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  • Sep 08 / 2018
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North America

Maintaining peace in the Middle East and North Africa

Maintaining peace in the Middle East and North Africa Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the United Nations Security Council Thank you very much Mr President and good to see you in New York again. Thank you to Russia for the opportunity to discuss holistically the situation in the [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Europe, Uncategorized

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror 29 September 2014 In the face of terrorist attacks on Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, and other lethal crises, Pope Francis’ representative at the General Assembly’s high-level annual meeting today called for a reinvigorated United Nations capable [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Striking the Syrian Regime Is Not Legitimate

  GLOBAL Striking the Syrian Regime Is Not Legitimate The Trump administration may say it wants a humanitarian intervention. But the strikes it’s considering fail to meet the criteria that would justify it. PETER BEINART APR 13, 2018 A woman wearing a scarf depicting the Syrian opposition flag walks in the damaged areas in Deir [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Syria air strikes: Were they legal?

Syria air strikes: Were they legal? By Marc WellerProfessor of International Law 14 April 2018 Related Topics Syrian civil war Media captionMissiles are launched from a ship in an unknown location and French Rafale jets take off The justifications put forward by the US, UK and France for the air strikes in Syria have focused [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

SOAS scholar gives evidence at Foreign Affairs Committee on responsibility to protect and humanitarian intervention

SOAS scholar gives evidence at Foreign Affairs Committee on responsibility to protect and humanitarian intervention 11 May 2018 Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Director of the Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice, and Associate Professor of International Relations at SOAS University of London, gave evidence at the Foreign Affairs Committee on the Responsibility to Protect and Humanitarian [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Qatar integrates responsibility for protecting civilians in foreign policy

Qatar integrates responsibility for protecting civilians in foreign policy 15 Jun 2018 – 2:45 The Peninsula DOHA: Dr. Mutlaq bin Majid Al Qahtani, Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs  for Combating Terrorism and Mediation in Dispute Resolution and the National Focal Point for the Responsibility to Protect Civilians from Cruel Crimes, has underlined [...]

  • Mar 08 / 2017
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Europe

Is The West Failing To Uphold Their Response To Protect (R2P) Commitment?

by Lewis Barton Huffington Post UK In a little over a month’s time, the world will stop and remember the Tutsi genocide of Rwanda in 1994. As we approach the twenty-third anniversary, it is customary to reflect on the lessons learnt and see how far we have come in the aftermath of such an atrocity. However in [...]

  • Jan 27 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

(国际)专访:中国在叙利亚问题上历来公正客观——访我叙利亚问题特使解晓岩

(国际)专访:中国在叙利亚问题上历来公正客观——访我叙利亚问题特使解晓岩 车宏亮 854 words 8 December 2016 03:46 AM 新华社中文新闻 (简体) XINCCN Chinese – Simplified (c) 2016 新华通讯社版权所有,未经协定授权,禁止下载使用。   新华社大马士革12月8日电专访:中国在叙利亚问题上历来公正客观——访我叙利亚问题特使解晓岩 新华社记者车宏亮 杨臻 中国叙利亚问题特使解晓岩日前在大马士革接受新华社记者专访时说,中国在叙利亚问题上历来公正客观,当前叙局势处于关键、敏感时期,安理会应努力凝聚共识,保持团结,形成合力,避免制造矛盾争端。 对于近日中国和俄罗斯投票反对一份有关叙利亚阿勒颇局势的决议草案,解晓岩说,在决议草案未经充分协商、各方存在严重分歧的情况下,部分国家固执己见,强行推动表决,这不利于叙问题的解决。 解晓岩说,中国在叙利亚问题上没有私利,一直积极劝和促谈,为推动政治解决进程不懈努力。有关各方应增强相互理解,展示诚意,建立互信,先易后难,在政治解决叙问题的道路上逐步增进共识。   For full article, click here.

  • Jan 20 / 2017
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North America

Are the Conservatives politicking with Responsibility to Protect?

Prime Minister Stephen Harper didn’t have to make too much of an effort to stump for support on extending and expanding the mission against ISIS into Syria. The Conservatives hold the balance of power in the House of Commons and a majority of Canadians, across party lines, appear to support their plan. Monday’s debate in the House of [...]

  • Jan 13 / 2017
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Europe

Diplomatie : un quinquennat charnière

Pour son dernier discours au corps diplomatique, François Hollande a brossé, hier, le bilan de ses cinq années passées à l’Élysée. Comme sur la scène intérieure, le mandat n’a pas été un long fleuve tranquille. Émergence de Daech et terrorisme ; crises syrienne et ukrainienne ; interventions militaires au Mali et en Centrafrique ; lente [...]

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