International Organizations

UNSC Condemns the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria and Renews the Mandate of the Joint Investigative Mechanism (October 31, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 31, 2016, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 2314 condemning the use

U.K. High Court Rules Parliament Must Vote to Approve “Brexit”; Separately, Northern Ireland Court Dismisses “Brexit” Challenge (November 3, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 3, 2016, the U.K.

Launch of Oxford Guidance on the Law Relating to Humanitarian Relief Operations in Situations of Armed Conflict (October 30, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 30, 2016, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in conjunction with the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Arme

Nearly 200 Countries Adopt the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, Phasing out HFCs (October 15, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 15, 2016, almost 200 countries endorsed the Kigali Amendment to the

UN General Assembly Selects António Guterres as New Secretary-General (October 13, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 13, 2016, the United Nations General Assembly appointed António Guterres of Portugal as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations.

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Expanding the Mandate of the UN Mission in Haiti After Hurricane (October 13, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 13, 2016, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution expanding

UN Security Council Issues Resolution on Migrant Smuggling off the Coast of Libya (October 6, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 6, 2016, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 2312  in response to “the

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 

UNGA Adopts Declaration for Refugees and Migrants (September 13, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 13, 2016, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migra