Yashasvi Nain

Yashasvi Nain is an international lawyer for humanitarian justice and inclusive development. He is also a Hans Wilsdorf scholar at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. Nain is currently working with the International Advocacy and Programing Unit at the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), and he leads CHRI's work at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. He has previously worked with various UN and international organizations, including the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and the International Red Cross. He has written extensively on UN peacekeeping operations, statelessness, international humanitarian law and human rights, universal periodic review, the UN Human Rights Council, small states and capacity building, responsibility to protect, and international crimes tribunals.

Post Brexit, Indian Subcontinent's New Role in the Commonwealth

With Brexit on the horizon, Britain's relationship with the Commonwealth takes on renewed importance. Ahead of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), scheduled to take place in London in April, old debates have come alive over the relevance and importance of the Commonwealth of Nations and its involvement in world affairs. As alternative to the European Union post Brexit, the United... Continue Reading

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