Conflict Prevention and Mitigation / Post Conflict Reconstruction

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

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)

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)

Nicole R. Tuttle

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

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

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.

Ward Ferdinandusse