Democracy, Governance, and Rule of Law

CJEU Rules Draft Agreement for EU Accession to the European Convention on Human Rights Incompatible with EU Law (December 18, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 18, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)

East African Court of Justice Rules Burundi May Not Outlaw Meetings of Political Opposition Parties (November 28, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On November 28, 2014, the East African Court of Justice (the Court) ruled that Burundi violated Article 80 of the

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

Russia Implements Sanctions Against Western Food Products (August 7, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 7, 2014, Russia implemented sanctions banning agricultural and certain other food products against Western countries in resp