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Speaker Events - May 01, 2009

Internal Displacement Still at Record High, Says New Report

According to a comprehensive new report, the number of people internally displaced by conflict and violence is holding at approximately 26 million worldwide.
 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - April 20, 2009

Human Rights and Counterterrorism

On April 20th, the International Peace Institute hosted a lunchtime policy forum on "Human Rights and Counterterrorism: The Role of the UN." IPI Vice President and Director of External Relations Warren Hoge welcomed a record 125 people to IPI's Trygve Lie Center and, following his remarks, Ambassador Claude Heller of Mexico discussed the UN's role in upholding human rights, and the instruments at its disposal. 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - February 12, 2009

Winner of 2008 UN Human Rights Prize, Dr. Denis Mukwege, Discusses Sexual Violence in the Congo

On February 12th, IPI’s Forum on World Affairs addressed “Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: What Can Be Done?” 

 
 

 

Speaker Events - December 17, 2008

The Case for Humanitarian Intervention: A Conversation with Gary Bass

As part of its evening events series Beyond the Headlines, IPI recently invited Gary J. Bass, Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and author of Freedom's Battle: The Origins of Humanitarian Intervention (Knopf 2008), to speak on "The Case for Humanitarian Intervention. 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - October 13, 2008

Foreign Ministers Gather for 1st Annual Symposium on The State of Freedom of Expression

On September 25, 2008, a select group of foreign ministers and distinguished experts gathered at IPI to discuss "the State of Freedom of Expression: Access to Information as a Driver of Social Development."

 

 
 

 

Speaker Events - September 13, 2008

Nancy Soderberg and Brian Katulis Discuss the Prosperity Agenda

On September 8th, the International Peace Institute held an evening reception featuring Nancy Soderberg, former White House Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, who discussed their recent book, The Prosperity Agenda: What the World Wants from America and What We Need in Return. 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - March 07, 2008

A Billion Lives: An Eyewitness Report by Jan Egeland

IPI and the Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations held a panel discussion and book launch for A Billion Lives: An Eyewitness Report from the Frontlines of Humanity, by Jan Egeland. 

 
 

 

Conferences - January 22, 2007

IPI Hosts Retreat with the Global Health and Foreign Policy Initiative

On January 16th-18th, IPI hosted a small, high-level retreat on the rising importance of global health issues on the international foreign policy agenda.  

 
 

The Global Observatory

Is a Ceasefire in the Gaza Strip Feasible?
The ceasefire proposed by UNSG Ban Ki-moon and US Secretary of State John Kerry to put an end to the violence in Gaza may be the best offer on the table, although important lessons from the past need to be heeded.

Key Global Events to Watch in July
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.