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In Memoriam of Jovan Divjak: the Hero of Sarajevo

By Dr Carna Pistan  Dr Carna Pistan is an affiliated Scholar at the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development and Marie Curie Global Fellow for the project “Illusions of Eternity: the Constitution as a lieu de mémoire and the Problem … Continue reading

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What Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention means for women in Turkey and beyond

What Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention means for women in Turkey and beyond. Continue reading

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The Repetition of History and Democratic Decay: The Case of Sri Lanka

The Repetition of History and Democratic Decay: The Case of Sri Lanka Continue reading

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South Sudan’s decade-long transition: A country in search of a permanent constitution

By Zach Nelson Zach Nelson is a first-year graduate student studying International Development at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He was previously based in Juba, South Sudan, where he led research assessments on humanitarian accountability, and in Yangon, … Continue reading

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The opposition of the people of Myanmar to the military coup is the last hope for democracy

By Daniele Rumolo Daniele Rumolo is a human rights practitioner with over a decade of field work experience in the Balkans, Middle-East, and Asia with the United Nations and other international organizations.  An unlawful seizure of power In the early … Continue reading

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Constitutional crisis continues: Kyrgyzstan’s constitution set for amendment

Constitutional crisis continues: Kyrgyzstan’s constitution set for amendment Continue reading

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US Supports Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to Lead the WTO (Finally)

By Arthur Appleton Arthur Appleton, JD, PhD is an Adjunct Professor of International Trade Law at SAIS Europe and a Partner with Appleton Luff – International Lawyers. Elections have consequences and the US presidential election is having positive consequences for the … Continue reading

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The Italian “National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe” and the “the Eastern Border Affair”: Another Wall in European Memory?

By Dr. Carna Pistan  Affiliated Scholar at the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development and Marie Curie Global Fellow for the project “Illusions of Eternity: the Constitution as a lieu de mémoire and the Problem of Collective Remembrance in the … Continue reading

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Security as a Patriarchal Structure

By Amber Malone “Without a feminist perspective, policymakers will be limited in their capability to address the needs of insecure populations, and women – especially asylum-seeking women – will continue to be disproportionately impacted by violence.” In the piece that … Continue reading

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Human rights and democracy in the covid-19 era: experience from Republic of Moldova

By Sorina Pinzaru In this short article, student guest contributor Sorina Pinzaru reflects on the declaration of a State of Emergency in the Republic of Moldova during the covid era, and the ramification same has had for human rights and … Continue reading

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