Conferences - Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Counterterrorism Capacity Building in Asia and Africa
The International Peace Institute, together with the Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations, organized an expert-level policy forum on counterterrorism capacity-building in Asia and Africa. Based on two reports examining the role of bi- and multi-lateral assistance to counterterrorism efforts in developing countries, the standing-room-only event was designed to inform the forthcoming September 2008 Review of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy.
Featuring two panels, speakers presented findings from the featured reports and discussed the interlinkages between counterterrorism and development assistance and the possibilities for achieving integrated implementation of the Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy. Following each presentation, question and answer sessions allowed the academics, expert practitioners and UN Member States present to engage in a lively discussion.
Edward C. Luck, Senior Vice President and Director of Studies, International Peace Institute
Carsten Staur, Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations
"The UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and Developing Countries: Facilitating Integrated Assistance"
Robert C. Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Planning and Chairman, Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force
"Good Practices of Development Assistance in Support of Building Counter-Terrorism Capacity in Developing Countries"
Finn Skadkaer Pedersen and Julian Elgaard Brett, Skadkaer Consult
"Implementing the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Eastern Africa"
Eric Rosand and Alistair Millar, Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation
The Global Observatory
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The Global Observatory, produced by IPI, provides timely analysis on peace and security issues, interviews with leading policymakers, interactive maps, and more.
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Fathi: Iran and the Struggle Between Hardliners and Reformers
Discussing her new book The Lonely War: One Woman’s Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran at IPI on December 15th, author Nazila Fathi said that 35 years after the revolution, Iran is divided between hardliners and a large moderate middle class, but admitted that it is still unclear which of the two sides will gain the upper hand.
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Effective Governance Key to Africa’s Rise
Good governance is the key to Africa’s rise, but structural challenges are pulling the continent back, according to a new report launched at a December 12th IPI policy forum entitled “Effective Governance in Challenging Environments.”
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Small States in a Multilateral World
Despite their size and limited resources, small states have an important and crucial role to play in the multilateral system and can leverage their power through cooperation.
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IPI Remembers Margaret Vogt