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The Challenge of Human Security

Guest Contributor 8th March 2013

By John Bond OAM In September 2012 the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Human Security, which it describes as ‘an approach to assist Member States in addressing widespread challenges to the survival, livelihood and dignity of their people.’  This indicates a growing global recognition that security is not just a matter of armies […]

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Development and Conflict

Guest Contributor 5th March 2013

One does not need to look for long for examples of conflict impacting on development.  Take the case of Mali: a year ago, conflict in the north of the country and a military coup detailed two decades of constitutional government and development progress.  Elections were scheduled to be held in Mali a month after that […]

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Congratulations to the Oxford Jessup Moot Team

Import Import 26th February 2013

The Oxford Human Rights Hub congratulates the University of Oxford team for defeating the University of Cambridge in the final of the UK National Championship of the 54th Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition held in London on 17 February 2013. Shreya Atrey, a DPhil candidate and OxHRH participant, coached the team to […]

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