Research Papers/Topics in International Law And Diplomacy

An Examination Of The Opportunities And Challenges Facing Women In Ghana’s Ministry Of Foreign Affairs And Regional Integration (2000-2019)

ABSTRACT Historical accounts from various countries globally have proven that women were exempt from officially participating in diplomatic activities until the early 1990’s. In Ghana, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has helped implement Ghana’s foreign policy over the years. Although Ghanaian women have participated in decision making, management and development, not enough women in Ghana have played significant roles in politics and public service. Using t...

THE AGENDA FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE RELEVANCE OF THE

ABSTRACTOver the years, the concept of good governance, which guided the study has become the mantra for donor partners, the Global West and some NGOs, as an ideal way of addressing the perennial problems facing developing countries. Good governance eventually became a precondition for aid in Africa in an attempt to propel African leaders to respect human rights, implement economic reforms, ensure alternation of power in a free and fair election, among others. Among other things, African lead...

The Doctrine of Res Judicata of an International Arbitral Awards

INTRODUCTIONEvery legal order recognizes the need for finality of disputes and it is commonlyknown as Res Judicata1. This principle exists in all jurisdictions and it is aimed atputting an end to the adjudication of disputes. Some writers suggest it is rooted inpublic policy and others take the view as not taking the second bite at the cherry2, thisprinciple is important to dispute resolution. Dispute resolution can take many formssuch as litigation, to alternative forms among which is arbitr...

PROTECTION OF REFUGEES AND CHALLENGES TO INTERNAL SECURITY IN KENYA

AbstractThe refugee situation in Kenya has experienced important changes in the last 20 years. Faced with the refugee crisis of the early 1990s, there was a major shift away from a previous government-led, open, and laisse-faire approach to refugees. The government’s emerging strategy was clear; to offer temporary protection, delegate dealing with refugees to UNHCR and to contain them in remote areas of the country. Kenya is a signatory to 1951 UN Convention Relating to the Statu...