Working at the STL: Alexa

After two months living in the Hague and working at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) in Leidschendam, I truly feel more at home than I expected I would in my three months here. While it has flown by and I have been homesick at times, I now feel comfortable here and sad at the … Continue reading Working at the STL: Alexa

| Work | Galway, Ireland (Irish Centre for Human Rights) – Evan

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’m working with Dr. Shane Darcy to examine the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. My work this summer has largely centered on whether the UN treaty bodies themselves are using the Guiding Principles, and if so, how. Specifically, I have been looking … Continue reading | Work | Galway, Ireland (Irish Centre for Human Rights) – Evan

Galway, Ireland (Irish Centre for Human Rights) -History – Evan

I got the opportunity to go back to school this week. Okay, perhaps not in a traditional sense, but I certainly enjoyed learning from some exceptional scholars and practitioners at the ICC Summer School. The Summer School is organized and hosted every year by the Irish Centre for Human Rights, and 2019 marks its 20th … Continue reading Galway, Ireland (Irish Centre for Human Rights) -History – Evan

Work at the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Georgia – Matt

Hey everyone! Thank you for keeping up with me all this time—it’s been a crazy summer! As I’ve said before, I’ve learned so much about politics and diplomacy, along with the importance of international relations. That being said, my position at the Ministry of Internal Affairs has two facets: there’s my actual work (of course), … Continue reading Work at the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Georgia – Matt

Off to New Horizons | Tbilisi, Georgia (The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia) – Matt

Hi, everyone! My name is Matt Maxwell, and I’m a rising 2L at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, currently spending my summer at the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Republic of Georgia. Before law school, I received my BA in English and Global Studies of Conflict and Security in the European Region … Continue reading Off to New Horizons | Tbilisi, Georgia (The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia) – Matt

Culture & Society in the Hague and the Netherlands – Alexa

The Hague, NL Once I became more familiar with the layout of the Hague, I was excited to explore its cultural and societal intricacies. Shortly after beginning work at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, we had a few days off for various religious holidays. The first day off was in recognition of Eid al-Fitr, which is … Continue reading Culture & Society in the Hague and the Netherlands – Alexa

Galway, Ireland (Irish Centre for Human Rights) – History – Evan

Independence In my last post I briefly glossed over Irish history until independence, and I’d like to continue in that same vein from 1921 to the present. I’ll add the obvious caveat that this is by no means comprehensive, and I apologize for anything I may miss. Rather, I hope this can provide more context … Continue reading Galway, Ireland (Irish Centre for Human Rights) – History – Evan