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Public Consultation on Justice, Human Rights, and the International Legal SystemRead more

The ICM hosted a public consultation on June 14th on its discussion paper “Justice, Human Rights, and the International Legal System.”
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The United Nations Charter underscores the vital importance of promoting respect for fundamental human rights, including to achieve lasting peace and sustainable development. In addition to the robust normative framework on universal human (...)

Retreats and Public Consultations

  • Third ICM Retreat Discusses Terrorism, Including Issues Related to Ideology, Identity Politics, and Organized CrimeRead more

    How can the multilateral system’s response to terrorism become more efficient and effective? That was the key question at ICM’s third retreat on April 10-11, held at the Asia Society in New York. UN ambassadors, experts, and practitioners representing governments and civil society organizations convened to analyze the factors that drive and sustain terrorism today and the UN’s response to countering the threat. Participants discussed the links between insurgents, criminal groups, and (...)

  • Second ICM Retreat Examines Social Inclusion, Political Participation, and Effective Governance in Challenging EnvironmentsRead more

    ICM hosted its second retreat on March 13-14 with experts and participants representing governments and civil society organizations to examine the nexus between governance structures and the state, state-society relations, and the role of regional organizations in the multilateral system. The increase in non-state actors in today’s political area has challenged traditional understandings of power and legitimacy, straining state-society relations as government institutions grapple with (...)

  • First ICM Retreat Discusses Challenges and Opportunities of Multilateral SystemRead more

    This past weekend, the ICM hosted experts, members of civil society, and UN ambassadors during its inaugural retreat to discuss the state of a multilateral system that was started in the wake of the second World War and, while it has strengths, struggles to meet many of today’s challenges. The retreat, which took place February 19th-20th, was the first of 15 retreats that will be convened over the course of the year about the role of the multilateral system in addressing critical (...)

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