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EIA Interview with Ronald Deibert on a Human-Centric Approach to Cybersecurity

EIA Interview with Ronald Deibert on a Human-Centric Approach to Cybersecurity

| January 29, 2019
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Discussions around cybersecurity often focus on the security and sovereignty of states, not individuals, says Professor Ronald Deibert, director of University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab. If you start from a “human-centric perspective,” it could lead to policies focusing on peace, prosperity, and human rights. How can we work toward this approach?

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at Seventy: Progress and Challenges

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at Seventy: Progress and Challenges

| December 7, 2018
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In this essay, Ş. İlgü Özler examines global progress toward achieving the ideals enshrined in the UDHR, which was adopted seventy years ago in 1948.

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How Not to Do Things with International Law

How Not to Do Things with International Law

| December 7, 2018
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In this review essay, Anne Peters considers Ian Hurd’s recent book How to Do Things with International Law. Peters argues that, although the book is provocative and compelling, it may unwittingly reinforce the realist stance that international law is simply power politics in disguise.

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Human Rights Under Attack: What Comes Next?

Human Rights Under Attack: What Comes Next?

| December 7, 2018
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Micheline Ishay laments the recent onslaught against the human rights movement even from professed supporters, taking Samuel Moyn’s recent book Not Enough as indicative of the trend. Rather than piling on more critiques, Ishay writes, what we really need are strategies and solutions.

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The Empire of International Legalism

| September 4, 2018
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In this essay, Ian Hurd uses the provocative term “empire” to show how the international legal system is also a political system based on the dominance of law over politics for governments around the world.

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