Prof Stefaan Smis

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DepartmentWestminster Law School
Research groupInternational Law at Westminster

Research outputs

The UN mapping report on crimes committed in the DRC between 1993 and 2003: from a responsibility to remember to a responsibility to react
Smis, S. 2011. The UN mapping report on crimes committed in the DRC between 1993 and 2003: from a responsibility to remember to a responsibility to react. in: Marysse, S., Reyntjens, F. and Vandeginste, S. (ed.) L’Afrique des Grands Lacs: Annuaire 2010-2011 L'Harmattan. pp. 105-125

The utility of counter-terrorism and non-proliferation of WMD clauses under the EU-ACP revised Cotonou Agreement
Smis, S. and Kingah, S.S. 2008. The utility of counter-terrorism and non-proliferation of WMD clauses under the EU-ACP revised Cotonou Agreement. International and Comparative Law Quarterly. 57 (1), pp. 149-168. doi:10.1017/S0020589308000067

How countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) can use the World Trade Organisation and the European Community flexibilities for better access to affordable HIV/AIDS medicines
Kingah, S.S., Smis, S. and Söderbaum, F. 2008. How countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) can use the World Trade Organisation and the European Community flexibilities for better access to affordable HIV/AIDS medicines. in: Bösl, A., Breytenbach, W., Hartzenberg, T., McCarthy, C. and Schade, K. (ed.) Monitoring regional integration in Southern Africa yearbook Trade Law Centre for Southern Africa.

De internationale bescheming van inheemse volkeren
Smis, S. 2008. De internationale bescheming van inheemse volkeren. in: Wouters, J. and Ryngaert, C. (ed.) Mensenrechten actuele brandpunten Leuven Acco. pp. 209-223

Ethiopia and the right to secession in international and comparative law
Smis, S. 2008. Ethiopia and the right to secession in international and comparative law. in: Brems, E. and Van der Beke, C. (ed.) Federalism and the Protection of Human Rights in Ethiopia Berlin Lit Verlang. pp. 107-125

Over de wet van communicerende vaten: artikelen 60 en 61 van het Afrikaans Handvest voor de Rechten van de Mens en Volkeren
Smis, S. and Janssens, C. 2008. Over de wet van communicerende vaten: artikelen 60 en 61 van het Afrikaans Handvest voor de Rechten van de Mens en Volkeren. Tijdschrift voor Mensenrechten. 4, pp. 101-112.

Juridische meesterwerken VUB 2014-2015
Alofs, E., François, A., Van Limbergen, G. and Smis, S. (ed.) 2015. Juridische meesterwerken VUB 2014-2015. Gent Larcier.

Juridische meesterwerken VUB 2016-2017
Alofs, E., François, A., Smis, S. and Van Limberghen, G. (ed.) 2017. Juridische meesterwerken VUB 2016-2017. Gent Larcier.

International Crimes, National Trials and the Role of Victims’ Rights: Locating the Problems and Possibilities of Victim Participation in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Smis, S., Inman, D. and Muhindo Magadju, P. 2017. International Crimes, National Trials and the Role of Victims’ Rights: Locating the Problems and Possibilities of Victim Participation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. in: Obel Hansen, T. (ed.) Victims and Post-Conflict Justice Mechanisms in Africa Nairobi, Kenya Kenyan Human Rights Commission. pp. 28-46

Juridische meesterwerken VUB 2015-2016
Alofs, E., Francois, A., Smis, S. and Van Limberghen, G. (ed.) 2016. Juridische meesterwerken VUB 2015-2016. Gent Larcier.

Convergences and Divergences Between International Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law and International Humanitarian Law
De Hert, P., Smis, S. and Holvoet, M. (ed.) 2018. Convergences and Divergences Between International Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law and International Humanitarian Law. Intersentia.

