The unanimous resolution should lead to increased data collection on people with disabilities in the aftermath of armed conflict and provide them a voice in decisions regarding humanitarian action.
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The Fifth Annual Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict: A Joint Blog Post Series
This past summer, the Strauss Center at UT was proud to co-host the Fifth Annual Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict, in partnership with the Oxford Institute for Eth
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Emory University's Laurie Blank discusses the meaning of the right of a state to use force against terrorist groups and violent extremists, in a forthcoming article in the Israel Yearbook of Human Rights, now posted to SSRN, and in a short column in the Jurist