Main takeaways:   International Organizations are more than ever needed to provide spaces for strategic  diplomatic negotiations between different nations to enhance security for the public. This  also includes coordinated efforts between like-minded states as seen in the current war  in Ukraine or the JCPOA negotiations with the Islamic Republic in Iran.  Representing the EU and…

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Main takeaways:   The world we live in today is one that is defined by humanitarian assistance provided by national and non-state actors on a global scale. Africa represents a continent that is heavily dependent on humanitarian aid. The main reason is the emergencies, both natural and human, that fuel famine, inequalities, and violent conflicts.  In…

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Main takeaways:   The EU provides assistance for countries and populations affected by disasters or humanitarian emergencies in line with the four main principles grounded in IHL. The DG ECHO mainly functions as a donor to NGOs or agencies with a solid commitment to maintaining support. Its annual budget is just over €1 billion. The DG…

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By Colin Wolfgang September 1945 signaled the end of the deadliest war in history and ushered in a Western world order. The collapse of the Soviet Union decades later resulted in numerous political scientists positing on “the end of history” and what the future might hold. However, once again, the world is witnessing an unprovoked…

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