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Meeting Notes - July 01, 2010
“Deradicalization” programs, which are geared toward peacefully moving individuals and groups away from violent extremism, have grown both in popularity and in scope of late, even in just the past five years.
Podcasts - June 28, 2010
Palestinian Chief Negotiator Saeb Erakat and Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor debate the Israeli-Palestinian peace process at IPI on June 25, 2010.
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Conferences - June 25, 2010
Panel Discussions - June 23, 2010
The International Peace Institute partnered with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to convene experts, practitioners, and United Nations officials for a roundtable conference on “Promoting Deradicalization and Disengagement from Violent Extremism: What Role for the International Community and the UN?”
Speaker Events - June 22, 2010
Policy Papers - June 21, 2010
The International Peace Institute (IPI) has undertaken a project called Understanding Local Context, which aims to enhance our understanding of how international actors grapple with local context and political dynamics in partner countries.
Panel Discussions - June 21, 2010
Acknowledging the disappointment that many people felt after United Nations climate talks in Copenhagen in December, but urging people not to let temporary setbacks undermine faith in long range success, Harvard University Professor Robert Stavins described the development of climate policy as “a marathon and not a sprint.’”
Speaker Events - June 16, 2010
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon paid tribute to the International Peace Institute on its 40th anniversary, saying, “Time and again you have been a source of sound advice and state-of-the-art knowledge.”
Panel Discussions - June 14, 2010
Following the institutionalization of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) in 2009, there has been a great deal of discussion about its role and function and its relationship to other UN bodies addressing global terrorism.
Speaker Events - June 09, 2010
Saying "it is only a matter of time until the next catastrophe strikes," Sheik Hamad Bin Jassem Al Thani, Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister of Qatar, proposed the creation of an International Humanitarian Operation Force that would provide an immediate coordinated response to natural disasters.
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