Andrea Farrés Jiménez

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.

Special Issue of Citizenship Studies on Aspirant States

The latest Special Issue of Citizenship Studies contains 12 contributions which use political science, international law and anthropology literature to unmoor the primacy of the nation-state as the sole entity able to confer legal identity on individuals. These contributions examine legal identity documents in entities referred to as “aspirant states” with the aim to highlight …

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News Roundup 20 June – 26 June

Talking to the Taliban ‘only way forward’ in Afghanistan Taliban face growing armed resistance across Afghanistan Congolese armed groups react to the deployment of regional force in Eastern DRC DRC: Military escalation with Rwanda devastating for civilians Mali: Guterres ‘shocked and outraged’ by reports of civilian massacres Broken promises: Cameroon’s troubled disarmament initiative Colombia ELN …

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News Roundup 6 June – 12 June

Afghanistan: Taliban Torture Civilians in Panjshir Terrorist groups ‘exploiting power vacuums’, UN chief warns Al-Qaida enjoying a haven in Afghanistan under Taliban, UN warns ‘Great progress’ being made bringing Da’esh/ISIL terrorists to justice, Security Council hears Occupation, discrimination driving Israel-Palestine conflict, recurring violence Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and …

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News Roundup 16 May – 22 May

Second Rwandan genocide fugitive confirmed dead Rwanda president suggests UK extradite genocide suspects after asylum deal Haiti: Bachelet deeply disturbed by human rights impact of deteriorating security situation in Port-au-Prince Haiti: Armed violence reaches ‘unimaginable and intolerable levels’ French court upholds charge against Lafarge over Syria operation For desperate Afghans, risky crossings into Iran are …

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News Roundup 2 May – 8 May

‘We are lucky today’: West Darfur braces for more outbreaks of fighting ‘We accept to save our lives’: How local dialogues with jihadists took root in Mali Mali: Military government breaks defence accords with France Recognize ‘enormous challenges’ facing northern Nigeria to forge new hope, Guterres urges Somalia: Three dead as al-Shabab attacks AU peacekeepers …

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News Roundup 25 April – 1 May

West Darfur: Health workers, children, among 200 killed in ‘senseless and brutal attacks’ Justice must prevail over alleged Libya war crimes, ICC Prosecutor tells Security Council Libya: Landmines, Other War Hazards, Killing Civilians Kenya mediates Congo peace talks, but breakthrough elusive ‘White hands’: The rise of private armies in African conflicts Colombian General and 10 …

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