Monthly Archives: October 2013

Despite Chemical Weapons Agreement, Crisis Continues for Syrian Refugees and IDPs

The historic deal brokered by the United States and Russia facilitating Syria’s compliance with international chemical weapons norms has drawn wide attention from the international community. And while the work of the joint mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition … Continue reading

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Protecting Cultural Heritage through Community Storytelling and Legal Research

I spent my final semester of law school living in the southern Caribbean region of Costa Rica and learning about the volatile land rights situation threatening to displace native Afro-Caribbean residents. In an effort to learn more, I began interviewing … Continue reading

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Final Update from Geneva: Days 4-5

See the video below for the final update from the Law Center’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy Fellow, Kirsten Blume, regarding days 4 and 5 of her advocacy trip to Geneva. Kirsten has been able to meet … Continue reading

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Update from Geneva: Days 3-4

See the video below for an update from the Law Center’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy Fellow, Kirsten Blume, regarding days 3 and 4 of her advocacy trip to Geneva. Kirsten has been able to meet with … Continue reading

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Update from Geneva: Day 1-2

See the video below for an update from the Law Center’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy Fellow, Kirsten Blume, from her first two days in Geneva. Kirsten was able to make the trip to Geneva and attend … Continue reading

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The Road to Geneva: The Right to Vote

This is the eighth edition of a blog series (see blog intro) on the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty’s advocacy efforts during the HRC Review of U.S. compliance with the ICCPR. The information in this blog came from … Continue reading

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The Road to Geneva: The Right to Family

This is the seventh edition of a blogs series (see blog intro) on the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty’s advocacy efforts during the HRC Review of U.S. compliance with the ICCPR. The information in this blog came from … Continue reading

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