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An Interview with Celso Amorim, Former Brazilian Foreign Minister
Juliano Fiori

In this interview, Celso Amorim, former Brazilian foreign minister, discusses changes in global governance and their likely impact on international cooperation. He critically reflects on his experiences in positioning Brazil on the world stage and democratising human rights. And he considers whether the influence of Brazil and other Southern states is likely to continue expanding.

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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Jeffrey Flynn

-fields of both the history of humanitarianism and human rights. The emergence of such scholarship is an exciting and welcome development. Among other things, it provides an additional angle for analysing both affinities and differences between human rights and humanitarian practice – an issue getting more attention of late ( Barnett, 2020 ) – by attending to their respective visual cultures. It also raises conceptual challenges, given that I have already referred not only to ‘humanitarian’ photography

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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Humanitarianism in a Post-Liberal World Order
Stephen Hopgood

practicality prevents it). This is the same foundational commitment that animates human rights work. The humanist core to both of these forms of social practice is a similar kind of belief in the ultimate priority of moral claims made by human beings as human beings rather than as possessors of any markers of identity or citizenship. What differences exist between humanitarianism and human rights are largely sociological – the contextual specifics of the evolution of two different forms of social activism. I have argued elsewhere, for example, that

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Luca Raineri
Francesco Strazzari

). Cuttitta , P. ( 2018 ) ‘Delocalization, humanitarianism and human rights: The Mediterranean border between exclusion and inclusion’, Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography , 50 ( 3 ): 783–803 . Danish Refugee Council ( 2016 ) ‘Forgotten fatalities: The number of migrants’ deaths before reaching the Mediterranean’, Mixed Migration Monitoring

in The EU and crisis response
Evolution of the normative basis
Eşref Aksu

reflected a genuine effort on the part of the international community to stop humanitarian catastrophes, they did nevertheless characterise a normative insistence on humanitarianism and human rights; see R. A. Falk, Human Rights Horizons: The Pursuit of Justice in A Globalizing World (London: Routledge, 2000 ), p. 169. In his ‘Two concepts of sovereignty’, Kofi Annan makes

in The United Nations, intra-state peacekeeping and normative change
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The management of migration between care and control
Pierluigi Musarò

policing – termed by the authors ‘humanitarian borderlands’ – is ‘often conducted simultaneously with, against and through humanity. The mission is framed and legitimized through the language of humanitarianism and human rights, officers are partly required to perform their tasks as humanitarian agents, at the same time as they find themselves complicit and practically involved in deeply inhumane

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
Debating Kosovo
Naomi Head

, humanitarianism and human rights, principles of sovereignty and non-intervention. It is partly as a consequence of these dominant discourses that other exclusions and constraints identified were placed on dialogue where some voices had a greater opportunity to be heard than others. One such example is that, almost unanimously, member states of the Security Council referred to the role of the

in Justifying violence