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Nouvelles du droit international

  • Hillary Clinton to launch presidential campaign on Sunday en route to Iowa

    April 10, 2015

    Hillary Clinton is planning to officially launch her US presidential campaign on Sunday while en route to Iowa, a source familiar with the campaign has confirmed to the Guardian.

    The former secretary of state is scheduled to declare her second run for president on Twitter at noon eastern time on Sunday, the source told the [...]

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  • “Legacy of World War One – Shaping the Modern World”, International Conference, The Hague, June 22-26, 2015

    March 31, 2015

    The organisation of the International Conference “The Legacy of World War One – Shaping the Modern World”, has the pleasure to invite you for the International Interdisciplinary Conference on June 22 -26 in The Hague, The Netherlands. This is a unique opportunity to meet peers and professionals interested in the impact of the Great War on our lives today.

    On 22-24 June, the Historical Council Research Programme invites international students and young professionals to participate in a two-day model Versailles Conference, where they will renegotiate the terms made by the world leaders who remade the world in 1919. In addition, participants will engage in in-depth case studies in collaboration with international organisations in The Hague.

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  • Chinese law would bring civic groups under state security supervision

    March 25, 2015

    China’s state security apparatus has turned its sights on foreign nongovernmental organizations and their domestic partners, which are now bracing for a crackdown.

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  • Working Together for an Independent Expenditure: Candidate Assistance with Super PAC Fundraising

    March 20, 2015

    Suppose a candidate for the US Congress attends a fundraising event held by a Super PAC set up specifically to support (and which in practice only supports) that candidate.

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  • Greece urged to submit ‘full list’ of reforms

    March 20, 2015

    Give us a list of reforms, and you might get the money you need, Alexis Tsipras was told at a three-hour meeting with select EU leaders on Thursday (19 March).

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  • ‘Rebuilding Sichuan’ takes top film prize at UN event on disaster resilience

    March 16, 2015

    A film chronicling the monumental effort of the engineers and designers to rebuild entire new cities from scratch following the devastating 2008 earthquake in China’s Sichuan Province, took the top prize at the first United Nations co-organized International Awards for the Best TV Documentaries on Disaster Risk Reduction.

    Source: United Nations News Centre

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  • Iceland drops EU membership bid

    March 13, 2015

    The government of Iceland has announced it is no longer seeking EU membership for the North Atlantic state. Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson said he had already informed current EU president Latvia and the European Commission about the cabinet’s move.

    Source: BBC News

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  • Queensland youth justice system breaches international law: human right lawyers

    March 13, 2015

    Queensland is breaching international law by sentencing 17-year-olds as adults, according to human rights lawyers who have urged the new government to put a halt to the practice. Queensland is the only Australian jurisdiction to treat 17-year-olds as adults in the justice system, which stands in defiance of the United Nations Convention on the Rights [...]

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  • Humanitarian Aid Under Fire Calls for New Strategies

    March 12, 2015

    In the face of the growing number of crises taking place at the same time worldwide, humanitarian aid organisations – many of which have already reached their financial and logistic limits – are in desperate need of global coordination.

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  • More union in European defence

    March 11, 2015

    One of the EU’s so-called founding fathers, Jean Monnet, has taught Europeans that “Europe will be forged in crises, and will be the sum of the solutions adopted for those crises”.

    Multiple emergencies and rapidly evolving global trends have undermined the European Union’s role as a security actor in recent years. Created in 1992, the force is composed of personnel from five member countries and four observers, all of them EU states.

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