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Policy Papers - November 13, 2007

Managing Contradictions: The Inherent Dilemmas of Postwar Statebuilding

Statebuilding—the construction of legitimate, effective governmental institutions—is a crucial element in any larger effort to create the conditions for a durable peace and human development in countries that are just emerging from war.  

 
 

 

Books - July 14, 2007

Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

Promoting security, good governance and recovery in weak, failing and war-torn countries requires integrated approaches.  

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - July 12, 2007

Greater than the Sum of Its Parts? Assessing "Whole of Government" Approaches to Fragile States

The International Peace Institute launched its most recent book, Greater than the Sum of Its Parts? Assessing "Whole of Government" Approaches to Fragile States, by Stewart Patrick and Kaysie Brown. 

 
 

 

Conferences - March 30, 2007

A Beginner's Guide to Nation Building

IPI organized the launch of a new book by Ambassador James Dobbins entitled A Beginner's Guide to Nation Building.
 

 
 

 

Policy Papers - September 15, 2006

Development and Security in the Pacific Island Region

Pacific Island states face serious challenges and dilemmas, as a series of crises in the region indicate. Across the region, countries struggle with significant problems of state capacity, including poor leadership, poor governance and weak links between state institutions and community life and values.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - August 15, 2006

State-building and Constitutional Design after Conflict

This paper examines the strengths and weaknesses of constitutional choices made after conflict, drawing upon comparative studies of six constitutions and peace agreements.  

 
 

 

Speaker Events - July 25, 2006

IPI SRSG Series: Tom Koenigs

Tom Koenigs, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), kicked-off the IPA SRSG Series. This event, entitled Afghanistan at the Cross-Roads, addressed current challenges to peacebuilding and statebuilding in Afghanistan. 

 
 

 

Books - July 15, 2005

You, the People: The United Nations, Transitional Administration, and State-Building

The governance of post-conflict territories embodies a central contradiction: how does one help a population prepare for democratic governance and the rule of law by imposing a form of benevolent autocracy?  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - July 15, 2004

Making States Work: From State Failure to State-Building

It is frequently assumed that the collapse of state structures, whether through defeat by an external power or as a result of internal chaos, leads to a vacuum of political power. This is rarely the case. 

 
 

 

Books - January 14, 2004

Nation-Building Unraveled: Aid, Peace and Justice in Afghanistan

Using Afghanistan as a pivot, this book illustrates how emerging international ordering practices affect the role and policy of international actors such as United Nations agencies and international NGOs, their interaction with national authorities and local communities, and their ability to generate just and social outcomes.

 

 
 

The Global Observatory

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