2019 Winners and Topics

2019: The Protection of Migrants Under International Human Rights Law 

Winner: English
Lillian robb
The hague, the netherlands

From Cancellation to Removal: The Protection of Migrants of "Bad Character" in Australia

Winner: Spanish
Tomas Ignacio Pascual
Chile

Ni Refugiados ni Migrantes: La Protección Complementaria en Casos de Migrantes en Situación de Pobreza, a la Luz del Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos

Honorable Mention: English
Irene Papoutsi
Athens, Greece

The Protection of Unnacompanied Migrant Minors Under International Human Rights Law: Revising Old Concepts and Confronting New Challenges in Modern Migration Flows

Honorable Mention: English
William Thomas Worster

The hague, the netherlands

Deporting Dreamers as a Crime Against Humanity

Honorable Mention: Spanish
Diego alejandro Sanchez Cardenas
Peru

Adultos Mayores en Situación de Migración Forzada: Consideraciones especiales, Desafíos y Acciones a Emprender en Relación al Derecho a la Salud

Honorable Mention: Spanish
Henan dario villamizar silva
Colombia

Migración de Venezolanos en Colombia: Una Mirada desde los Estandares Internacionales de los Derechos Humanos en Materia Migratoria 

2018 Winners and Topics

2018: Gender Violence and International Human Rights Law

Winner: English
Clare brown
australia

Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by Security Forces: An International Crime

Winner: Spanish
Olga Lucía Camacho Gutiérrez 
Colombia

Intersexuales en estado de excepción: Violencias contra las corporeidades diversas

Honorable Mention: English
Aniekan Andikan Ikpinyang
Nigeria

The Effectiveness of International Human Rights Law in Addressing Gender Violence

Honorable Mention: English
Maria Daniela Davalos Muirragui
Ecuador

Understanding Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Women and Girls in Armed Conflict as a Consequence of Gender Inequality and Structural Discrimination

Honorable Mention: Spanish
Dominique Martinson Tejada
Chile

El Caso de Jean Pierre Bemba ante la Corte Penal Internacional: Analisis crítico de la valoración jurídica de los hechos como tortura

Honorable Mention: Spanish
Andrea Pietrafesa
argentina

Violencia de Género, Internet y el Derecho a la Libertad de Expresión: Un Nuevo Desafio para el Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos

2017 Winners and Topics

2017: Emerging Challenges in the Relationship between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law

Winner: English
Raphael Lorenzo Aguiling Pangalangan
The Philippines

Dominic Ongwen and The Rotten Social Background: The Criminal Culpability of Child Soldiers Turned War Criminals

Winner: Spanish
Luciano Pezzano
Argentina

La Agresión como Punto de Contacto entre el Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos y el Derecho Internacional Humanitario

Honorable Mention: English
Samantha Bradley
Australia

What If Goliath Killed David? The Coalition to Counter Isis and the Status and Responsibility of Isis’ Child Soldiers

Honorable Mention: English
Ogunnaike Oluseyi Taiwo
Nigeria

Two Are Better Than One: Coordinating the Rules of IHL And IHRL Applicable to Anti-Boko Haram Operation Unto a Remedial Justice

Honorable Mention: Spanish
Sergio Alejandro Rea Granados
Mexico

El desafío de interpretar el Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos y el Derecho Internacional Humanitario

2016 Winners and Topics

2016: Extractive Industries and Human Rights

Winner: English
Lauren Manning
USA

Mining for Compromise in Pastoral Greenland: Promise, Progress, and Problems in International Laws’ Response to Indigenous People

Winner: Spanish
Tatiana Gos
Argentina

La “responsabilidad de respetar” los derechos humanos y el establecimiento del deber de debida diligencia como una obligación legal para las industrias extractivas: desafíos y oportunidades en las Américas

Honorable Mention: English
Oyeniyi Abe
Nigeria

Untying the Gordian Knot: Re-Assessing the Impact of Business and Human Rights Principles on Extractive Resource Governance in the Global South

Honorable Mention: English
Ogunnaike Oluseyi Taiwo
Nigeria

The Sovereign State Responsibility and the Human Rights Imperative of Zero-Gas Emission in Niger Delta: Re-Jigging the Imposed Legal Order for a Quick Climatic Redress

Honorable Mention: Spanish
Juan Ruiz Galán
Mexico

Búsqueda de Consensos sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos Hacia un Instrumento Internacional Vinculante

Honorable Mention: Spanish
Roberto Luis Bravo Figueroa
Mexico

La Responsabilidad Internacional de los Estados de Origen de las Industrias Extractivas: Aproximación a las Obligaciones Extraterritoriales del Derecho a la Consulta en el Marco del SIDH

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