Human Rights

Europe?s civilian failings

Prospect Magazine blog post on our latest report – A review of Europe’s civilian capacities

The EU and failing states

The EU has a disturbing ?lack of capacity? when it comes to state building and crisis missions. The EU and its member states need to stand up to help prevent fragile states turning into failed states

No more low-hanging fruit

Since 1989 liberal reformers have helped bring 10 Eastern bloc countries into the EU. Now comes the hard part

Backsliding on human rights

The EU and their allies have to get their act together on human rights. Lives are at risk

Lives at risk at the UN

As European power at the UN declines, human rights standards drop and lives are put at risk

No easy solution for hunger

African farmers need seeds and fertilizers – and Governments that work

Stop rewarding violence in Afghanistan

The international community needs to get serious about helping Afghanistan and stop rewarding human rights abuses