International Organizations

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Extending Mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (March 31, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 31, 2017, acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the Security Council adopted a

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on Central African Republic Arms Embargo (January 27, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 27, 2017, the United Nations Security Council, acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, issued a

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on the Reunification of Cyprus (January 26, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 26, 2017, the United Nations Security Council issued a resolution regarding the efforts

WTO Amends TRIPS Agreement to Improve Access to Medicine for Poor Countries (January 23, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 23, 2017, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) amendment to the WTO Trade Related Aspects of Intel

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on the Situation in the Gambia (January 19, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 19, 2017, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution urging ”all Gambian pa

The UN International Law Commission Progresses Towards a New Global Treaty on Crimes Against Humanity

On July 17, 2014, the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC) voted to move the topic of a new treaty on crimes against humanity to its active agenda and appoint Professor Sean Murphy as Special Rapporteur.[1] Over the past two years, the Rapporteur has made significant progress, and the Commission has now approved ten draft articles—four in summer 2015[2] and six additional articles in August 2016.[3] T

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Leila Nadya Sadat & Kate Falconer
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UN Security Council Passes Resolution on Russia and Turkey’s Efforts in Syria (December 31, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On December 31, 2016, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution welcoming the efforts