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General Announcements - August 04, 2009

IPI Publishes New Book on Regulating Global Security Industry

IPI is pleased to announce its latest book, Beyond Market Forces: Regulating the Global Security Industry. This book is the latest in over 200 books and policy papers IPI has produced since 1998 as an integral part of its mission to inform international policymaking with cutting-edge research and analysis.

 

 
 

 

Comment & Analysis - August 03, 2009

Kenyan Task Force on Police Reform Hears Fierce Complaints in Public

Herds of game grazing on the African savannah, the red-clothed Masai herdsmen, and lush tea and coffee farms certainly constitute one reality of Kenya. This is what attracts many thousands of tourists annually.  

 
 

 

Speaker Events - August 03, 2009

Columnist Roger Cohen Gives Gripping Account of Protests in Iran

Roger Cohen, New York Times op-ed columnist, was one of the last international correspondents to leave Iran after spending days with Iranians who swarmed the avenues and alleys of Tehran in June to demonstrate against the outcome of the election that the government contended — to much public derision — was won by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.  

 
 

 

 

 

Panel Discussions - July 28, 2009

IPI Holds Policy Forum on Regulating Private Security Companies

Private military and security companies (PMSCs) play an increasingly visible role in conflict and postconflict situations. Properly regulated, they may offer efficient and responsive means of delivering security in insecure environments. But well-publicized abuses suggest that an adequate regulatory framework is urgently needed.  

 
 

 

Books - July 27, 2009

Beyond Market Forces: Regulating the Global Security Industry

Private military and security companies play an increasingly visible role in conflict and post-conflict situations. Properly regulated, they may offer efficient and responsive means for governments to deliver security in insecure environments. But well publicized abuses suggest that an adequate regulatory framework is urgently needed.  

 
 

 

Speaker Events - July 25, 2009

France’s Brice Lalonde: Countering Climate Change Needs Joint Action and Vision of Future

Brice Lalonde, Special Ambassador of France for the Climate Change Negotiation, discussed at IPI the current state of play in climate change talks in the lead-up to the UN conference on the subject in Copenhagen in December. 

 
 

 

Policy Papers - July 15, 2009

Peacebuilding: IPI Blue Paper no. 10

Peacebuilding involves implementing a range of reconstruction and reform efforts in some of the most fragile, fluid, and unpredictable environments.  

 
 

 

Speaker Events - July 15, 2009

Caitlin Reiger on Prosecuting Heads of State and Government For Human Rights and Financial Crimes

Caitlin Reiger, deputy director of the Prosecutions Program at the International Center for Transitional Justice and co-editor of the new book Prosecuting Heads of State, says there have been 67 successful such cases, with some of those convicted spending time in prison as a result. 

 
 

 

General Announcements - July 09, 2009

IPI Announces Three Senior Appointments

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. 

 
 

The Global Observatory

Year in Review: Top 10 Peace and Security Reads
The International Peace Institute and its Global Observatory offered research and analysis on a range of topics in peace and security in 2014.

Key Global Events to Watch in December
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.