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A Conversation on Statelessness with Kristy Belton

A Conversation on Statelessness with Kristy Belton

In this interview, Kristy A. Belton talks about statelessness–which affects more than ten million people worldwide–including why it persists and how we can end it. Belton’s most recent essay on statelessness appears in the Spring 2017 issue of Ethics & International Affairs.

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<i>EIA</i> Spring 2017 Issue—Out now!

EIA Spring 2017 Issue—Out now!

| March 10, 2017

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Spring 2017 issue of Ethics & International Affairs. Access the issue here.






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Rethinking the Concept of a “Durable Solution”: Sahrawi Refugee Camps Four Decades On

Rethinking the Concept of a “Durable Solution”: Sahrawi Refugee Camps Four Decades On

| March 10, 2017

The Sahrawi people have been housed in refugee camps in Tindouf, Algeria since 1975. This essay uses the case of the Sahrawi to illustrate the problematic nature of refugee camps, which are intended to serve a transitional purpose but ultimately become de facto long-term solutions, depriving refugees of their political and social rights indefinitely.






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30th Anniversary Volume Editors’ Picks

30th Anniversary Volume Editors’ Picks

| February 16, 2017

Ethics & International Affairs is pleased to present a special collection of “Editors’ Picks” from its 30th Anniversary Volume. Access the selections here.






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Responsibility While Protecting (RwP) and the Intervention in Yemen

Responsibility While Protecting (RwP) and the Intervention in Yemen

| January 25, 2017

The Saudi-led coalition justified its intervention in Yemen with reference to its “responsibility” to protect the people of Yemen, yet the intervention has put more civilians at risk. Drew Thompson argues that RwP, if it were an established norm, may have led to a different outcome.






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The Lessons of Effective Altruism

The Lessons of Effective Altruism

| December 14, 2016

In this essay, Rubenstein examines two recent books by Peter Singer and William MacAskill on the philosophy and philanthropic movement known as Effective Altruism (EA). She addresses both the promise and limitations of EA—whose proponents seek to do the “most good”—arguing that a “hidden curriculum” underlies its teachings.






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Is the EU Gradually Renouncing its Fundamental Values in Order to Better Protect its External Borders?

Is the EU Gradually Renouncing its Fundamental Values in Order to Better Protect its External Borders?

| November 14, 2016

Given the EU’s increasing outsourcing of its border security strategy to third countries, Solon Ardittis calls for “a fully fledged set of fundamental rights guidelines and monitoring mechanisms” to ensure the bloc does not abandon its fundamental values in favor of protecting its external borders.






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Clustering Countries, Changing Climates: An NGO Review to Close the Ambition Gap

Clustering Countries, Changing Climates: An NGO Review to Close the Ambition Gap

| November 9, 2016

The bottom-up element of the Paris Agreement has led to a substantial mismatch between the sum of individual countries’ proposed emissions cuts and the collective goal to hold global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius. In this online exclusive, Ewan Kingston proposes a new NGO review of climate contributions that will encourage countries to do more to close the so-called ambition gap.






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