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Meeting Notes - April 18, 2014

Beyond Haiti: Enhancing Latin American Military and Police Contributions to UN Peacekeeping

This meeting note summarizes the fourth regional meeting of the Being a Peacekeeper series, which seeks to increase the quantity and improve the quality of contributions to UN peacekeeping operations. The note explores the strategic context of Latin American contributions to peacekeeping, which are predominantly military contributions (as opposed to police) to the UN mission in Haiti.  

 
 

 

Conferences - March 25, 2014

Seminar in Singapore Examines Resilience for Cities Under Stress

IPI and the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) in the National University of Singapore convened an expert seminar March 25-26 to explore urban fragility and develop creative approaches for development, security, and governance in cities under stress around the world.  

 
 

 

General Announcements - April 17, 2014

Video: The Limits of Partnership

On April 17th, IPI hosted Angela E. Stent, author of The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century, as part of its Distinguished Author Series.

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Policy Papers - April 12, 2014

IPI Publication Examines UN's Approach to Terminating Security Council Sanctions

This report assesses the United Nations Security Council’s current approach to drawing down sanctions in intrastate war situations. After examining broader questions surrounding the UN’s authority to impose sanctions and the corresponding limits on these powers, the report assesses criteria used by the Council to terminate sanctions.  

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - March 25, 2014

Adebajo, Panel Discuss African and African-American Nobel Peace Laureates

The ten Africans and three African-Americans who have won the Nobel Peace Prize comprise a complex group of peace leaders, said Adekeye Adebajo, Executive Director of Centre for Conflict Resolution, on March 25th. He spoke as part of a panel at the International Peace Institute’s launch of Africa’s Peacemakers, Nobel Laureates of African Descent, edited by Mr. Adebajo. 

 
 

 

General Announcements - April 10, 2014

Video: Is Humanitarian Law Still Fit for Purpose?

On April 10th, IPI, together with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)–USA, hosted a policy forum that focused on the promotion of greater compliance with international humanitarian law (IHL) for a better protection of civilians and improved effectiveness of humanitarian aid, and attempted to provide some recommendations to improve respect for IHL in todays' most violent conflicts.

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General Announcements - April 07, 2014

Video: Technology and Innovation in Peacekeeping

On April 7th, IPI, together with the Permanent Mission of Italy, hosted a seminar focusing on advances in technologies and other innovations in peacekeeping that have the potential to make operations more effective and adaptable as well as make peacekeepers safer and more efficient.

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General Announcements - April 04, 2014

Video: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects for International Development

On April 4th, IPI, together with the United Nations University, hosted a policy forum to launch the new compendium, International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects, that provides multiple avenues into understanding different experiences and perspectives on development.

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