ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda Appoints Brigid Inder, Executive Director of the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice, as Special Gender Advisor

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda Appoints Brigid Inder, Executive Director of the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice, as Special Gender Advisor Press Release: 21.08.2012 Today International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda announced the appointment of Brigid Inder as her Special Gender Advisor. With more than 25 years of experience working in the international justice, women’s human …

Op-ed from Ban Ki-moon

World is over-armed and peace is under-funded By Ban Ki-moon Last month, competing interests prevented agreement on a much-needed treaty that would have reduced the appalling human cost of the poorly regulated international arms trade. Meanwhile, nuclear disarmament efforts remain stalled, despite strong and growing global popular sentiment in support of this cause. The failure …

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From the Globe and Mail: Globe and Mail (Toronto) Friday, Aug. 03, 2012 Peacekeepers gone wild: How much more abuse will the UN ignore in Congo? by Gerald Caplan What do we do when those we entrust with our greatest hopes betray that trust? If the betrayers are United Nations peacekeepers, the answer seem to be …

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From the Nobel Women's Initiative: The Canadian Government Takes the Pledge! Posted by Stop Rape in Conflict on June 21, 2012 Last week we asked you to get behind a petition to ask the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs to support a motion to make Canada a leader to Stop Rape in Conflict. The "Dear …