Category Archives: Aid

May 29 2017

Clean India Mission: Towards the Right to Sanitation as a Human Right?

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By Dushyant Thakur* In 2010, the United Nations General Assembly recognised the right to sanitation as a human right. In the same year, this was reaffirmed by a resolution of the UN Human Rights Council. Both resolutions considered the right … Continue reading

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Dec 19 2016

War and Peace: From London to Aleppo

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By Kwame Sekyere* A narrative that parallels the experience of politicians in Downing Street being disturbed by the sound of protesters, with the experience of civilians in Aleppo being disturbed by the sound of war. On the 13th of December … Continue reading

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Dec 16 2016

Syria in Crisis: The Harrowing Case of Aleppo

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Campaigners have been changing their Facebook profile pictures to red to show their solidarity with the people of Aleppo. Please note, this article was last edited on the morning of 15th December 2016 and may not reflect the latest news on … Continue reading

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Nov 21 2016

Durable Solutions For Refugees: Principles And Implementation Strategy Of A General Framework

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By Liliana Lyra Jubilut* and André de Lima Madureira** Refugees count on 3 durable solutions: 1) local integration, 2) resettlement and 3) voluntary repatriation. They “allow them to rebuild their lives”[1] and “to live their lives in dignity and peace”[2]. Durable … Continue reading

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Jul 18 2016

The UN Needs to be Salvaged

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By Umar Lateef Misgar* “All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of this Declaration and against any incitement … Continue reading

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Feb 25 2016

Can we predict a humanitarian emergency?

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By Nicolò Maganza* Since the end of the Cold War, the humanitarian field has witnessed the emergence of new early warning systems, as well as the improvement of old ones, the purpose being to alert us of imminent humanitarian emergencies. … Continue reading

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