Consequences of the BRICS for humanitarian intervention

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are growing more powerful. How will that affect global politics? These powers traditionally support a strong interpretation of sovereignty, territorial integrity and the principle of non-intervention.… Continue reading

Arjan Hehenkamp on Humanitarian Aid in Syria

As the civil war in Syria drags on, MSF tries to provide humanitarian support. Arjan Hehenkamp (general director of Médecines Sans Frontières NL) describes the needs and the difficulty of humanitarian work. Providing… Continue reading

Irene Khan on IDLO’s work in Afghanistan

Irene Khan explains how the International Development Law Organization tries to promote the Rule of Law in Afghanistan. Ms Khan is currently the Director-General of the International Development Law Organization. Before this she was Secretary… Continue reading