Blogs & Event Reports
The Court at 75 and hopes for its future
On June 23rd David den Dunnen (THUAS) welcomed Miriam Boxberg from Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers, Chloé Batchelor (ICJ intern with Office of the Registrar), and Galatee Fouquet (political officer in the EU delegation to El Salvador) to a panel discussion about the future of the International Criminal Justice (ICJ). Dr. Asier Garrido- Muñoz (THUAS) moderated the panel and Dr. Brian McGarry (Leiden University) delivered introductory remarks about the events key themes. Read the report here.
Female Leadership in Peacebuilding: What we can learn from women in the field?
Written by Roza de Jong, Roxanne Van der Bliek, and Helena Mitchell, the blog post provides an overview of an event hosted by the Chair of UN Studies research group and UN Youth Impacted hosted to Celebrate International Women's Day. Read the blog post here.
Will the pandemic derail hard-won progress on gender equality?
On 23 November, we hosted a webinar discussing this question and introducing the responses of two Global South states in preventing violence against women during the pandemic. Read the event summary here.
From Background Noise to Alarm Bells: Towards Inclusive Climate Action
On Friday 4 December at 11:30AM (CET), the Chair of UN Studies in Peace and Justice organized a virtual event that focused on contemporary challenges brought about climate change from the perspective of the UN’s lesser-known actors. Read the event summary here.
UN DAY – A Dialogue in the Great Hall of Justice at the International Court of Justice
To mark UN Day (24th October) and the 75th anniversary of the UN a dialogue took place in the Peace Palace between Youth representatives, Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, President of the International Court of Justice and Minister Stef Blok, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs. Read the report here.
The United Nations at 75 years, Prospects and Potentials: The Future We want, the UN We Need
In connection with the 75th anniversary of the United Nations Leiden University co-hosted a discussion on the future of the United Nations. Under the banner of the 'the future we want, the UN we need'.
Watch the recording of the event here