Volker Roeben

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Professor of Energy Law and Global Regulation
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Biography

Volker Roeben is Professor of Energy Law, International Law and Global Regulation at the University of Dundee, as well as a visiting Professor at the China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, docent at the University of Turku and adjunct Professor at the University of Houston. 

Prior to coming to Dundee, he was a Professor at Swansea University and a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law. He has held visiting professorships inter alia at the University of Chicago School of Law, has served as a clerk to Justice Di Fabio of the German Constitutional Court, and advised the Energy Charter, the European Parliament, international organisations and national parliaments. 

Volker's research combines energy law with public international law, European Union law and the theory of global law, with several books and numerous articles published and a research monograph on the European Energy Union in press with Cambridge University Press. He also serves on the board of the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law.

Publications

Roeben, V, Minnerop, P, Snell, J & Telles, P 2018,

'Revisiting Union Citizenship from a Fundamental Rights perspective in the time of Brexit' European Human Rights Law Review, vol. 2018, no. 5, pp. 450-473.

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Minnerop, P & Roeben, V 2018,

'Continuity as the rule, not the exception: How the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties protects against retroactivity of ‘Brexit’' European Human Rights Law Review, vol. 2018, no. 5, pp. 474-489.

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Roeben, V 2018,

United Nations, Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). in Max Plank Encyclopedia of Public International Law. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. e551.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Roeben, V 2018, Towards a European Energy Union: European Energy Strategy in International Law. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316529720

Research output: Book Anthology



Roeben, V 2017,

Die Lehre des Internationalen Rechts in Großbritannien. in S Hobe & T Marauhn (eds), Lehre des internationalen Rechts. C. F. Müller, Heidelberg, pp. 143-149.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Roeben, V 2015,

Air Pollution, Transboundary Aspects. in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL). Oxford University Press.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Röben, V 2015,

Environmental Treaty Bodies. in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL). Oxford University Press.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Roeben, V 2015,

'The Equitable Distribution of Marine Resources by Agreement of States—The Case of the South China Sea' Chinese Journal of Global Governance, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 36-66.
https://doi.org/10.1163/23525207-00000004

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Roeben, V 2013,

'GOVERNING SHARED OFFSHORE ELECTRICITY INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE NORTHERN SEAS' International and Comparative Law Quarterly, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 839-864.
https://doi.org/10.1017/S002058931300033X

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Roeben, V 2012,

The Economic and Social Council, Articles 61 and 62. in B Simma, D-E Khan, G Nolte & A Paulus (eds), The Charter of the United Nations: A Commentary. 3rd edn, vol. II, Oxford University Press.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Röben, V 2012,

'Responsibility in International Law' Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, vol. 16, pp. 99-158.

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Hestermeyer, HP, König, D, Matz-Luck, N, Röben, V, Seibert-Fohr, A, Stoll, P-T & Vöneky, S 2011, Coexistence, Cooperation and Solidarity: Liber amicorum Rüdiger Wolfrum. Martinus Nijhoff, Leiden.

Research output: Book Anthology



Röben, V 2011,

Legitimacy of UN Member States. in HP Hestermeyer, D König, N Matz-Lück, V Röben, A Seibert-Fohr, P-T Stoll & S Vöneky (eds), Coexistence, Cooperation and Solidarity: Liber Amicorum Rüdiger Wolfrum. Martinus Nijhoff, Leiden, pp. 1507-1526.

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Roeben, V 2010,

Conference (Meeting) of States Parties. in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL). Oxford University Press.

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Roeben, V 2010,

Eco-Labelling. in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL). Oxford University Press.

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Roeben, V 2010,

International Law, Development through International Organizations, Policies and Practice. in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL). Oxford University Press.

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Roeben, V 2010,

'The ICJ Advisory Opinion on the Unilateral Declaration of Independence in Respect of Kosovo: Rules or Principles?' Goettingen Journal of International Law, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 1063-1086.
https://doi.org/10.3249/1868-1581-2-3

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Roeben, V 2010,

The Enforcement Authority of International Institutions. in AV Bogdandy, R Wolfrum, JV Bernstorff, P Dann & M Goldmann (eds), The Exercise of Public Authority by International Institutions: Advancing International Institutional Law. vol. 210, Contributions to foreign public law and international law, Springer , pp. 819-842.
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-04531-8

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Roeben, V 2010,

The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, Articles 67 through 76 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. in Grabitz, Help & Nettlesheim (eds), Recht der Europäischen Union (Law of the European Union). 3rd-4th edn, vol. 2010 & 2014.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Bernstorff, JV & Roeben, V 2009,

'International Law as Public Law: On Recent and Historical German Approaches to International Law' American Journal of International Law, vol. 103, no. 3, pp. 609-619.
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0002930000020042

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Halpin, A & Roeben, V (eds) 2009, Theorising the Global Legal Order. Hart Publishing, Oxford.

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Halpin, A & Roeben, V 2009,

Introduction. in A Halpin & V Roeben (eds), Theorising the Global Legal Order. Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 1-23.

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Halpin, A & Roeben, V 2009,

Concluding Reflections. in A Halpin & V Roeben (eds), Theorising the Global Legal Order. Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 273-278.

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Roeben, V 2009,

'Der völkerrechtliche Rahmen für die Sezession einer Minderheit aus dem Staatsverband: Kosovo als Präzedenzfall?' Die Friedens-Warte, vol. 84, no. 3, pp. 39-57.

