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8 December2022
Tunisia – Quo vadis? The new constitutional reality, its impact and socio-political challengesJoin us on 8 December 2022 for a webinar discussing the new constitutional reality in Tunisia after the suspension of the Parliament, its impact and socio-political challenges in light of the Ukrainian conflict and broader geopolitical implications arising out of the crisis impacting the North Africa region.

Speakers:
■ Riccardo Fabiani, North Africa Project Director, International Crisis Group
■ Sarah Yerkes, Senior Fellow, Middle East Programme of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
■ Gordon Gray, Former United States Ambassador to Tunisia from 2009 to 2012, Professor of Practice at Penn State School of International Affairs

Moderator:
■ Filip Šandor, Director of the Mediterranean Programme at Platform for Peace and Humanity

Register at: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XauxMBp8Spy3jWw_6kiUqA
19:00 CET (GMT+1) online
1 September2022
Foreign fighters in UkraineJoin us on 1 September at 18.00 CET for a webinar discussing foreign fighters in Ukraine.

The final webinar in the series will explore the roles and motivation of foreign fighters joining the ranks of parties to the conflict in Ukraine. The webinar will also discuss the perspective of the home States of foreign fighters and various approaches of the home States to their citizens travelling to Ukraine for combat purposes as well as the perspective of reintegration after the conflict and radicalization threats. Finally, the webinar will approach the theme of foreign fighters in Ukraine from the legal perspective to analyse the legal status of these fighters and their responsibility under domestic and international laws for conduct related to hostilities in Ukraine.

Speakers:
■ Teun van Dongen, Programme Lead, Current and Emerging Threats at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism
■ Egle E. Murauskaite, Senior Researcher & Simulation Designer for the ICONS Project with the University of Maryland
■ Petra Ditrichová Ochmannová, Legal Advisor at the International Law Department, Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic

Moderator:
■ Rastislav Šutek, Executive Director at Platform for Peace and Humanity

Registration is required and available at: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QKCyu9nIQ2GX1gzyuPls2g
18:00 CEST (GMT+2) online

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Juan Carlos Benitez from our #Mediterranean programme analyses Algeria's momentum to improve its #economy and geopolitical situation as Europe faces a significant increase in #energy supply prices due to the war in #Ukraine. 2/2
The #gas shortage in the #EU presents a unique opportunity for #Algeria 🇩🇿 to expand its presence and consolidate its position as the most reliable gas supplier, taking advantage of its geographical proximity to #Europe. In our latest #blog post, 1/2

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⏰ Last day to apply as an editor in our team!
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Platform for Peace and Humanity
The #gas shortage in the EU presents a unique opportunity for #Algeria 🇩🇿 to expand its presence and consolidate its position as the most reliable gas supplier, taking advantage of its geographical proximity to Europe. In our latest #blog post, Juan Carlos Benitez from our #Mediterranean programme analyses Algeria's momentum to improve its #economy and its geopolitical situation as #Europe, one of the world’s most important natural gas-consuming markets, faces a significant increase in #energy supply prices due to the war in #Ukraine.
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Platform for Peace and Humanity
⏰ Last day to apply as an editor in our team!

📋 Join us for editorial work on our #Blog, #WeeklyNewsRecap and #PeaceandSecurityMonitor publications!

📅Start date: asap
⌛️Duration: min. 6 months
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Platform for Peace and Humanity
Platform for Peace and Humanity
📢 Happening now! Join our #YouthAmbassador for the #RighttoPeace for #Kazakhstan 🇰🇿 Tolkyn Mukhtarova and our project coordinator Carlota Maldonado Montserrat to discuss Kazakhstan's position on the right to peace and delve more into the vision of #peace, security, stability and cooperation.

Speakers:
⏺Iqboljon Qoeaboyev, PhD, Associate Professor Kazguu Business School, Associate Research Fellow, United Nations University – UNU-CRIS
⏺Aigul Zhamalova, Journalist and Media Specialist, Lecturer at M. Narikbaev Kazguu University
⏺Aigerim Seitenova, Human Rights, Gender Equality and Nuclear Disarmament Specialist
⏺Aruzhan Rakhimova, Lawyer, Tender Specialist at BI GROUP, Peace Ambassador and UNICEF Volunteer

The Platform for Peace and Humanity is organising the first webinar to advocate for the right to peace in Kazakhstan. The campaign is part of the global advocacy programme "Towards the enforcement of the right to peace" which aims for international and national legislators to adopt the right to peace as an enforceable right, strengthen the legal framework on #crimesagainstpeace and to forge a culture of peace.

