The Immigration Implications of the United States’ Failure to Ratify the Most Widely Ratified Human Rights Treaty in the World: The Convention on the Rights of the Child

The Convention on the Rights of the Child (hereinafter “CRC”) recognizes “that the child, for the full and harmonious development of his or her personality, should grow up in a family environment, in an atmosphere of happiness, love and understanding”.[1] The CRC was entered into force on September 2, 1990, and 195 countries are currently … Read more

Children Shut Away: Disability Rights in Guatemala

One out of ten people in Guatemala have a disability.[1] Guatemala decided to take action after receiving a report from a study performed in 2005 revealing that “only 10 per cent of children with disabilities concluded primary school, 77 per cent did not have access to rehabilitation services and 53 per cent could not read … Read more

Pioneering AI Regulation: Analyzing the Impact of President Biden’s Executive Order on U.S. AI Policy

The United States, which is already considered the leading power in artificial intelligence (AI) technology, is now taking the lead in its regulation, with President Biden signing a far-reaching executive order on October 30, 2023.[1] The regulation is intended to be the first step in a “new era of regulation for the United States.”[2] With … Read more

Turkmenistan’s Prospective Emergence in the European Oil & Gas Market

Turkmenistan’s new leader Serdar Berdimuhamedow has recently expressed an interest in expanding Turkmenistan’s global economic policy in Europe through the oil and gas industry.[1]Turkmenistan is a reclusive, authoritarian nation, and the government exercises complete control over the media.[2] Berdimuhamedow’s true foreign policy goals are therefore opaque, and little is known about his motives besides what … Read more