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Event Recap

May 13, 2024

Gender parity in MENA diplomacy and its impact on achieving peace

By Charles Johnson

Event recap of WIn Fellowship Roadshow 2024 public event on Arab women in diplomacy

Conflict Economy & Business

MENASource

May 3, 2024

The UN Libya envoy’s resignation shows why the political transition is failing

By Karim Mezran

Regardless of who replaces Abdoulaye Bathily, the next special envoy will not be able to solve Libya’s political impasse as long as the leaders of the country’s factions remain unwilling to meaningfully engage.

Democratic Transitions Economy & Business

Inside the Taliban's gender apartheid

Mar 21, 2024

Afghan women’s rights are not a lost cause. Here’s what the international community can do.

By Parwana Paikan

The United Nations must prioritize Afghan women's rights in its policy agenda and avoid forms of engagement that could embolden the Taliban.

Afghanistan Human Rights

UkraineAlert

Mar 12, 2024

Mood darkens in Odesa amid Russian bombardment and Western hesitancy

By Michael Bociurkiw

The mood in Ukrainian Black Sea port city Odesa has darkened in recent weeks amid a surge in Russian bombing attacks and growing doubts over the future of Western military aid, writes Michael Bociurkiw.

Conflict Drones

In the News

Feb 22, 2024

Asat joins Avaaz to discuss oppressed Tibetans and Uyghurs ahead of China’s Universal Periodic Review at the UN

By Atlantic Council

China Freedom and Prosperity

In the News

Feb 22, 2024

Nia quoted in The National on the assault on UNRWA and liberal humanitarianism

By Atlantic Council

Human Rights International Organizations

In the News

Feb 22, 2024

Asat quoted in VOA on the limits of China’s global influence campaign

By Atlantic Council

Africa China

In the News

Feb 22, 2024

Asat quoted in Tibetan Review on the Global South’s reaction to Chinese lobbying during UN review of its rights record

By Atlantic Council

Africa China

In the News

Feb 22, 2024

Baker quoted in USA Today on Israel and the 1948 Genocide Convention

By Atlantic Council

Human Rights International Organizations

IranSource

Jan 31, 2024

To challenge the Islamic Republic’s propaganda agenda, the UN deputy high commissioner must delay her visit

By Rose Parris Richter

Civil society advocates aren’t pushing for non-engagement but for a strategic reassessment of the deputy high commissioner's visit's timing and scope.

Civil Society Human Rights

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