Rwandan Refugees as Combatants in the Great Lakes Region of Africa

The author is reachable at reachsafari@gmail.com. He works at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). However, views expressed herein are not a reflection of the official position, past, present, or future, of the United Nations or the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Introduction  Rwanda has been a country of origin for refugees […]

The 2020 Rwanda-Uganda Extradition Treaty: History, Achievements and Challenges

The author is reachable at reachsafari@gmail.com. He works at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). However, views expressed herein are not a reflection of the official position, past, present or future, of the United Nations or the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. INTRODUCTION On 21 February 2020, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs (MFA) […]

ISIS Child Soldiers – Between Reintegration and Prosecution

On September 25th, 2021, we had the pleasure to start with our WMO Gathering Series in the Arabic language. This, being the very first event in an alternative language to English, was chaired by Daniel Erdmann, moderated and partially translated by Yousra Hasona, and packed with outstanding content being delivered by Dr. Khairallah Subhan from […]

Customary Law in the Arab World

Traditional conflict resolution methods are considered one of the oldest methods used throughout history to resolve conflicts between individuals, and in the Arab world, many of these methods are still used today in a vital way to resolve many issues and disputes. In this article, we will focus on presenting customary/tribal law in the Arab […]

Sudan: Towards a Proposal Solution to end Famine in South Sudan

Famine has plagued South Sudan for many decades. This situation is due not only to the geographical position of this country but also to the rapid climate change and ethnic wars. Several solutions have tried to bring relief to this significant problem of famine without real success. Therefore, it is advisable to think of it […]

Ethiopia: Addressing Sexual Violence in Tigray Conflict

Sexual violence is known as an overall result of armed conflict and other crises. However, in the Tigray region, it has taken another dimension. It has become the primary weapon of war in multiple faces with systematic rape. The late intervention of the international community, including local nongovernmental organizations, forced the Ethiopian government to speak […]

Restorative Justice: An Answer to Sexual Violence in Nepal?

1) KeyWords Nepal, South Asia, restorative justice, alternative justice, criminal justice, survivor-centered approach, sexual violence, gender-based violence, violence prevention, violence against women, taboo, patriarchy, civil war, high—level corruption, police corruption, healing, mental health, COVID-19 lockdown, victim-blaming, awareness, online sexual violence, cybercrime, NGOs, funding challenges, advocacy, sexual and reproductive health and rights, reintegration, women empowerment 2) Abstract Rising […]

Why is the Conflict in Lebanon So Intractable?

On October 17th of this year, Lebanese people took to the streets in an exceptional protest against government corruption following the announcement that there would be taxes imposed on the use of the free, internet-based messenger service WhatsApp. Distrusting sentiment towards the sectarian government has been brewing for as long as Lebanon has existed with […]

Significance of multilateral institutions in trade dispute management

The antagonism in international trade negotiations impacts many countries. Small states find themselves engrossing in bilateral talks within which leaves them in weaker positions with time advancement. A multilateral agreement is pivotal even if it is evasive. An impactful trade agreement can mitigate the current volatile global economy to facilitate sustainable markets. (Koldunova, 2019) A […]

Is there a realistic chance for Yemen to come to peace?

The worst humanitarian crisis – that is saying something in a world with all sorts of problems. Yemen didn’t have it easy in the last decades and it has gotten worse since 2015 when the government changed violently. Several agreements, UN sanctions, and dialogues happened during the last 5 years. Steps forward, step backward. A complex game about […]