The International Criminal Court (the ICC) is the only permanent international criminal tribunal with the mandate to investigate and prosecute mass atrocities. However, the ICC is a treaty-bound tribunal, the treaty being the Rome Statute. This very fact prevents the

We are in the midst of an education crisis: 100 million young children will never get a chance to attend school while another 250 million go to school yet leave without ever having learned how to read, write, or use

The Right to Health is guaranteed under Article 25 of the UDHR and in other regional human rights instruments, statutes, conventions as well as in the national constitutions of many African countries. However, there seems to be a lack of

Science for Sustainable Development: An Old Relationship Reshaped The connection between science, the consolidation of peace, and the pursuit of human welfare is not new. In November 1945, the UNESCO Constitution adopted an already commonly accepted idea that cooperation in

Over 50 million children, unaccompanied and separated, are on the move: A must be priority for the international community Fifty million children around the world are on the move, fleeing from armed conflicts, violence, poverty and extreme weather. In this kind of

This March, the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference featured progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a key theme. Practitioners, experts, government officials, and development partners tackled the land sector’s complicated and herculean task of supporting governments to

Marcus Bleasdale is a photographer who has been documenting some of the world's most brutal wars over the past eighteen years. Marcus covered the wars in Sierra Leone, Liberia, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Somalia, Chad and

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