General Announcements - September 16, 2013
Video: Democratization at the Sharp End
On September 16th, IPI together with the United Nations Working Group on Democracy, hosted a policy forum that focused on the UN’s efforts to promote democratization through its various field presences, in commemoration of the International Day of Democracy (IDD).
Michael Doyle, Member of the Board of Directors, International Peace Institute; Chair of the Advisory Board of UN Democracy Fund; Harold Brown Professor of International Affairs, Law & Political Science, Columbia University
Warren Hoge, Senior Adviser for External Relations, International Peace Institute
Edmond Mulet, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations and former Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Haiti
Margaret Vogt, Mediator-in-Residence at the UN Department of Political Affairs and former Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Central African Republic
Sanaka Samarasinha, UN Resident Coordinator/UN Development Programme Resident Representative in Belarus who has previously worked in Myanmar, Kosovo, and Sri Lanka, among other countries
Harriette Williams Bright, New York Representative and Advocacy Officer, Femmes Africa Solidarité
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January 20, 2015
Mongolian Foreign Policy Between ''Two Giants''
On January 20, Mongolia’s new Foreign Minister Purevsuren Lundeg visited the IPI Vienna office and gave an informal briefing on Mongolia’s contemporary foreign policy priorities and challenges.
January 20, 2015
Dutch FM Koenders: ''The Security Council Has to Change''
Speaking to an overflow IPI audience on January 20th, Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders acknowledged how far the United Nations has come since its inception 70 years ago but said that the organization still “has a lot of growing up to do.”
December 15, 2014
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.
September 25, 2014
IPI Remembers Margaret Vogt