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CMI Brief | Jul 2020
20 years ago the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1325. The resolution underscored the important role of women in the prevention and ...
UN Security Council Resolution 1325, Peacebuilding in Africa
The UAE’s Humanitarian Diplomacy: Claiming State Sovereignty, Regional Leverage and International Recognition
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2020
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) became the world’s third-largest donor of humanitarian aid relative to Gross National Income in 2016. The country ...
humanitarian diplomacy, United Arab Emirates, foreign policy, humanitarian enterprise, international relations, humanitarian enterprise, international relations, United Arab Emirates
U4 Brief | Dec 2010
This guide provides key information on the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) and steps that can be taken to foster its implementation in partner ...
Report in External Series | Jun 2010
On 28 May 2010, the United Nations Security Council made a critical decision on the future of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of ...
peacekeeping, peacebuilding, protection of civilians, United Nations (UN), Monuc, Monusco, DR Congo
Human rights as international consensus. The making of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1945-1948
CMI Report | Jan 1993
When the United Nations, on 10 December 1948, adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it was the first time in history that a global organization ...
Human Rights, History, United Nations, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2012
The United Nations is involved in the promotion of human rights in a number of areas, particularly through the Office of the High Commissioner on Human ...
European Union, United Nations, Human Rights, Global
Complex realities and astute actors: Sudanese women's activism and UN Security Council Resolution 1325
Report in External Series | Jan 2014
Sudanese women activists do not use United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1325 to claim rights. During my eight years of engagement with women’s ...
Resolutionn 1325, Sudan, women's activism, Sudan
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
Despite hundreds of billions of dollars in aid, the United Nations determined in 2004 that 54 countries had actually become poorer than they were 15 years ...
corruption, uncac, World
Institutional arrangements for corruption prevention: Considerations for the implementation of the United Nations convention against corruption article 6
U4 Issue | Apr 2009
What kind of institutions does a state need to have in place to effectively prevent corruption? What does it mean, when article 6 of the UN Convention ...
UNCAC, United Nations Convention against Corruption, anti-corruption policy, policy implementation, knowledge dissemination, institutional arrangements, anti-corruption conventions
The accumulation of unexplained wealth by public officials: Making the offence of illicit enrichment enforceable
U4 Brief | Jan 2012
Recent high-profile cases have focused attention on the transfer of assets abroad by heads of state and other senior officials from developing countries ...
international drivers of corruption, asset recovery, repatriation of stolen funds, international cooperation, mutual legal assistance, illicit enrichment, UNCAC, Tunisia, Egypt
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2009
In the annals of UN peace operations, the mission in Nepal (UNMIN) appears as an exceptional case. Most peace support operations today are multidimensional ...
United Nations, Peace keeping, Nepal
Journal Article | Jan 2011
While most UN peace operations have become large and multidimensional, UN support to postwar Nepal, the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN), was authorized as ...
United Nations, peace operations, Nepal, Nepal
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2015
The protection of tropical forests is a hot topic, particularly in light of the pressing threat of global climate change. The 2014 UN Climate Summit saw ...
REDD+, forest governance, climate governance, corruption, anti-corruption
Journal Article | Aug 2020
Legal Reform or Erasure of History? The Politics of Moral Crimes in Afghanistan Aziz Hakimi, Masooma
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jun 2010
Kongos regjering vil ha FN-styrken ut, og det kjapt. Det er ingen god idé. Men FN kan heller ikke fortsette som før.
United Nations (UN) peacekeeping, Monuc, protection of civilians, peacebuilding, DR Congo
Doctoral Researcher with research focus on humanitarian diplomacy and the United Nations
Humanitarianism, Diplomacy, Gender, The United Nations, Political Science, Masculinity Studies, International Relations
Event | 30 May 2013
M. Cherif Bassiouni an international United Nations war crimes expert, often called "The Godfather of International Criminal Law". Professor Bassiouni has served in numerous United Nations positions, including Chair of the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Libya (2011) and UN Commission on Human Rights for Afghanistan (2004-06).
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), adopted in Merida, Mexico in 2003, represents a remarkable achievement for international anti-corruption ...
CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a proposed ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Aug 2020
The last 20 years has seen a solid international architecture established to fight corruption. However, the pace of progress has slowed in recent years. ...