About Destiny

October 14th 2015, somewhere around the world I think I might go crazy. Every line I read, every song I listen to, every part of movie I see I perceive as a message. A divine message. I started watching The Clone again, the famous Brazilian soap opera which I was watching in 2003. The year … Continue Reading

The Most Important Questions You Can Ask Yourself

A few days ago I ran across an article written a bit differently than the usual ones, called “The Most Important Question You Can Ask Yourself Today”. Its author is Mark Manson (“entrepreneur, author and world traveler” says the site) and it was published here. The text of the article is the following: “Everybody wants … Continue Reading

Appointment of Arbitrators

Last week, at the LLM Comparative International Arbitration class the subject discussed was the arbitrators. How many arbitrators should the parties choose and which is the criteria leading them to such decision? The answers were the complexity of the case (including multiparty arbitration) and the value of the dispute. What is an appointing authority and … Continue Reading

Cristina Martin – The Bilderberg Club, The Owners of the World

As the last book I read, Farah Pahlavi – Memoirs, I have had this book in the library for some years and I had started reading it before. The existence of a group deciding the majors events of the humanity, the conspiracy theory and the rest of subjects in the same category have fascinated since … Continue Reading

Farah Pahlavi – Memoirs

This book is about destiny. From an (more than) upper middle class family, ambitious and educated in a strict manner, especially after the death of her highly educated father, son of former consul of Iran in Georgia, Farah Pahlavi is the last wife of the last Shah of Iran. In Memoirs she outlines the previous … Continue Reading

When Turbulences, Continue Reading International Law

When I am in the plane, I like to write. Hand write. I wrote this text while I was in the plane taking me to the Hague Academy of International Law on the 27th of July 2013. I have a smile in the corner of my lips as I realize I am writing with a … Continue Reading

Second Day Of The Hague Academy on Private International Law

This is the second day of the Academy. This morning I started by attending the Doctoral meeting. It is a great networking tool for the PhD students or for the attendees interested in writing such thesis. I fall under the second category. The discussion meeting was moderated by someone at the Hague Conference on Private … Continue Reading