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Policy Papers - May 22, 2014
This publication examines the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), a principal South American regional organization that is part of a new breed of multilateral mechanisms reflecting the region’s growing autonomy vis-à-vis the United States.
Books - May 13, 2013
This book chronicles the critical role played by the United Nations in the immediate aftermath of the Guatemalan civil war, which ended in 1996 after more than thirty years of fighting and more than 200,000 lives lost.
General Announcements - January 21, 2010
A team of United Nations staff dealing with human rights and displacement arrived in Haiti over the weekend to assess a range of protection issues in the wake of the disaster that has left one third of the country’s nine million inhabitants in need of urgent assistance.
Comment & Analysis - September 01, 2009
General Announcements - July 09, 2009
IPI is pleased to announce three highly distinguished new hires: Ambassador Adonia Ayebare joins IPI as Acting Director of the Africa program; Peter Gastrow joins as Senior Fellow; and Ambassador Saúl Weisleder joins as a senior Consultant.
Panel Discussions - July 07, 2009
The head of a UN-mandated commission in Guatemala told an audience at IPI on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 that Guatemala’s economic elite has begun to understand the serious danger posed by international organized crime, and particularly narcotrafficking, and that the solution requires a stronger state capable of confronting it.
Policy Papers - February 14, 2007
This paper will examine the two key axes of Latin American security dynamics: on the one hand, weak governance and citizen insecurity; and on the other, transnational organized crime and illicit flows.
Books - October 19, 2002
Although the 1995 Cenepa war between Ecuador and Peru was the first military conflict in South America in more than five decades, the Ecuador-Peru relationship might be characterized as one of enduring rivalry—punctuated by the threat of armed combat.
Meeting Notes - June 14, 2002
Policy Papers - March 14, 2002
Drawing upon the experience of international attempts to build lasting peace in Haiti and Guatemala, and also upon IPI's research and facilitation work in Haiti, the report offers some conclusions regarding the circumstances under which democratization and peacebuilding can become mutually reinforcing in fragile societies.
The Global Observatory
Is a Ceasefire in the Gaza Strip Feasible?
The ceasefire proposed by UNSG Ban Ki-moon and US Secretary of State John Kerry to put an end to the violence in Gaza may be the best offer on the table, although important lessons from the past need to be heeded.
Key Global Events to Watch in July
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.