IPI HomeTopics

 

 

FILTER TOPIC BY:
 

 

Page 1  |  2Previous  Next 20 Results

 

Meeting Notes - June 01, 2004

Ten Years after Genocide in Rwanda: Building Consensus for the Responsibility to Protect

On the morning of March 26, 2004, members of the UN community shared a somber minute of silence to honor the over 800,000 victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - May 31, 2004

A Fork in the Road: Conversations on the Work of the High Level Panel On Threats, Challenges, and Change

There is strong support for the decision of the Secretary-General to put the effectiveness and relevance of collective security on the world's agenda.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - May 31, 2004

Weapons of Mass Destruction and the United Nations: Diverse Threats and Collective Responses

The proliferation of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons (NBC) remains a profound problem for the international community for a number of reasons.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - May 15, 2004

Program on Economic Agendas in Civil Wars: Principle Research Findings and Policy Recommendations

The Program on Economic Agendas in Civil Wars (EACW) was launched in 2000 in response to a convergence of political factors, academic interests, and policy concerns that pointed to the need for conflict prevention and resolution policies to be informed by a systematic understanding of the economic dimensions of contemporary civil wars.  

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - May 14, 2004

Strengthening the Security-Development Nexus: Assessing International Policy and Practice Since the 1990s

From the Executive Summary: Intrastate conflicts have become a major international concern in the last decade.  

 
 

 

Books - May 13, 2004

West Africa's Security Challenges: Building Peace in a Troubled Region

The authors provide a context for understanding the region's security dilemmas, highlighting the link between failures of economic development, governance, and democratization on the one hand, and military insecurity and violent conflicts on the other.

 

 
 

 

Policy Papers - March 14, 2004

War Economies in a Regional Context

This policy report distills key findings from research commissioned by the International Peace Institute on the regional dimensions of war economies and the challenges they pose for peacemaking and peacebuilding. Drawing from analytical research as well as case studies of Afghanistan in Central Asia, Sierra Leone in West Africa, and Bosnia and Herzegovina in Southeast Europe, a number of key issues concerning the political economy of regional war economies and lessons for more effective peacebuilding were identified.

 
 

 

Policy Papers - January 14, 2004

Peacebuilding as the Link Between Peace and Security: Is the Window of Opportunity Closing?

Since the end of the Cold War, it has become commonplace to assert that peace and development are intimately linked and that the United Nations and other international actors need to address these twin goals through concerted and integrated policies and programs.  

 
 

 

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.

 

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - January 01, 2004

Building Peace in Eastern Africa

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.  

 
 

The Global Observatory

Ukraine Steels Itself for Winter as Putin Forges Ahead with Novorossiya
As Ukraine searches for a unifying national identity, Russian-sponsored statebuilding in the east could lead to an emboldened 'Novorossiya' project.

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.