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The International Peace Institute is an independent, international not-for-profit think tank with a staff representing more than 20 nationalities, located in New York across from United Nations headquarters, with offices in Vienna, Austria, and Manama, Bahrain (home of our Middle East regional office).

IPI is dedicated to promoting the prevention and settlement of conflicts between and within states by strengthening international peace and security institutions.  To achieve its purpose, IPI employs a mix of policy research, convening, publishing and outreach.

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Known as the International Peace Academy until early 2008, the International Peace Institute was founded by a group of individuals from within and outside of the United Nations who believed that a thoroughly independent institution, free from official constraints, could make a unique contribution to multilateral efforts to

 

 

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Rita E. Hauser

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Rita E. Hauser
Chair of the IPI Board of Directors

Rita E. Hauser has been Chair of the IPI Board of Directors since 1993.Dr. Hauser is President of The Hauser Foundation. She is an international lawyer and was a senior partner for more than twenty years at the New York 

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H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Honorary Chair
Secretary-General of the United Nations 

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Terje Rød-Larsen

Welcome to the website of the International Peace Institute. This site presents a broad cross-section of IPI’s activities in pursuit of our mission to resolve global conflicts and crises through policy research and development. Read more 



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