mr. dr. Otto Spijkers MA
o.spijkers@uu.nl
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Otto Spijkers is Lecturer of Public International Law at Utrecht University, and researcher at the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law. He is a member of the Committee on the Role of International Law in Sustainable Natural Resource Management for Development of the International Law Association, and guest lecturer for Amnesty International The Hague

He was a visiting lecturer at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden University, Xiamen University’s China International Water Law Programme (China), the China Institute for Boundary and Ocean Studies of Wuhan University (China), the Law School of the East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) in Shanghai (China), the Università degli Studi di Salerno (Italy), and the Association pour la promotion des droits de l'homme en Afrique centrale (APDHAC) of the Université Catholique d’Afrique Centrale (Yaoundé, Cameroon).

Previously, he was a PhD candidate and lecturer at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at the University of Leiden. His doctoral dissertation, entitled The United Nations, the Evolution of Global Values and International Law, was published with Intersentia in 2011.

He worked as public services coordinator at the Peace Palace Library, as international consultant and coordinator for the United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme, as intern for the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and as intern for the Office of Legal Affairs of United Nations Headquarters. Otto Spijkers is editor and author of the Invisible College Blog, the blog of the School of Human Rights Research

Otto Spijkers studied the basics of international relations at the University of Sussex. He then studied international law at the University of Amsterdam, New York University School of Law (exchange student), and the Hague Academy of International Law (2009 session). He studied philosophy at the University of Amsterdam and the University of Malta (exchange).  He obtained a Diplôme approfondi de langue française. 

Involved in the following study programme(s)

