Peacekeeping Observatory


, Senior Fellow and Head of Protection of Civilians

Namie Di Razza joined IPI as a post-doctoral fellow in October 2016. She works on UN peace operations and protection of civilians with IPI’s Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations. Prior to…

, Senior Director of Programs

Jake Sherman is IPI’s Senior Director for Programs and Director of the Brian Urquhart Center for Peace Operations. Prior to joining IPI in November 2017, he served at the United States Mission to…

This series of research papers examines “new” issues in peace operations: new technologies for peacekeeping in 2015, peace operations in violent and asymmetric threat environments in 2016, and field support for UN peace operations in 2017. It is part of a multi-year project funded by the French Ministry of Armed Forces’ Directorate General for International Relations and Strategy (DGRIS) that began in 2014 and is continuing through to 2020.

This series includes three articles published in a special issue of International Peacekeeping: