International Law and Standards Regarding Missing Persons in Conflict

Earlier this week, the subject of discussion was enforced or involuntary disappearances. The students had the privilege to listen to Deborah Ruiz Verduzco, Director of the Institution and Civil Society Development at the International Commission

Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) by who and for who?

From a post-conflict standpoint, one of the first steps towards restoring peace and security in conflict-ridden societies is the move towards DDR. Getting arms off the hands of armed groups, dismantling their structures and getting

“Be a Robot”- Silence of the Lamb

  After a passionate and thorough introduction by Ibtissam Klait of today’s lecturer, it was a true pleasure to listen and observe the lively presentation of Dr. Bob Lamb on the last day before the

IPSI Visit to the International Criminal Court

The Hague Symposium not only provides participants with training in post-conflict transitions and international justice but allows us to see the realities of these aspects playing out in their respective arenas. Yesterday we were all

Reflections on Holistic Transitions

by Noor Omar, USA Being accepted in the International Peace and Security Institute Hague Symposium at Clingendael Academy presented me with the opportunity to meet Audra Dykman. Audra is an International Transition and Conflict Consultant