Publications by Cymie Payne


Protection of the Natural Environment, in Oxford Guide to International Humanitarian Law (Ben Saul, Dapo Akande, eds., Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

Defining the ‘Environment’ and the Principle of Environmental Integrity, in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles and Practices (C. Stahn, J. Iverson, & J. Easterday, eds., Oxford University Press 2017). publisher

Developments in the Law of Environmental Reparations: A Case Study of the UN Compensation Commission, in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles and Practices (C. Stahn, J. Iverson, & J. Easterday, eds., Oxford University Press 2017).  publisher

Legal Liability for Environmental Damage: The United Nations  Compensation Commission and the 1990-1991 Gulf War, in Governance,  Natural Resources, and Postconflict Peacebuilding (C. Bruch, C. Muffett,  and S. Nichols, eds, Earthscan 2016). read chapter


“Environment” in the 21st Century, International Law, and the  Consequences of Armed Conflict, presented at Peacebuilding and  Environmental Damage in Jus Post Bellum: Clarifying Norms, Principles  and Practices, Peace Palace, The Hague, June 11, 2014. read pdf 

Jus Post Bellum Symposium: The Norm of Environmental Integrity in Post-Conflict Legal Regimes, Opinio Juris Blog 2014. read blog 

The Norm of Environmental Integrity in Post-Conflict Legal Regimes,  in Jus Post Bellum (Carsten Stahn, Jennifer S. Easterday, and Jens  Iverson, eds., Oxford University Press, 2014). read pdf
Gulf War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission:  Environmental Liability (CR Payne & PH Sand, eds., Oxford University  Press 2011). publisher

UN Commission Awards Compensation for Environmental and Public  Health Damage from 1990-91 Gulf War, Am. Soc. Int’l L. Insights (10  August 2005). read article


COLLABORATORS:

International Committee of the Red Cross Pledge

International Committee of the Red Cross, Pledge P1290,  submitted by the Governments of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden and  the National Red Cross Societies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden  (2011). "Protection of the natural environment is one element necessary to give proper effect to the protection of civilian populations in times of armed conflict.  Conscious of the profound effects damage to the environment, caused during armed conflicts, has or may have on the health and survival of civilians and civilian populations, and cognizant of the fact that the scope and extent of legal protections of the natural environment merits analysis and where appropriate clarification." read doc

Environmental Law Institute
Environmental Peacebuilding. view website

International Law Commission

Analytical Guide to the Work of the International Law Commission on Protection of the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflict


At the ILC's 3375th meeting, held on 14 July 2017, the Commission decided to establish a Working Group on the topic “Protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts” and appointed Mr. Marcelo Vázquez-Bermúdez as Chairman of the Working Group. The Working Group had before it the draft commentaries prepared by the Special Rapporteur, even though she was no longer with the Commission, on draft principles 4, 6 to 8, and 14 to 18 provisionally adopted by the Drafting Committee at the sixty-eighth session of the Commission, and taken note of by the Commission at the same session. The Working Group focused its discussion on considering the way forward. Upon consideration of the oral report the Chairperson of the Working Group, the Commission decided to appoint Ms. Marja Lehto as Special Rapporteur. (see chap. X)


 

Cymie Payne, Carsten Stahn, Amb. Marie Jacobsson

Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace

Den Haag, November 2017

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Protection of the Environment - Armed Conflict

Cymie R. Payne