Policy Brief: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Responsibility to ProtectWritten by on August 27, 2014
An OEF Research report authored by Ken Scott and Laura Rhodes reviewed international and national legal systems, laws, and practices regarding applicable norms and corporate responsibilities related to human rights abuses, and more specifically, mass atrocities.
The Systematic Prosecution of Somali Pirate Leadership and the Primacy of Multi-Level CooperationWritten by on August 15, 2014
Since 2010, well over $100 million has been spent on investigating, prosecuting, and imprisoning pirates operating off the Horn of Africa. These efforts have been subject to two related criticisms.
Re-Balancing the G-20 From Efficiency to LegitimacyWritten by on July 7, 2014
Research by Professors Andrew F. Cooper and Bessma Momani published in Global Governance focused on the evolution and impact of the Global Governance Group as a mechanism for linking G-20 and non-G-20 states and enhancing the legitimacy and potential effectiveness of the G-20 on the global stage.
The Role of Kenya's Private Sector in PeacebuildingWritten by on June 10, 2014
A comprehensive review of the range of activities undertaken by the private sector before, during, and immediately after the 2013 elections is the subject of a research report by Victor Owuor and Scott Wisor.This policy brief discusses key implications from this research for policy and practice.
The Role of Kenya's Private Sector in Peacebuilding: The Case of the 2013 Election CycleWritten by on June 9, 2014
Following the disputed presidential election results in 2007- 08, widespread violence engulfed Kenya, killing over one thousand people and displacing hundreds of thousands. One in three Kenyans were directly affected by the violence. In 2013, independent observers feared that new elections might produce similar or worse violence.
Improving Global Accountability: The ICC and Nonviolent Crimes Against HumanityWritten by on May 9, 2014
The journal Global Constitutionalism published an article by Eamon Aloyo in its November 2013 issue entitled, “Improving Global Accountability: The ICC and Nonviolent Crimes Against Humanity.”Aloyo’s article represents the view that some nonviolent harms, whether in a democratic or nondemocratic regime, are never legitimate.
Global Governance: “A Philadelphia Moment”?Written by on May 7, 2014
An obvious puzzle for friends and foes of international cooperation is how to explain why order, stability, and predictability exist despite the lack of a central authority to address the planet’s problems. In short, how is the world governed in the absence of a world government?