US chair of the Kimberley Process limits scope of blood diamond regulation reforms
Sat 11 Feb 2012 07:21 pm filed by the Editor - International
In her first conference call with journalists since becoming chair of the Kimberley Process (KP), US Ambassador, Gillian A. Milovanovic has moved to limit the scope on any reform of the KP definition of a “conflict diamond”. Ambassador Milovanovic said: “I do not foresee within the Kimberley Process, per se, going beyond the question of rough diamonds.”
Statewatch launches online historical archive of EU Justice and Home Affairs documents
Thu 9 Feb 2012 01:00 pm filed by the Editor - Human Rights, International, Europe
Statewatch has today launched a unique online archive of over 4,500 official documents (rising to over 6,500 by the end of 2012) that chart the development of EU justice and home affairs policy over three decades.
Sun 5 Feb 2012 04:12 pm filed by the Editor - International
By David Swanson Alfred Nobel's will, written in 1895, left funding for a prize to be awarded to "the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses."