Counter-Terrorism Law and Practice: An International Handbook

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Unformatted text preview: JANUARY 2008 Human Rights and the Implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy HOPES AND CHALLENGES BY ERIC ROSAND, ALISTAIR MILL AR, AND JASON IPE Authors ERIC ROSAND is a senior fellow at the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation in New York and a nonresident fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation. Previously, he served in the U.S. Department of State for nine years, including in the Office of the Counterterrorism Coordinator and as deputy legal counselor at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. He is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and reports on the role for the United Nations and other multilateral bodies in the global counterterrorism campaign. He has an LLM from Cambridge University, a JD from Columbia University Law School, and a BA from Haverford College. ALISTAIR MILL AR is the director of the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation. He also teaches graduate-level courses on counterterrorism and U.S. foreign policy at Johns Hopkins University and The George Washington University. He has written numerous chapters, articles, and reports on international counterterrorism efforts, sanctions regimes, and nonproliferation. He is the author, with Eric Rosand, of Allied against Terrorism: What’s Needed to Strengthen Worldwide Commitment (2006). He has an MA from Leeds University and is a PhD candidate at the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom. JASON IPE is a research associate for the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation. He has provided research and written contributions to numerous book chapters and reports on counterterrorism, money laundering, and nonproliferation. He received his BA in international relations from Connecticut College in New London, Connecticut, and his MA in international security policy from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. Acknowledgments The Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation gratefully acknowledges the generous financial support of the Ford Foundation for this project and the support the authors received from Bonnie Jenkins and Michael Edwards in particular. The Center is also thankful to the Graduate Institute for International Studies in Geneva, particularly Professor Andrea Bianchi and Melanie Samson, for cosponsoring the “Workshop on Human Rights and Implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy” on June 20–21, 2007. This report was informed by the seminar, which included experts from different parts of the UN system, such as the Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism; from regional bodies; and from civil society. This seminar was part of a larger, two-year project of the Center that looked at the promotion of human rights, good governance, and the rule of law while countering terrorism....
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