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Meeting Notes - November 14, 2002

The Political Economy of War and Peace

A report of the IPA [now IPI] New York Seminar held at West Point on May 6-10, 2002, to examine the legacies of war economies and the challenges they pose for peace operations, including peace implementation and sustainable postconflict peacebuilding.

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - October 14, 2002

Controlling Resource Flows to Civil Wars: A Review and Analysis of Current Policies and Legal Instruments

Background Paper for the Conference on Policies and Practices for Regulating Resource Flows to Armed Conflicts, co-sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and held at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center, May 20 to 24, 2002, Bellagio, Italy.

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - September 14, 2002

Policies and Practices for Controlling Resource Flows in Armed Conflict

A conference report summarizing discussions at the Conference on Policies and Practices for Regulating Resource Flows to Armed Conflicts, co-sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and held at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center, May 20-24, 2002, Bellagio, Italy.

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - August 14, 2002

Economic Agendas in Civil Wars: Defining and Developing the Role of the UN

Policy recommendations emerging from the Symposium held March 25, 2002, co-organized by the International Peace Academy [now International Peace Institute] and the Fafo Institute for Applied Social Science, Programme for International Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (PICCR) and sponsored by the Government of Norway during its Presidency of the UN Security Council.

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - July 14, 2002

Symposium Explores UN Role in Addressing Economic Dimensions of Armed Conflict

A report of a symposium held March 25, 2002, co-organized by the International Peace Academy [now International Peace Institute] and the Fafo Institute for Applied Social Science, Programme for International Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (PICCR) and sponsored by the Government of Norway as an integral part of its Presidency of the UN Security Council.

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - June 13, 2002

The Politics of Sanctions

This report draws upon insights shared at two meetings on sanctions convened by the International Peace Academy [now International Peace Institute] in Paris in November 2001 and London in March 2002.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - April 14, 2002

The Economics of War

A conference report summarizing panel discussions held on September 10, 2001, and co-organized by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the International Peace Academy [now International Peace Institute] on the intersection between the economic dimensions of conflict and prospects for developing policy approaches to address the political economy of violent conflict.

 
 

 

Books - December 15, 2001

Sierra Leone: Diamonds and the Struggle for Democracy

Sierra Leone's bitter experience with civil war garnered international attention only after the May 1997 coup, though the conflict between the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) and successive governments has raged for at least a decade against the backdrop of more than three decades of progressive state collapse.  

 
 

 

Books - June 15, 2000

Greed and Grievance: Economic Agendas in Civil Wars

This path-breaking volume identifies the economic and social factors underlying the perpetuation of civil wars, exploring as well the economic incentives and disincentives available to international actors seeking to restore peace to war-torn societies.

 

 
 

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