Yiokasti Mouratidi

Yiokasti Mouratidi is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of International and Operational Law at the Swedish Defence University, focusing on compliance with the law of armed conflict. Previously, Yiokasti obtained her LLM in Public International Law from Utrecht University, the Netherlands (2022) and her LLB in Law with European Law from the University of Nottingham, UK (2019). Yiokasti has a strong interest in international humanitarian law and international security law. Her work on the AGIL blog is provided in a personal capacity and does not necessarily reflect the views of any present or previous employer.

News Roundup 22-28 January

Aid groups say stop sending armed to Israel, Palestinian groups Mali to hold peace dialogue after scrapping deal with rebels Armed groups converge in Cairo to discuss ceasing hostilities in Darfur Myanmar’s army is losing – and facing fire from a militant monk Former Syrian army member gets 12-year prison sentence in the Netherlands 3 …

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News Roundup 1 – 7 January 2024

Ethnic armed group battling Myanmar’s military claims to have shot down an army helicopter At least nine Palestinians, two Israelis killed in West Bank violence Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Iran attack, Tehran vows revenge Colombia cites advances in peace talks with FARC dissidents Tuareg separatists reject proposed ‘inter-Malian’ peace dialogue Myanmar rebel groups …

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News Roundup 4 – 10 December

Colombian Amazon park rangers face violence, threats by illegal armed groups Myanmar regime says armed groups must solve problems ‘politically’ Why Wagner is winning hearts in the Central African Republic Afghan Insurgent Groups Step Up Attacks, Political Campaign Against Taliban French frigate shoots down drones over Red Sea Lebanon army says one soldier killed in …

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News Roundup 13 – 19 November

After battle with junta, Myanmar rebels take control of border point with India Sudan civil war: Darfur’s Jem rebels join army fight against RSF M23 rebels retake DRC village where they’re accused of massacre Yemen’s Houthis say they fired ballistic missiles towards Israel In Bamako, Malians celebrate capture of rebel stronghold by army Interview: Myanmar …

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Engaging armed groups on environmental protection and climate change: current challenges, approaches and looking to the future

With thanks to Anki Sjöberg and Florian Weigand for their input and feedback. On 31 October, the Centre on Armed Groups, ODI Global Risks & Resilience and Fight for Humanity co-organised a panel discussion on “Engaging armed groups on environmental protection and climate change” as part of the Geneva Peace Week. With panellists from across …

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