Mr. dr. Otto Spijkers MA
o.spijkers@uu.nl
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Otto Spijkers is Lecturer of Public International Law at Utrecht University, Senior Research Associate with the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS), and researcher with the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL). 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 University of Malta, 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. 

Strategic themes / Focus areas
Involved in the following study programme(s)

The United Nations, the Evolution of Global Values and International Law
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All publications
  2017 - Articles
Spijkers, O. (2017). Consequenties van weigering door Rusland en China om deel te nemen aan zeerechtarbitrage. Ars aequi, (pp. 1016-1023).
Spijkers, O. (2017). Global Values and the Institutions of the United Nations. Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law, 11 (2), (pp. 211-255).
  2017 - Book reviews
Spijkers, O. (2017). An Inquiry into the Existence of Global Values Through the Lens of Comparative Constitutional Law (Book Review). Public Law
Spijkers, O. (2017). Book Review: Failings of the International Court of Justice. International Journal for Court Administration, 8 (2).
  2017 - Annotations
  2017 - Conference
Spijkers, O. (24.11.2017) Organiser 22ste Ius Commune congress (23.11.2017 - 24.11.2017) Organization of a Workshop on "Public International Law in the Domestic Legal Order: Case of Srebrenica".
Spijkers, O. (22.06.2017) Participant CERES Summer School 2017: Engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Gaps, Opportunities and Challenges (22.06.2017) Presented a paper on "Public participation in the drafting of the Sustainable Development Goals"
Spijkers, O. (20.12.2017) Organiser Conference on Sweden and the Netherlands in the UN Security Council – areas of cooperation (20.12.2017)
Spijkers, O. (11.10.2017) Organiser NGIZ Club Clingendael on Tour: Klimaat als kans!? (11.10.2017)
Spijkers, O. (08.03.2017) Organiser NGIZ Club Clingendael: Make Democracy Great Again? (08.03.2017) Workshop on global public participation at the NGIZ Club Clingendael: Make Democracy Great Again?
Spijkers, O. (23.06.2017) Organiser Public participation in the drafting and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (23.06.2017)
  2017 - Workshop, seminar, course
Spijkers, O. (18.02.2017) Participant Moot court training and exchange of best practices (18.02.2017 - 20.02.2017)
  2017 - Invited talk
Spijkers, O. (25.04.2017) Invited speaker The Hague University of Applied Sciences Amnesty Guest Lecture on Human Rights and Refugees
Spijkers, O. (13.03.2017) Invited speaker ROC Mondriaan, Aspasialaan 19, Leidschenveen Amnesty Guest Lecture on Human Rights and Refugees
Spijkers, O. (12.12.2017) Invited speaker ROC Mondriaan, Leeghwaterplein 72, Den Haag Amnesty Guest Lecture on Human Rights and Refugees
Spijkers, O. (28.11.2017) Invited speaker ROC Mondriaan, Leeghwaterplein 72, Den Haag Amnesty Guest Lecture on Human Rights and Refugees
Spijkers, O. (20.11.2017) Invited speaker The Hague University of Applied Sciences Amnesty Guest Lecture on Human Rights and Refugees
Spijkers, O. () Invited speaker Wuhan University Course on International Water Law
Spijkers, O. (04.04.2017) Invited speaker Leiden University Gastcollege Wereldrecht aan de Universiteit Leiden
Spijkers, O. (13.06.2017) Invited speaker Ewha Womans University Guest lecture on "Questions of Legal Responsibility for Srebrenica before the Dutch Courts"
Spijkers, O. (27.02.2017) Invited speaker Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne Guest lecture on "Questions of Legal Responsibility for Srebrenica before the Dutch Courts"
Spijkers, O. (20.11.2017) Invited speaker Students Tilburg Amnesty International (STAI) Late Night on Rohingya organized by Students Tilburg Amnesty International (STAI)
Spijkers, O. (04.07.2017) Invited speaker University of Groningen Lecture on "The SDGs and International Water Law", part of Summer School on International Law for Sustainable Societies
Spijkers, O. (20.06.2017) Invited speaker Summer School of Istanbul Center of International Law (ICIL) (20.06.2017) Lecture on ‘South China Sea Arbitration's Impact on Law of Sea’ for Summer School of Istanbul Center of International Law (ICIL)
Spijkers, O. (28.06.2017) Invited speaker Nederlands Instituut voor Internationale Betrekkingen Clingendael Lectures on Law of the Sea for Course in Law of the Sea for diplomats and officials from ASEAN member states and the ASEAN Secretariat (28 June – 7 July 2017)
Spijkers, O. (24.11.2017) Invited speaker 22ste Ius Commune congress (23.11.2017 - 24.11.2017) Paper presentation on "The sustainable human right to water as reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals" at Workshop Environmental Law.
