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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 Qatar; Coordinator for Afghanistan at the State Department; the Acting Chief of Mission in Afghanistan and Deputy Chief of Mission in Morocco. As an economic officer, she also represented the United States in Guinea, Panama and Pakistan.
Ambassador Quinn spent half her diplomatic career at the State Department in Washington, where she served as Deputy Executive Secretary in the Executive Secretariat; Executive Assistant to the Under-Secretary for Economic Affairs; and held a mid-career Pearson Fellowship in the US House of Representatives. She also has academic and non-profit experience, serving as an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University’s Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, and having established international service learning programs as Vice President at Girl Scouts of the USA.
Ambassador Quinn received her B.A. in French and Economics from Newcomb College of Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and a M.S.F.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C. Her work at IPI includes research projects related to international development and security and to the Middle East/South Asia region.
IPI is grateful to our generous friends and donors who provide both intellectual and financial support. Their contributions help us in a very practical way to achieve program objectives, and their leadership is an invaluable resource to our organization.
The Global Observatory
The Responsibility to Protect Principle is Not the Problem: Interview with Jennifer Welsh
Why hasn’t the principle adopted by the United Nations in 2005 to prevent genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and ethnic cleansing—known as the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP)—helped to stop the war crimes in Syria?
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.
December 11, 2013
When Do Civil-War Parties Heed the UN?
The Security Council issued 1,557 demands to conflict parties in civil wars in the 15 years following the end of the Cold War, through its resolutions. Based on a statistical analysis of IPI’s Security Council Compliance Database, this report shows that while the levels of compliance with these demands varied, there was a slight increase in compliance over time.
December 10, 2013
Video: 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]