On April 9, 2024, the European Court of Human Rights (“Court” or “ECtHR”) delivered its highly anticipated ruling in Verein KlimaSeniorinnen Schweiz and Others v. Switzerland (“KlimaSeniorinnen”), holding that Switzerland had breached the European Convention on Human Rights (“Convention” or “ECHR”) by taking inadequate action on climate change. Two other climate-related cases that were decided the…

On October 6, 2023, an arbitral tribunal composed by Diego P. Fernández Arroyo (President), Christian Leathley, and Marcelo Kohen (the “Tribunal” or “Arbitral Tribunal”) issued the final award in the dispute between Michael Anthony Lee-Chin (“Claimant”), a Jamaican national, and the Dominican Republic (“Respondent”) (the “Award”). The dissenting opinion of Professor Marcelo G. Kohen accompanied…