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Global Compact on Immigration

Global Compact on Immigration

Look what happens when one’s not concentrating, the UN promulgated a global compact on migration, which passed overwhelmingly and then caused a backlash in the political classes in Europe. Here are my notes and links …

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Illegal Wars

Illegal Wars

I have been pushed to having a look at the law and war crimes, partly, as a result of meeting again, a bunch of people who think they can substitute their own judgement vs. the Rule of Law. Here are, as ever, my notes.

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Privacy & Human Rights at the UN

Privacy & Human Rights at the UN

In 2013, AFAIK, the United Nations General Assembly, passed the UN Human Rights Commission proposal, The right to privacy in the digital age, the results of this led to the establishment of a Special Rapporteur on Privacy reporting to the OHRC. The SRoP reports once/year to the Human Rights Committee and once each year to the General Assembly which receives the report at its 3rd committee plenary (I think).  I can’t find the reports, there ought to have been one in 2016, here is what I have found …