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CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
CMI Insight | May 2016
Reform of family law is considered among the most difficult to achieve since it contests ‘the notion of women and children as property’. ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia
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 ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
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 ...
European Union, United Nations, Human Rights, Global
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 ...
peacekeeping, peacebuilding, protection of civilians, United Nations (UN), Monuc, Monusco, DR Congo
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
Dispositions institutionnelles pour la prévention de la corruption : Réflexions autour de la mise en ouvre de l'Article 6 de la Convention des Nations Unies contre la corruption
U4 Issue | Jul 2009
De quel genre d'institutions un État doit‑il se doter pour lutter efficacement contre la corruption ? Que signifie l'article ...
CNUCC, Convention des Nations Unies contre la corruption, diffusion des connaissances, dispositions institutionnelles, organes / services anti-corruption, UNCAC, french
PhD fellow with research focus on humanitarian diplomacy and the United Nations.
Humanitarianism, Diplomacy, Gender, The United Nations, Political Science, Masculinity Studies, International Relations
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 ...
United Nations, peace operations, Nepal, Nepal
Le recouvrement d'avoirs volés: un principe fondamental de la Convention des Nations Unies contre la corruption
U4 Brief | Jan 2007
Alors que l’aide atteint des centaines de milliards de dollars, les Nations Unies ont montré en 2004 qu’en 15 ans, 54 pays ...
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
The 2014 election campaign in Malawi focussed on gender rather than facts. In this brief we argue that the campaign showed a strong, conservative, ...
election, Malawi, gender, Joyce Banda
Journal Article | Jan 2001
The UN mission in East Timor is the most comprehensive transitional administration undertaken by the UN to date. While having a combined function ...
Asia: East Timor
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 ...
REDD+, forest governance, climate governance, corruption, anti-corruption
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).
Project | Jul 2015 - Jun 2017
After the end of the Cold War armed conflict steadily declined; however, since 2007 that trend has reversed. New conflicts in countries with ...
local peacebuilding, conflict-affected countries, rights-based peacebuilding, Nepal, South Africa, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, South/Southeast Asia, Africa
Les risques et stratégies de réduction de la corruption dans la mise en œuvre de REDD+ en République Démocratique du Congo: un aperçu de la situation actuelle
U4 Issue | Jan 2015
La République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) est l’une des cibles principales du programme REDD+ en raison de la capacité ...
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 ...
Resolutionn 1325, Sudan, women's activism, Sudan
News | 25 Jun 2010
Nairobi/Brussels, 28 April 2010: To make an end of the brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) once and for all, national armies, the UN and civilians need to pool intelligence and coordinate their efforts in new and creative ways.
News | 5 Mar 2015
After decades of efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) in Sudan, the prevalence of the practice is still staggering. So far, attempts to criminalize FGM have been futile, but there is an election coming up. Will a new national assembly open up for law reform?
Optimiser la mise en oeuvre de la CNUCC : Du bon usage de la liste de contrôle pour l'autoévaluation de l'application de la Convention
U4 Issue | Jan 2010
La Convention des Nations unies contre la corruption (CNUCC) constitue pour les États parties un cadre unique grâce auquel renforcer ...