General Announcements - October 09, 2013
Video: Regional Cooperation for Civilian Capacity Development after Conflict in South Sudan and Afghanistan
On October 9th, IPI webcasted a discussion on regional cooperation for civilian capactiy development after conflict: lessons from South Sudan and Afghanistan.
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This seminar presented civilian capacity development lessons from triangular South-South cooperation projects (which include a partner from the global North), a model that has recently received increasing attention—not least from the New Deal agenda. Field reflections drawn from two innovative models for capacity development using mentoring, coaching, and peer-to-peer learning will be presented. Participants will be asked to help identify a possible path forward for the international community to better support the rebuilding or strengthening of public administrations after conflict, with a specific focus on South-South, triangular, and regional cooperation models.
The Global Observatory
Can Hong Kong’s Protesters Win Over an Ambivalent Public?
Survey polls show that the attitude of Hong Kong’s population toward the ongoing protests is complex and multifaceted.
Key Global Events to Watch in November
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.
November 05, 2014
Top-Down Governance Hurts Women, Youth Participation
Governments in the Sahel and Maghreb are still using top-down approaches to governance that make it hard for women and youth to have a say in public life, even though their participation can help their governments’ struggle against instability and extremism.
November 03, 2014
Apakan on Ukraine: "To Be Present Is Important"
On November 3rd, IPI’s Vienna office hosted Ambassador Ertugrul Apakan, Chief Monitor of the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).
November 03, 2014
Enhancing Women's Share in Peace and Security
“We did not want to make war safe for women; we wanted to end war for everyone,” Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury said, recalling the goal of a new resolution he introduced as president of the Security Council in the year 2000.
September 25, 2014
IPI Remembers Margaret Vogt