The book entitled "United Nations: The Legal Responsibility for Peacekeepers' Human Rights Violations" was published on 15th of March 2012 and addresses issues such as responsibility, universal jurisdiction, cosmopolitanism and human rights.
You can read a summary of this book…Continue
Added by Alexandra Matei on March 31, 2012 at 8:05am — No Comments
These days, I was carefully "investigating" the Peace and Collaborative Development Network website because I wanted to get the most out of it. I admit that I sometimes only read the notifications that I get by email. So, while exploring this website, it came into my mind whether you know any website that simulates the layout and the idea of this network but on human right topics only.
In case you have any recommendations, please feel free to either add…Continue
Added by Alexandra Matei on February 6, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments
As I wrote in my last blog post, for the past 2 months I have been absorbed by job-hunting. I tried everything and I think I did everything "by the book": I went to the Careers Service, I looked up job - websites, NGOs and Institutions where I can apply, I joined different Associations and websites and I tried to keep myself motivated and positive.
I am thankful to Teachers without Borders for giving me the opportunity to follow the online course on Peace Education because it helped…Continue
Added by Alexandra Matei on December 14, 2011 at 2:32pm — No Comments
For the past 2 months, one thought is haunting me " What should I do better to erase the un from unemployed?" I still haven't figured out the answer. Hence, I decided to use this platform to bring out into the open my questions, my dreams and my hopes.
I am a young, unemployed postgraduate who tries to broaden her knowledge and skills in the non-profit sector. I have a BA in Political Science and a MA in Human Rights Law and Politics. I possess good…Continue
A note on life....
My cousin (10) asked me last summer why do we live if all die. She didn't understand why everyone was afraid of dieing as we all die eventually. I obviously could not give her the answer I wished for, so I decided to settle down for ..."because it's fun". In that particular moment, I was quiet embarrassed about my answer and trying to calm me down by saying that "in few years I will tell her the truth (whatever that was)". But, then (some months after) I…Continue