General Conclusions
De Hert, P., Smis, S. and Holvoet, M. 2018. General Conclusions. in: De Hert, P., Smis, S. and Holvoet, M. (ed.) Convergences and Divergences Between International Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law and International Humanitarian Law Intersentia. pp. 287-294

Peter Benenson
Smis, S. 2019. Peter Benenson. in: McCall-Smith, K., Wouters, J. and Gomez Isa, F. (ed.) The Faces of Human Rights Hart Publishing. pp. 220-228

Indigenous Peoples’ Perspectives on Land, Property and Ownership: A Case Study of the Munduruku Peoples
Inman, D., Smis, S. and Dorneles de Andrade, E. 2018. Indigenous Peoples’ Perspectives on Land, Property and Ownership: A Case Study of the Munduruku Peoples. in: Brems, E. and Ouald-Chaib, S. (ed.) Fragmentation and Integration in Human Rights Law: Users’ Perspectives Cheltenham Edward Elgar Publishers. pp. 60-85

Rewriting Social and Economic Rights Action Centre and the Centre for Economic and Social Rights v. Nigeria (African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights): Pushing Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Africa Forward
Smis, S. and Inman, D. 2017. Rewriting Social and Economic Rights Action Centre and the Centre for Economic and Social Rights v. Nigeria (African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights): Pushing Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Africa Forward. in: Brems, E. and Desmet, E. (ed.) Integrated Human Rights in Practice: Rewriting Human Rights Decisions Cheltenham Edward Elgar Publishing. pp. 401-444

Juridische meesterwerken VUB 2013-2014
Francois, A., Alofs, E., Smis, S. and Van Limberghen, G. (ed.) 2014. Juridische meesterwerken VUB 2013-2014. Larcier.

Praktijkboek rechtsmethodologie : inleiding tot het opzoeken en analyseren van de bronnen van nationaal, Europees en internationaal recht
Eggermont, F., Smis, S., Paepe, P. and Schreurs, W. 2014. Praktijkboek rechtsmethodologie : inleiding tot het opzoeken en analyseren van de bronnen van nationaal, Europees en internationaal recht. Die Keure.

The (un)willingness to implement the recommendations of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights: revisiting the Endorois and the Mamboleo decisions
Inman, D., Smis, S., Amani Cirimwami, E. and Bahati Bahalaokwibuye, C. 2018. The (un)willingness to implement the recommendations of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights: revisiting the Endorois and the Mamboleo decisions. African Human Rights Yearbook. 2, pp. 400-426. doi:10.29053/2523-1367/2018/v2n1a17

Evolving Legal Protections for Indigenous Peoples in Africa: Some Post-UNDRIP Reflections
Inman, D., Cambou, D. and Smis, S. 2018. Evolving Legal Protections for Indigenous Peoples in Africa: Some Post-UNDRIP Reflections. African Journal of International and Comparative Law. 26 (3), pp. 339-365. doi:10.3366/ajicl.2018.0236

Réflexions sur la législation congolaise de mise en œuvre du Statut de Rome de la Cour pénale internationale
Smis, S. and Pacifique Muhindo, M. 2018. Réflexions sur la législation congolaise de mise en œuvre du Statut de Rome de la Cour pénale internationale. Revue de droit pénal et de criminologie. 98 (1), pp. 4-40.

Au-delà des Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires et de la Cour Pénale Spéciale centrafricaine : Repenser la création fragmentée des juridictions hybrides en Afrique au profit de la Cour africaine de justice, des droits de l’homme et des peuples
Smis, S. and Amani Cirimwami, E. 2017. Au-delà des Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires et de la Cour Pénale Spéciale centrafricaine : Repenser la création fragmentée des juridictions hybrides en Afrique au profit de la Cour africaine de justice, des droits de l’homme et des peuples. Revue belge de droit international. 2017/1, pp. 314-338.

Le régime des obligations positives de prévenir et de poursuivre à défaut d’extrader ou de remise prévues dans le texte des projets d’articles sur les crimes contre l’humanité provisoirement adoptés par la commission du droit international
Amani, E. and Smis, S. 2017. Le régime des obligations positives de prévenir et de poursuivre à défaut d’extrader ou de remise prévues dans le texte des projets d’articles sur les crimes contre l’humanité provisoirement adoptés par la commission du droit international. La Revue québécoise de droit international. 30 (1), pp. 314-338.

EU South African Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement: Bane or boon for socio-economic rights under the South African Constitution?
Smis, S. and Kingah, S.S. 2014. EU South African Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement: Bane or boon for socio-economic rights under the South African Constitution? European Law Journal. 20 (6), pp. 793-810. doi:10.1111/eulj.12106

Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources from a Human Rights Perspective: Natural Resources Exploitation and Indigenous Peoples' Rights in the Arctic
Cambou, D. and Smis, S. 2013. Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources from a Human Rights Perspective: Natural Resources Exploitation and Indigenous Peoples' Rights in the Arctic. Michigan State International Law Review. 22 (1), pp. 347-376.