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Wolfrum, R (ed.) & Roeben, V 2008, Legitimacy in International Law. Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht, vol. 194, Springer Verlag, Berlin.
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-77764-9

Research output: Book Anthology



Röben, V 2008,

What About Hobbes? Legitimacy as a Matter of Inclusion in the Functional and Rational Exercise of International Public Power. in R Wolfrum & V Röben (eds), Legitimacy in International Law. Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht , vol. 194, Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 353-367.
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-77764-9_17

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König, D, Stoll, P-T, Roeben, V & Matz-Lück, N (eds) 2008, International Law Today: New Challenges and the Need for Reform? Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht, vol. 193, Springer Verlag, Berlin.
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-75205-9

Research output: Book Anthology



Röben, V 2008,

Managing Risks to Global Stability: the UN Security Council’s New-found Role Post Iraq. in D König, P-T Stoll, V Röben & N Matz-Lück (eds), International Law Today: New Challenges and the Need for Reform?. Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht, vol. 193, Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 51-91, International Law Today, Heidelberg, Germany, 15/12/16.
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-75205-9_3

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Roeben, V 2008,

'Funktionen des Verwaltungsakts' Verwaltungsarchiv, vol. 99, pp. 46-72.

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Röben, V 2007, Außenverfassungsrecht: Eine Untersuchung zur auswärtigen Gewalt des offenen Staates. Jus Publicum, vol. 160, Mohr Siebeck.

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Röben, V 2005,

Proliferation of Actors. in R Wolfrum & V Roeben (eds), Developments of International Law in Treaty Making. vol. 177, Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht (Contributions to foreign public law and international law), Springer , pp. 511-536.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Roeben, V 2004,

'CONSTITUTIONALISM OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AFTER THE DRAFT CONSTITUTIONAL TREATY: HOW MUCH HIERARCHY?' Columbia Journal of European Law, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 339-377.

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Roeben, V 2004,

'The Order of the UNCLOS Annex VII Arbitral Tribunal to Suspend Proceedings in the Case of the MOX Plant at Sella field: How Much Jurisdictional Subsidiarity?' Nordic Journal of International Law, vol. 73, no. 2, pp. 223-245.
https://doi.org/10.1163/1571810042321212

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Röben, V 2004,

Schutzklausel bei Elektrizitäts- und Gasimporten .. in Berliner Kommentar zum Energierecht : Energiewettbewerbsrecht, Energieregulierungsrecht und Energieumweltschutzrecht. vol. XXV, pp. 1111.

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Roeben, V 2003,

'Der Einsatz der Streitkräfte nach dem Grundgesetz' Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, vol. 63, pp. 585-603.

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Röben , BB & Röben , V 2003,

'Institutional Aspects of Financing Sustainable Development After the Johannesburg Summit of 2002' Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, vol. 63, pp. 517-550.

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Röben, V 2003,

'The procedure of the ICC: status and function of the Prosecutor' Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, vol. 7, pp. 513-552.

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Röben, V 2002,

'The Southern Bluefin Tuna Cases: Re-Regionalization of the Settlement of Law of the Sea Disputes? ' Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, vol. 62, pp. 61-72.

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Roeben, V 2000,

Institutions of International Environmental Law. in FL Morrison & R Wolfrum (eds), International, Regional and National Environmental Law. Kluwer Law International, pp. 71-112.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Wolfrum, R, Roeben, V & Morrison, FL 2000,

Preservation of the Marine Environment. in FL Morrison & R Wolfrum (eds), International, Regional and National Environmental Law. Kluwer Law International, pp. 225-284.

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Roeben, V 2000,

Alternatives to Direct Regulation. in FL Morrison & R Wolfrum (eds), International, Regional and National Environmental Law. Kluwer Law International, pp. 625-662.

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Röben, V 2000,

Institutional Developments under Modern International Environmental Agreements. in AV Bogdandy & R Wolfrum (eds), Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, Volume 4 (2000). vol. 4, Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, pp. 363-443 .

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Röben, V 1999,

'International Internet Governance' German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 42, pp. 400-437.

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Roeben, V 1998, Die Einwirkung Der Rechtsprechung Des Europaischen Gerichtshofs Auf Das Mitgliedstaatliche Verfahren in Offentlich-Rechtlichen Streitigkeiten. Springer .

Research output: Book Anthology



Kimball, LA, Röben, V, Loibl, G, Cheng Yang, V, Préfontaine, DC, Prabhu, M & Tarasofsky, RG 1995,

'PART 2: 1994: THE YEAR IN REVIEW: I. General Developments' Yearbook of International Environmental Law 2013, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 125-156.
https://doi.org/10.1093/yiel/5.1.125

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Röben, V 1995,

'A Case Study on a Joint Venture Project' Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, vol. 55, pp. 348-390.

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Röben, V 1994,

'The Sciences - A Contribution to Understanding the Law on an Activity of International Concern' German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 37, pp. 254-280.

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Baker, B & Röben, V 1993,

'To Abduct or To Extradite: Does a Treaty Beg the Question? The Alvarez-Machain Decision in U.S. Domestic Law and International Law ' Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, vol. 53, pp. 657-688 .

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Plesmann, W & Röben, V 1991,

State Practice and National Legislation Relating to the Exclusive Economic Zone, the Continental Shelf and Straits Used for International Navigation: Basic trends. in R Wolfrum, UE Heinz & DA Bizarro (eds), Law of the Sea at the Crossroads: The Continuing Sea for a Universally Accepted Régime. Proceedings of an Interdisciplinary Symposium of the Kiel Institute of International Law July 10 to 14, 1990.. vol. 113, Publications of the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law at Kiel University, vol. 113, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, pp. 373.

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Röben, V 1989,

'Le Precedent dans la Jurisprudence de la Cour Internationale' German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 32, pp. 382-407.

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Röben , V 1988,

'A Report of Effective Protection of Minorities Notes and Comments' German Yearbook of International Law, vol. 31, pp. 621-638.

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