Middle East and North Africa

U.N. Security Council Considers Draft Resolution Authorizing Cross-Border Aid to Syria Without Government Approval (May 29, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On May 29, 2014, diplomats stated that the U.N. Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would provide immediate cross-border aid in Syria without government approval.

ICC Appeals Chamber Confirms Admissibility of Case Against Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi (May 21, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On May 21, 2014, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) confirmed the

Trial Chamber of Special Tribunal for the Lebanon Sets Date for Resumption of Ayyash Trial (May 14, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On May 14, 2014, the Trial Chamber of the Special Tribunal for the Lebanon (the Tribunal) issued an oral ruling setting June 18, 2014, as the date for the resumption of the trial in the Prosecu

Palestine Accedes to Five Human Rights Treaties (May 4, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On May 4, 2014, according to a U.N.

ICC Dismisses Communication Seeking to Accept Court’s Jurisdiction Over Egypt (May 1, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On May 1, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) dismissed a communication seeking jurisdiction with respect to alleged crimes committed on Egyptian territory since June 1, 2013.

Tunisia Withdraws Declaration and Reservations to Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (April 23, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On April 23, 2014, the U.N.

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United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution 2146 on Crude Oil Exports from Libya (March 19, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On March 19, 2014, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2146.

UNICEF Releases Report on the Impact of Three Years of Conflict on Syrian Children (March 11, 2014)

Author: 
Jannat Majeed

On March 11, 2014, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released a report identifying the situation in Syria

United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution 2139, on Aid to Syria (February 22, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On February 22, 2014, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2139, calling for