Posts by: World Peace Foundation

In a briefing paper, “Movement towards accountability for Starvation,” published today by the World Peace Foundation and Global Rights Compliance, we review two key advances that occurred in 2018, and indicate areas where more work is required. Below is from the executive summary:

Can starvation be prosecuted? While international criminal law (‘ICL’) has become increasingly sophisticated […]

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Think the word ‘famine’ and pay attention to what scenes come to mind. The enormous eyes and distended stomach of a suffering child; a parched landscaped; the rush of humanitarian actors, beating back the tide of death? Perhaps, it is a more specific image: from Sudan, Kevin Carter’s infamous image of a bird of prey, […]

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Protestors in Sudan are calling for the resignation of President Bashir. Will he listen? Alex de Waal joins an expert panel for an hour-long discussion on BBC’s, The Real Story.

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The WPF has been honored to have Jim Shannon as a WPF Board Member since 1995. His term will finish in early 2019, and we thank him for his insights and commitment over the years.

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The WPF has been honored to have Tom O’Reilly as a WPF Board Member since 1998. His term will finish in early 2019, and we thank him for his insights and commitment over the years.

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The WPF has been honored to have Philip Khoury as a WPF Board Member since 1999. His term will finish in early 2019, and we thank him for his insights and commitment over the years.

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