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Policy Papers - July 14, 2004
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 13, 2004
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.
Meeting Notes - December 31, 2003
In collaboration with the Faculty of Social Sciences of Makerere University (Uganda) and the Africa Peace Forum (Kenya), the International Peace Academy [now International Peace Institute] hosted a seminar in Entebbe, Uganda, from December 16 to 18, 2002, to assess the challenges and opportunities for building peace in Eastern Africa.
Policy Papers - November 14, 2003
This, the final report of the Transitional Administrations project, surveys the brief history of UN transitional administration, before elaborating on three contradictions that have emerged in the conduct of such operations.
Policy Papers - July 14, 2003
Meeting Notes - April 14, 2003
The report is an edited version of a background paper written by Dr. Call for an IPA [now IPI] meeting held in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on September 23, 2002, examining challenges in police reform.
Meeting Notes - April 12, 2003
Meeting Notes - January 14, 2003
Report summarizing the discussions and recommendations at an IPA [now IPI] conference on UN Transitional Administrations (New York, October 18-19, 2002).
Policy Papers - September 14, 2002
Meeting Notes - September 13, 2002
A conference report summarizing discussions at the Conference on Policies and Practices for Regulating Resource Flows to Armed Conflicts, co-sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and held at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center, May 20-24, 2002, Bellagio, Italy.
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