News Roundup 18 January – 24 January

About the author(s):

Andrea Farrés Jiménez is a qualified Spanish lawyer specialized in international humanitarian law, international security and arms control. She graduated from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in 2019 with a master’s in International Law. Her master’s thesis focused on the impact that new technologies and artificial intelligence have on IHL targeting principles. She worked as a legal expert for the Norwegian Refugee Council, the Spanish Permanent Mission in Switzerland and in The Netherlands, and the World Organization Against Torture, among other organizations. She has published on issues related to arms controls, gender, new technologies and the IHL targeting principles.

  1. Old grudges and empty coffers: South Sudan’s precarious peace process
  2. Killings of Colombia ex-FARC fighters persist amid peace process
  3. The longshot bid to end rampant banditry in Nigeria’s northwest
  4. UN chief calls for protection of civilians as violence spikes in Sudan’s West Darfur
  5. In Central African Republic, disputed polls spark a rebel offensive
  6. Central African Republic declares state of emergency to combat rebels
  7. Violence in Sudan’s Darfur Region Dims Hopes of a Long-Sought Peace
  8. Living in the shadow of rebellion: India’s Gond tribe
  9. Mali in transition: UN peacekeeping chief takes stock of political and security developments
  10. UN says breakthrough achieved in Libya transition talks

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