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  • The first UNODC Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants shows that migrant smuggling routes affect every part of the world. The study is based on an extensive review of existing data and literature. It presents detailed information about key smuggling routes, such as the magnitude, the profiles of smugglers and smuggled migrants, the modus operandi of smugglers and the risks that smuggled...

  • "Based on first-hand interviews with more than 160 Taliban fighters and officials, as well as civilians, this paper examines how the Taliban govern the lives of Afghans living under their rule. Taliban governance is more coherent than ever before; high-level commissions govern sectors such as finance, health, education, justice and taxation, with clear chains of command and policies from the...

  • UN Women is secretariat for the "Global Database on Violence against Women," a tool designed to: "Provide easy access to comprehensive and up-to-date information on measures undertaken by Governments to address all forms of violence against women; Increase opportunities for exchange of experiences in addressing violence against women; Strengthen the knowledge-base for effective policy...

  • "This Tool was developed [by Prison Reform International] with the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) to provide practical guidance to help monitoring bodies conduct effective visits to places of detention. The Tool contains four thematic papers, which analyse broader themes that will benefit from a comprehensive monitoring approach, and five short factsheets which provide...

  • "The Rule of Law in Afghanistan: Key Findings from the 2017 Extended General Population Poll presents select findings from a nationally representative World Justice Project survey conducted in Afghanistan in August and September 2017...[T]his report presents disaggregated question-level data as 10 thematic briefs to highlight different facets of the rule of law as it is experienced by the...

  • GlobaLex is an electronic legal publication dedicated to international and foreign law research.

    Published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law, GlobaLex is committed to the dissemination of high-level international, foreign, and comparative law research tools in order to accommodate the needs of an increasingly global educational and practicing legal world....

  • Recently the International Commission of Jurists published "a set of training materials on access to justice for migrant children [that] were developed as part of the FAIR (Fostering Access to Immigrant children’s Rights) project. These training modules should help lawyers when representing migrant children to increase their knowledge of the rights of the migrant children, to increase their...

  • "This Primer discusses the constitutional regulation of emergency powers. Any country can experience public emergencies arising from war, invasion, armed uprisings, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, epidemics, or other types of crisis or catastrophe. Democratic states, however, may face particular challenges in dealing with emergencies because the legally guaranteed rights and...

  • "Today, international courts (ICs) are seemingly under pressure from a range of actors, including states, civil society and even legal professionals. At least that is the impression one gets from reading the press and specialised international law blogs. The question is, however, whether such conclusions are premature or are depicting an exaggerated picture of the state of international legal...

  • "The redeveloped  SSR Backgrounder App is an easily accessible, concise, “first-stop” resource for practitioners and policy-makers who seek both focused and comprehensive insights into the fundamentals of good security sector governance (SSG) and security sector reform (SSR). The latest version of the app offers many new features and materials:

    • More publications: get access to DCAF’s...

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