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Speaker Events - September 12, 2007

President of Iceland Delivers Speech on the Challenges and Opportunities for Small States

On September 6th, IPI hosted a luncheon at the InterContinental Hotel in honor of H.E. Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland, who spoke on “The Challenges and Opportunities for Small States: Economic Development, Climate Change, and New Security Issues.” IPI President Terje Rød-Larsen moderated a discussion period following the talk. 

 
 

 

Conferences - July 18, 2007

Pacific Settlement of Border Disputes: Lessons from the Resolution of the Bakassi Dispute

“Pacific Settlement of Border Disputes: Lessons from the Resolution of the Bakassi Dispute,” a conference devoted to the Cameroon-Nigeria boundary disagreement, was co-hosted by the International Peace Institute (IPI), the University of Yaoundé II, the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, and the Commonwealth Secretariat. 

 
 

 

Books - July 14, 2007

The UN Secretariat: A Brief History

This volume aims to provide a concise history of the UN Secretariat as a much needed background for more informed debate about this under-researched, poorly understood, yet critically important part of the UN system.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - July 13, 2007

Global Public Health and Biosecurity: Managing Twenty-First Century Risks

The links between health and political stability were recognized by the United Nations High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, which named the overwhelming disease burden in developing countries in the context of dysfunctional public health systems one of the six major threats to global security (High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change 2004).  

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - July 12, 2007

Greater than the Sum of Its Parts? Assessing "Whole of Government" Approaches to Fragile States

The International Peace Institute launched its most recent book, Greater than the Sum of Its Parts? Assessing "Whole of Government" Approaches to Fragile States, by Stewart Patrick and Kaysie Brown. 

 
 

 

Policy Papers - June 14, 2007

Poverty and Conflict: The Inequality Link

The focus of this paper is on conflicts within states.  

 
 

 

Policy Papers - June 13, 2007

Population Trends: Humanity in Transition

The rapid growth of population is perhaps the major demographic force challenging human well-being, development, the environment, and international relations and security.

 

 
 

 

Meeting Notes - June 02, 2007

2007 Vienna Seminar: The Middle East

Under the theme "The Middle East: Fragility, Crisis, and New Challenges for Peace Operations," participants drawn from the policymaking community, academia, military staff, and the diplomatic community in Vienna explored the various facets and evolving nature of third-party engagement in the Middle East.  

 
 

 

Speaker Events - May 16, 2007

IPI SRSG Series: Martti Ahtisaari

IPI was pleased to organize the latest event in our SRSG Series entitled "The Future Status of Kosovo and the UN." This event featured Mr. Martti Ahtisaari, the Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the future status process for Kosovo. Mr. Ahtisaari spoke about the latest developments in the status process and his recommendations to the UN Security Council on how to reach a sustainable future in Kosovo.
 

 
 

 

Policy Papers - May 14, 2007

Energy Security: Investment or Insecurity

The world is facing twin energy-related threats: that of not having adequate and secure supplies of energy at affordable prices and that of environmental harm caused by consuming too much of it.  

 
 

The Global Observatory

Political Deadlock and Impunity Fuel Central African Republic Killings
Peacekeeping efforts in CAR are unlikely to succeed if the months of rampant impunity and political deadlock aren't properly addressed.

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.