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Conflict Migration: Assessing the Approaches to Rehabilitation


Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014 Join us on-line for a live event marking the release of this podcast on October 23rd. To register for the release event, and to send questions to our expert commentators, just click here. Already registered? Click here to join the event once it begins. On World Refugee Day this year, the ... Read more


“Use of Force in Armed Conflicts: Interplay between the Conduct of Hostilities and Law Enforcement Paradigms”


In contemporary armed conflicts, in particular in non-international armed conflicts and occupations, armed forces are increasingly expected to conduct not only combat operations against the adversary, but also law enforcement operations in order to maintain or restore public security, law and order. In practice, it is sometimes difficult to draw the line between situations governed ... Read more


Leadership Changes In A World In Turmoil

Palais des Nations Avenue de la Paix 14 1211, Geneva, Switzerland

Sergio Vieira de Mello’s long and distinguished UN career saw him dealing with refugee and human rights issues from Bangladesh, Cyprus and Mozambique in the 1970s, through to Peru, Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Timor Leste in the 1990s.

He became UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in 2002, as well as the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Iraq in 2003.

More than a decade on from Sergio’s tragic death in a Baghdad terrorist attack, the world sadly continues to be plagued by conflict and crisis.

Leading international journalist Christiane Amanpour, herself a veteran reporter from conflicts all over the globe, talks with the UN’s human rights and refugee chiefs about leadership challenges in a world in turmoil.


European Law: Better Regulation in the EU, Revisited

T.M.C. Asser Instituut R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22, The Hague, Netherlands

The symposium seeks to unveil the meaning of the concept of ‘better regulation’ and provide a critical reflection on the legal, institutional and political dimensions of this important move to overhaul the way policy and law are made in Europe. The revamped use of the EU legislative initiative raises salient questions of relations between EU ... Read more