Spijkers, O. (10.03.2017) Invited speaker University of Groningen Presentation on "The Legal Consequences of China’s Non-participation in the South China Sea arbitration" for the Centre for East Asian Studies Groningen (CEAG), at a seminar on "Navigating the South China Sea: Challenges and Opportunities"
Spijkers, O. (22.02.2017) Invited speaker Wageningen University & Research Studium Generale Wageningen lecture on "The Value of the United Nations"
  2017 - Oral presentation
Spijkers, O. (2017) Invited speaker Third Annual Ralhus & SARCIL Rule of Law and Sustainable Development Seminar (07.04.2017) Public participation in the drafting of the Sustainable Development Goals: Did it bring the worlds of development and environment closer together? (Paper presentation)
  2016 - Articles
Spijkers, Otto (2016). Questions of legal responsibility for Srebrenica before the Dutch courts. Journal of International Criminal Justice, 14 (4), (pp. 819-843) (25 p.).
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) (17 p.).
Spijkers, O. (26.04.2016). The Cross-fertilization between the Sustainable Development Goals and International Water Law. Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law, 25 (1), (pp. 39-49) (11 p.).
Spijkers, O. (2016). The world’s citizens get involved in global policymaking - global resistance, global public participation, and global democracy. Inter Gentes: McGill Journal of International Law & Legal Pluralism, 1 (1), (pp. 18-29) (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.
Spijkers, O. (2016). De kruisbestuiving tussen de Duurzame Ontwikkelingsdoelstellingen (Sustainable Development Goals) en het internationaal waterrecht. In S. Goldstein (Eds.), Recht en duurzame ontwikkeling (pp. 59-76) (17 p.). MAKLU Uitgevers, Dit boek is verschenen naar aanleiding van het congres ‘Recht & Duurzame ontwikkeling’, dat op 27 november 2015 werd gehouden. Naast bijdragen van de hand van congressprekers, zijn ook artikelen van leden van Mordenate College opgenomen..
  2016 - Book editorship
Spijkers, O. & Schrijver, Nico (2016). The Art of Making Peace - Lessons Learned from Peace Treaties. (226 p.). The Hague: Brill.
  2016 - Book reviews
Spijkers, O. (2016). Review of “We the Peoples: A UN for the 21st Century”. ACUNS Book Reviews (3 p.).
  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.
  2016 - Annotations
  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 - Annotations
Spijkers, O. (2015). Mensenrechten bij de VN. (3 p.).
  2015 - Conference
Spijkers, O. (12.11.2015) Organiser ILA Sustainable Development Committee Leiden (12.11.2015 - 14.11.2015)
  2015 - Invited talk
Spijkers, O. (06.11.2015) Invited speaker Preparation lecture for delegation of United Netherlands Nijmegen (06.11.2015) Gave a lecture on "Basics of International Law"
Spijkers, O. (05.12.2015) Invited speaker International Seminar on International Law Issues surrounding the South China Sea Arbitration Initiated by the Philippines against China Wuhan Wuhan (05.12.2015 - 06.12.2015) Gave a lecture on "Maritime Entitlements, Maritime Delimitation, Title to Territory, or Sovereignty: What the Dispute is “Really” about and Why It Matters?"
