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Meeting Notes - November 30, 2008

2008 Vienna Seminar: Coping with Crisis in Africa -- Strengthening Multilateral Capacity for Peace and Security

John L. Hirsch

 

 

The thirty-eighth annual IPI Vienna Seminar, Coping with Crisis in Africa: Strengthening Multilateral Capacity for Peace and Security, was held at the Austrian National Defense Academy and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna on June 1-3, 2008. This meeting note looks at the evolving relationship between the UN and African security mechanisms and concludes with recommendations for strengthening multilateral, regional, and subregional capacities to better address the continent's peace and security challenges.

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