Le Département fédéral des affaires étrangères DFAE recherche un/e: Beyrouth – ONU femmes – Conseillère / conseiller Femmes, Paix et Sécurité – 100% / Beyrouth
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Le Département fédéral des affaires étrangères DFAE recherche un/e: Beyrouth – ONU femmes – Conseillère / conseiller Femmes, Paix et Sécurité – 100% / Beyrouth Placée sous la responsabilité de la représentante d’ONU Femmes pour le pays, elle travaille en collaboration avec les équipes des programmes Femmes, paix et sécurité et Femmes leaders et participation politique d’ONU Femmes au Liban. vous vous efforcez d’intégrer la perspective de genre dans le travail de paix et humanitaire au Liban. Vos tâches Renforcer les capacités et fournir une expertise dans le domaine des femmes, de la paix et ..read more
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Philippines asserts undersea rights in new UN filing
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Philippines asserts undersea rights in new UN filing The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs filed a claim with the UN on Friday to formally recognize the boundaries of its underwater continental shelf in the South China Sea, granting it exclusive rights to utilize the area’s resources. The Philippines filed the claim with the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf following more than 15 years of scientific research on the scope of its undersea shelf in the South China Sea, located off the western coast of Palawan province. The resource-rich undersea area for which the Phil ..read more
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Greece merchant vessel evacuated following Houthi-led Red Sea attack [war crime]
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Greece merchant vessel evacuated following Houthi-led Red Sea attack [war crime] The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) on Friday said that the Tutor, a Greek merchant vessel that was attacked by Houthi rebels, has been evacuated and left adrift in the Indian Ocean. The incident occurred on Wednesday when Houthi militants fired missiles at the cargo ship. The Iranian-backed Houthi militants have been attacking merchant ships linked to Israel since November 2023. The US and UK have responded through military strikes. The US Central Command, in a press release at the time of the in ..read more
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ECHR: Hungary refusal of medically assisted death does not violate human rights
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ECHR: Hungary refusal of medically assisted death does not violate human rights The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that Hungarian authorities’ refusal of a citizen’s request to end his life by physician-assisted death doesn’t violate the European Convention on Human Rights. The case started with Daniel Karsai’s request to have access to medical suicide after being diagnosed with an incurable motor neurone disease that causes the gradual loss of voluntary control of muscles, including respiratory muscles. This eventually leads to death, which occurs within three to five years, be ..read more
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Le Secrétariat d’Etat aux questions financières internationales SFI recherche un/e: juriste ou économiste – 80%-100% / Berne
International Law in Switzerland - Professor Andreas R Ziegler
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Le Secrétariat d’Etat aux questions financières internationales SFI recherche un/e: juriste ou économiste – 80%-100% / Berne Aux côtés des autres membres de la section Intégrité des marchés financiers, vous contribuerez activement à la capacité d’innovation et à la durabilité de la place financière helvétique ainsi qu’à son orientation vers l’avenir et participerez à la défense des intérêts internationaux de la Suisse. Vous suivrez de près l’évolution des marchés financiers suisses et étrangers, vous évaluerez la nécessité d’adapter le cadre juridique en vigueur et vous conseillerez la directi ..read more
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Swiss parliament rejects European [Court of Human Rights] climate ruling
International Law in Switzerland - Professor Andreas R Ziegler
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Swiss parliament rejects European [Court of Human Rights] climate ruling After the Senate, the Swiss House of Representatives has criticised the climate ruling of the European Court of Human Rights. Check out our selection of newsletters. Subscribe here. Like the Senate, it does not want any additional measures for climate protection. The House of Representatives adopted a corresponding declaration on Wednesday. The declaration, similar to that of the Senate, is entitled “Effective protection of fundamental rights by international courts instead of judicial activism”. According to the main arg ..read more
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Cooperation on military training: Slovenia and Switzerland sign agreement
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1w ago
Cooperation on military training: Slovenia and Switzerland sign agreement Bern, 10.06.2024 – The head of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports, President Viola Amherd, and Slovenian Defence Minister Marjan Šarec signed an agreement in Bern on 10 June to strengthen cooperation on military training. The talks also focused on the current security situation in the Middle East, Ukraine and the Western Balkans. More: https://www.admin.ch/gov/en/start/documentation/media-releases.msg-id-101339.html ..read more
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Yemen Houthi rebels detain 11 UN employees amid heightened tensions
International Law in Switzerland - Professor Andreas R Ziegler
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Yemen Houthi rebels detain 11 UN employees amid heightened tensions Houthi rebels have detained 11 UN personnel working in Yemen according to UN Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric on Friday. Dujarric confirmed the Yemeni authorities’ report that at least nine personnel had been detained, expressing grave concern over the situation. He stated, “We are very concerned about these developments, and we’re actively seeking clarification from the Houthi de facto authorities regarding the circumstances of these detentions and, most importantly, to ensure the immediate access to those UN personnel.” Dujarr ..read more
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UN rights office denounces ‘horrendous’ attack on Tanzania transgender activist
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UN rights office denounces ‘horrendous’ attack on Tanzania transgender activist UN rights office denounces ‘horrendous’ attack on Tanzania transgender activist ..read more
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Switzerland sued by Credit Suisse bondholders in a district court in New York
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Switzerland sued by Credit Suisse bondholders in a district court in New York Following the takeover of Credit Suisse by UBS, Credit Suisse AT1 bondholders are taking action against Switzerland. They have filed a class action lawsuit against the Swiss Confederation in a district court in New York, they announced on Thursday. Check out our selection of newsletters. Subscribe here. The plaintiffs are challenging the order issued by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) on March 19, 2023, in connection with the emergency rescue of Credit Suisse by UBS, in which FINMA ordered Cr ..read more
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