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Meeting Notes - April 14, 2006

The United Nations Contribution to African Capacity-Building for Peacekeeping

This meeting note summarizes discussions among some forty participants from permanent missions to the United Nations, the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, the Department of Political Affairs, the European Union, NATO, and select donor capitals at a seminar held in New York on February 20, 2006.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - April 13, 2006

Building Partnerships for Crisis Prevention, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding between the United Nations and Regional Organizations

On April 4-5, 2006, some thirty representatives of regional organizations (ROs), the United Nations, and experts from four continents convened in Vienna at the invitation of the International Peace Academy [now International Peace Institute] to examine how the UN and ROs could reinforce their cooperation in conflict prevention and peacebuilding.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - February 13, 2006

Counting What Counts

This meeting note summarizes the key points and recommendations that emerged from an experts' meeting convened by the International Peace Institute on November 30, 2005, at the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations.  

 
 

 

Books - July 14, 2005

East Africa and the Horn: Confronting Challenges to Good Governance

Both the obstacles to governance and the opportunities for democratization confronted in East Africa-with its geostrategic importance, porous borders, governments heavily dependent on foreign aid, and some of Africa's longest-running conflicts-provide valuable insights into how good governance policies can be implemented effectively throughout the developing world.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - February 14, 2005

Managing Nuclear Threats after Iraq

The workshop addressed nonproliferation policies and trends in Iraq.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - December 13, 2004

The Iraq Crisis and World Order: Structural and Normative Challenges

This report summarizes the Bangkok meeting discussions, focusing on insights relating to UN reform.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - October 13, 2004

Appraising Efforts to Improve Conflict Management in West Africa

This report stems from the Accra seminar intended to review developments on the implementation of the ECOWAS security mechanism, assess the status of the implementation of the recommendations made at past seminars and provide recommendations to the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU), and sub-regional organizations on how to improve their strategies for successful intervention in Africa.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - September 14, 2004

Police Reform Through Community-Based Policing

Police reform is being increasingly recognized as a fundamental element of conflict management.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - July 15, 2004

EU-UN Partnership in Crisis Management: Developments and Prospects

This report summarizes findings from a one-year International Peace Institute project on relations between the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU) in the area of crisis management.  

 
 

 

Books - July 13, 2004

The UN Security Council: From the Cold War to the 21st Century

Encyclopedic in scope and authoritative in analysis. Everyone who cares about the future role of the United Nations and the international rule of law will want to read this book. -- John G. Ruggie, Harvard University

 

 
 

The Global Observatory

Key Global Events to Watch in September
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.