Spijkers, O. (15.05.2015) Invited speaker Guest lecture at Wuhan University Wuhan (15.05.2015) Gave a lecture on "the sustainable development goals as catalyst for the sustainable management of water resources"
Spijkers, O. (23.11.2015) Invited speaker Lecture for Montium Utrecht (23.11.2015) Gave a lecture on the "Rol van internationaal recht in de strijd tegen IS"
Spijkers, O. (26.01.2015) Invited speaker Bijeenkomst in Balie Amsterdam (26.01.2015) Guantanamo Dagboek: Amerikaanse hegemonie & Europese verantwoordelijkheid
Spijkers, O. (20.04.2015) Invited speaker guest lecturer at Università degli Studi di Salerno Salerno (20.04.2015 - 25.04.2015)
Spijkers, O. (18.05.2015) Invited speaker Guest lecturer at Xiamen University Xiamen (18.05.2015 - 22.05.2015)
Spijkers, O. (18.12.2015) Invited speaker Lezing voor Amnesty International Studentgroup Leiden Leiden (18.12.2015)
Spijkers, O. (09.10.2015) Invited speaker Intergenerational Justice Conference Bern (09.10.2015) Presented a paper on "Equity across Generations in International and Domestic Water Law"
Spijkers, O. (20.11.2015) Invited speaker Conference at University of Florence Florence (20.11.2015) Presented a paper on "Questions of Legal Responsibility for Srebrenica before the Dutch Courts"
Spijkers, O. (11.06.2015) Invited speaker ACUNS Annual Meeting The Hague (11.06.2015 - 13.06.2015) Presented a paper on "The United Nations as an ethical global player promoting global values"
  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 Nuhanović 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).
Spijkers, Otto, Li, Xian & Dai, Liping (2014). Sustainable development in China's international and domestic water law. Journal of Water Law, 24 (5-6), (pp. 207-219) (13 p.).
  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 - Workshop, seminar, course
Spijkers, O. (12.11.2014) Participant Global Vision Institute (14.11.2015) Global Participation and the UN: An interview with Otto Spijkers<br/><br/>Global Participation and the UN: An interview with Otto Spijkers, blog post published on the blog of the Global Vision Institute, op 12 november 2014.
Spijkers, O. (23.07.2014) Participant Responsibility of the Netherlands for the Genocide in Srebrenica–The Nuhanovic and Mothers of Srebrenica Cases Compared (23.07.2014) Responsibility of the Netherlands for the Genocide in Srebrenica–The Nuhanovic and Mothers of Srebrenica Cases Compared<br/>
Spijkers, O. (2014) Participant The Sustainable Development Goals as Catalyst for the Sustainable Management of Water Resources (01.01.2014) ‘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.
Spijkers, O. (23.11.2014) Participant The Sustainable Development Goals Process: Making International Water Law More Sustainable and Ecosystem and Public Participation-Friendly (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).
  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 - Workshop, seminar, course
Spijkers, O. (12.07.2013) Participant Global Public Participation in the Formulation of the Sustainable Development Goals (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.
  2013 - Invited talk
Spijkers, O. (2013) Invited speaker Symposium on Syria at Opinio juris (01.01.2013) Can States Stand Idly By? Bystander Obligations at the Domestic and International Level Compared
Spijkers, O. (02.11.2013) Invited speaker Opinio juris (Italië) Can States Stand Idly By?: Bystander Obligations at the Domestic and International Level Compared
Spijkers, O. (2013) Invited speaker Water and Oceans Law in Times of Climate Change, Conference of the Utrecht Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law Utrecht University (01.01.2013) The role of stakeholders in Adaptation to Climate Change
  2013 - Membership of committee
Spijkers, O. (2013) Member Committee on the Role of International Law in Sustainable Natural Resource Management for Development of the International Law Association (External organisation) Member
  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, 85 (1), (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).
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