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U.S. Congress Votes to Override Veto of 9/11 Victims Bill (September 28, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 28, 2016, the U.S.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Indicates Compensation Package for Haitian Victims of Cholera Outbreak is Forthcoming (September 20, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 20, 2016, outgoing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon delivered an 

International Olympic Committee Declines to Impose Blanket Ban on Russian Athletes for Rio Games (July 24, 2016)

Author: 
Gaia Mattiace

On July 24, 2016, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board

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

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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U.S., U.K., EU, France, and Germany Publish Joint Statement on Implementation of Iran Nuclear Deal (May 19, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On May 19, 2016, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security issued a

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Congress did not Exceed Powers in Allowing Terror Victims Access to Iranian Funds (April 20, 2016)

Author: 
Saiena Shafiezadeh

On April 20, 2016, The U.S.

Paris Agreement and Consensus to Address Climate Challenge

A world record 150 country leaders launched landmark climate talks in Paris. The 2015 Paris Agreement provides tools for states to commit to climate mitigation goals, to collectively ratchet up their ambition, and to oversee their implementation. Representatives of 195 nations have adopted this climate blueprint.

This Insight provides an overview of the Decision adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21 Decision) and the Paris Agreement that map engagement on:

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20
Issue: 
8
Author: 
Elizabeth Burleson
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