International humanitarian law in times of war and conflict, if in turn to a set of international rules from the settlement of humanitarian problems arising from armed conflicts, on the one hand, it aims to achieve the pain of war, by organizing intellectual operations or means of war. It is this post's comments, aimed at the protection of persons injured, prisoners, and civilians, as well as the properties that are affected by the armed conflict, either…
The United Nations is planning a World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) — scheduled for May 2016 in Istanbul — in order to improve the effectiveness of aid to victims of both armed conflicts and…Continue
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In recent years the debate on outlawing nuclear weapons has (re)emerged. By naming personal experienced events, I have tried to summarize this issue - which, in my point of view, has a strong normative ethical componant.
In the bold discussions on the NPT and its review process, some states argue with legal and normative obligations not to use nuclear weapons. The non-Alignement Movement (NAM) and the New Agenda Coalition (NAC) stated that the use of nuclear weapons…Continue