EU South African Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement: Bane or boon for socio-economic rights under the South African Constitution?
Smis, S. and Kingah, S.S. 2014. EU South African Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement: Bane or boon for socio-economic rights under the South African Constitution? European Law Journal. 20 (6), pp. 793-810. doi:10.1111/eulj.12106

The relationship between international and domestic law: the case of the application of the European Convention on Human Rights in the Russian domestic legal order
Smis, S. 2002. The relationship between international and domestic law: the case of the application of the European Convention on Human Rights in the Russian domestic legal order. in: Franckx, E. and Smis, S. (ed.) The reception of international law in Central and Eastern Europe Antwerp/Apeldoorn Maklu. pp. 115-142

Complex political emergencies, the international community & the Congo conflict
Smis, S. and Oyatambwe, W. 2002. Complex political emergencies, the international community & the Congo conflict. Review of African Political Economy. 29 (93/94), pp. 411-430. doi:10.1080/03056240208704630

De wet betreffende ernstige schendingen van het internationaal humanitair recht in theorie en praktijk
Smis, S. 2003. De wet betreffende ernstige schendingen van het internationaal humanitair recht in theorie en praktijk. Driemaandelijks Tijdschrift van de Stichting Auschwitz. 80-81, pp. 7-28.

De doorwerking van het internationaal recht in de Belgische en Russische nationale rechtsorde: een rechtvergelijkende analyse
Smis, S. 2006. De doorwerking van het internationaal recht in de Belgische en Russische nationale rechtsorde: een rechtvergelijkende analyse. in: Wouters, J. and Van eeckhoutte, D. (ed.) Doorwerking van het internationaal recht in de Belgische rechtsorde Antwerpen Intersentia. pp. 119-137

Praktijkboek Rechtsmethodologie. Inleiding tot het opzoeken en analyseren van de bronnen van nationaal, Europees en internationaal recht. 2nd revised edition
Schreurs, W., Eggermont, F., Smis, S. and Paepe, P. 2008. Praktijkboek Rechtsmethodologie. Inleiding tot het opzoeken en analyseren van de bronnen van nationaal, Europees en internationaal recht. 2nd revised edition. Bruges Die Keure.

The Southern African Development Community
Kingah, S.S. and Smis, S. 2008. The Southern African Development Community. Newsletter of the International Organizations Interest Group of the American Society of International Law.

Juridische verwijzingen en afkortingen
De Boeck, A., Hendrickx, K., Malliet, C., Martyn, G., Smis, S., Tilleman, B. and Vanheule, D. 2008. Juridische verwijzingen en afkortingen. Mechelen Kluwer.

Southern African development community
Smis, S. and Kingah, S.S. 2009. Southern African development community. in: Wouters, J. (ed.) International encyclopaedia of laws: intergovernmental organizations The Netherlands Kluwer Law International.

TRIPs and human rights: access to cheaper AIDS medicines
Smis, S., Kingah, S.S. and Janssens, C. 2010. TRIPs and human rights: access to cheaper AIDS medicines. in: Brems, E., Wouters, J., Smis, S. and Schmitt, P. (ed.) Accountability for human rights violations by international organizations Antwerp Intersentia. pp. 485-504

Unassertive interregionalism in the Great Lakes Region
Smis, S. and Kingah, S.S. 2010. Unassertive interregionalism in the Great Lakes Region. in: Söderbaum, F. and Stålgren, P. (ed.) The European Union and the global South Boulder, CO Lynne Rienner. pp. 205-224

Accountability for human rights violations by international organizations
Brems, E., Wouters, J., Smis, S. and Schmitt, P. (ed.) 2010. Accountability for human rights violations by international organizations. Antwerp Intersentia.

The question of land grab in Africa and the indigenous peoples’ right to traditional lands, territories and resources
Smis, S., Cambou, D. and Ngende, G. 2013. The question of land grab in Africa and the indigenous peoples’ right to traditional lands, territories and resources. Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review. 35, p. 493.

"We will remain idle no more": the shortcomings of Canada’s ‘Duty to Consult’ indigenous peoples
Inman, D., Smis, S. and Cambou, D. 2013. "We will remain idle no more": the shortcomings of Canada’s ‘Duty to Consult’ indigenous peoples. Goettingen Journal of International Law. 5 (1), pp. 251-285.