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Kashmir: Where human rights are trampled upon and impunity reigns. Part II of IV

Rekha Oleschak-Pillai, posted on 10 October 2019. We believe in peace, non-violence and upholding human dignity. As such, the concept of torture is completely alien to our culture and it has no place in the governance of the nation.[1] At the time I started thinking of the contents of this post I was travelling through … Continue reading

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Call for Applications 2019: “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS  Kosovo International Summer Academy 2019 (6 ECTS) “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations” http://www.academy-ks.org  Open to (Eligibility): Undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students (who are enrolled or have already completed aforementioned levels of university studies) and young professionals. Date/Venue:  KSA Part I: 10-20 July 2019, Prishtina, Kosovo KSA … Continue reading

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Accountability of International Organisations: Quo Vadis?

  By Rekha Oleschak-Pillai In 2007 I participated in a conference on the Accountability of International Organisations, which resulted in a book titled ACCOUNTABILITY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS BY INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS (https://intersentia.com/en/accountability-for-human-rights-violations-by-international-organisations.html). The main theme of the conference and the book was to examine what accountability of international organisations entails and what the implications of … Continue reading

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Positions Open at the University of Lausanne: Federalism and International Law

Prof. Evelyne Schmid and Prof. Martino Maggetti are in charge of this exciting project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation on Bypassing the Nation State? How Swiss Cantonal Parliaments Deal with International Obligations. They have two open positions- a Post doc and a doctoral position- please check them out. http://wp.unil.ch/ilsp http://wp.unil.ch/ilsp/jobs/   Continue reading