Ongoing Armed Conflicts and the Need for Stronger Track Two Efforts.

Featured Image: Photo by Levi Meir Clancy on Unsplash.   The continuing armed conflict in Ukraine and the likelihood that the conflict will drag on through the winter, the 11th year of the armed conflict and repression in Syria, the renewal of
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Genocide Convention: 9 December 1948.

Featured Image: Photo by Pixabay on Pexels By Dr. Rene Wadlow. Genocide Convention: 9 December 1948.An Unused but not Forgotten Standard of World Law. Genocide is the most extreme consequence of racial discrimination and ethnic hatred. Genocide has as its aim the destruction, wholly or
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Convention on the Rights of the Child: The Vital Role of NGOs.

Featured Image: Photo by Yannis H on Unsplash. When the Convention on the Rights of the Child was unanimously adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 20 November 1989; governments took a major step forward in establishing a framework of world law to protect
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Upholding International Humanitarian Law in Times of Armed Conflict: A World Citizen Appeal.

Featured Image: Ukrainian diaspora in Brussels protests the Russian invasion, Processed with VSCO with acg preset. By Bartosz Brzezinski from Chicago, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons. By René Wadlow. The invasion by Russian troops into Ukraine has raised in a
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Women as Peacemakers.

Featured Image: Cynthia Cockburn. The strength of Critique: Trajectories of Marxism – Feminism Internationaler Kongress Berlin 2015. By Rosa Luxemburg-Stiftung, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons. Seeing with eyes that are gender aware, women tend to make connections between the oppression
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Saber Rattling With Nuclear Weapons.

Featured Image: During the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council (via videoconference). By Kremlin.ru, CC BY 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons. On 21 September, the United Nations designated Day of Peace, Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation in an address
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U.N. Human Rights Report: Spotlight on the Fate of the Uyghurs.

Featured Image:  Khotan (Hotan / Hetian) is an oasis city in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China. Uyghur people at sunday market. By Colegota, CC BY-SA 2.5 ES <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/es/deed.en>, via Wikimedia Commons. On the final day in office, 31
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Tigray: After the Calm, A Possible Storm.

Featured Image: Ethiopian national defense force 2nd Lt. Aweke Demesse talks with his troops on where to station their perimeter watches during Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s “Train the Trainer” course. By right, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. On August 26,
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Korean Peace Treaty Awaits: NGO Efforts Needed.

Featured Image: Korean Peace Memorial By John Murphy, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons.  27 July marked the anniversary of the 1953 Armistice ending the fighting in Korea.  A peace treaty was to follow, but such a formal peace agreement has
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