The articles featured in Volume 25 of the Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (UNYB) are now available as an advance publication online, with the print version expected to be out early next year.
The current volume of the Yearbook has been curated under the auspices of its Editors-in-Chief, Prof. Erika de Wet and Dr. Kathrin Maria Scherr, and, Managing Editor, Sai Sathyanarayanan Venkatesh. Produced by the Max Planck Foundation in association with Brill, this volume contains 24 academic articles on a wide range of topical issues related to the law of the United Nations and general public international law.
With the completion of Volume 25 of the UNYB, the publication will celebrate its 25th anniversary since it was founded in 1997. To commemorate this special occasion, Volume 25 boasts a collection of articles that engage thematically with the history of the Yearbook, and also the past work of the UN and related organizations, while looking forward to the future. Some of the featured article topics in this volume pertain to a critical analysis of the work of the Human Rights Council in promoting human rights, a review of the UN’s work on racial discrimination, the constitutional dimension of the UN Charter and others.
The complete table of contents and abstracts of individual articles can be accessed here. Some of the full articles have been made available through open-access while the rest are accessible via subscription. This volume of the Yearbook will also be available in print form soon. Previous editions of the Yearbook can be freely accessed on the Max Planck Foundation’s website, found here.