Morris perde la battaglia legale contro l’Australia

Il Tribunale Arbitrale della disputa Philip Morris v Australia ha deciso in favore dello Stato Australiano, negando la causa del gigante delle sigarette, che si è fortemente opposto alla politica dei pacchetti anonimi. La decisione, pronunciata il 17 dicembre 2015 e pubblicata il 16 maggio 2016, potrebbe incoraggiare altri Stati …