Daily Links - 7 November

7 November 2005

Applying Islamic Principles in the Twenty-first Century - Nigeria, Iran, and Indonesia (David Smock, usip.org, 09/05)
Report 150 of the United States Institute of Peace highlights three projects in Muslim countries which reinterpret Muslim principles in a way which might interest some of us...


On "Gender and Peace building" people exchange their views on issues related to gender, conflict, peace, security, and development.

Petion-ville sit-in seeking release of women political prisoners blocked by police who dispute their authorization

Marcella Adey points out how women were barred from a sit-in outside Pétion-Ville prison calling for the release of female prisoners by the Haitian police.


Dialogue on Treaty Body Reform and Proposals for a Unified Standing Treaty Body
The National Human Rights Institutions Forum launches a new debate for a new Treaty Body.
Susanne Zwingel's article for openDemocracy last week showed how a harmonisation of reporting mechanisms might be well served by CEDAW.

Should we allow artificial intelligence to manage migration?

How is artificial intelligence being used in governing migration? What are the risks and opportunities that the emerging technology raises for both the state and the individual crossing a country’s borders?

Ryerson University’s Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration and openDemocracy have teamed up to host this free live discussion on 15 April at 5pm UK time/12pm EDT.

Hear from:

Ana Beduschi Associate professor of law, University of Exeter

Hilary Evans Cameron Assistant professor, faculty of law, Ryerson University

Patrick McEvenue Senior director, Strategic Policy Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Chair: Lucia Nalbandian Researcher, CERC Migration, Ryerson University

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