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Waleed Alhariri
Research Assistant for the Middle East Program

Waleed Alhariri is a research assistant for IPI’s Middle East Program, supporting the work of the Arab Forum for Citizenship in Transition (FACT)—a regional initiative led by civil society actors from Tunisia,

 

Lamii Moivi Kromah
Research Fellow, Center for Peace Operations

Lamii Moivi Kromah serves as Research Fellow with the Center for Peace Operations at IPI. His work focuses on global peacekeeping deployments, protection of civilians (POC), peace building, humanitarian action and the

 

Francesco Mancini
Non-resident Senior Adviser

Francesco Mancini is Non-resident Senior Adviser at IPI, where he was Senior Director of Research before relocating to Singapore in June 2014. His work focuses on geostrategic analysis, global risks, multilateral

 

Thong Nguyen
Program Administrator

Thong Nguyen is Data Lab program administrator at the International Peace Institute, having previously served IPI as editorial assistant. He is also non-resident fellow of the Future Worlds Project at Carnegie Council

 

Andrea OSúilleabháin
Policy Analyst

Andrea (Laidman) Ó Súilleabháin joined IPI in January 2013. She currently works on inclusive peacebuilding at the country and international policy level, South-South cooperation among fragile states, and the role of

 

Omar El Okdah
Policy Analyst

Omar El Okdah joined IPI in November 2012. Omar focuses on research projects and policy consulting related to transition in the Arab world in the post-2011 political climate and regional cooperation in the Middle East

 

Chris Perry
Research Fellow and Data Scientist

Chris joined IPI as a Policy Analyst with the Coping with Crisis team in July 2008 and leads the IPI Data Lab initiative. His principle research focus is on the use of applied data science and computational methods to

 

Maureen Quinn
Director of Programs

Maureen Quinn joined IPI as a senior adviser in November 2011 and is now Director of Programs. During her twenty-five year career as a diplomat of the United States, she has served as the United States Ambassador to

 

Adam Smith
Senior Fellow and Head of IPI’s Center for Peace Operations

Adam Smith is a Senior Fellow and Head of IPI's Center for Peace Operations. Since joining IPI in 2006, his work has focused on a variety of political, technical, and policy matters related to UN peace operations, such

 

Taimi Strehlow
Program Administrator

Taimi Strehlow develops and monitors budgets and coordinates various activities for IPI’s thematic, regional, and training programs.

Before joining IPI, Taimi managed a modern dance company, curated a dance

 



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Mediating Transition in Yemen: Achievements and Lessons

 

Yemen remains the only site of an Arab Spring uprising that ended in a negotiated agreement and an internationally supported transition process. In light of the recent conflict in the North of Yemen and Sana’a, with a constitution-drafting process underway, a referendum to approve a draft constitution, and coming elections all within the next year, the open dialogue established among key parties and factions in Yemen’s transition has become increasingly important.