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Conferences - April 23, 2007

Coping with Conflict and Violence: Challenges for the UN and International Conflict Management

IPI organized a policy workshop on "Coping with Conflict and Violence: Challenges for the UN and International Conflict Management." The workshop launched a new series of IPI Working Papers on trends in armed conflict and organized violence and the challenges posed for international response.  

 
 

 

Conferences - April 09, 2007

Reviewing the Security Council's Counterterrorism Apparatus

IPI organized a one-day, focused workshop on "Reviewing the Security Council's Counterterrorism Apparatus." The workshop, hosted in cooperation with the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation, brought together experts from UN member states, UN Secretariat officials, and leading academic and nongovernmental experts to address the role of the Security Council and its counter-terrorism-related subsidiary bodies in the global fight against terrorism. 

 
 

 

Conferences - March 22, 2007

The UN Secretariat: A Brief History

At a recent reception, IPI launched its latest book, The UN Secretariat: A Brief History, written by Dr. Thant Myint-U and Dr. Amy Scott.
 

 
 

 

Speaker Events - February 12, 2007

Secretary or General? The UN Secretary-General in World Politics

Secretary or General? examines the UN Secretary-General as a unique figure in world politics who is, at once, civil servant, global diplomat, and commander-in-chief of up to a hundred thousand peacekeepers.  

 
 

 

Conferences - November 29, 2006

Reception for Dr. David Malone and Mr. James Traub

IPI hosted a reception honoring H.E. Dr. David Malone, Canada's High Commissioner to India and nonresident Ambassador to Nepal and Bhutan, and Mr. James Traub, contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. The evening was an opportunity to celebrate the publication of their most recent books. 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - November 09, 2006

The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power

IPI was pleased to host the launch of a new book by James Traub entitled The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power. 

 
 

 

Speaker Events - November 02, 2006

IPI Hosts Event with Incoming UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

On September 27th, IPI hosted its third Secretary-General Candidate Conversation Series, featuring Ban Ki-Moon from the Republic of Korea.  

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - October 25, 2006

Peace Operations Seen from Below: UN Missions and Local People

IPI was pleased to launch a new book on UN peacekeeping entitled, Peace Operations Seen from Below: UN Missions and Local People by Dr. Beatrice Pouligny.
 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - October 17, 2006

From Norms to Practice: How to Improve States' Implementation of the UN's Counterterrorism Mandate

This IPI Policy Forum launched a new report by the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation on Standards and Best Practices for Improving States' Implementation of United Nations Counter-Terrorism Mandates. 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - October 11, 2006

The Global Fight Against Terrorism: How Relevant is the UN?

IPI and the Century Foundation co-hosted a policy forum to discuss, five years after the attacks on 9/11, The Global Fight Against Terrorism: How Relevant is the UN? 

 
 

The Global Observatory

Caught in the Middle: Civilian Protection in South Sudan
Absent an active effort by the South Sudanese government, the UN Mission will need to adopt a holistic approach to civilian protection.

Key Global Events to Watch in October
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.