Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Just Security

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

Just Security

United Kingdom

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Past articles by Fionnuala:

My Priorities As UN Special Rapporteur on Counter Terrorism: The Problem of Permanent Emergencies

Temporary emergency powers arrangements have a peculiar tendency to become entrenched over time. → Read More

France: The Dangers of Permanent Emergency Legislation

There are reasons to be very concerned about the far-reaching scope of the new law and its potential adverse impact on a broad range of rights. → Read More

Fall of Mosul Raises Question: What Should Be Done with Female Foreign Fighters?

Western women who joined ISIS, and are now being identified among the ranks of those detained, pose particular legal challenges for both host country and their countries of origin. → Read More

Women, Marching and Security

On Saturday, more than 2 million people marched across the United States and multiple world capitals making vocal and visual their opposition to → Read More

Top 10 Gender and Security Developments of 2016

These developments and issues are not in any hierarchical order. They represent a broad swath of gender-related practices, actions, opportunities → Read More

Top 10 Gender and Security Developments of 2016

These developments and issues are not in any hierarchical order. They represent a broad swath of gender-related practices, actions, opportunities → Read More

NATO and European Responses to the Election of Donald Trump

Since the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States, many states, regional bodies and international organizations → Read More

10 Steps to Avoid Becoming a Tin Pot Kleptocracy (and safeguard our national security in the process)

The President-elect must make his tax returns public. The public at large will then know precisely the nature and form of his extensive → Read More

Shortest Just Security Post Evah

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Masculinity, Jihad and Mobilization

In spite of considerable state and international efforts being spent to regulate terrorist groups and individuals labeled as terrorists, much less → Read More

Brexit: The Morning After

With voter turn-out at 72 percent in the British EU referendum, 53.2 percent of voters confirmed last week that they wished to leave the European → Read More

The Complexities of the FARC Deal

As I noted at the end of the year, the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP are continuing peace talks in Havana, Cuba aimed at ending the longest → Read More

Democracy in Peril in Poland

A Forum on Law, Rights, and U.S. National Security → Read More

The Past is Never Far Away: Prosecutions for Human Rights Violations in Guatemala

News that Guatemalan prosecutors have announced the arrest of 14 former military officials on charges connected to massacres and disappearances → Read More

Top Gender and Security Moments of 2015

Looking back on the last year, there were a number of hallmark moments at the intersection of gender and security in the international community, → Read More

Another Historic Moment in the Colombian Peace Process

Readers may be interested to note that yet another significant moment of agreement has occurred in the Colombian peace process. A historic → Read More

Add Women and Stir? Women in the Military

At a midday Press Conference in the Pentagon Briefing Room, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter unexpectedly announced that that the Pentagon will open → Read More

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité

Within a few hours of the terrorist attacks on Paris which left 130 dead and some 350 injured, President François Hollande declared a nationwide → Read More

Transitional Justice Deal Reached in the Colombian Conflict

Yesterday, the the Colombian government and FARC reached a preliminary agreement on transitional justice measures related to the conflict (here) in → Read More

Counter-Terrorism Committee: Addressing the Role of Women in Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism

The UN Security Council's Women, Peace and Security Agenda (WPS) has become the dominant discourse framing women’s engagement in international → Read More