• About Alice Volkov

    Alice Volkov has a master's degree from the Graduate School of International Affairs at Australian National University in Canberra. She wrote her thesis on the Responsibility to Protect doctrine and the intervention in Libya in 2011. Recently, she was an intern with the South Asian Human Rights Documentation Center in New Delhi. Her areas of interest also include strategies for preventing mass atrocity crimes; international development practices relating to the governance sector; and criminal justice reform. Volkov received a bachelor's degree, with honors, in history from the University of Melbourne.

    UN Counterterrorism Director Staying on Briefly

    by  • January 23, 2013 • GOINGS-ON, Security Council • 2 Comments

    Mike Smith, Executive Director of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED),

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyMike Smith, the executive director of the Security Council’s Counterterrorism Committee Executive Directorate, is to be reappointed to a...

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    Deep Flaws in UN Response to Sri Lanka Include R2P Failure

    by  • December 20, 2012 • Asia, Human Rights, Humanitarian Aid, Responsibility to Protect, Secretary-General • 2 Comments

    Tamil Tiger cadres loading up in Sri Lanka

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe United Nation’s internal report on its role during the final stages of the prolonged civil war in Sri...

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    Buckle Your Seat Belt, the UN Says, and Save Millions of Lives

    by  • December 6, 2012 • General Assembly, Health and Population • 1 Comment

    Street scene in Dakar

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    Palestinians Cheer New Status at the United Nations

    by  • November 30, 2012 • General Assembly, Middle East, US-UN Relations • 

    43rd plenary meeting of the General Assembly67th session: Question of Palestine

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    New Human Rights Council Members, Some Already Sullied

    by  • November 13, 2012 • Human Rights • 4 Comments

    GA votes on Human Rights Council members

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyEighteen members were elected by the United Nations General Assembly to the Human Rights Council on Nov. 12. The...

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