Professor Sterio Speaks About Yemen, Artsakh Crisis

Professor Milena Sterio moderated a panel on April 23 on “The Biden Administration and the War in Yemen: Pathways to Peace?”  The panel was hosted by the Public International Law and Policy Group and featured Prof. Sterio as moderator, and the following panelists: Peter Salisbury, International Crisis Group; A. Heather Coyne, UN Special Envoy for Yemen; General George Macintosh, US Special Envoy for Yemen; and Raiman al-Hamdani, Yemen Policy Center and Visiting Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations.  A recording of the panel discussion is available here: https://www.publicinternationallawandpolicygroup.org/yemen-pathways-to-peace-roundtable

Professor Sterio also participated as a panelist in a discussion organized by the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA Law School on the topic of “Self-Determination, Remedial Secession and International Law: The Artsakh Crisis in Comparative Perspective.”  This panel discussion focused on the recent conflict in Nagorno-Karabkah (also known as Artsakh), a disputed area between Armenia and Azerbaijan.  The other panelists included John Dugard (former UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories), Sheila Paylan (public international lawyer specializing in international criminal law, humanitarian law and human rights, based in Armenia), and Geoffrey Robinson (Professor of History at UCLA; former Political Affairs Officer with the United Nations in Dili, East Timor).

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