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16 Days of Activism 2014 in Solomon Islands 

Visitors to the UN Joint agencies Information Booth: Break the SILENCE. End the VIOLENCE

As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence Campaign, UN Women, UNICEF, WHO and UNDP collaborated with SPC’s Youth@Work to celebrate and support the key role that youth play in the global movement to end violence against women and girls.

PHOTO: UN Women

Constraints On Rape As a Weapon of War: A Feminist and Post-Colonial Revision

Rape as a weapon of war is deeply constrained by mainstream IR analyses, so to re-conceptualize the concept feminist, post-colonial and decolonial theories are needed.

A MONUSCO APC is greeted by local residents near the front line in the Beni region where the UN is backing the FARDC in an operation against ADF militia, the 13th of March 2014.   © MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti

UN Intervention: Help or Hindrance in the Democratic Republic of Congo?

The UN’s attempts to maintain the peace process in eastern Congo proved mainly ineffective because it failed to identify and engage with key spoilers.

aeriall view of the MALDIVES

1.5 to Stay Alive: The Influence of AOSIS in International Climate Negotiations

AOSIS nations could provide leadership and strategy to other actors that are also threatened and have little influence in climate change negotiations.

Composing Compositeness: Examining EU Defining Actor Aspect in Russia Relations

Composing Compositeness: Examining EU Defining Actor Aspect in Russia Relations

The ‘Christmas Tree’ metaphor best describes the EU’s Russia policy, as certain mechanisms to manage external affairs represent obstacles to a unitary strategy.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark yesterday.
The SG Visited by boat  the Middelgrunden Off Shore Windturbines with Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Per Stig M¿ller.
The off shore wind farm called ÒMiddelgrundenÓ is located in the ¯resund Straight (separating Denmark and Sweden).
The off shore wind farm was established on a natural reef 3.5 kms outside Copenhagen Harbor, in the autumn of 2000 and consists of
20 turbines, each with 2 megawatt capacity.
Middelgrunden is the largest wind farm in the world based on cooperative ownership.

Climate Change and Mental Health: An Unlikely Duo

Mental illness should be included as a critical issue in discussions of human security and global climate change.

Incubators of Terror: Anatomising the Determinants of Domestic Terrorism

Incubators of Terror: Anatomising the Determinants of Domestic Terrorism

The presence of domestic terrorism in a state is linked to government strength and the territorial control of the terrorist organizations themselves.

Van Beersum Affair: The Right to Participate in the Parliament of the Streets

Van Beersum Affair: The Right to Participate in the Parliament of the Streets

Because of the principle of territorial sovereignty, every sovereign state possesses the power to exclude non-citizens from participating in political affairs.

Perpetual Conflict of ‘Turkishness’: The Turkish State and its Minority Groups.

Perpetual Conflict of ‘Turkishness’: The Turkish State and its Minority Groups.

Turkishness identity has an effect on the social/legal spheres of its state relations and has Othered the largest ethnic/religious minorities, the Kurds and the Alevis.

Conflicts over the Mismanagement of Water: A Refutation of Conventional Wisdom

Conflicts over the Mismanagement of Water: A Refutation of Conventional Wisdom

The real issue around water basin is not the scarcity of water per se, but the fact that institutions are unable to commit to a fair distribution of this resource.

What Role did Christian Teachings Play in the American Civil Rights Movement?

What Role did Christian Teachings Play in the American Civil Rights Movement?

‘Christian teachings’ does not denote a unitary worldview, therefore, the concept must be analysed within distinct socio–political, cultural and economic contexts.

Weaponized Artificial Intelligence & Stagnation in the CCW: A North-South Divide

Weaponized Artificial Intelligence & Stagnation in the CCW: A North-South Divide

The stagnation of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons stems from the discrepancy in technological development between the Global North and Global South.

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