The Utrecht Centre for Accountability and Liability Law (UCALL) and the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) are organizing a workshop on ‘Human Rights Accountability of Non-Universally Recognised States and State-Like Entities’. The workshop aims at clarifying the human rights obligations and responsibility rules applicable to State-like entities and non-universally recognized States, as well as the role that international institutions play or should play to address human rights violations committed by these actors. The workshop consists of a Keynote by Jure Vidmar: ‘Territory, Statehood and Non-State Territorial Entities’ followed by 4 panels:

  1. Critical reflections: sui generis entities, territories and international law.
  2. Critical reflections: sui generis entities, territories and international law;
  3. State-like entities and human rights accountability;
  4. Non-universally recognised States and human rights accountability.