Youth for Sustainable Development organized by the MUN club of Visakha Vidyalaya

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On September 2015, at the UN Sustainable Development Summit, many countries adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in order to initiate development that meets the needs of the present by ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity while simultaneously ensuring that the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs is not […]

Post-Conflict Economic Recovery – Enabling Local Ingenuity

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”Post-Conflict Economic Recovery – Enabling Local Ingenuity”] Since the end of the Cold War, around 100 violent conflicts have come to an end across the world. Although this is the result largely of the internal efforts of individual countries, it is also due to the dramatic increase in support from the international community.Still,for […]

RULE-OF-LAW TOOLS FOR POST-CONFLICT STATES – Vetting: an operational framework

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”RULE-OF-LAW TOOLS FOR  POST-CONFLICT STATES – Vetting: an operational framework”] Reforming institutions contributes to achieving a central objective of an effective and legitimate transitional justice policy: the prevention of future human rights abuses. One important aspect of institutional reform efforts in countries in transition is vetting processes to exclude from public institutions persons […]

A Typology of Post-Conflict Environments

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”A Typology of Post-Conflict Environments “]   Despite the apparent decline in the global incidence of major armed conflict, there remain many countries in conflict and many others that are struggling with the legacy of recent violence. The majority of these countries are among the poorer and less developed ones. Increasing attention within […]

Framework Agreement between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ofthe United States of America and the Israel Space Agency for Cooperation in Aeronautics and the Exploration and Use of Airspace and Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes

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This Framework Agreement sets forth the obligations, terms, and conditions for cooperation between the Parties in aeronautics and the exploration and use of airspace and outer space for peaceful purposes in areas of common interest and on the basis of equality and mutual benefit.   [pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”Framework Agreement between the National Aeronautics and Space […]

Breaking Down “Diplomacy 101”

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Okay, so now that you’ve heard of this pioneering workshop it’s time to find out exactly what all the hype is about. Diplomacy 101 is essentially like any other 101 course, except with a local twist. (You’ll see why in a bit). So, basically, you’re gonna learn the art of being a MUNer, gain valuable […]

Diplomay 101 – Powered By Munation

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Diplomacy? Debate?Discourse? Are you feeling lost in a world of foreign policies and esoteric lingo? Fear not – On the 22nd of January, join on on our inaugural workshop where we will take you on a diplomacy-defining journey. On our journey to making you a better MUNer, we’ll making a few stops to teach you […]

The Law of War and the Responsibility to Protect Civilians: A Reinterpretation by Thomas Lee

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Two seemingly unrelated crises implicating the law of war and the responsibility to protect civilians have arisen in recent years. In 2013, the United States considered military intervention without U.N. Security Council preapproval in Syria after discovering that the government had exterminated its own people with chemical agents. In 2014, Russia sent troops into Crimea, […]