This week’s hot links include International Human Rights Day, climate change, populism and Sustainable Development Goals 1, 10 and 13.

14 Dec

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This week’s hot links include International Human Rights Day, climate change, populism and Sustainable Development Goals 1, 10 and 13.

Human Rights Day 2015

10 Dec

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Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations identifies ‘four basic freedoms as the birthright of all people: freedom of expression, freedom of worship, freedom from want and […]

CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014

17 Jul

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CROP, The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty hosted at the University of Bergen, is looking for original, high-quality, alternative and critical academic manuscripts for the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014. Works challenging the dominant thinking and knowledge about poverty and providing sound contributions to the eradication and/or prevention of poverty in our world […]

Peace Attempts in the Middle East and Assessing the Theory of War |This Week’s Top Hot Links #126

17 Apr

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at the work Obama has ahead of him if he intends to forge a new relationship for the US with the East in his upcoming trip to Asia. The links also look at the theory of war, by calculating the moves and outcomes […]

Human Rights in the EU and Peacekeeping in Darfur |This Week’s Top Hot Links #125

11 Apr

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at the future of Indian politics as the elections approach, and studies the role Islam and religion in Russia’s intervention in Crimean affairs. It also looks at the likelihood of the peace process in the Middle East surviving after John Kerry’s recent attempts […]

‘Basira Presents’: Film Screening of Binteen Min Masr- 27 February

13 Feb

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On Thursday 27th February, Basira is presenting a film screening of Binteen Min Masr, with keynote speaker Shereen El Feki. Basira is a non-profit human rights organisation that promotes women’s rights in the Arab world, and promotes mutual understanding between Arabs and the Western world. This latest film screening is part of ‘Basira Presents’, a […]

Gender and Human Rights Fellowship at The Oak Institute

27 Sep

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The Oak Institute for the Study of International Human Rights at Colby College is conducting its search for the Fall 2014 Oak Human Rights Fellow. This year, the Institute are looking for a practitioner/activist involved in human rights protection in situations relating to gender. This focus is not limited to activism involving women – it […]

Internship Opportunity at Academics Stand Against Poverty

27 Feb