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Unlocking the Road to Paradise – A Chance to Promote Human Rights Offshore?

[caption id="attachment_21455" align="aligncenter" width="3899"] Long Exposure of a Stormy Sea with Lighthouse on top of Rocky Cliffs. Location, Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom[/caption] Islands in International Finance In the second half of the twentieth century, many small island jurisdictions established themselves as international financial centres (IFCs)....

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Closing The Gap Between Human Rights Protection and Loss and Damage: Island Rights Initiative Recommendations For COP 23

Introduction Loss and Damage is an area of climate negotiations that is of particular relevance to island States. Islands are the ‘canary in the coalmine’ - they have contributed the least to greenhouse gases emissions, but will be the first to fall victim to the consequences...

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