Foreign Policy and International Law

European Union and Cuba Sign Accord Normalizing Relations (March 11, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On March 11, 2016 representatives of the European Union and the government of Cuba signed a Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement to normalize relations.

A Measure of Justice for Uncompensated French Railroad Deportees during the Holocaust

An agreement (agreement or SNCF agreement) between France and the United States to establish a compensation fund for those Holocaust victims deported from France who were excluded from other French compensation programs entered into force on November 1, 2015.[1] The deadline for filing claims for payments from the fund is May 31, 2016.

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20
Issue: 
5
Author: 
Ronald Bettauer
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UN Finds WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arbitrarily Detained and Should Be Released (February 5, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 5, 2016, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention found that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arbitrarily detained by the governments of Sweden and the United Kingdom

U.S. District Court Rules UN Ambassador Not Immune from Bribery Prosecution (February 5, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 5, 2016, the U.S.

Implementation Day Announced for Iran Nuclear Sanctions (January 16, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 16, 2016, the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that Agency inspectors confirmed Iran’s compliance with all required preparatory steps under the Joint Comprehensive P

United Nations Security Council Adopts Peace Resolution for Syria (December 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 18, 2015, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution focused on a politic