In: United Nations

History of USA’s relationship with International Criminal Court
October 23, 2018

The Clinton Administration signed the Rome Statute in 2000, but did not submit it for Senate ratification. The George W. Bush…

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The politics of water development: a source of conflict?
February 28, 2018

Lack of clean, accessible water is not due to a lack of fresh water on the planet. Instead, there are systemic…

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How to deal with the Caliphate?
December 7, 2015

In memory of all victims of terrorism. In a more and more interconnected and integrated reality which is the world…

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Not the Change we want, but the Change we Need: the UN Convention on Refugees
September 1, 2015

Amidst growing media and public concern relating to the widespread plight of refugees, inching in media rhetoric from the tentative ‘refugee…

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The United Nations: Strengths and weaknesses
March 12, 2015

Since its foundation in 1945, the United Nations was conceived as an instrument to face the most relevant global challenges emerging…

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Miracle in marshland: The Singaporean developmental state story
March 3, 2015

The third chapter of Michael Schuman’s book The Miracle: The Epic Story of Asia’s Quest for Wealth entitled Minister Mentor’s Asian Values…

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The situation of Human Rights in North Korea
December 6, 2014

In mid-November the Third Committee of the General Assembly of the United Nations, adopted Resolution A/C.3/69/L.28/Rev.1 that, among other things, requested…

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Wall Street Goldfingers: A Human Rights approach to the Financial Crisis of 2008
October 23, 2014

The third of James Bond movie series, Goldfinger, released on 1963, portrays bullion dealer Auric Goldfinger who launches an operation aiming…

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