International Organizations

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Ending Sanctions on Eritrea (November 14, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 14, 2018, the United Nations Security Council, acting under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, lifted the arms embargo, trav

UN Security Council Extends Mandate of UN Force Interim Security Force in Abyei (November 15, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 15, 2018, the United Nations Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abye

UN Human Rights Committee Rules France Violated Rights of Women for Fines for Wearing Niqab (October 23, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 23, 2018, the UN Human Rights Committee, the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), issued decision

UN Security Council Extends Security Force in Abyei Final Time Unless Progress is Made (October 11, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 11, 2018, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2438 in which it extended modifications to the mandate of the United

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.