Conferences - Thursday, April 24, 2008
Strengthening Multilateral Capacity: Roundtable on Weapons of Mass Destruction
IPI's Coping with Crisis program held a roundtable meeting on weapons of mass destruction at the Trygve Lie Center for Peace, Security, and Development. It was the second roundtable of "Task Force One: Transnational Security Challenges."
The event opened with an overview of the task force's work so far and an introductory discussion on the individual issues raised by weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). These topics were further analyzed in sessions dedicated to nuclear disarmament and the verification and universality of disarmament and nonproliferation instruments. The roundtable also examined the role and capabilities of the UN Security Council in addressing cases of noncompliance with nonproliferation regimes, and it developed recommendations on how to strengthen multilateral capacity in these areas.
H.E. Mr. Heraldo Mu ñoz, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations
Dr. Christine B. Wing, Senior Research Fellow, Center on International Cooperation, New York University
Mr. François Carrel-Billiard, Visiting Senior Fellow, International Peace Institute (IPI)
The Global Observatory
Caught in the Middle: Civilian Protection in South Sudan
Absent an active effort by the South Sudanese government, the UN Mission will need to adopt a holistic approach to civilian protection.
Key Global Events to Watch in October
A list of key upcoming meetings and events with implications for global affairs.
2014 Top 10 Issues to Watch in Peace & Security: The Global Arena
A list of ten key issues to watch that are likely to impact international peace and security in 2014, compiled by IPI's Francesco Mancini.
The Global Observatory, produced by IPI, provides timely analysis on peace and security issues, interviews with leading policymakers, interactive maps, and more.
October 09, 2014
Rethinking Women and Forced Migration
The drastic increase in conflicts around the globe has seen the world’s displaced population pass 55 million people, and the fact that 80% of them are women and children is prompting many to rethink how the international community is responding.
October 09, 2014
Africa: China’s Second Continent
Speaking at an IPI Distinguished Author Series event on October 9th, author Howard French made a case for how Western underestimation of Africa’s economic promise has enabled China to establish an economic and human presence on the continent, leading to the permanent migration there of nearly 2 million Chinese.
September 30, 2014
Vike-Freiberga: Rethinking the United Nations
In a speech delivered at IPI on September 30th, Dr. Vaira Vike-Freiberga gave a sobering historical analysis of the gains and setbacks made by the international system over the past century and, focusing on the UN, she called for a rethinking of the organization’s structure and approach to peace.
September 25, 2014
IPI Remembers Margaret Vogt