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Books - June 15, 2003
From the ongoing war in Angola, to sporadic instability in Zimbabwe and Lesotho, to the conflict in the Congo, to issues of land reform and the ravages of AIDS, Southern Africa faces varied and complex threats to its peace and security.
Meeting Notes - May 12, 2003
This report summarizes the discussions held at the task force meeting, organized jointly by IPA [now IPI] and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), which took place in Dakar, Senegal, on August 12-13, 2002.
Meeting Notes - November 14, 2002
Policy Papers - November 14, 2002
Policy Papers - July 14, 2002
The UN does not act alone in conflict prevention. It is important for the UN to identify other actors with comparative advantages in certain aspects of conflict prevention, and to partner wisely with them.
Meeting Notes - July 13, 2002
Meeting Notes - April 13, 2002
A report from the Conflict Prevention program covering the discussions on partnerships between the UN and civil society organizations in the cases of PRODERE in Central America, CIDP in Ukraine, and MARWOPNET in West Africa, from a December 10, 2001, policy workshop.
Meeting Notes - March 13, 2002
Books - October 19, 2001
Meeting Notes - October 13, 2001
This report presents a summary of the presentations and discussions during a meeting of the UN Security Council, members of the UN Secretariat, and a select group of experts on conflict management efforts in Africa held on August 8, 2001.
The Global Observatory
Mandela, Pan-African Prophet
Adekeye Adebajo writes that Mandela's legacy will be his export of the pan-African spirit of ubuntu: the gift of discovering our shared humanity.
How Mandela’s Relentless Diplomacy Transformed South Africa
Former US Ambassador John Hirsch traces the path of Mandela's relentless diplomacy.
Key Global Events to Watch in December
A list of key upcoming meetings and events with implications for global affairs.
Top 10 Issues to Watch in 2013: The Multilateral Arena
Ten key issues that are likely to impact global affairs in international peace, security, and development.
The Global Observatory, produced by IPI, provides timely analysis on peace and security issues, interviews with leading policymakers, interactive maps, and more.