Conflict Prevention and Mitigation / Post Conflict Reconstruction

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile into Waters off Japan (August 3, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On August 3, 2016, North Korea fired an intermediate range ballistic missile into Japan’s exclusive economic zone (E

UN Security Council Authorizes States to Help Libya Destroy Chemical Weapons Stockpile (July 22, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On July 22, 2016, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution authorizing states to ass

UN Report Finds Impunity for Killings “Remains Rampant” in Ukraine Conflict (July 14, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On July 14, 2016, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) released a

ICC Finds Uganda and Djibouti Failed to Comply With Request for Arrest and Surrender of Al Bashir (July 11, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On July 11, 2016, the International Criminal Court (ICC) held that Uganda and Djibouti failed to comply with a request for the arrest and surrender of Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir

Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in UN Peacekeeping: Can the General Assembly Unite Against Impunity of Military Peacekeepers?

More than ever, the United Nations relies on armed peacekeeping to promote peace and security. Currently, more than 120 member states contribute about 90,000 troops (peacekeepers) on a voluntary basis to fourteen peacekeeping operations around the globe.[1] Unfortunately, some of these troop contributing countries (TCCs) continue to violate their international obligation to hold their peacekeepers accountable whenever they commit crimes against the local population, whom they are supposed to protect.

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20
Issue: 
13
Author: 
Rembert Boom
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Palestine Becomes 30th State to Ratify the ICC’s Crime of Aggression Amendments, Paving Way for Activation (June 27, 2016)

Author: 
Ashley Young

On June 27, 2016, Palestine became the thirtieth state party to the Ro

Israel and Turkey Agree to Resume Full Diplomatic Relations, Ending Six-year Rift (June 27, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On June 27, 2016, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that

Colombia and FARC Sign Ceasefire Agreement, Ending 52-year Conflict (June 23, 2016)

Author: 
Mary Snover

On June 23, 2016, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a ceasefire agreement with Timole

UN Security Council Extends Mandate of UN Mission in Libya and Authorizes High-seas Inspections off Libya’s Coast to Control Illicit Arms Flow (June 13, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On June 13, 2016, the United Nations Security Council, in Resolution 2291, extended the mandate of

UN Secretary-General’s Report to Security Council Requests Additional 2,500 Peacekeepers for Mali Mission (May 31, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On May 31, 2016, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon submitted a report to the Security Council