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Basque Country: Looking into the future with the “rights” perspective

Francisco Franco, who ruled Spain with an iron fist for nearly forty years until his death in November 1975, enjoyed visiting the Basque city of San Sebastian every summer. He used to choose the Aiete Palace for his stay, where … Continue reading

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The Nobel Peace Prize to the EU: An assessment

I was driving when I first heard about the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union. It was Friday morning and I was listening to the radio in the car. They interviewed Javier Solana, formerly known as “Mr PESC”, the … Continue reading

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“Reintegration – Evolution or Revolution?”, by Salma Yusuf and Dominique Mystris

READ THE PAPER HERE A focus on reintegration requires consideration of the economic, political and social aspects of the process. In addition to the broader definition of reintegration, it is proposed that any definition of ex-combatant should be broad enough … Continue reading

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“The role of human rights in peace-building”, by Salma Yusuf and Jennifer Woodham

READ THE PAPER HERE  The aim of this paper is to examine the contribution that human rights can make in terms of securing lasting peace in post-conflict societies. In particular, it aims to assess how human rights can deter civil … Continue reading

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