Conflict Prevention and Mitigation / Post Conflict Reconstruction

UN Temporarily Suspends Payments from Iraqi Oil Exports to Kuwaiti Compensation Fund (December 18, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 18, 2014, the Governing Council of the United Nations Compensation Commission—which was established “to process claims and pay compensa

UN Secretary-General Releases Report on Children and Armed Conflict in South Sudan (December 11, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 11, 2014, the United Nations Secretary-General released a report on chil

Legal Challenges for UN Peacekeepers Protecting Civilians in South Sudan

When conflict broke out in South Sudan in December 2013, the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) opened its doors to tens of thousands of displaced persons fleeing ethnic and political violence, a situation unprecedented in terms of its scale: in more than a decade of protection mandates, peacekeepers have never provided protection to so many civilians in so direct a manner.[1] Today, the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) under UN protection has passed the 100,000 mark.

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Volume: 
18
Issue: 
26
Author: 
Ralph Mamiya
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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