International Organizations

UN Human Rights Council Mission on Myanmar Finds Grave Violations of International Law (August 27, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 27, 2018, the UN Human Rights Council released the Report of Independent Inter

The African Union, the International Criminal Court, and the International Court of Justice: At the Fault Lines of International Accountability

Introduction

At its 30th summit in January 2018, the African Union (AU) decided to approach the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to seek an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice (ICJ).[1] Kenya has made a formal request that this matter be placed on the agenda of the UNGA in September 2018. The subject matter of this legal opinion relates to the immunities of sitting heads of state before the International Criminal Court (ICC). 

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Volume: 
22
Issue: 
10
Author: 
Priya Pillai
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IACHR Grants Precautionary Measures to Migrant Children Separated From Parents in U.S. (August 16, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 16, 2018, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) granted precautionary measures to migrant children separated from their families as a result of recent U.S.

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on Children in Armed Conflict (July 9, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On July 9, 2018, the UN Security Council passed a resolution to strengthen protections for children in armed conflict.

UN Releases Report on the Contribution of Parliaments to the Human Rights Council (June 13, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On June 13, 2018, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights released its report titled, “Contri

U.S. Withdraws from Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (May 8, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 8, 2018, U.S.

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Announces U.S. Withdrawal from Human Rights Council (June 19, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On June 19, 2018, U.S.