CIFILE Journal of International Law (CJIL) is a high-quality, open-access, and peer-reviewed journal related to the Canadian Institute for International Law Expertise (CIFILE). CJIL provides a platform for researchers, academicians, professionals, practitioners, and students to impart and share their knowledge in high-quality theoretical and empirical original research papers, case studies, review articles, literature reviews, book reviews, the conceptual framework from all around the world in the field of International Law including Commercial, Business, Environment, Maritime, Spatial, Politics, Humanitarian and Human rights law. The journal publishes in both print and online versions. 

Date of Publishing: CJIL is inviting papers for Vol. 4, Issue 7, which is scheduled to be published on February 28, 2023.

Submission deadline: December 25, 2022

Articles would be accepted both in English and French.

Appel à contributions pour le prochain numéro 

CIFILE Journal du droit international (CJDI) est une revue juridique multidisciplinaire et libre accès, publiée par l'Institut Canadien d’expertise en droit international (CIFILE). CJDI fournit une plate-forme pour les chercheurs, professeures, académiciens, professionnels, praticiens et étudiants francophones pour transmettre et partager leurs articles, commentaires, savoir-faire, recherches originaux, (théoriques et pratiques) de haute qualité, des études de cas, des articles de revue, des revues de littérature et des critiques de livres.

Le journal publie en versions imprimée et en ligne.

Date de publication: CJIL lance un appel à contributions pour le vol. 4 n ° 7, qui devrait être publié le 28 février 2023.

Date limite de soumission: 25 decembre 2022.

Les articles seront acceptés en anglais et en français.

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Publisher & Sponsor:
Canadian Institute for International Law Expertise (CIFILE)

Dr. Abbas Poorhashemi

Frequency: Semiannual

Print ISSN: 2563-6820

Online ISSN: 2563-3341

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