Mireille Affa’a Mindzie joined IPI in March 2011 as Senior Policy Analyst in the Africa program.
Before joining IPI, Mireille worked as Legal Officer with the Gambia-based Institute for Human Rights and
Intern for the Middle East Program
Waleed Alhariri is an intern 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, Egypt, Yemen,
Senior Policy Analyst
Jérémie Labbé joined IPI in August 2010 to work on humanitarian issues, including the HOPEFOR initiative, a project aimed at improving civil-military coordination in response to large-scale natural disasters. He has
Senior Director of Research
As Senior Director of Research at IPI, Francesco Mancini serves as principal liaison between the program staff and the President Terje Rød-Larsen. He helps to connect the different program agendas with institutional
Omar El Okdah
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
Senior Policy Analyst
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
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
Research Fellow and Manager of Peace Operations Program
Adam Smith is a Research Fellow and Manager of IPI's Peace Operations Program. Since joining IPI in 2006, his work has focused on a variety of policy matters related to UN peace operations, including the management and
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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The Global Observatory
New Threats in Africa Mean New Questions for Peacekeeping: Interview with Patrick Cammaert
UN peacekeepers are encountering threats never seen before in Africa, and it may be time to re-examine peacekeeping, said Major General Patrick Cammaert.
Key Global Events to Watch in December
A list of key upcoming meetings and events with implications for global affairs.
Top 10 Issues to Watch in 2013: The Multilateral Arena
Ten key issues that are likely to impact global affairs in international peace, security, and development.
The Global Observatory, produced by IPI, provides timely analysis on peace and security issues, interviews with leading policymakers, interactive maps, and more.
August 27, 2013
Responding to Genocide: The Politics of International Action
What are the causes of genocide and mass atrocities? How can we prevent these atrocities or, when that is no longer possible, intervene to stop them? The authors of Responding to Genocide explore these questions, examining the many challenges involved in forging effective international policies to combat genocidal violence.
December 10, 2013
Human Rights in Peacekeeping
December 09, 2013
Video: Heraldo Muñoz on Benazir Bhutto's Assassination
December 03, 2013
IPI Editor Adam Lupel Quoted on the Politics of Genocide [IRIN News]