News: ALF Call for Papers extended deadline: The Environment and International Law

Extended deadline for submissions: 1st of May 2017

Amsterdam Law Forum, the student-edited online law journal of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam’s Faculty of Law, welcomes manuscripts on the topic The Environment and International Law. We encourage submissions of original scientific (legal) articles(case) commentariesbook reviews and opinion articles on a broad range of issues such as, but not limited to, environmental crimes, ecocide / the destruction of natural resources and property, environmental effects of armed conflict and the environment and human rights. All submissions should be of an international or transnational legal nature.

Amsterdam Law Forum offers a meaningful platform for established scholars and young academics to discuss, analyse and interpret issues pertaining to international and transnational law. ALF is proud to publish contributions from well-known experts and promising Ph.D. researchers from around the world.

Aside from publishing legal articles, ALF also organises an annual themed seminar. This year the seminar will be held on the 8th June 2017 and concens on The Environment and International Law. Therefore, ALF warmly encourages practitioners and academics who wish to contribute to the seminar as panellists or with written manuscripts to contact us at

ALF strongly encourages (former) master students who have written a thesis or paper on a related topic to the environment and international law to contact the ALF board via demail in relation to our upcoming themed publication and planned student panel at the annual seminsr.

Please note that submissions must be in English (UK spelling), and submitted electronically through ALF’s official website after completing registration. Authors must also submit a bio-statement and the abstract of the article intended for publication. For more information on article length, language, references and ALF’s scope please check the “Author Guidelines”, which can be found in the “Submission” section of our website, or contact us at

Exteded deadline for submissions is 1st of May 20017! 

We look forward to receiving your submission!