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March 31, 2017

International Organizations
RTSYYW5_b UN Peacekeeping: A New Leader for the Blue Helmets

The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. On Monday, French diplomat J…

January 9, 2017

Human Rights
bensouda-congo-icc_rtx2qjkr Trump Should Support the International Criminal Court

With the presidential transition underway, observers have noted with concern President-elect Trump’s hostility toward international institutions. As CFR Senior Fellow Stewart Patrick notes, “[T]here …

January 6, 2017

Asia
clinton-rally_rtx2sdj8 Women Around the World: Year in Review

Welcome to a special edition of “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, highlighting 2016’s most sign…

August 3, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
The Islamic State’s Bloody Summer

Despite facing territorial losses, the Islamic State shows no sign of relenting in its campaign to spread terror beyond Iraq and Syria, says journalist Rukmini Callimachi.

December 5, 2017

International Economic Policy
Play Bensouda Fatou Bensouda on Global Women’s Issues at the Crossroads: Assessing Progress

Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), discusses her career at the ICC, the obstacles she has faced in her profession, and the challenges that still exist in …

November 28, 2017

United Nations
Play Jeffrey D. Feltman A Conversation With Jeffrey Feltman

Jeffrey Feltman discusses his five years as undersecretary-general for political affairs at the United Nations (UN), the role of the UN in mediating and preventing conflict, and the relationship betw…

September 12, 2017

Central Africa
Play The State of Security in Africa The State of Security in Africa

Panelists discuss the current state of security in eastern and central Africa.

July 12, 2016

Radicalization and Extremism
EIN___0059 UN Under-Secretary-General Bangura Addresses Rape in War

I hosted United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General Zainab Hawa Bangura, the special representative of the secretary-general on sexual violence in conflict, at CFR last week to discuss her work comb…

April 4, 2016

Human Rights
Congo-Bemba_RTR1F7I1 The ICC’s New Precedent for Sexual Violence as a War Crime

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Jocelyn Kelly, …

July 24, 2008

International Law
Africa and the International Criminal Court

The International Criminal Court has sparked controversy with its case selection and pursuit of justice in Uganda and Sudan.