IPI Events During the 2022 UN General Assembly

First Kofi Annan Lecture Series Event Features Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, September 23rd
IPI in partnership with the Kofi Annan Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and International Crisis Group cohosted the inaugural event in the Kofi Annan Lecture Series featuring H.E. Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados. The series provides an opportunity for leaders to set out new ideas and agendas for international cooperation and diplomacy, recalling Secretary-General Annan’s role in championing rules-based cooperation and sustainable solutions. Read more>>

Achieving Sustainable Peace and Security through Gender-Responsive Leadership, September 21st
Gender-responsive leadership is essential for building gender-equal peace and security organizations. Presentations at the event focused on good practices, challenges, and opportunities around gender-responsive leadership and how leaders have incorporated this concept into their daily work to advance gender-equal peace and security. Read more>> 

Advancing Climate Security in the Year of Implementation, September 20th
The event highlighted ways climate security interventions at the local, regional, national, and international levels can be invested in and scaled, practical solutions to advance them, and the policies needed at the global level to raise ambition. Read more>>

Doing Aid Better: Actions to Support Local Leadership in Policy, Funding, and Practice, September 19th
This conversation explored actions the international community can take to shift policy, funding, and practice in support of local civil society efforts and to change the power dynamics to ensure a meaningful seat at the table for local actors. Read more>>

For Good Measure: Introducing the Multilateralism Index, September 19th
The index provides an evidence-based assessment of multilateralism by measuring changes in international cooperation over the period 2010–2020. By providing a qualitative assessment of the multilateral system, it serves as an analytic tool to inform decision-making and guide political attention. The event provided an opportunity to present the key findings of the index and discuss concrete ways to create a stronger, more nimble multilateral system to meet the challenges of today and of the coming decades. Read more>> 

UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs to Launch “Guidance on Mediation of Ceasefires” at IPI, September 14th 
DPPA’s report presents a set of tools and approaches to strengthen agreements to support a more sustainable peace process in any setting. Its goal is to provide a baseline of technical knowledge to UN and other mediators, conflict parties, and other stakeholders in contemporary mediation processes, such as representatives of states and regional organizations, national and international nongovernmental organizations, and women’s groups. Read more>>