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Meeting Notes - May 17, 2013

Peacekeeping Operations and the Durability of Peace: What Works and What Does Not?

Robert Muggah, Birger Heldt, and Christian Altpeter, rapporteurs

This meeting note is from the third International Expert Forum (IEF) held at IPI on December 10, 2012, in a joint collaboration with the Folke Bernadotte Academy, IPI, and the Social Science Research Council.  

 

Meeting Notes - November 05, 2012

Mitigating the Consequences of Violent Conflict: What Works and What Does Not?

Robert Muggah and Birger Heldt, rapporteurs

This meeting note reflects the discussions of the Second International Expert Forum held at IPI on June 6th. The purpose of the forum was to take stock of the consequences of ongoing violent conflict and means to prevent and reduce them, including peacekeeping operations and special envoys. 

 

Meeting Notes - June 22, 2012

Managing Transitions in the Arab World

Nur Laiq, rapporteur

Despite their many differences, transitions taking place across the Arab world are united by demands for “bread and freedom.” They also share the common denominator of uncertainty. As turmoil and conflict continues in many places, what role can external actors play to facilitate democratic transitions in the region?  

 

Meeting Notes - December 05, 2011

Seminar Report: Multilateral Strategies for Conflict Prevention

Christopher Mikulaschek and Paul Romita, rapporteurs

Ten years ago the UN Secretary-General pledged to intensify efforts to move from a culture of reaction to a culture of prevention. In 2005, heads of state and government at the UN World Summit solemnly renewed their commitment “to promote a culture of prevention of armed conflict.”  

 

Meeting Notes - November 04, 2011

Adapting to Threats and Challenges in Europe and Central Asia: The 2011 Vienna Seminar

Pim Valdre, rapporteur

This meeting note reports on the 2011 Vienna Seminar, which was held under the theme “Coping with Crisis in Europe and Central Asia: Adapting to New Threats and Challenges,” at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna on May 23-25, 2011.