The United Nations, the Evolution of Global Values and International Law
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All publications
  2016 - Articles
van Rossem, J.W.C. & Spijkers, O. (15.06.2016). Rechtstreekse werking van internationale verdragen - een Hollands probleem met een Amerikaanse of Franse oplossing?. Rechtsgeleerd Magazijn Themis, 177 (3), (pp. 136-152) (22 p.).
Spijkers, O. (26.04.2016). The Cross-fertilization between the Sustainable Development Goals and International Water Law. Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law, 25 (1), (pp. 39-49) (11 p.).
  2016 - Book parts / chapters
Spijkers, O. (2016). Commentary to Nuhanovic and Mustafic cases. In Cedric Ryngaert (Eds.), Judicial Decisions on the Law of International Organizations (pp. 342-350) (9 p.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2016 - Reports
Spijkers, O. & Oude Elferink, A.G. (13.10.2016). Potential for a new CMS Agreement on the European Eel. (20 p.). Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals.
  2015 - Articles
Spijkers, O. & Honniball, A.N. (2015). Developing Global Public Participation (1) - Global Public Participation at The United Nations. International Community Law Review, 17 (3), (pp. 222 – 250) (29 p.).
Spijkers, O. & Honniball, A.N. (2015). Developing Global Public Participation (2) - Shaping the Sustainable Development Goals. International Community Law Review, 17 (3), (pp. 251-296) (46 p.).
Spijkers, O. (2015). Het beschermd zeegebied rond de Chagos archipel: arbitrage in het geschil tussen de Republiek Mauritius en het Verenigd Koninkrijk. Nederlands Juristenblad, 90 (31), (pp. 2160-2165) (6 p.).
Spijkers, O. & Honniball, A.N. (2015). Introduction: Developing Global Public Participation - Implementing the “We” in the Future We Want. International Community Law Review, 17 (3), (pp. 219-221) (3 p.).
Spijkers, O. (2015). Normative and Legal Challenges to UN Peacekeeping Operations. Journal of International Peacekeeping, 19, (pp. 1-31).
Dai, L., Spijkers, O. & Li, Xian (2015). Sustainable development in China's international and domestic law. Journal of Water Law, 24 (5/6), (pp. 207-220).
Spijkers, O. (2015). The Sustainable Development Goals as Catalyst for the Sustainable Management of Water Resources. Journal of Water Law, 24, (pp. 115-125).
  2015 - Book parts / chapters
Spijkers, O. (2015). What's Wrong with the Relationship between the International Court of Justice and the Security Council?. In Cedric Ryngaert, Erik J. Molenaar & Sarah M.H. Nouwen (Eds.), What's Wrong with International Law? Liber Amicorum A.H.A. Soons (pp. 347-366). Brill.
  2015 - Lectures
O. Spijkers (26.01.2015). Contributed to a panel discussion on Guantanamo. Guantanamo Dagboek: Amerikaanse hegemonie & Europese verantwoordelijkheid.
O. Spijkers (06.11.2015). Gave a lecture on "Basics of International Law". Preparation lecture for delegation of United Netherlands.
O. Spijkers (05.12.2015). Gave a lecture on "Maritime Entitlements, Maritime Delimitation, Title to Territory, or Sovereignty: What the Dispute is “Really” about and Why It Matters?". International Seminar on International Law Issues surrounding the South China Sea Arbitration Initiated by the Philippines against China Wuhan.
O. Spijkers (15.05.2015). Gave a lecture on "the sustainable development goals as catalyst for the sustainable management of water resources" . Guest lecture at Wuhan University.
O. Spijkers (12.11.2015). ILA Sustainable Development Committee.
O. Spijkers (09.10.2015). Presented a paper on "Equity across Generations in International and Domestic Water Law". Intergenerational Justice Conference.
O. Spijkers (20.11.2015). Presented a paper on "Questions of Legal Responsibility for Srebrenica before the Dutch Courts". Conference at University of Florence.
  2014 - Articles
Spijkers, Otto (2014). Bystander Obligations at the Domestic and International Level Compared. Goettingen Journal of International Law, 5 (3), (pp. 47-79).
Spijkers, Otto & Honniball, Arron (2014). MDGs and SDGs - Lessons Learnt from Global Public Participation in the Drafting of the UN Development Goals . Vereinte Nationen : German Review on the United Nations, 62 (6), (pp. 251-256) (10 p.). This article is the English original of the article “MDGs und SDGs: Lehren aus der öffentlichen Beteiligung an der Ausarbeitung der UN-Entwicklungsziele”, published in: VEREINTE NATIONEN – German Review on the United Nations, Vol. 62, No. 6, 2014, pp. 251–256. .
Spijkers, Otto (2014). Responsibility of the Netherlands for the Genocide in Srebrenica - The Nuhanovic and Mothers of Srebrenica Cases Compared. Journal of International Peacekeeping, 18 (3-4), (pp. 281-289) (9 p.).
Spijkers, Otto (2014). Staatsaansprakelijkheid voor Srebrenica. Overheid en Aansprakelijkheid, 2014 (2), (pp. 30-37).
  2014 - Book parts / chapters
Spijkers, Otto (2014). Selected Bibliography on Remedies and Responsibility for the Actions of International Organizations (Hague Academy of International Law). In Dan Sarooshi (Eds.), Remedies and Responsibility for the Actions of International Organizations (Hague Academy of International Law) (pp. 577-640). Martinus Nijhoff.
  2014 - Lectures
O. Spijkers (23.07.2014). 'Responsibility of the Netherlands for the Genocide in Srebrenica–The Nuhanovic and Mothers of Srebrenica Cases Compared,' blog post in Emerging Voices Series of Opinio Juris, published 23 July 2014. . Responsibility of the Netherlands for the Genocide in Srebrenica–The Nuhanovic and Mothers of Srebrenica Cases Compared.
O. Spijkers (23.11.2014). The Sustainable Development Goals Process: Making International Water Law More Sustainable and Ecosystem and Public Participation-Friendly, blog post 23 september 2014 published on website of International Water Law Project (IWLP). . The Sustainable Development Goals Process: Making International Water Law More Sustainable and Ecosystem and Public Participation-Friendly.
  2013 - Articles
Spijkers, O. (2013). Editorial. Merkourios, 29 (76), (pp. 1-3) (3 p.).
Spijkers, O. & Jevglevskaja, N. (2013). Sustainable Development and High Seas Fisheries. Utrecht Law Review, 9 (1), (pp. 24-37) (14 p.).
Spijkers, O. (2013). We are here: report and comment on a lecture on equal treatment of non-expellable aliens. Journaal Vreemdelingenrecht
  2013 - Annotations
  2013 - Websites / portals
Spijkers, Otto & Honniball, Arron (12.07.2013). Emerging Voices: “We the Peoples” – Global Public Participation in the Formulation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
  2013 - Lectures
O. Spijkers (02.11.2013). ‘Can States Stand Idly By?: Bystander Obligations at the Domestic and International Level Compared,’ Symposium on Opinio juris, published 2 September 2013. Can States Stand Idly By?: Bystander Obligations at the Domestic and International Level Compared.
O. Spijkers (12.07.2013). 'Global Public Participation in the Formulation of the Sustainable Development Goals,' blog post in Emerging Voices Series of Opinio Juris, 12 July 2013. . Global Public Participation in the Formulation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
  2012 - Articles
Spijkers, O. (2012). Global Public Participation, editorial. Human Rights School Newsletter
Spijkers, O. (2012). Global values in the United Nations Charter. Netherlands international law review, 59, (pp. 361-397) (37 p.).
Spijkers, O. (04.06.2012). Review of Justice for Sale (documentary). website Filmhuis The Hague
Spijkers, O. (2012). The Immunity of the United Nations before the Dutch Courts. The Military Law and the Law of War Review, 51, (pp. 361-393).
  2012 - Annotations
Spijkers, O. (03.02.2012). 2012, , (International Court of Justice, Jurisdictional Immunities of the State, Jurisdictional Immunities of the State, 3 februari 2012, NJB 2012/592 (aflever).
  2012 - Other output
  2011 - Articles
Spijkers, O. (2011). The Netherlands and the United Nations, Legal Responsibility for Srebrenica before the Dutch Courts. The Military Law and the Law of War Review, 50, (pp. 517-534) (18 p.).
  2011 - Books
Spijkers, Otto (2011). The United Nations and the Evolution of Global Values. Intersentia.
  2010 - Articles
Spijkers, O. (2010). De notie van wereldrecht vóór, tijdens, en na de oprichting van de Verenigde Naties. Nederlands Juristenblad, (pp. 12-15).
Spijkers, O. (2010). What's running the world - Global Values, International Law, and the United Nations. Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law, 41, (pp. 67-88).
  2009 - Articles
Spijkers, O. (2009). Legal Mechanisms to Establish Accountability for the Genocide in Srebrenica. Human Rights and International Legal Discourse, 1, (pp. 231-265).
Spijkers, O. (2009). The immunity of the United Nations in relation to the genocide in Srebrenica in the eyes of a Dutch District Court. Journal of International Peacekeeping, 13, (pp. 198-218).
  0 - Lectures
O. Spijkers (0). ‘The Sustainable Development Goals as Catalyst for the Sustainable Management of Water Resources,’ blog post published on the website of the International Water Law Project, 12 November 2014. . The Sustainable Development Goals as Catalyst for the Sustainable Management of Water Resources.
O. Spijkers (0). Can States Stand Idly By? Bystander Obligations at the Domestic and International Level Compared. Symposium on Syria at Opinio juris.
O. Spijkers (0). The role of stakeholders in Adaptation to Climate Change. Water and Oceans Law in Times of Climate Change, Conference of the Utrecht Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law.
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