Books - October 15, 1993
Military Adviser to the Secretary General: U.N. Peacekeeping and the Congo Crisis
Indar Jit Rikhye (St. Martin's Press, 1993)
This publication follows the tortuous course of events throughout the Congo during the four turbulent years following its independence in 1960, and presents a vivid portrayal of the leading participants in the Congo imbroglio.
Indar Jit Rikhye was appointed Military Adviser for the Congo Operations to the UN Secretary-General in July 1960, and held that post till the Congo operation ended. He was thus in the closest possible touch throughout with the UN Secretariat in New York, with UN officials and commanders on the ground and with Congolese leaders. He saw policy-making at close hand, and was ofen decisively involved in it.
The Global Observatory
Key Global Events to Watch in September
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.
August 25, 2014
High-Level Forum Examines Lessons of 1814 and 1914 for Today
2014 marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War One and the bicentenary of the opening of the Congress of Vienna–two dates that profoundly shaped the course of history.
August 05, 2014
Accra Meeting Examines Effective Governance in Challenging Environments
Despite undeniable progress, the continuous peace and security reverses witnessed across Africa illustrate the persistent gap that exists between aspirational good governance norms and principles and their actual implementation.
July 17, 2014
EU and UN Seek Ways to Improve Cooperation in Peacekeeping
The European Union is among the strongest supporters of UN peacekeeping missions around the globe, but the growing challenges faced by UN-led operations have raised the need for better EU-UN cooperation, both on the ground and at the planning level.