Policy Papers - April 08, 2009
Conflict Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect: IPI Blue Paper no. 7
Jenna Slotin, Lead Rapporteur
This Blue Paper addresses both conflict prevention and the related but distinct concept of the responsibility to protect (RtoP). IPI deals with these issues in the expectation that exploring the challenges and opportunities facing each may help to clarify how to move forward in a mutually reinforcing manner from rhetoric to action on both fronts. The Blue Paper lays out recommendations on how to (1) establish early-warning capability; (2) enhance multilateral capacity to respond; (3) reinforce member-state oversight and input; (4) enhance strategic partnerships; and (5) conduct ongoing studies of RtoP.
The Global Observatory
Oil Rich but Lacking Institutions, Libya Struggles to Build a State: Q&A with Dr. Younes Abouyoub
With violence on the rise, Libya's road to democracy and statehood needs stronger institutions, better political dialogue, and a stronger UN mandate.
Key Global Events to Watch in August
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 22, 2014
Real World Lessons Inform 2014 IPI Course in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution
The 2014 Advanced Course in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, held June 22-25, led an array of international diplomats through three days of in-depth lectures, negotiation and public speaking exercises.
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.