Salma Yusuf is a Visiting Lecturer, Masters in Human Rights, University of Colombo and University of Sydney; Visiting Lecturer, Bachelor of Laws, University of Northumbria – Regional Campus for Sri Lanka & Maldives; LL.M, Queen Mary, University of London; Queen Mary Scholar 2008-2009; LL.B (Hons), University of London. She provides legal and policy advisory services on both national and international programmes in the fields of human rights law, transitional justice, comparative social justice, and peace-building. She has authored publications for the Sri Lanka Journal of International Law; the Seattle Journal for Social Justice; the Complutense University of Madrid; the Institue of Human Rights; and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Email: [email protected]


Articles by Salma Yusuf :

Sri Lanka, Climate Change And Its Impact On Societies – Analysis

What has until now been considered the prerogative of environmentalists is fast becoming important to those in national governance. Moreover,

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Sri Lanka: Women Can And Must Contribute In A Post-War Context – Analysis

Media engagement in Sri Lanka on issues of UN Resolution 1325 is minimal. This piece is an attempt to set

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A Human Right To Development Rapid Progress And Growing Injustice – Analysis

Attitudes towards human right to development are unusual. There is a general willingness to support such a right in theory,

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The UN Must Be People-Centred And Not Country-Focused – Interview

Salma Yusuf in candid conversation with Ambassador Razali Ismail, Former Chairman of UN Security Council and President of UN General

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Indian Government Would Have Collapsed If It Voted For Sri Lanka At UN Sessions – Interview

Salma Yusuf in candid conversation with Shri Rahpal Malhotra, the distinguished mover-and-shaker in India’s Prime Minister’s Office having advised former

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Two Global Superpowers One Global Challenge – Analysis


While the world’s attention is focussed on the leadership contest in the United States, the leadership change that will unfold

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India – China Relations: A Role For Sri Lanka? – Analysis

The 50 anniversary of the Indo-China War of 1962 is marked on October 20,2012 through 21 November 2012. A disputed

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A Diplomatic Renaissance In GlobaI Politcs And International Relations – Analysis

The 2012 Annual Meeting of the International Monetary Fund was held on 12 October 2012 through 14 October 2012 in

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Will Global South Be Given Permanent Voice At United Nations Security Council? – Analysis

The United Nations Security Council elections will be held on October 18, 2012 during the 67th session of the UN

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