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Recent articles from The Ploughshares Monitor
The Ploughshares Monitor: Spring 2017March 27, 2017
The Ploughshares Monitor: Winter 2016December 12, 2016
At a glance: Refugees and the Safe Third Country AgreementMarch 27, 2017
In 2017 a growing number of refugees have made claims after crossing irregularly (not at border points) from the United States into Canada. This has stimulated public debate about the effects of the Third Safe Country Agreement, which bars refugees arriving from the United States from claiming refugee status at a Canadian Point of Entry on the United States-Canada border.1 ...
The European Union outsources asylum policy and protectionMarch 27, 2017
In a deal reached in March 2016 between the European Union (EU) and Turkey, “all new irregular migrants” who reached Greece after March 20 were to be returned to Turkey. In exchange the EU would resettle more Syrian refugees living in Turkey, increase its financial support for refugees in Turkey, and remove visa requirements for Turkish citizens (Collett 2016). To ...
Nobel Peace lecture: From the impossible to the possibleMarch 27, 2017
Six years ago, it was hard for Colombians to imagine an end to a war that had lasted half a century. Today, after six years of serious and often intense, difficult negotiations, I stand before you and the world and announce with deep humility and gratitude that the Colombian people, with assistance from our friends around the world, are turning ...
Q&A: In conversation with Ambassador Paul MeyerMarch 27, 2017
January 27, 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Outer Space Treaty (OST), one of the most successful international treaties ever concluded. Negotiated in an era of intense military competition sparked by the launch of Sputnik in 1957, the Treaty created a legal framework for the governance of outer space, based on the principle that space is ...