💡 Join the event at: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85749843767
Webinar ID: 857 4984 3767
Platform for Peace and Humanity
Platform for Peace and Humanity
#WeeklyNewsRecap of 16-22 January 2023

Last week in International #Justice:
➡️Italy: Most Wanted Mafia Boss Matteo Messina Denaro Arrested
➡️UK: Court Approved Appeal Against UK’s Rwanda Asylum-Seeker Plan
➡️ECtHR: Illegal Migrant Detention Centre Fire Killed Three in Croatia, Investigation Revealed Lack of Preparation and Accountability
➡️Germany: Ghanaian Survivor Martin Kyere Testified Against Bai Lowe
➡️Bosnia: Boban Indjic Convicted in Train Massacre Case
➡️Israel: Second Longest Serving Palestinian Prisoner Maher Younis Released After Four Decades
➡️Bolivia: Court Ordered Santa Cruz Governor to Remain in Custody
➡️ECtHR: Court Found Georgian State Security Services Responsible for Lack of Effective and Thorough Investigation in Fatal Anti-Terrorism Operation
➡️Bosnia: Serb Ex-Soldier Convicted of Killing Civilian Prisoner

Last week in International #Peace and #Security:
➡️UN: Stable Situation in Yemen Provides Opportunity for Long Term Peace
➡️Burkina Faso: Armed Groups Abduct At Least 50 Women
➡️UN: Recommitment to Libya Ceasefire Needed to End Crisis
➡️Palestine: 15th Palestinian Killed by Israeli Forces in the West Bank in 2023
➡️Afghanistan: Freezing Winter Leaves Many Without Food or Heating
➡️OHCHR: Human Rights Office Urged Sri Lankan Government to Compensate Victims of 2019 Easter Sunday Terrorist Attacks
➡️Germany: Lower House Recognised the 2014 Yazidi Massacre by ISIL as Genocide
➡️Northern Ireland: “Immunity” Legislation Proposed by the UK Could Impinge the Rights of Victims
➡️Lebanon: IPC Analysis Reveals Food Insecurity to Worsen in the Region with 2.26 Million to be Affected
➡️Yemen: As Humanitarian Situation Further Deteriorates, Authorities Fail to Protect Fundamental Human Rights of Yemenis

https://peacehumanity.org/2023/01/23/weekly-news-recap-16-22-january-2023/

#intlaw #InternationalLaw #intlrelations #internationaljustice #internationalpeace #internationalsecurity
Platform for Peace and Humanity
Platform for Peace and Humanity
📢 Join us on 23 January 15:00 CET for the launch of the right to #peace #advocacy campaign in #Kazakhstan 🇰🇿.

💡 Join the event at: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85749843767

Webinar ID: 857 4984 3767

The Platform for Peace and Humanity is organising the first webinar to advocate for the #righttopeace in Kazakhstan. The campaign is part of the global advocacy programme "Towards the enforcement of the right to peace" which aims for international and national legislators to adopt the right to peace as an enforceable right, strengthen the legal framework on #crimesagainstpeace and to forge a culture of peace.

This webinar is organised to discuss Kazakhstan's position on the right to peace and delve more into the vision of peace, security, stability and cooperation.

Speakers:
⏺Iqboljon Qoeaboyev, PhD, Associate Professor Kazguu Business School, Associate Research Fellow, United Nations University – UNU-CRIS

⏺Aigul Zhamalova, Journalist and Media Specialist, Lecturer at M. Narikbaev Kazguu University

⏺Aigerim Seitenova, Human Rights, Gender Equality and Nuclear Disarmament Specialist

⏺Aruzhan Rakhimova, Lawyer, Tender Specialist at BI GROUP, Peace Ambassador and UNICEF Volunteer

Moderators:
⏺Tolkyn Mukhtarova, Youth Ambassador for the Right to Peace for Kazakhstan, Activist

⏺Carlota Maldonado Montserrat, International Lawyer, Project Coordinator at Platform for Peace and Humanity
Platform for Peace and Humanity
Platform for Peace and Humanity
📋 We are looking for talented and motivated editors to join our team for editorial work on our #Blog, #WeeklyNewsRecap and #PeaceandSecurityMonitor publications!

⏰Deadline to apply: 25 January 2023

📅Start date: asap
⌛️Duration: min. 6 months
📝Commitment: min. 5-10 h/week, flexible work hours