ABSTRACT: While a new dynamics looking at overcoming the non-international armed conflict implicating the Colombian society for more than half century is underway, it appears useful to think over the basic stages of such lasting conflict. First, the causes moving to this conflict at its origins are explained and also the essential events accompanying it during the period before the adoption of the Constitution of 1991.
Myanmar at a Crossroads - Myriam Roccatello and Aileen Thomson
ABSTRACT: This paper in a first part shows how 2015 marks an important step in the Myanmar’s peace process, with a genuine political settlement for the first time and new elections. The reasons of the contemporary and past difficulties of the political situation in this Country are illustrated, in particular the denial of equal rights to the various minority ethnicities within a country separated in seven autonomous states, some of which enjoy, as a leg of the colonial rule, much more self-governance than the central, Burman-majority areas.
Retributive and Restorative Justice for Victims and Reconciliation - Paolina Massidda
ABSTRACT: Prosecution of crimes and redress for victims lie at the heart of the mandate of the International Criminal Court. The fact that both are equally weighted and that victims have a voice in Court’s proceedings have been welcomed as important achievements of international criminal justice.
The Politics of Impunity and the Purported 'Yemen Model' - David Donat Cattin
ABSTRACT: Hailed for years as a “model”, Yemen has progressively entered into the tunnel of internal strife and non-international armed conflicts, which have been suddenly transformed into a fully-fledged international armed conflict in March 2015 with the military intervention of a coalition of States led by Saudi Arabia.
Le operazioni navali nel Mediterraneo - Agostina Latino
Abstract: This essay examines the measures adopted under the auspices of the European Union (EU) to respond to the phenomenon of unauthorized migrations, in the form of both the establishment of naval operations and the decisions adopted following relevant meetings of the European Council and of the Council of the European Union.