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UN Security Council Resolution 2417 unanimously passed: a landmark Resolution acknowledging the deliberate starvation of civilians as a method of warfare
On May 24, 2018, the United Nations Security Council (“UNSC”) unanimously passed a historic Resolution 2417 (2018) acknowledging the deliberate starvation of civilians as a method of warfare. The resolution, sponsored by the Netherlands, highlights the link between armed conflict and food insecurity. The UNSC recalled that on-going armed conflic...
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