Month: March 2013

Features, News

Should Libya be admissible to the ICC?

The International Criminal Court was established in 2002 with the underlying function of punishing the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community. The ICC is designed to end impunity for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. The ICC is investigating situations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, …


The Millennium Development Goals: Two years to go, can we get there?

The foundation and implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2000 gave hope to developing nations collapsing under the burden of poverty. The MDGs provided a framework and direction to address widespread development issues. Garnering international support, the MDGs generated excitement about the prospects for the 21st century. Both developed and developing states committed …