A series of major summits have come and gone and the problem of migration persists. Until the European Union and groups such as the G20 or G7 commit to real and immediate policy changes, ad hoc deal-making will remain the norm.
Category Archives: Human Security
The independence referendum, framed as a 100-year struggle for self-rule, will likely succeed. It is no surprise that Kurdish leadership would rather talk about self-determination than the details of voting or the plan to negotiate with Baghdad.Read more
The budget agreement is expected to be signed this week, and could have just as easily been signed during any year of the Obama presidency.Read more
Piles of burning rubbish, overflowing portable toilets, contaminated water, rat infestations, and more than 6,000 refugees and migrants squatting in decrepit tents. Welcome to Calais, France, the self-proclaimed “Country of Human Rights.”Read more
The current legislative discourse on human sex trafficking fails to capture the inadequacies of relying on a punitive system.Read more
In the absence of strong international coordination and leadership, Nepal, like countless humanitarian efforts before, will begin with the best of intentions and efforts, but ultimately end in long-term neglect and ineptitude.Read more
The horrific sieges and restrictions of humanitarian agencies have created a need for creative ways to get food and water and badly needed medical supplies into areas that are hard to reach.Read more