Competition: Rosalyn Higgins Prize – Int’l Court of Justice Papers

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In light of her outstanding and inspiring achievements in the field of international dispute
settlement, the Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals (LPICT) has named a Prize
in honour of H.E. Rosalyn Higgins.

The Rosalyn Higgins Prize is an annual prize which awards EUR 1.000 of Brill book vouchers
and a one-year LPICT subscription to the author of the best article on the law and practice of
the International Court of Justice, either focusing solely on the ICJ or with the ICJ as one of the
dispute settlement mechanisms under consideration. The winning article will also be published
in LPICT and made freely available online for ninety days to maximize its dissemination.

Competition for the Prize is open to all: scholars as well as practitioners, junior as well as senior
professionals. Submissions will be selected via a double-blind peer review process by a Prize
Committee, including both co-Editors-in-Chief.

Submissions should be between 6.500 and 8.000 words in length, not yet published or under
review elsewhere. Other submission requirements are the same as for regular LPICT
submissions (instructions available here). The submission deadline is June 30, 2020.

All papers for consideration of the Prize should be sent directly to Freya Baetens
( and Régis Bismuth (, LPICT Co-
Editors-in-Chief (with “LPICT Rosalyn Higgins Prize” as email subject).

The prizewinner(s) will be announced in September 2020.

Find the full call here.

About the author

Library Technology Specialist, West Virginia University College of Law