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, new technologies and IHL targeting principles.

News Roundup 2 November – 8 November

The humanitarian fallout of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict UN rights chief warns of possible war crimes in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict Ethiopia: Over 50 ethnic Amhara killed in attack on village by armed Protect children and relief workers caught up in conflict, urges UN rights envoy Second recent attack on Kabul school draws Guterres’ strong condemnation In Myanmar’s …

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News Roundup 12 October – 25 October

12 October – 18 October Yemen’s warring sides complete largest prisoner swap in 5 years Iraqi fighters ‘agree conditional ceasefire’ to halt US attacks Victims or villains? The volunteer fighters on Burkina Faso’s front line The obstacles to Sudan’s landmark peace deal UN urged to take action against Myanmar over civilian abuses Karabakh war leaves …

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News Roundup 28 September – 4 October

Sudan’s government, rebel groups sign landmark deal To UN, Israeli Prime Minister says ‘no doubt’ more Arab countries will soon join ‘circle of peace’ Attacks on Religious Leaders in West and Central Africa Must Be Addressed Massive Human Rights Violations in DRC Linked to Armed Conflicts, Report Finds Libyan rivals conclude talks on key security …

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News Roundup 21 September – 27 September

Despite ‘compromises’, peace remains elusive in Yemen, says President, calling for international support to save his country Integrity of Myanmar polls questioned amid conflict, pandemic Despite military wins against extremists, Iraq’s combat against terrorism is ‘far from won’, says President Salih Tired of conflict, Thailand’s deep south women are on the front lines of peace …

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News Roundup 14 September – 20 September

Rakhine: Where the military is more feared than the coronavirus Mali opposition rejects military-backed transition charter Afghan peace talk negotiators hold first direct session in Doha Yemen: Aid Obstruction Puts Millions at Risk Former commanders of Colombia’s demobilized FARC rebels apologise for kidnappings Syria: Bombshell report reveals ‘no clean hands’ as horrific rights violations continue …

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News Roundup 7 September – 13 September

Attacks on Students, Teachers, and Schools Surge in Africa’s Sahel Attacks on Education Rising, Fomenting Child Recruitment into Armed Groups, Secretary-General Warns in Inaugural Observance of International Day As Colombia’s FARC leaders testify, abuse survivors see little hope for justice The autonomous military groups in Libya Will Sudan’s Peace Deal With Rebels Work? How Colombia’s …

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Legal Roundup January – August 2020

We are very pleased to present the legal roundup for January – August 2020, that contains publications on issues related armed groups and international law, non-international armed conflict and the relationship between IHL and IHRL. It was prepared by Andrea Farrés, and it was finalised with input from Ezequiel Heffes and Katharine Fortin. If you …

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