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Could a United Nations Code of Conduct Help Curb Atrocities? A Response to Bolarinwa Adediran

| March 2019
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Although a UN code of conduct may have little effect on Security Council decision-making, the proposals have already proven their worth in political and normative terms.

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Japan’s Withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission: A Disaster that Could Have Been Avoided

Japan’s Withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission: A Disaster that Could Have Been Avoided

| January 2019
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Former IWC chair Cristian Maquieira writes that Japan’s decision was a long time coming, but it didn’t have to be this way.

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Reforming the Security Council through a Code of Conduct: A Sisyphean Task?

| December 2018
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In this feature, Bolarinwa Adediran disputes the utility of a code of conduct to regulate the exercise of the veto at the UN Security Council during humanitarian crises, arguing that such a code would not make any significant difference to the way mass atrocity crimes are addressed.

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What We’ve Been Reading

What We’ve Been Reading

| July 2018
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Welcome to our roundup of news and current events related to ethics and international affairs! Here’s what we’ve been reading in July.

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Trump at Davos: Trickle-Down American Engagement

| January 2018
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In many ways, the vision of American leadership within the global community of nations resembles a form of trickle-down theory.

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