Conflict Prevention and Mitigation / Post Conflict Reconstruction

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Releases Report on the Right to Truth in the Americas (November 27, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On November 27, 2014, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (the Commission) released a report,

UN General Assembly Adopts Six Resolutions on Palestine and Israel (November 25, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On November 26, 2014, the UN General Assembly (the Assembly) adopted six resolutions regarding the question of Palestine and possible solutions and steps forward for the situation in the Middle Eas

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution on Policing in Peacekeeping Missions (November 20, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On November 20, 2014, the UN Security Council (the Council) adopted Resolution 2185, calling for

Afghanistan and U.S. Sign Bilateral Security Agreement (September 30, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 30, 2014, American and Afghan officials signed a bilateral security agreement, which will allow about 12,000 foreign troops

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Regarding Foreign Terrorist Fighters (September 24, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On September 24, 2014, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2178 regarding foreign f

International Humanitarian Law Roundtable


The International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, cosponsored by the Society with the Robert H. Jackson Center and a number of other organizations, bring together chief prosecutors and judges from international courts and tribunals as well as international legal leaders and scholars, including many ASIL members. The event is held at the Chautauqua Institution in New York.

Proceedings Published

UN Security Council Renews Mandate of United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (August 26, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 26, 2014 the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2172, which extends the mandate of

Improving Inter-State Cooperation for the National Prosecution of International Crimes: Towards a New Treaty?

We live in a time where war crimes and crimes against humanity still occur on a regular basis. Along with genocide, these are the crimes the world has too often vowed to never again accept. In this context, an important recent initiative to strengthen the international legal framework needed for states to prosecute the perpetrators of such crimes in their national courts has gone relatively unnoticed.

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Volume: 
18
Issue: 
15
Author: 
Ward Ferdinandusse
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