Category Archives: ICLR Posts

It is the EU’s Turn in a Transatlantic EV Chess Match

By: Samuel Pinson January 30, 2023 The World Economic Forum in Davos is an annual meeting where leaders from government, business, and civil society address the state of global affairs. Typically, the Forum is a platform for constructive and forward-thinking dialogue to address the most pressing challenges facing the global economic system. A transatlantic trade war between […]

Easing Oil Sanctions on Venezuela: Chevron’s Limited License to Resume Oil Extraction Operations

By Daphna Jimenez December 16, 2022 Venezuela’s economy has struggled for many years due to its overreliance on its oil industry, which has contributed to astronomically high inflation, mass food shortages and the weakening of Venezuela’s private sector as oil prices declined. In January 2019, the United States imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s most important global […]

FIFA: The Gift that Keeps on Giving Controversy but not “OneLove”

By: Ann Turner Light December 9, 2022 In 2010, before FIFA’s then President, Sepp Blatter, announced live that Qatar outplayed much worthier contenders for hosting World Cup 2022, Blatter verbally acknowledged the tension of that day; it was apparent from his body language, too. Between his awkwardness and our collective shock over the outcome was this message: the game […]

The Right to Food and Refugees: Food Autonomy, Dignity, and Cultural Adequacy Within Refugee Camps

By: Photini Kamvisseli Suarez December 5, 2022 The right to food is an internationally recognized human right, and is referred to in Article 25 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights:  “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and […]